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Gidney N Cloyd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-25-10 04:51 PM
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43. I did Rochester, NY, to Chicago via Canada non-stop once but I was still 30-something then.
At 52 I don't know if I'd push myself like that.
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  -If you had to drive alone a long distance cross country, Barack2theFuture  Aug-24-10 08:22 PM   #0 
  - i drove from ama, texas to barstow, ca. i have done a lot of long distance, though.  seabeyond   Aug-24-10 08:24 PM   #1 
  - 500 miles or 12 hours, whichever comes first.  rug   Aug-24-10 08:25 PM   #2 
  - yup .. thats what I do  mdmc   Aug-26-10 06:33 AM   #57 
  - I moved from KCMO to Silicon Valley CA by myself, driving a 30' truck  REP   Aug-24-10 08:26 PM   #3 
  - Alone, or with someone?  petronius   Aug-24-10 08:30 PM   #4 
  - It's not time or distance. It's how much you can do safely.  amerikat   Aug-24-10 08:36 PM   #5 
  - With or without crystal meth? nt  valerief   Aug-24-10 08:36 PM   #6 
  - With  Kaleva   Aug-24-10 10:43 PM   #20 
     - 2.5 days.  Iggo   Aug-25-10 02:09 AM   #35 
  - Drove from Denver to Omaha.  elleng   Aug-24-10 08:40 PM   #7 
  - I did 24 hours straight.  flvegan   Aug-24-10 08:48 PM   #8 
  - The longest I drove without another driver  noamnety   Aug-24-10 08:48 PM   #9 
  - One Exit at a time  Inchworm   Aug-24-10 08:50 PM   #10 
  - Heck, I've driven 24 hours straight to get home  Old Troop   Aug-24-10 09:12 PM   #11 
  - Drove from Tucson to San Antonio  sammytko   Aug-24-10 09:45 PM   #12 
  - Minneapolis MN to Livingston MT.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Aug-24-10 09:47 PM   #13 
  - I did several 800 mile days on a cross-country trip.  kwassa   Aug-24-10 09:47 PM   #14 
  - Miami to Washington DC  HipChick   Aug-24-10 09:48 PM   #15 
  - How old am I? When I was young, I'd drive 24 hours, and keep going,  david13   Aug-24-10 09:59 PM   #16 
  - I fucking hate driving - I'd do 400 miles, and that's probably about it.  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-24-10 10:02 PM   #17 
  - Same here. I've had tendinitis in both arms, and driving too long wears my eyes out.  raccoon   Aug-25-10 07:49 AM   #37 
  - 8 hours with a one hour break in the middle...  Bennyboy   Aug-24-10 10:14 PM   #18 
  - Have a brother who routinely drives about 27 hours straight.  Kaleva   Aug-24-10 10:43 PM   #19 
  - I did three 1000+ mile driving stints with chemical assistance...  MiddleFingerMom   Aug-24-10 10:58 PM   #21 
  - Twin Cities, Minnesota to Austin Texas  Angry Dragon   Aug-24-10 11:01 PM   #22 
  - no more than 12 hours at one time.  Tuesday Afternoon   Aug-24-10 11:18 PM   #23 
  - Now that I have some sense, I'd say 600 miles.  Twillig   Aug-24-10 11:22 PM   #24 
  - Drove 15 1/2 hours last week - Detroit to Boston.  Initech   Aug-24-10 11:25 PM   #25 
  - I drove from Iowa City to Estes Park Colorado  Mendocino   Aug-24-10 11:41 PM   #26 
  - around 500 miles  hibbing   Aug-24-10 11:56 PM   #27 
  - Indianapolis to Denver. And would not recommend it. /nt  jberryhill   Aug-25-10 12:13 AM   #28 
  - Hmmmm. I would say ten hours.  proteus_lives   Aug-25-10 12:14 AM   #29 
  - I can cover a thousand miles in a day of driving. I can leave my house in So. Cal. and be in Idaho  cherokeeprogressive   Aug-25-10 12:21 AM   #30 
  - Given that I can't drive, it's gonna be a very short trip.  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-25-10 12:32 AM   #31 
  - I drove over 375 miles a day for 2 months straight  Taitertots   Aug-25-10 12:37 AM   #32 
  - my longest single stretch  northzax   Aug-25-10 12:55 AM   #33 
  - Short rest stops, usually at fuel stops, few meals...mostly snacks...  hayu_lol   Aug-25-10 02:00 AM   #34 
  - probably 1,000 miles  fizzgig   Aug-25-10 02:17 AM   #36 
  - Did 850 miles on my motorcycle once  av8rdave   Aug-25-10 08:30 AM   #38 
  - I drove across the country -- I tried to do about 500 miles per day.  driver8   Aug-25-10 11:49 AM   #39 
  - Manhattan to Chicago was my longest ever.  AngryAmish   Aug-25-10 11:55 AM   #40 
  - The furthest I have ever driven alone in one day is 701 miles  LaurenG   Aug-25-10 11:56 AM   #41 
  - Just did it recently. I can do about 800 miles the first day, and about 650 every day after that.  Xithras   Aug-25-10 12:36 PM   #42 
  - I did Rochester, NY, to Chicago via Canada non-stop once but I was still 30-something then.  Gidney N Cloyd   Aug-25-10 04:51 PM   #43 
  - 1200 miles . . .? 15 hours . . .?  Barack2theFuture   Aug-25-10 05:14 PM   #44 
  - 1400 miles 14 hours  Xipe Totec   Aug-25-10 05:16 PM   #45 
  - damn  Barack2theFuture   Aug-25-10 05:19 PM   #46 
  - It wasn't me, it was my dad  Xipe Totec   Aug-25-10 05:24 PM   #47 
     - I'm just planning 80 on the Interstate  Barack2theFuture   Aug-25-10 07:19 PM   #51 
  - I don't think its that far - more like 900 miles nt  sammytko   Aug-26-10 05:45 AM   #55 
     - You're right; it was kilometers, not miles nt  Xipe Totec   Aug-26-10 02:52 PM   #63 
  - 1200 miles isn't insane, but not likely in 15 hours  fishwax   Aug-26-10 07:57 PM   #66 
  - I've done Philadelphia to Denver three times. But that was when  Redstone   Aug-25-10 05:26 PM   #48 
  - Well, I drove 997 miles from Ft.Myers Beach to Philly back in 2001  TK421   Aug-25-10 05:29 PM   #49 
  - I drove the car I bought from Cincinnati home to Chapel Hill, NC alone.  mnhtnbb   Aug-25-10 06:57 PM   #50 
  - i usu. put it at 600 miles which is less than 10 hrs w. lunch break  pitohui   Aug-25-10 09:49 PM   #52 
  - I have driven 850 miles in a day.  Joe Fields   Aug-25-10 10:21 PM   #53 
  - Depends. I try to avoid long uninterrupted stretches nowadays, but I once  struggle4progress   Aug-25-10 10:44 PM   #54 
  - I did 1544 miles back in June  MajorChode   Aug-26-10 06:31 AM   #56 
  - I once drove  MissHoneychurch   Aug-26-10 06:40 AM   #58 
  - 12-16hrs. before I start going batty...  JCMach1   Aug-26-10 12:50 PM   #59 
  - I drove from South Florida to the Florida Panhandle  RockaFowler   Aug-26-10 12:51 PM   #60 
  - About 9-10 hours straight  supernova   Aug-26-10 01:09 PM   #61 
  - I think 8 hours  ceile   Aug-26-10 01:19 PM   #62 
  - Longest I did was 850 Miles in one day, Illinois to Pennsylvania  charlie and algernon   Aug-26-10 03:25 PM   #64 
  - Until I got tired, unless...  Rochester   Aug-26-10 05:31 PM   #65 
  - my longest was 28 hours  lazarus   Aug-26-10 09:31 PM   #67 
  - I drove from Boise, Idaho to Phoenix, Arizona in one day.  Alexander   Aug-26-10 09:55 PM   #68 
  - I did Austin to Atlanta, let someone else drive to about Richmond, then finished to Connecticut.  jobycom   Aug-26-10 11:16 PM   #69 
  - i do 600 miles/9 hrs routinely  pitohui   Aug-26-10 11:24 PM   #70 
  - drove from North Platte, NE to Chicago once  LSK   Aug-27-10 01:29 AM   #71 
  - I'm terrible estimating milage  realisticphish   Aug-27-10 10:44 AM   #72 
  - 17 was tough - I would keep it around 12 if you can  stray cat   Aug-27-10 11:08 AM   #73 
  - Interestingly, I will be doing that in about a week....Connecticut to Vegas...  joeybee12   Aug-27-10 11:13 AM   #74 
  - i've driven from Tucson to SF and SLC to SF in one day  CreekDog   Aug-27-10 11:19 AM   #75 
  - 15 hours, and I'd take 17 hours to do it  JustABozoOnThisBus   Aug-27-10 11:30 AM   #76 
  - 11.5 was my longest.  Deep13   Aug-27-10 01:25 PM   #77 
  - I did Northern IL to Fayetteville AR last year. 10 hours and 650 miles.  Luciferous   Aug-27-10 02:25 PM   #78 
 

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