The Deghri Messengers team going to Sweden is made up of five passionate cyclists based in Beirut, who are all intimately involved in Deghri Messengers. Mohamed works in a local NGO, works for Deghri on Saturdays and manages the Deghri website. Siwar is a graphic design graduate, author of Beirut's first cycling guide and lead designer of most of Deghri's visual material. Alaa is a software engineer as well as one of the fastest cyclists in Beirut. He is also Deghri's chief entertainer. Saleem is a psychology student, outdoor survival expert and Deghri's go-to mechanical guru. He has extensive camping experience, an essential part of cycle touring. Matt is the general manager of Deghri and a messenger with four years' experience. His longest cycle tour until now was from England to Morocco in 2007.