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Posted on: Monday , Aug 11, 2008 At 08:05 AM

Indian Autorickshaw Challenge

Have you ever thought of crossing three states in an autorickshaw, driving it by yourself over a span of more than a week? Most of us would take a rickshaw for a hop to the neighborhood mall only as an obligation, but the queer Indian Autorickshaw Challenge makes participants spend days driving the three wheeler on India's highways.

The Indian Autorickshaw Challenge is a bizarre idea that was conceived first in 2006, and has been an annual even since then. The 2006 rally was from Chennai to Mumbai, and it was from Chennai to Kanyakumari in 2007.



This year's rally will be again between Chennai and Mumbai, going via Bangalore, Hassan, Mangalore, Goa and Ratnagiri. The rally begins on 5th august, and the registrations are already open. Keep in mind, participation comes with a steep entry fee of €1,600.00, but all the money that remains after expenses goes to charity. If you wish you could participate but don't have enough time to plan, watch their website for registrations to open for another rally scheduled in December.

 Also see: 50 years of the autorickshaw

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By ccprasad| Posted on:13 Aug 2008

wow! now a rally for the phat-phatiya...finally the auto ricksaw is getting its due.
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