Container #16 - from San Rafael to Botswana

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Thank you so much to the hundreds of recent bike donors who made this container possible.  Our last shipment from the aptly named "Africa warehouse" in San Rafael, this 16th container bound for Africa loaded up like a dream.  We're actually getting pretty good at this!  So good, in fact, that we're completely changing the load process -more on that in a later post...

In any case, we crammed almost 500 bikes into this 40' can and it sets sail any day from the Port of Oakland for its long journey to Durban, South Africa, where it will then transfer to a rail car for the overland leg up to Gaborone.  And not a minute too soon, as the Sister Shops are reporting brisk sales and are constantly requesting fresh supply of used bikes from the States.

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