#BIKES4ERP

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When an invitation to be a part of the #BIKES4ERP initiative was extended to me, I jumped at the chance. I did not know what to expect, but after the first meeting I knew it was going to be something very special.

Gert Vermeulen and Nicolai van der Merwe share a passion for cycling and established a group called, BOMB (Believers on Mountain Bikes). In 2017 they raised funds and delivered 86 bicycles in the town of My Darling, which is situated in the Blouberg area in Limpopo Province. After the success of the first outreach, they planned for 8 months and raised funds once again. This time their tireless work enabled them to raise enough funds to deliver 100 bicycles in the rural town of Maretlwane, North West Province.

Here follows my account of an incredible initiative and a remarkable and rewarding weekend spent with a special group of people.

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