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2,795 miles, 31,000 highway cops, and one record to break

Inspired this 31 hour 4 minute run coast-to-coast. The youtube videos and the previous record run.

and …

The checklist for the 31 hour 4 minute run, which hit a top-speed of 160mph (256 kph):

  • Twenty packs of Nat Sherman Classic Light cigarettes
  • Breath mints,
  • Glucose and guarana,
  • Visine and riboflavin,
  • Gatorade and Red Bull,
  • mail-order porta-pissoir bags of quick-hardening gel,
  • Randolph highway patrol sunglasses,
  • 20-gallon reserve fuel tank,
  • Tasco 8 x 40 binoculars fitted with a Kenyon KS-2 gyro stabilizer,
  • military spec Steiner 7 x 50 binoculars,
  • Hummer H1-style bumper-mounted L-3 Raytheon NightDriver thermal camera and LCD dashboard screens,
  • front-and-rear-mounted sensors for a Valentine One radar/laser detector,
  • flush bumper-mount Blinder M40 laser jammers,
  • redundant Garmin StreetPilot 2650 GPS units,
  • preprogrammed Uniden police radio scanners,
  • ceiling-mount Uniden CB radio with high-gain whip antenna.
  • E39 BMW M5,
  • copilot,
  • $150,000,
  • chase plane…

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