The (1907) Peking to Paris motor race

The Peking to Paris motor race was a race held in 1907 for automobiles between Peking (now Beijing), China and Paris, France, a distance of 9,317 miles or 14,994 km. The idea for the race came from a ...

Trabant trek: crossing the world in plastic cars

Ever heard of the Trabant automobile?! Well it’s the infamous Soviet-era  invention, notorious for its plastic make and frequent breakdowns. And generally considered the world’s worst car. Take t...

One wheel, many spokes: USA by unicycle

Lars Clausen toured extensively by bicycle before taking it one step further; He dropped a wheel, and took up a kickass unicycle challenge by tackling the entire USA by unicycle USA by unicycle Clause...

The world’s longest skateboard journey

New Zealander Robert Thomson started a cycling journey from Japan across the Eurasian continent on July 2006. Nothing special I hear you say; There is ‘heaps’ of people cycling around one or a cou...