Tracking Terry: They’re OFF! (updated update)

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After some more last minute prepping and a top-up charge at Cox Communication in San Diego, Terry Hershner and Chelsea Liggatt hit the road officially at 2:21 EST today in hopes of breaking several cross-country Electric Vehicle and Electric Motorcycle World records.

Here are some shots of the preparation:

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…and the clock starts!

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…and a quick check of tomorrow’s forecast?  Looks like they may be riding with some nasty low pressure rainy bits along with them.  Fingers crossed.

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Update, 5:25pm EST Friday: Terry and Chelsea pull in to Yuma AZ after a smooth, uneventful ride, showing 6% charge left.  Once he said he knew he could make it, he squirted on the juice a bit, apparently:

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They’re having a bite, and taking a charge.

Here are some shots he just sent me – charging outside the Yuma City Hall:

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