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India by Bike a 4,000km Journey – Room to Read Evening in Vancouver July 7th

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June 16, 2011 – Join Room to Read in Vancouver for a powerful evening of insight, inspiration, and dialogue with Leigh Pate, an independent political and public affairs consultant, who regularly takes breaks from work to travel and keep life in perspective. A once self described “career obsessed, overweight, Tums eating, workaholic” turned athlete, adventurer and philanthropist: Leigh embraced new challenges including triathlons, half marathons, and a bike ride across America.

Leigh will take you on her most recent journey providing a window into the culture, the people, and what she learned as she cycled from the foot of the Taj Mahal to the southern-most tip of India. Q&A session to follow.

This unique and inexpensive event will be inspiring for cyclists and travellers interested in India. There are some great bike-related door prizes, and a raffle which will include a gift certificatefor a leg of an upcoming Tour d’Afrique bicycle tour – valued at up to $2,000.

We hope you can join us!

Date: July 7 2011
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: SFU-Woodward’s, Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver.
Tickets: $20. Purchase on-line at www.roomtoread.org/cycleindia
All proceeds benefit Room to Read: www.roomtoread.org
Contact: vancouver@roomtoread.org

For more information on the Indian Adventure Cycling Expedition click here.

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