World Record Academy
 
 WORLD RECORDS
 
 World Records Club

 Book of World Records
 
 
           Add to Google
  Add to My Yahoo!
 Terms of Use
  Privacy


  Wednesday, July 1, 2009
  Greatest Distance on Motorcycle in 24 Hours-world record set by Omar Al Mamari
   MUSCAT, Sultanate of Oman -- Omar Al Mamari, 36, drove on his Honda CBR 1100 bike from the Oman Automobile Association premises in Muscat to the city of Salalah which is 1031 kms south (640.634 miles) and returned back the same way averaging a speed of 94.1 km and covering a total of 2062 kms ( 1281.267 Miles) in 24 hours-setting the world record for the Greatest Distance on Motorcycle in 24 Hours (individual).

   Photo: Al Mamari, an IT Administrator by profession aged 36 also is the founder President of the Oman Bikes Club. (enlarge photo)   
  
   His experience in Biking spans across 18 years and he has achieved a special place among the biking community in Oman.

   Al Mamari says: "I would like to dedicate this achievement to our Nation and to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said who is the inspiration behind my record attempt."

   
He has accomplished the feat in the most grueling desert summer time by completing 2062 kilometers travelling on national highway to Salalah from Muscat at temperatures ranging from 42 to 48 degrees.

     The previous world record for the Greatest Distance on Motorcycle in 24 hours was set by Eduardo Vergara Schaffner (Uraguay) who covered 1,508.89 km (937.58 miles) by motorcycle in a 24 hour period from 2-3 November 2002,in Colonia, Uraguay.

    The road to Salalah is almost a deserted highway but with a lot of potholes and patches to be maneuvered.

   It took just 2 hours to reach Adam which was the first stop 223 kms away, the next stopping point was Hyma which is 541 kms midway between the cities Muscat and Salalah. A couple of more stops were made at the small townships of Al Ghftayn and the hilly Thumrayt before reaching the picturesque city of Salalah.

   All along the way in almost all the Al-Maha petrol stations, the people cheered him and wished him the best. There were in total 9 stops which add upto 126 minutes of break, each one around15 minutes duration and was made primarily for filling petrol.

   It took exactly 11 Hours and Forty minutes for Al Mamari to reach Salalah, and soon after a quick fill and refreshment, started the drive back to Muscat .

    Al Mamari:"At this juncture I wish to thank the Oman Automobile Association, 2nd avenue, Arabian industry Co., Al Maha Petroleum and the media who have made this record attempt possible.
    I also wish to thank my friend Santosh and all other friends who have been supporting me throughout this period without whom I could not have done this feat. Last but not the least; I would like to thank my wife for her continued support and understanding."

   Al Mamari recollects the drive back was much better although tiring because it was during the night with relief from the scorching sun.

    Stopping all the same places on the way back too, Al Mamari reached Muscat at 11 a.m. thus completing 24 Hours of continuous driving.   

  
 A log book was maintained with time and duration of the stops which were made at the Al Maha filling stations throughout the journey. Signatures of officials at the Oman Automobile Association were taken and the Odometer readings were captured on the camera.

   Related world records
   Fastest transcontinental flight in a LSA-world record set by Matt Hansen and Jessica Scharle

  Youngest passenger to fly in microgravity-world record set by Jules Nader

  Most countries visited-world record set by Kashi Samaddar


   
Fastest journey to the South Pole-world record set by Todd Carmichael

    Youngest to solo airplane and helicopters on same day-world record set by Errick Smith

    Most miles paddled in 24 hours on Stand Up Paddle Board
-world record set by Justin DeBree

  Longest Stand Up Paddle board journey
-world record set by Justin DeBree

   Biggest New Year Party-world record set by Rio de Janeiro

  Longest distance travelled by train in 24 hours-world record set by Corey Pedersen and Mike Kim  


  Longest wheelbarrow journey-world record set by David Baird

  Fastest team travel to the South Pole-team impossible2Possible
 sets world record

   Fastest around the world flight-world record set by Caroll Ann Garratt and Carol Foy

  
Longest Journey by Skateboard-world record set by Rob Thomson
   
  Longest distance traveled on a personal watercraft in a 24-hour period-world record set by Mike Pagliccia

    Longest journey around the world -world record set by
Rosie Swale Pope

   Fastest vertical circumnavigation-Adrian Flanagan sets world record

   Fastest coast to coast round trip -world record set by US pilots


   Wednesday, July 1, 2009

 
    [World Record Certificate
           Add to Google
  Add to My Yahoo!

 

 

   

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

   

   

 

   
    
Fastest journey to the South Pole-Todd Carmichael

    
      Fastest circumnavigation using Biodiesel

    
           Fastest vertical circumnavigation

    

    Most miles paddled in 24 hours
- Justin DeBree

    

       Longest voyage by a wave-powered boat

    

       Lowest fuel consumption across the US

    

       Most countries visited-Kashi Samaddar

    

      Youngest passenger to fly in microgravity

    
        Youngest to solo airplane and helicopters