Carl Reese TDA Contributor On April 24 1908 Jacob Murdock took the very first coast to coast family road trip in automobile. You can read the story of his journey here.
I wake up nearly every morning the same way. Before my eyes are fully opened, I reach for my phone. With running my own business this has become normal practice. You’re always concerned if a client may have had an… Continue Reading →
On May 2, 1915, the mother-daughter team of Avis and Effie Hotchkiss left Brooklyn, New York on a Harley-Davidson® three-speed V-Twin with a sidecar. Their destination? San Fransisco California and then back to New York. Born to run. Effie had… Continue Reading →
By Carl Reese Charles Glidden accomplished many significant things in his lifetime. Along with his wife Lucy, were the first to circle the world in an automobile back in 1902 they did it again in 1908. Charles was a billionaire that… Continue Reading →
Carl Reese TDA Contributor Long before Brock Yates and Richard Doherty organized coast to coast automobile events in the 1970’s and 80’s. Col. Augustus Post and the American Automobile Association (AAA) was testing the limits of man and machine. The Summer of 1904… Continue Reading →
Carl Reese TDA Contributor In 2013 Terry Hershner became the the first man to drive coast to coast on an electric motorcycle. He rode a 2012 Zero S ZF9 electric motorcycle. Terry studied Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at North Carolina State University. This knowledge… Continue Reading →
Carl Reese TDA Contributor In 1903 Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a $50.00 ($1500.00 in 2015) bar bet that he couldn’t drive an automobile across the country. Amazing since he didn’t have any experience with a car, or much less own one…. Continue Reading →