Carl Reese sets record for US crossing

Record US crossing pales against Aussies

A video documentary is being made of last year’s record-breaking 38:48-hour crossing of America on a BMW K 1600 GT motorcycle – but it’s nothing compared with Australia. The new record for the 2829-mile (4552km) LA-to-NYC crossing now belongs to Californian Carl Reese who also set six other records in seven months last year. The above …

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Zero S

Zero S electric bike joins Iron Butt

Forget about range anxiety; a Zero S electric motorcycle has just joined the Iron Butt Association by covering 1000 miles (1600km) in 24 hours. Rider Terry Hershner completed the set distance in 22 hours 57 minutes with a specially modified 2012 Zero S with streamliner-style bodywork to create better aerodynamics for greater range and the …

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