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Our Sponsors

“No matter what destination these travel guides are talking about, they’ll tell you it’s wonderful: ‘Even the most demanding traveller is bound to feel a warm glow after only a few days in Chernobyl … ‘”
- Unknown







Winding Roads    UK Retailers of Rotopax Fuel Packs, Wolfman Luggage and Nanuk Cases
Our thanks to Martin and Alison, who have gone the extra mile to make our journey easier!

PO Box 5493, Derby DE72 2YR






Fishers Property & Lettings Management    Specialist Residential Lettings & Manangement Agents
20/24 High Street, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9NF
0121-428 1000







Forcefield Performance    Manufacturers of Forcefield Body Armour. Don’t leave home without it!
Portland Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 0DJ
01933 410818



The Battaloglu Family of Edgbaston Birmingham.

Enver, Glenice, Emir and Eren have kindly sponsored our accommodation, entertainment and sightseeing in Istanbul, in memory of Robert Plotnek (who sadly passed away in 2003, aged 13, after having being cared for for many years by the surgeons, cardiologists and nursing staff at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital).






Eye Opticians    Suppliers of specialist eyewear and sunglasses. Many thanks Shafik Haji, you’re a star!

44 Islington Row, Middleway, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 1LD
0121-456 5676






Bikers Wear Ltd    UK Retailers of Alpinestars Boots and TCX Motorcycle Boots.
My thanks to Amit Sharma for taking great care to ensure I was kitted out with the right footwear for every eventuality!

46 New John Street West, Newtown, Birmingham B19 3NB
0121-326 6080






Yamaha Motor (UK) Ltd    Spares and support logistics.

Sopwith Drive, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0UZ
01932 328000






Pure Hydration – BW Technologies Ltd    Providers of safe drinking water, anywhere.
Our thanks to Jon Grant, Managing Director, for providing us with the equipment so that we may have pure, clean water to drink at all times.

Abbey Business Park, Monks Walk, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8HT
0333 600 7000








Springfield Primary School, Birmingham
Our thanks to the Headmaster, Chris Webb, but most especially to all the wonderful children and staff who have raised the magnificent sum of £500 through their Breakfast Club for the benefit of the Birmingham Children’s Hospital Heart Unit.

Springfield Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 9NY
0121-464 3618






Putoline Oils UK    Suppliers of high technology Motorcycle Oils.
Our thanks to Putoline UK who have generously supplied us with their latest NanoTech 4+ 100% synthetic oil.  Way to go!

Blue Diamond House, Stirling Way, Market Deeping, Peterborough PE6 8AS
01778 349333


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