Revitalise Africa's Bicycle Workshops:

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We’re on a mission to provide sustainable transportation solutions in Africa through the donation of bicycles and empowering local mechanics with essential skills.

We are looking for an

Apprentice Bicycle Mechanic

If you have a passion for bicycles, a desire to learn, and an eagerness to contribute to a meaningful cause, our Apprentice Bicycle Mechanic vacancy might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Our Impact

We have been sending bikes to Africa for

1
YEARS

We have shipped 

1
CONTAINERS

We have shipped 

1
BICYCLES

A bicycle can provide a lifeline

Re-Cycle

your Bicycle

Do you have a bicycle that you no longer use?

Donate it to Re-Cycle and help change lives.

How We Work

Collection

We collect unwanted bicycles from across the UK, saving them from ending up in landfills.

Shipping

We prepare and load the bicycles into containers, which are then shipped to our partners in Africa.

Distribution

Our trusted partners distribute the bicycles, any funds generated from the bicycles go towards supporting local projects.

Where We Work

We have built a trusted network of partners in Africa.

Latest News

Keep up to date with our latest news, updates and events.

Re-Cycle: Transforming Lives in Ghana

February 19, 2024 9:08 am

Case Study: Sarah’s Story – Sierra Leone

February 6, 2024 9:56 am

Re-Cycle Announces New Partnership with 3StyleScooters

February 2, 2024 12:44 pm

Case Study: Ms Mano’s Story – Zambia

January 15, 2024 1:16 pm

John, Re-Cycle Trustee, Climbs Kilimanjaro to Fundraise for Bikes to Africa

January 5, 2024 10:57 am

Cycle to School Project in The Gambia

December 12, 2023 11:54 am

Re-Cycle visit partners WYCE, The Gambia

November 27, 2023 4:22 pm

Re-Cycle and GOTO Events: A Partnership in Action

October 24, 2023 11:13 am

Case Study: Isatu’s Story – Sierra Leone

October 20, 2023 2:24 pm

Re-Cycle Welcomes Partners from Zambia

September 25, 2023 9:01 am

Case Study: Mable’s Story – Zambia

September 5, 2023 12:28 pm

A Container Successfully Sent to Sierra Leone

August 29, 2023 1:30 pm

More Bicycles Saved From Landfill…

August 9, 2023 12:35 pm

Case Study: Momodou’s Story – The Gambia

July 25, 2023 2:45 pm

Re-Cycle & Halfords 10 Year Partnership

July 11, 2023 10:53 am

We Have A New African Partner in Sierra Leone!

May 30, 2023 9:00 am

Case Study: Given’s Story – South Africa

May 25, 2023 10:54 am

VCR Spring Sportive 2023

April 25, 2023 1:12 pm

Ghana & Sierre Leone Trip

April 21, 2023 11:32 am

Bike Collection with Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

March 21, 2023 9:51 am

Brighton & Hove City Council Donate BTN BikeShare Bikes to Re-Cycle

March 17, 2023 2:11 pm

We have loaded our 130,000th bike

February 14, 2023 1:16 pm

Case Study: Cecilia’s Story – Ghana

February 1, 2023 9:00 am

Catch Up With Chimney Fire Coffee

January 13, 2023 2:25 pm

South Africa Field Trip – Day 4

September 8, 2022 9:31 am

South Africa Field Trip – Day 3

August 22, 2022 6:15 am

South Africa Field Trip – Day 2

August 8, 2022 8:38 am

South Africa Field Trip – Day 1

August 1, 2022 6:44 am

Re-Cycle’s Corporate Partner Are Now B Corp Certified!

July 22, 2022 6:27 am

Sportive Event – VC Revolution

July 21, 2022 12:15 pm

Our UK and Overseas Operations

July 14, 2022 10:29 am

VBP Supplies Bikes to Students, Teachers & Pastors

July 14, 2022 10:23 am

Field Trip to The Bicycle Empowerment Network, South Africa

July 7, 2022 4:22 pm

Cross Europe Cycle Ride Fundraiser

July 7, 2022 4:17 pm

Spring Sportive in Partnership with VCR – April 2022

March 7, 2022 1:41 pm

Charlotte & Marks Trip to Zambia

December 7, 2021 12:32 pm

2021 Update – Overseas & UK Operations

December 6, 2021 3:50 pm

Christmas Appeal 2021

November 5, 2021 3:51 pm

Pop-Up Drop Off Point: Maidstone Riverside Rotary Club, Oct 2021

September 7, 2021 2:58 pm

Pop-Up Drop Off Point: Rotary Club of Dunmow & Takeley, Sept 2021

September 7, 2021 2:38 pm

Dr Bike at Northern Gateway Sports Park, Aug 2021

August 10, 2021 9:35 pm

Pop-Up Drop Off Point: Brightlingsea Rotary Club, June 2021

May 17, 2021 12:34 pm

Dr Bike at Northern Gateway Sports Park, June 2021

May 17, 2021 12:19 pm

Deacon Peddles Coast to Coast

April 29, 2021 12:46 pm

Dr Bike at Fitness4Less Gym, May 2021

April 19, 2021 2:10 pm

Spring 2021 Update: Our UK and Overseas Operations

March 28, 2021 3:15 pm

Colchester Castle Cycling Event, July 2021

March 1, 2021 1:25 pm

Re-Cycle Don’t Just Send Bikes But Spare Parts As well

February 9, 2021 9:53 am

30 Bikes Donated To Students For The Cycle to School Project In The Gambia

February 9, 2021 9:49 am

It’s amazing how useful one single bike can be in rural Africa

February 9, 2021 9:38 am

All I want for Christmas…

December 1, 2020 7:41 am

WIN with our 12 days of Christmas Prize Draw

November 9, 2020 2:55 pm

Meet Babacarr – 12 days of Christmas Special

November 5, 2020 3:09 pm

Dr Bike at Gladwells Pet & Country Store, Oct 2020

September 23, 2020 10:50 pm

Dr Bike at Leisure World Colchester, Oct 2020

September 23, 2020 10:45 pm

Dr Bike at Leisure World Colchester, 8 Oct 2020

September 23, 2020 10:32 pm

Dr Bike at Sudbury, Town Centre, 23 Sept 2020

September 16, 2020 4:07 pm

Dr Bike at Sudbury, Town Centre, 29 Sept 2020

September 9, 2020 12:19 pm

Dr Bike at East of England Co-op, Halstead, 30 Sept 2020

September 8, 2020 4:19 pm

Dr Bike at Gladwells Pet & Country Store, 10 Sept 2020

August 24, 2020 4:50 pm

Pop-Up Drop Off Point: Boreham Village Hall, Aug 2020

August 6, 2020 5:55 am

14 Year Old Zak is on top of the World

July 13, 2020 2:01 pm

Pop-Up Drop Off Point: Broomfield Village Hall, July 2020

July 2, 2020 1:09 pm

Pop-Up Drop Off Point: Perrywoods, June 2020

June 29, 2020 2:04 pm

We did it! Our 100,000th Bike is in The Gambia

May 17, 2020 7:09 pm

Ndey’s Story

May 17, 2020 7:09 pm

WYCE – The Gambia blog

May 17, 2020 7:09 pm

Chimney Fire Coffee

April 10, 2020 3:42 pm