3000-odd kilometers, in 85 woefully underpowered machines. The Rickshaw Run is live. This is the place to get the latest news:
Cricket has been played, and the local team has upheld tradition with a decisive victory.
The Rickshaw Run is over. The troublesome ricks are being rounded up. But this team has decided to keep it a bit difficult:
It seems that there's more than one team looking to pass a bit of time outside Jaisalmer. Here's Mario's Muppets and Luigi's Legends:
It's the last day on the road for most of our teams. Twan Trio's found a novel way to kill a few hours on the final road:
One team's already in, The Whambulance, Ghandi Warhols and Duk Tuk take 2nd, 3rd and 4th in.
Sphincter Fatigue are having a different kind of problem today:
One team's already in, but the rest are making the most of it.
Alas, it has to be someone. This year, the dubious honour of finishing first goes to the chaps of Stawberry Seahorses.
The rest? They'll be piling in to join them tomorrow and Saturday.
Team Goshtbusters are still on the road, but seem pretty confident they've got this Rickshaw Run thing down. Read their ode:
I'd say we can't fault it, but that would be a lie.
You *lose* your shit.
An early morning scene from Wave of Destiny:
They're just joking. They love it.
Here's a story for your morning:
That sounds like karma to us - the expressway is cheating.
More buildings and views from the coal face on Day 10:
There there. Getting it fixed is what counts.
This is a real problem:
It seems our runners like talking about the weather. We Brits' approve.
Two years ago, Matt and the Bangalore Bandits did the Run on the same route in January 2015. Two years later, they've cut together this 11 minute gem of a video. The horns, the alleyways the breakdowns: it's all there.
Fortune cookie fodder that.
Do you twit? We do:
You don't want to hear the conversation that prompted this piece of advice:
Sensing a theme developing. Great.
Rest your eyes with the best of the Day 8 pictures:
Bit of an accident apparently for Singin' in the Rain:
They aren't the only ones, this lot don't look very promising either: