Move ‘em out!
Sunday, July 22, 2007
The Final Chapter
We’ve been home for a week, and have had a chance to reflect on our adventures.  Following is a recap of what worked and what didn’t -- and what we’d change if we did a trip like this again.
Sunday, July 15, 2007
Home Again... for Now...
We left Minden, Nevada, about 7 am.  Twenty minutes later, we were in South Lake Tahoe.
After spending an hour or so riding around town, reliving old memories and checking out the damage from recent
Saturday, July 14, 2007
Death Valley on a Motorcycle!
Fooled ourselves again!  We did get to California today, but ended up in Nevada…
Today may have been one of the bigger challenges of our trip.  We left Beatty, Nevada, before 6 am.  This time, the
Friday, July 13, 2007
Farewell to Route 66
We reluctantly left the Best Western motel in Kingman, Arizona, this morning about 7:00 am.  This was one of the nicest places we have stayed at so far.
We were headed out of town on Route 66 (
Thursday, July 12, 2007
Almost to California
Today we got an early start, leaving the motel before 6:00 am to stay ahead of the rain.  We made good time, and retraced several of the Route 66 segments we covered on the way east.
On our way out
Keep up with us as we travel cross country this summer.  As we follow Route 66, “the Mother Road,” from Santa Monica pier in California to Grant Park in Chicago, we will test the capabilities of our 2002 Harley Sportster and the limits of our endurance.  We’re aware that the Sportster is not built for touring, but that just makes the adventure more interesting!
Check out the photos, video clips, and travel progress as we make our way eastward.
Maps by permission of Jim Ross, from Here It Is! Route 66: The Map Series, published by Ghost Town Press, Arcadia, OK.