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It cuts through Connaught Place. The mass cycle road race at the Commonwealth Games 2010 has finally been approved! It will now start from in front of the Free Church on Sansad Marg and will no longer encircle the swimming complex in Talkatora stadium, as planned earlier.

The new route will now go through Connaught Place, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, Central Vista, and back to Sansad Marg. It will basically turn the public roads into a race track for the Delhi Games 2010.

The games are literally hovering on our heads; I do hope the work will enter the fast expressway. We, the lucky Delhi cycling enthusiasts - pro as well as amateurs - will get a big boost thru this event, both infrastructure-wise and psychologically! It seems this route is going to be used for a 20-km race, road race, and a marathon.

All in all, the cycling event includes a 165-km race for men and a 100-km race for women with participants from 71 countries scheduled to take part....I wonder if we can arrange or organize something near the games....what say?

Source for this blog needs to be credited to news reports found on television, newspapers, and the net!

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Comment by Guruasish Singh on July 27, 2010 at 10:43pm
Hey Tulika.. Yes.. im leaving on 31st of this month .. lets hope for the best i will post the pics after comng back.. preprations are done,... just waiting for the day now..
Comment by Nitin Sharma on July 27, 2010 at 10:08pm
hehe. and me too. I am riding to Mussorie soon...What bt you? Any trips u made? and how are delhi roads in monsson. I did some off roading near Sukhna lake in Chandigarh last week and it was fun....
Comment by Tulika Bhatnagar on July 27, 2010 at 8:47am
Hey Nitin, that's nice if you enjoy your work! Am doing great...rains are in n so is the urge to be out riding more!
Comment by Tulika Bhatnagar on July 27, 2010 at 8:46am
Wow that's nice Guru. Will find out the dates and let you know. Are you going for the Manali Leh trip end of this month? Sounds cool! Keep posting pictures for us when you go...
Comment by Guruasish Singh on July 27, 2010 at 12:33am
Good idea.. what are the dates.. im up for this.. 165km race..
Comment by Nitin Sharma on July 22, 2010 at 11:42pm
hehe. gud one. I will be there covering the Commonwealth Games 2010... so How are you, mam?
Comment by Rolls on July 17, 2010 at 10:07am


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