Organization / PublicationHollandse Hoogte for Trouw
CaptionWith no reserve bicycle, Ibrahim Alzouma (Nigeria) has to walk after getting a puncture. The Tour du Faso is one of Africa's most important cycle races. The race is second in popularity only to soccer in Burkina Faso. The route runs from a small village in southwest Burkina Faso for over 1300 km through countryside that basks in temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius. This year 66 cyclists from Africa and Europe took part.