Buffalo Bike

World Bicycle Relief

Product description Brand name and product description

The Buffalo bike aims to provide entrepreneurs, farmers, students, and more in rural Africa with the ability to transport heavy loads over long distances over rugged terrain. These bicycles are compatible with locally available spare parts, allowing for proper maintenance to continue its lifetime.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Competing options would include existing local bike manufacturers and distributors with presence in the region, such as California Bike, Mellowcabs, Bandha bikes, etc. In addition, options such as commute by foot or bus would present competition.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal #11: Sustaianable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

African organizations, businesses, and individuals seeking a sturdy bicycle as an additional option to transportation, including those seeking to gain income through provision of transportation services.

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