The Pick n Pay Group is one of Africa's largest and most consistently successful retailers of food, clothing and general merchandise. We are a truly South African company and have always operated in the best interest of our people and our communities. As a company, Pick n Pay behaves instinctively according to an entrenched value system and we truly believe that we have a positive impact on the lives of all South Africans.
Safmarine is a multi-trade shipping company and a well-respected name in the international business and maritime community. We're immensely proud of the reputation we've built since our formation in Cape Town, South Africa in 1946 - and of the way in which we provide a range of essential shipping services - both fully containerised and multi-cargo - to a growing customer base in more than 130 countries. We are privileged to be the 'carrier of choice' for many of the world's top companies and an independent member of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, a group which not only owns the world's largest container shipping line, but which is active in a range of energy, retail, logistics, offshore and other industries.
Engen is recognised as an industry leader, not just in business success but in ethics, justice, corporate citizenship and equality for all. Engen reflects these principles in its personality and diversity. It is through the passion and energy of our people that Engen is where it is today. We invite you to join us on our journey to the future.
The Pedal Power Association is the largest cycling organization in South Africa. The Association remains committed to the development of cycling as a sport in the poorer, previously disadvantaged areas of South Africa.
AngloV3 Crane Hire (Pty) Ltd's generous donation towards the Velokhaya BMX programme will allow the project to grow from strength to strength in 2011. The funds donated by the company will be used for entry fees, to transport Velokhaya BMX riders to competitive cycling and invitational events and to maintain the race track and facilities.
For more details on the company, visit: www.anglov3.co.za
ASG Sport Solutions (Pty) Ltd is the exclusive Southern African distributor for premium Italian cycling brands Pinarello, Rudy Project, SIDI, Selle San Marco, Ftech and SCICON. The company's head office is based in Pretoria with a distribution network that stretches throughout Southern Africa. Through ASG International SRL, based in Bassano (Italy), the company also has a significant international manufacturing and distribution footprint.
As a member of the ASG Group of companies, and with the support of its Italian partners, the company has become a recent supporter of the Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy. ASG's support will include the sponsorship/provision of cycling products and apparel worth more than R200k in 2011. The company will also introduce Velokhaya as the primary beneficiary of its landmark cycling event to be hosted in Pretoria during October 2011.
For further information visit: www.asg.co.za.
In 2011 Velokhaya teamed up with African travel company, Bike & Saddle, to give visitors the opportunity to explore the vibrant streets of Khayelitsha by bike, and in so doing, help contribute to the development of the Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy.
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Y&R Cape Town, a creative advertising agency, is one of three Y&R agencies in South Africa, all of which belong to the Y&R network world-wide. "We're a team small enough to provide clients with personal attention and large enough to offer comprehensive through-the-line communication services. Our philosophy, across every Y&R office in the world, is to Resist the Usual, and we let that ethos manifest in many different ways. One of them is in getting fully involved in like-minded businesses around us. Glyn Broomberg and his truly unusual, inspirational Life Cycling Academy and Velokhaya projects struck us as the perfect match. We were delighted and honoured to contribute to such an innovative, uplifting organization."
First aid training provider, ECTEC, a not-for-profit organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa, became a supporter of Velokhaya in July 2011 when it agreed to provide much-needed First Aid training for Velokhaya members. The purpose of the training was to empower Velokhaya riders and staff to apply the appropriate assistance in the event of an injury at the Velokhaya BMX Oval or while cycling on the road.
In July 2011 Sun International’s Table Bay Hotel helped to make Velokhaya’s Anita Zenani’s dream of competing in the 2011 UCI World BMX Championship come true when the company donated money to cover her travelling expenses to Copenhagen, Denmark. (Click here to read more!)
The hotel occupies a prime position on the historical waters of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront and offers its guests absolute 5-star luxury, superb gourmet food and spectacular views of Table Mountain and Robben Island. The hotel, which is surrounded by turquoise oceans and dramatic vistas, has received many accolades for its exemplary service and impeccable professionalism.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting.
The company, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, played an integral role in the launch of Velokhaya in 2007 and remains an important part of the Velokhaya family.
For further information visit: www.csc.com.
Riis Cycling A/S was founded over ten years ago by 1996 Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis. Today Riis Cycling A/S is an international company with 65 employees from 14 different countries. Its team includes national, World and Olympic champions. Its structure, professionalism, and the quality of its individuals all contribute to the results it achieves. It has based its team on values, stressing the importance of teamwork, loyalty, commitment, respect and communication.
The relationship between Velokhaya and Riis Cycling began in 2007 when Riis Cycling managed Team CSC. Subsequently, Team CSC used its 2007 and 2008 Tour de France campaigns to raise funds which were put towards the building of the Velokhaya BMX Oval in Khayelitsha. In December 2006 Bjarne Riis brought his entire team to South Africa in support of the work of Life Cycling Academy.
More on Team CSC's visit on our HIGHLIGHTS page.