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.
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.
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.
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.
Don D. traveled six feet in a laundry basket filled with toilet paper in 2.10 seconds.
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.
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.
Geoff Bond and eight of his unicyclist friends traveled 56 miles from London to Brighton on their unicycles.
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
Read more about their epic journeyhere.
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.
Phil Billingham, Shannon Currie, Duncan Mackenzie, and Gerry Mulligan traveled to 18 countries in 24 hours.
They visited Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Germany, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, France, Luxemburg, Belgium, and Holland. Read more about their journey here.
Adam Leyton visited Germany, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Austria in 24 hours. He used a combination of buses, trains, planes and a few KM running to complete his challenge. Learn more about the feat here.
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.
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