Rickshaw Run Day 3

Team Magical Mystery Shaw feel the heat

Team Magical Mystery Shaw feel the heat

Things are hotting up in India and we're pleased to say things are getting tough.

The teams are being frequently reminded that rickshaws aren't suitable for driving long distances in the heat - or under any circumstance.

And the faint of heart are beginning to find the going somewhat tough.

We did say this wasn't for everyone didn't we?

Mechanical nightmare. Dozens of breakdowns every day: carburettors, drive shafts, batteries, engine falling off the chassis... Still, seem to be running now, time to hit the highways and claw back some lost miles. Machines aside, the trip is a joy.
— Thank Goodness for Cipro
You know what’s really fun? When your rickshaw turns to the ‘off’ position while driving, then your keys fall out of the ignition and end up on the road ‘somewhere’ between Mettur and Dharmapuri
— Where the Tuk-Tuk are we?
Day 3 casualties: engine door broken off, roof rack busted off, lost gas cap, battery went up in flames with our whole electrical system.
— Dengue Dudes

But it's not all bad. For some teams the cup of chai is definitely half full:

'A Rick Called Astley' find  the rare two-toned horn cow

'A Rick Called Astley' find  the rare two-toned horn cow

We spent the night in Salem in a hotel that had toilet paper! We were so happy!!
— Where is Luis?
Emma got its first wellness treatment! Now it runs again like a swiss watch!
— Fish and Cat
A whole day without a breakdown. Not counting the roof rack. 423km covered. Mysore to Hampi
— The Duckworth Lewis Expedition
The World's Worst CEOs taking the smooth with the rough

The World's Worst CEOs taking the smooth with the rough