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“Perilous pedaling”

Your cover story "Perilous pedaling” (Parsiana, June 7-20, 2019) made for interesting reading. However, we sisters, Diane Mody and Perviz Alexander were disappointed to see that no mention was made of our father, Jamshed R. Mody (pictured above and below), who also undertook a world tour on a bicycle. He commenced his world trip as a Rover Scout of Troop 51 of Bombay with J. S. Irani and another Scout on May 6, 1934 from Bombay and returned home in April 1937. His two companions dropped out at some point along the way. Our father cycled through India, Australia, New Guinea, the......

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