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Most Countries Visited In 24 Hours

01:09 Australia

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.

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

04:52 England

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

Most Miles Ridden On A Motorcycle

03:15 United States

In a feat that took almost 20 years to accomplish, former Wisconsin senator Dave Zien put a world record 1,000,000 miles on his Harley Davidson FXR[] motorcycle. Zien began the journey in 1991. On April 4, 2009, Zien hit the million mile mark. Tony Sanfelipo was on hand to document and confirm the mileage. Read more about his journey here.

Fastest Crossing Of Honduras By Motor Vehicle

02:42 United States

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.

Longest Transcontinental Limousine Journey

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.

Most Tickets Issued To One Car In Three Hours

United States

Laura Tedford and Jonathan Gutierrez got stopped by the police and ticketed twice in three hours, a world record. Tedford was ticketed for not wearing her seat belt, and Gutierrez was ticketed for going 46mph in a 30mph zone. Both tickets were issued on a road trip to South Padre Island[],Texas

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

05:21 England

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.

Most U.S. State Capitol Buildings Photographed

United States

Art Hoffman has taken photos of 42 U.S. State Capitol buildings. He began taking the photos in 1968 and has photos from States he has lived in and traveled through. Hoffman’s photo collection includes all states except Alaska, Delaware, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia, and Vermont. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Fastest Time To Visit All 30 Countries Connected By InterRail

United States

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.

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

00:59 United States

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

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

03:09 Australia

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.

Longest Distance Traveled To Make A Redbox Return

United States

Ben Cunliffe travelled 514 miles to make a Redbox return.

Farthest Distance Traveled With A Benz Patent-Motorwagen

02:20

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.

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

08:40 United States

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

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

20:14 United States

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.

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