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On the road to Mumbai

  • By Andrew Hood
  • Published Feb. 12, 2011
  • Updated Feb. 12, 2011 at 12:20 PM EDT

India is seeing an invasion of elite bike racers this week with a pair of one-day races in Nashik and Mumbai. On Saturday, a handful of the pros decided to ride most of the 200km transfer from Nashik to Mumbai rather than spend four hours-plus on an Indian bus. Everyone agreed it was quite the adventure.

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Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood cut his journalistic teeth at Colorado dailies before the web boom opened the door to European cycling in the mid-1990s. Hood has covered every Tour de France since 1996 and has been VeloNews' European correspondent since 2002.

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