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Dead Route 66 travelers in Springfield identified

Two men traveling Route 66 by motorcycle who were found dead last week in separate motel rooms in Springfield, Missouri, have been identified. According to The Guardian newspaper in London, James Bethel, 44, former leader of the Eurasian Natural Resources…

William Shatner soon will travel Route 66 in a space-age motorcycle

William Shatner, the actor best-known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk in the “Star Trek” original television series and movies, is traveling Route 66 this summer, according to a story in a Canadian newspaper and a tweet from…

Southern California 66 by motorcycle

Southern California 66 by motorcycle

Jamie Robinson of MotoGeo, a former racer, and a cameraman put together this good 13-minute video about Route 66 in Southern California on a Honda CB500X motorcycle. The filming must have happened very recently, because the historic Cucamonga Service Station…

Trailer for “Route 66 Revisited”

In recent days, the Czech Route 66 Association posted this trailer for its upcoming “Route 66 Revisited” documentary. The film premieres in the Czech Republic on Oct. 22 2014 in Zlin and on Oct. 24 in Prague. Like this:Like Loading…

“Easy Rider” motorcycle will be auctioned

It’s certain that many dream of driving the “Captain America” Harley-Davidson motorcycle in the “Easy Rider” film on a Route 66 journey. Now you have the chance to do it, if you have a million bucks or so. Several media…

A video from Project LiveWire’s Route 66 tour

A few weeks ago, Harley-Davidson motorcycles took a Route 66 tour to introduce riders to its Project LiveWire prototype electric motorcycle. Alex Chacon of Modern Motorcycle Diaries produced this video about the electric bike and the tour. You’ll see a…

A message from our sponsor …

A few years ago, Julian Audic of France took a Route 66 trip to produce a documentary for French television. His efforts to get the film broadcast are ongoing. If television doesn’t work out, Audic says he’ll make the documentary…

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