Tour d?Afrique, a Canadian based company which organises four annual trans-continental bicycle races/expeditions, are inviting cyclists to submit their best cycling stories for a new competition. The best story will win a cycling trip in Africa.

Anyone can enter their best cycling story – whether it is inspiring, sad, happy or adventurous. The organisers will then will open it up to the community to review the submissions and vote for the most interesting ones.

The author of the winning story will win a free trip with Tour d’Afrique as a prize, and their story will be published in American Bicyclist, as well as publications in the UK, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.

Stories shoud be around 750 words in length, and be submitted with a couple of photos. For more details go to www.tourdafrique.com/contest.

The Tour d’Afrique run four annual rides: Tour d?Afrique (Cairo to Cape Town), Orient Express (Paris to Istanbul), Silk Route (Istanbul to Beijing) and Vuelta Sudamericana (Rio to Quioto).