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The Kirsty Bryden Memorial Trust
The Kirsty Bryden Memorial Trust
Africa Challenge Hexhog Appeal

Africa Challenge Hexhog Appeal

Why we need your help

Update 30 September 2017

Eeyore and John made it all the way to the Morocco / Western Sahar border, before being blocked by closed borders. They returned home via remote Moroccan villages, distributing reading glasses. After 26 days 14 hours and 23 minutes on the road and 6,171.1 miles covered on the wee bike they made it home.

The fund raising continues until enough has been raised by buy a Hexhog all terrain wheel chair.

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This will be my last major motorcycle charity fundraising challenge.

It will be carried out on Kirsty’s wee tiny bike. Same rules; sleep rough and be resourceful. Why £18,000. I am going to ride Kirsty's 125cc motorbike to Capetown and back in the hope of raising £18,000 for a HexHog. "

The HexHog is the ultimate off-road wheelchair offering unprecedented access to extreme terrain. This unique battery powered machine means the freedom to go places wheel chair users wouldn’t have dreamed possible - at the push of a joystick!"

So here is the challenge. I ask for assistance from bikers across the globe, Blue Knights, businesses and individual to support and sponsor me.

I will take Kirsty's 125cc motorbike onto the African continent. I will negotiate as many countries as possible, perhaps all of them, inside nine weeks from the West Highlands, Scotland back to the West Highlands via Cape Town.


raised towards 18,000.00 target


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Dec 01, 2018


Keep up the great work to all the team at Kirsty?s Kids

(plus 7.50 giftaid)

Nov 24, 2018


Kerry Carter requested that instead of buying her a 50th Birthday gift we make a donation. So here it is. For her Birthday and Christmas.

Aug 03, 2018

Kyle RWP- Ride Safe Big THANKS JanJohn WWWKIR

Jan John- I Didnt forget I attempted to make a payment Bunkhouse week end. Checked my BankCards No Trace of funds being sent! Don't know what happened. Was GREAT weekend THANKS MEGA!

(plus 41.25 giftaid)

Oct 05, 2017


Took some cake into work


Oct 04, 2017


Well done, John. Hope you reach your target. Excellent work in memory of a lovely wee lass.


Sep 29, 2017


(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Sep 28, 2017


(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Sep 25, 2017

Mike and Mary Jopp

You never cease to amaze us John, and by the way, Happy Birthday Jan! lots of love to you and the family.

(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Sep 24, 2017

Steve Livesey

Happy Birthday Jan and I small token for Johns hardwork. Steve

(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Sep 24, 2017

Hamish and Arlene PunctureSafe Perthshire

Take care John



Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 7,588.50

Direct donations


Raised offline 3,125.00

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