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Route 66 by bicycle

Route 66 by bicycle

Andre Slabbert of the Cayman Islands last fall completed a 2,351-mile trip on Route 66 by bicycle in a bit less than month. That feat is remarkable enough, but he did it just three months after damaging ligaments in his knee…

Illinois launches new Route 66 motor festival

Illinois launches new Route 66 motor festival

Illinois Route 66 hosts its Red Carpet Corridor Festival in the northern part of the state each May. This June, a Blue Carpet Corridor Festival will celebrate the southern part of the Mother Road in the Land of Lincoln. According…

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…

“Kids on 66″ e-book is updated

“Kids on 66″ e-book is updated

Emily Priddy’s “Kids on 66″ e-book that’s available on the Amazon Kindle platform has been updated just in time for the 2015 tourism season on Route 66. Here’s the description: This edition of Route 66 for Kids, newly updated for…

Images and music

Once in a great while, you stumble onto a video where the music and footage mesh together so well, you don’t want it to end. This video by Morgan Litli and music by Sleeping At Last is one of those…

Bicycle Route 66 map set is now available

Bicycle Route 66 map set is now available

The long-awaited Bicycle Route 66 map set for cyclists who want to taste the Mother Road now is available from its creators, the Adventure Cycling Association. The association made the announcement Monday in a news release. A few nuggets I’ve gleaned…

Travel Channel’s Route 66 episode of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Someone has posted the Travel Channel’s 40-minute episode of the behind-the-scenes shoot on Route 66 from the recently released Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The formatting of the video is a bit odd, but it at least is good quality. Of…

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