Man Riding Bike From London to Lagos Reaches Morocco, Iron Punctures His Tyre, Poses Serious Challenge

Man Riding Bike From London to Lagos Reaches Morocco, Iron Punctures His Tyre, Poses Serious Challenge

  • A dedicated Nigerian rider, Kunle Adeyanju, has said that he never expected the sand storm he experienced before he got to Morocco
  • The adventurous rider revealed that one of the challenges he faced while in the foreign country was that he had a punctured tyre
  • With the technical know-how Kunle had learnt from a vulcaniser in Lagos state months ago, he was able to fix it

A Nigerian man, Kunle Adeyanju, who has been on an adventure to get to Lagos from London has reached the 10th day of his mission.

In a post on Thursday, April 28, the man revealed that he is now in Morocco. The man said that his experience with the Spanish cold weather was a way of preparing him for the desert.

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He was able to fix his tyre after it got punctured.
The Nigerian man said Morocco taught a lesson. Photo source: @lionheart1759
Source: Twitter

I learnt from a vulcaniser

He added that the desert wind was strong and dusty. Kunle revealed that the wind made it difficult for him to ride at 90km/1hr.

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After he had checked into a hotel in El Ouatia, he realised that a sharp object had punctured his tyre. He was able to fix it because he had already done an apprenticeship with a vulcaniser in Lagos state.

He also spoke about how he met a young lady who asked him out during his time in Morrocco.

See his thread below: compiled some of the reactions below:

@jeromewhetode said:

"Mehn....Aeroplane just made traveling easy. Imagine from UK to 9ja under 6hours, power bike has spent 10days by road and still at Morroco. Thank God for improved technology for Air Transportation."

@ThisisEazee said:

"Comrade we cannot thank you enough for this update, I don print banner na small remain make my bike money complete."

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@ThisisSeyii said:

"Are you going back to pick the Moroccan beauty or not? I'm asking in order for us to start preparing for your wedding."

@cyclopsebuka said:

"Wow!!! This man serious with this thing o.. Big ups."

Kunle reaches Spain

Meanwhile, earlier reported that in a post on Wednesday, April 20, Kunle said he has covered 720km so far on his Day two journey as he travelled from Bourges in France to Girona in Spain.

He revealed that the second day of his charity ride was very difficult as the weather was quite unfriendly.

Kunle said that he experienced freezing weather with very strong wind. Despite the difficulty the journey posed, the rider was happy it took him to a monumental place like Millau Viaduct, a structure that has a height of 336.4m (1,104ft).


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