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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby knapplc » Thu Nov 08, 2007 1:43 pm

Madison wrote:
knapplc wrote:San Francisco to Lincoln. 1,600 miles, nonstop. Took about 18 hours. It was OK, except we ran through a mini blizzard on the front range coming down in Wyoming. Aside from that 50 miles of crap, the rest of the drive was pretty cool.


Wow, you averaged 89 miles an hour, even with going through a mini-blizzard?

Now that's hard-core! :-b


I was up around 100mph through Utah and Nevada. There isn't a lot around there, and when you have the highway to yourself... well... ;-)

I can't remember what the limits were in Wyoming, but in Nebraska it's 75 and you can pretty easily get away with 85...ish. Especially out west.

I took it down to around 70 through the blizzard. ;-)

It's important to remember that "18 hours" is an estimate, and may not represent the actual factual time I spent on the road. It could have been a few more hours.
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby steelerfan513 » Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:53 pm

That I've been on: from South Carolina to Pittsburgh. I forget, but it might have been around 16 hours. We get to go on a music trip on a bus from DC to Orlando this spring, so that should be fun. :-P

That I've driven: two hours between DC and Breezewood and Breezewood and Pittsburgh a few times. That and part of a two-hour drive from DC to Delaware. I've only been driving for a little over a year.
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby joelamosobadiah » Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:04 pm

Metroid wrote:to Amarillo TX.


Totally should have shot me a PM. Woulda bought you a steak or something. ;-)

Anyway, the furthest for me was Saskatoon, SK Canada to Amarillo, TX. About 1500 miles, but the route we took was more like 1600.

However, it was in a broken down U-Haul, so max 60 MPH the whole way and it was in July and the Uhaul had no AC. In fact, it was overheating, so part of the time we had the heater blowing to keep the engine as cool as possible. %-6
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby Nfl Fan » Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:11 pm

Anchorage Alaska to Eugene Oregon...

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Miami Florida to Eugene Oregon.

Connect 'em and I've driven Anchorage to Miami. :-°
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby Metroid » Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:17 pm

joelamosobadiah wrote:
Metroid wrote:to Amarillo TX.


Totally should have shot me a PM. Woulda bought you a steak or something. ;-)

That would have been cool. We got in late though and pretty much crashed right away, then got up early and hit the road.

Nfl Fan wrote:Connect 'em and I've driven Anchorage to Miami. :-°

Holy crap that would be a serious drive. 8-o

Miami to Eugene ain't nothing to sneeze at though. :-?
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby Tiki » Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:22 pm

6 hours.
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby eastcoaster » Thu Nov 08, 2007 8:26 pm

The whole U.S. east coast - 2 trips, several days each trip.

1st trip: NC coast up to Maine, then Nova Scotia, then Newfoundland (ferries).

2nd trip: NC coast south down to Key West.

Very nice ;-D
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby skibrett15 » Thu Nov 08, 2007 9:54 pm

Tiki wrote:6 hours.

haha nice.

I drove Orlando to CT. To get my first car from my grandfather who lived in florida. And of course it's a senior citizen gold camry.

Longest drive straight was probably 14 hours from South carolina to Boston after playing in a tournament all day. Man that drive sucked and I'm surprised none of us fell asleep. Well, one of us almost did. Fortunately I was awake also.
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby houstonherdfan » Thu Nov 08, 2007 10:52 pm

Madison wrote:Roughly 1,300 miles. Distance between Fort Worth, TX and Pittsburgh, PA. Made the drive 3 times. Took around 19 hours by car. One of the trips was in an overloaded U-Haul that was also towing a car, so that one took in the neighborhood of 26 straight hours of driving. X-I !+)



pretty close to the same for me

Houston TX to Huntington WV

3 times

then you got the longest 1 time from SD to huntington when I got out of the Navy.
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Re: what's the farthest you've ever driven?

Postby Mookie4ever » Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:46 am

Halifax, Nova Scotia to Toronto. Over a thousand miles.
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