The last stage of the Rickshaw Challenge Malabar Rampage 2016 consisted of a nice trip to Goa, the award ceremony and the closing party. So, this day was for sure the nicest for the racers, and many of them were already in party mode while on the way to Goa, the smallest state of India.
The penultimate stage of the 2016 Rickshaw Challenge was meant to be a relaxing one. Only 150 kilometres to cover from Mangalore to Murudeshwar – the home of the tallest Lord Shiva statue in India – on the best roads of the Malabar Rampage so far. However, Teams Badmaash 1 and 2 still managed to
Day 5’s tuk-tuk travels were from Calicut to Mangalore, with challenges en route, historical stops galore, and the goal of reaching a state with more lenient alcohol restrictions! The fifth day of the Malabar Ramapage included 260km of tuk-tuk travels, leaving Kerala and reaching Karnataka. It can be tough to find alcohol in India in
The second stage of the 2016 Malabar Rampage was a 235 kilometers trip from Alleppey to Calicut, made more interesting by the spices of South India. At the end of stage two the team members were already experienced rickshaw racers. This goes for Team Flying Birds too, who ran out of gas three times on
Day 3 of the Travel Scientists’ incredible rickshaw race saw teams travel to the Venice of the east, watery wonderland Alleppey. Things are hotting up in the sub-continents’ premier rickshaw race. Teams donned their costumes, with Butt, Sweat, and Tears living up to their team-name thanks to the humid conditions and their inflatable sumo suits!
On Sunday, the Rickshaw Challenge Malabar Rampage continued for the 21 racing teams. This day had the first real test in storage for the drivers – if we don’t count the first session of fighting for survival behind the wheels in the rickshaws from Saturday… The first test for the racers was to locate the
The 21 teams who entered the 2016 edition of the Rickshaw Challenge Malabar Rampage started their preparation for the 1000 km race on Saturday. They gathered in Trivandrum, Kerala for the warmup and the start procedure of this adventure rally with a difference. SCORES after DAY 1 Butt, Sweat and Tears 500 pt Kiwi Express
If there’s a more perfect way to travel over 1000km of India’s beautiful Malabar coast than by rickshaw, we haven’t heard of it. On April 2nd, twenty small teams will begin the great Indian adventure rally so far, the Rickshaw Challenge: Malabar Rampage. Competitors come from all over the world: from Australia and New Zealand,