>Only one slight error here...the average speed is closer to 21.75mph. The
>measured 2290 miles and the time is correct.
>Ok, so I'm picking a nit :) It's still a great accomplishment.
over 25 mph (approximately 25.02). this is of course the distance is 2290
miles and 91:32:16.
An average speed of 21.75 mph for 2290 miles would be a time of 105:17:14.
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