I Want to Do a Cannonball Run but Mike Ballaban Is Concerned He’ll Have to Do Paperwork

Here is something I want to do: Drive across the country, nonstop, until I reach the Pacific Ocean. What I’d like to do is break one of Alex Roy’s records, but if I don’t, whatever. I just want to do it. My colleague, Jalopnik Deputy Editor Michael Ballaban, thinks this is a terrible idea. [Editor’s Note: It’s a…

Breaking The Cross-Country Motorcycle Record Is Nuts, But Here's How This Guy Did It

Transcontinental speed runs mean glory for some, but I think they’re terrible ideas. They’re dangerous and expensive, and that’s before factoring in possible trouble with the law. That’s when they’re done with four wheels—to do one on two is ludicrous. But Carl Reese, no stranger to transcontinental records in his…