Route 66 News

Albuquerque motel will be converted into apartments

The historic Sundowner Motel along Route 66 in Albuquerque has received a $500,000 federal housing grant to help convert it into apartments for the mentally ill, according to a news release on Monday. The AHP grant will assist with converting…

Bike MS ride pedals to Oklahoma Capitol

The annual Bike MS Oklahoma Mother Road Ride finished on Sunday with riders pedaling to the Oklahoma Capitol in Oklahoma City. Here’s a report from KJRH-TV of the annual Tulsa-to-OKC bicycle ride. According to the report, 700 to 750 riders…

Endurance athlete talks about his Route 66 accident

British endurance athlete James Cracknell wrote a column for The Telegraph in London about his serious cycling accident on Route 66 in Arizona in July. According to initial reports, Cracknell suffered a fractured skull when a truck hit him when…

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