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02:20

Farthest Distance Traveled With A Benz Patent-Motorwagen

Duane Clark

Duane Clark travelled a distance of 4,790 miles while carrying the world’s first gas-powered automobile. The automobile, a 125-year-old Benz Patent-Motorwagen, was carried in Clark’s van.

02:42 United States

Fastest Crossing Of Honduras By Motor Vehicle

Marc

Marc and Lucas crossed Honduras by motorcycle in 4 hours and 55 minutes. They began in El Amatillo at the El Salvador border, and exited to Nicaragua through the town of at El Espino. The clock stopped when they reached the border. See their route here. Marc and Lucas set the record on November 8, 2008. Marc rode a BMW 1150GS[] and Lucas was on a KTM 990.

01:39:14 England

Fastest Time To Cross The European Continent On A Tandem Bicycle

Ben Clarke

Doctors Ben Clarke and Gihan Ganeshanantham traveled across the European continent by tandem bicycling in 57 days, eight hours and 54 minutes. They started from North Cape in Norway and rode to Tarifa in Southern Spain. They rode a total of 6,918.1 kilometers (4298.7 miles). The doctors set the record to raise funds for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, an organization dedicated to provide world-class care for cancer patients. Learn more about the feat here.

04:52 England

Fastest Time To Drive To Every Capital City In The UK And Ireland

Matt Piper

Matt Piper, Gareth Jones, and Lloyd Jones set off from London (England) and drove to Cardiff (Wales), Dublin (Ireland), Belfast (Northern Ireland) and finally Edinburgh (Scotland) in 23 hours and 10 minutes, a new world record. This feat was achieved on April 3, 2009. Piper, Jones, and Jones took the drive as a fundraiser for the British Red Cross on behalf of their organization, Wendy’s Appeal. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals. #RecordSetterBook01

00:59 United States

Fastest Time To Travel Six Feet In A Laundry Basket Filled With Toilet Paper

Don Danos

Don D. traveled six feet in a laundry basket filled with toilet paper in 2.10 seconds.

02:15 United States

Fastest Time To Travel The Four UK Compass Points On A Bicycle

Andy Gray

Andy Gray traveled the four compass points of the United Kingdom, Dunnet Head in Scotland, Corrachad Mor, Lizard Point, and Ness Point, in 15 days on a bicycle. He rode a total of 1,500 miles. He set the record to raise money and awareness for Marie Curie Cancer Care and Wisdom Hospice. Learn more about the feat here.

20:14 United States

Fastest Time To Travel To All 67 Counties In The Six New England States

Dan Miller

Dan Miller and his friends Jim, Kevin, and Jay took two Cessna planes and a Ford Escape, travelling to all 67 counties in the six states of New England in 26 hours, 38 minutes, and 44 seconds. Their route started in Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts and ended in 8 Road in Wytopitlock, Maine in Washington County. The video was taken with a webcam mounted to the top of their vehicle, taking a still frame every six seconds for the duration of the trip.

United States

Fastest Time To Visit All 30 Countries Connected By InterRail

Luís Perpétua

Luis Perpetua traveled through all 30 countries connected byInterRailin 14 days, 9 hours, and 11 minutes. He began on April 30, 2010 in Finland and ended on May 13, 2010 in Portugal. See his itinerary here. List of countries connected by InterRail: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. Read more about his journey here.

United States

Fastest Time To Visit All 67 Counties In Alabama

Dan Miller

Dan Miller and his friends Jim, Carey, and Adam visited all 67 counties in Alabama. It took them 22 hours, 8 minutes, and 40.00 seconds to finished the attempt. Read more about the feat here.

08:40 United States

Largest Group To Travel From London, England To Brighton, England On Unicycles

Geoff Bond

Geoff Bond and eight of his unicyclist friends traveled 56 miles from London to Brighton on their unicycles.

United States

Longest Distance Traveled To Make A Redbox Return

Ben Cunliffe

Ben Cunliffe travelled 514 miles to make a Redbox return.

03:09 Australia

Longest Distance Travelled To Set A Record At A URDB Live Event

Matthew Kelly

Matt Kelly and Dave Thompson travelled 13,300 kilometers (8260 miles) from Brisbane, Australia to set a record at URDB’sBreak Cancer party in Austin, Texas. The duo competed against each other before Thompson ultimately set a record for Fastest Time To Eat Three Tim-Tams While Crowd Surfing[]. Read more about their epic journeyhere.

05:21 England

Longest Tandem Bicycle Ride With A Full-Sized Artificial Skeleton In Back Seat

Kadhim Shubber

Kadhim Shubber rode 891 miles with a full-sized skeleton on the back seat of his tandem bicycle. He cycled from John O'Groats, Scotland to Land's End, England. He set the record to raise money for scholarship programs at Imperial College London. Read more about the feat here.

Longest Transcontinental Limousine Journey

Suna Taymaz

Mark Sinclair and Suna Taymaz drove a limousine 5959 miles across three continents, a new world record. The trip began in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they bought a 1988 Lincoln Town Car Stretch Limousine. From Las Vegas, they drove to a shipping facility in New Jersey via San Francisco, California. The vehicle shipped to Ipswich, United Kingdom where they picked it up and drove through France, Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco, Mauritania and Mali. The trip ended on February 2, 2008 in Timbuktu, Mali. Details of the journey can be found at LimoToAfrica.org.

01:09 Australia

Most Countries Visited In 24 Hours

Todd Hepworth

A team of four travelers – Yvo Kuhling (Netherlands), Liselott Martynenko Agerlid (Sweden), Philomena O'Brien (Australia) and Todd Hepworth (Australia) traveled to 17 countries in 23 hours, 30 minutes. They visited Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and The Netherlands. The trip began at Samac in Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 1, 2012 at 20:43. In each country the team got out of the car to step foot in the country and take a couple of photos. A cracking playlist and in-car menu kept the team's morale high throughout the attempt. A GPS tracker recorded the trip at around five minute intervals and included each country as well. Learn more about the feat here.

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