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Deena Mastracci Attempts Motorcycle Endurance Record

This is the story of a woman that wants to get her motorcycle license and wants to set a world record too. Deena Mastracci is attempting to set the “Longest distance by a new motorcycle licensee.”   She will take her motorcycle license test on June… Continue Reading →

Carl Reese sets “Lap of Moorea” cannonball record for charity.

Endurance driver Carl Reese picks one of the most beautiful spots in the world to set his seventh world record. On March 26, 2016, Reese completed a 37.4 mile lap around the perimeter road located on Moorea in the French Polynesian… Continue Reading →

Man Breaks Solo Cannonball Motorcycle Record from LA to NYC in 38 hours, 49 minutes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Planned documentary to showcase trip footage and highlight the history of U.S. transcontinental records LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2016)—Carl Reese of Santa Clarita, California broke the solo cannonball motorcycle record from Los Angeles to New York City… Continue Reading →

Empty cars to enter Cannonball 2018

By Carl Reese In the near future the coast to coast record will be set by a completely empty cars.  Thats right.  You heard correct, no pilot, no passengers.   Let’s catch up for just a moment.   Saturday Tesla… Continue Reading →

Car Stories Podcast and remarks from EV & Motorcycle Record Holder Carl Reese

When Carl Reese set out to claim his place in automotive history, he did not choose the normal breed of German super sedan or coupe that Alex Roy and Ed Bolian had opted for. He bought a Tesla. In addition… Continue Reading →

Motorcycle World Record from Los Angeles to New York

Trailer for “History of Transcontinental Motorcycle Records” Is Now Available!  Entire team helps one man with his attempt to beat George Egloff’s 1983 U.S. Express Solo Motorcycle Record.  Driving a BMW K1600 from Los Angeles to New York a total of 2829 miles.  Faced with obstacles and… Continue Reading →

First Women to drive NYC to San Fransisco on Motorcycle

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 →

Charles Glidden first man to circle the world in an automobile.

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 →

AAA Sponsored the Very First Automobile Cross Country Rally

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 →

Cross country record trip you never heard about.

Carl Reese TDA Contributor   Jacob M Murdock a wealthy business man from Johnstown PA and his family set out be the first family to drive coast to coast in a car.   I know many of you think Clark Griswold was the… Continue Reading →

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