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Coast to Coast on a $200 Motorcycle

Carl Reese TDA Contributor Jamie Robinson of MotoGeo has been riding motorcycles since the ripe old age of 3. In 2010, in the name of adventure he decided to challenge himself on a coast to coast journey, Long Beach, New… Continue Reading →

First Coast to Coast on Electric Motorcycle

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 →

Longest journey on Motorized Bicycle

Carl Reese TDA Contributor The longest journey on a motorized cycle is 4,443.4 miles traveled in a span of a month achieved by Troy Rank in 2014. Electrical Engineer Troy Rank started his journey on August 1st of 2014. He… Continue Reading →

The Third Cannonball Run

November 13 1972 Monday Nixon was in the White house again after a huge landslide victory, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed over 1,000 that week for the first time and Pepsi started selling it’s fizzy beverage to the Soviet… Continue Reading →

The 8 cars to hold the NY to LA record since 1971

When Brock Yates set out in his Moon Trash van in 1971 to see what was possible on a non-stop NY to LA run, he started a movement. This year, there have been at least 21 drives and 11 new… Continue Reading →

Horatio Nelson Jackson First Transcontinental Automobile Trip

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 →

Longest Journey in the Oldest Car

Carl Reese TDA Contributor Earlier this year 2015 Joe Swann and his wife Betty claim to have set the record for the longest journey in the oldest car. Departing from and returning to their home in Wrightsville PA, they circled… Continue Reading →

Fastest Coast to Coast Record of All Time!

Carl Reese TDA Contributor On 6th March 1990 Lt. Col. Raymond E. “Ed” Yielding and Lt. Col. Joseph T. “JT” Vida crossed “coast to coast”, a distance of 2402.05 miles, in 1 hour, 7 minutes and 53.69 seconds.  Averaging a… Continue Reading →

The Second Cannonball Run

November 15 1971 Now that the impossible had been done, people wanted to join the fun. Brock Yates decided to run another! And this time, he had some competition. There were as many vans entered as cars, all of them… Continue Reading →

Bicycle Transcontinental Record

Carl Reese TDA Contributor RAAM or Race Across America is the Bicycle equivalent of the Cannonball Run; a 3,000 mile transcontinental race. In 2013 Christoph Strasser broke the previous record set by Michael Secrest in 1990 by less than an… Continue Reading →

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