‘Motorcycling in Africa’ lives in the rain-shadow of Europe and the USA where conditions, climate and biker culture are quite different. Successful brands and ranges in the northern hemisphere have little bearing on the needs and conditions of local African motorcycle
Cytech stocks a specialized range
of Trans African touring riding gear with a
‘keep it simple’ policy i.e. a few brands and a narrow range. However, all gear has been tested from
the Lesotho snowfields to Nubian desert by both
staff and clients covering a staggering number of
miles each year.
Helmets, jackets, gloves as well as
biker-friendly camping gear are stocked. High quality
compact toolkits, water containers, fuel containers,
navigation equipment and specialized propriety tools for
individual brands and models are carried where
Cytech also has its own range of
special replacement tools where big brand OEM tools are
not easily obtainable.
Custom-made containers and storage
solutions are also available for awkwardly shaped
equipment like extra-long tyre levers.