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:
…and the clock starts!
…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.
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:
They’re having a bite, and taking a charge.
Here are some shots he just sent me – charging outside the Yuma City Hall: