Truck driver Mike Ryan isn’t your typical truckie and his gulf-liveried 2008 Freightliner Cascadia is definitely not your typical semi truck.
The pair are quickly gaining notoriety online for their antics and the latest stunt for Ryan is piloting this beast to the finish line of the Mount Washington Climb to the Clouds even in the States recently.
The 4,535 kg purpose built semi truck produces 1,454kW of power and over 4,600Nm of torque so it’s definitely capable of hill climbing events, weather its safe in the wet going up narrow tarmac and gravel roads with drop offs – that’s open to debate. But Ryan made it to the top in one piece and had a few cameras strapped to his rig for us to see how it went. (more…)