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Association asks for help to open I-40 in California to cyclists

Association asks for help to open I-40 in California to cyclists

The Adventure Cycling Association is petitioning the California Department of Transportation to open Interstate 40 to cyclists because old Route 66 through the Mojave Desert is still closed due to flood damage and because the old Mother Road is too…

Route 66 in selfies

Professional photographer Martin Hogeboom of the Netherlands took a series of self-portraits during a Route 66 motorcycle trip, then combined them into one video. See how many of the background locations you recognize: route 66. in selfies from Martin Hogeboom…

Next Exit History app needs more work

Next Exit History app needs more work

The Next Exit History app sounds like a good idea but needs plenty of extra work and refinement before I can recommend it to Route 66 fans and other roadies. Next Exit History was developed by the University of West Florida…

Fundraiser launched for Route 66 barber shops documentary

A fellow that readers may recognize by the nickname of Haircut Harry is launching an Indiegogo fundraiser to make a documentary film about barber shops along Route 66. Titled “Zen and the Art of Barbering,” Harry wants to raise $5,000…

“Highway or My Way”

Frank Kocevar, the former co-owner of Historic Seligman Sundries in Seligman, Arizona, put together this Route 66-themed video a few days ago. Frank now has time to travel the Mother Road and meet the people he heard about or those…

Los Angeles station gives major time to Route 66

KABC, the major affiliate of ABC in Los Angeles, in recent days gave a lot of time examining Route 66 in the region in its “Eye on L.A.” show. Here is the San Bernardino to San Gabriel Valley segment: Monrovia…

British photographer to open Route 66 show

If you’re a reader who lives in the United Kingdom (and my host reports there is a substantial number) and are itching to experience Route 66, an upcoming photography exhibition might whet your appetite even more. Martin Smith, a British fine-arts photographer,…

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