Our roots are in cycing with Paul Sherwen being an 8 time Tour de France rider and for the last 30 plus years the Tour de France broadcaster in the English speaking world along with Phiil Liggett. This coupled with Paul and I creating Bicycles for Humanity and delivering over 150,000 bicycles to Africa to empower the local people, it is only natural, that we make cycling one of our key acivities in the region.
In 2017, we launched the Tour of Karamoja with 23 people participating. This past Octover 6th to 9th weekend, we recently completed our second annual Tour of Karamoja Cycling event with over 55 people coming from all over the world to participate. This years event took place on the grounds of the Tepeth people south of Moroto, with a camp set up to accommodate 100 people in bush luxury. Next year, we hope to grow the event even larger , bringing more people to this incredible part of Uganda and Africa.
This year we have expanded the program and with now over 100 kilometres of single track mountain bike trails and a 3 day event, you will be blown away by the beauty and the incredible riding in the region. The incredible success of this program got us thinking and Ride Karamoja was born, which wil lbecome a series of world class cycling adventures for people of all ages and skill sets.
We encourage you to think about joining us for the Third annual Tour of Karamoja and a Paul Sherwen Classic Safari leading up to this incredible experience.
Our goal is to build a world class mountain biking facility on the shoulders of Mt Moroto, made up on hundreds of miles of flowing single track and enough black and double black riding to challenge the most expert riders. Imagine, a world class safari, interacting with an incredible people and riding world class terrain , with levels from beginner to expert, all in the same week. For the cyclist who wants the best and an incredible experience, than, we invite you to come, ride, explore and safari with us in the land of the Nomad Warriors.
As we build out Karamoja Mountain Biking, from the very start, it will be a sustainable program that empowers the local people. Riding fee's go to paying the local Tepeth people to continually build and expand the trail network, creating greater pleasure for you and a new model of sustainable income that is environmentally friendly for them.
I encourage you to visit www.tourofkaramoja.com and contact us if you are interested in joining Paul, I and the Kara Tunga team to ride this incredible region. Please contact Theo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Pat at email@example.com