Day 8 part 2: Amarillo gets it’s own post.

We rolled down from Las Vegas, and hit interstate 40.    This is route 66 generally, and if you glance side to side now and again you’ll see old alignments of the mother road.    Route 66, from days gone by.    We hit up a truck stop to hydrate, and they had a bitchen […]

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Day 8: Easy Rider Movie Location Tour – Taos New Mexico to Amarillo Texas

I’d fallen asleep early, and woke up early.    Rather than sit with my thumb up my ass, I jumped on the bike.   It had been a while since I’d been here, and never like this.   I ran up to where Easy Rider began. For the movie, Peter fonda wanted to buy junk, […]

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Day 4: Easy Rider Tour – Needles to Flagstaff

I woke up early, got some coffee and decided to jump on the bike and scout the perimeter.     In a couple more hours, we’d head out. I crossed the Colorado, took some pictures and enjoyed the morning sun.       Made me think of one of the times i’d been here, in […]

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Pine Breeze Inn From Easy Rider

The Pine Breeze Inn is the first famous Icon from the movie Easy Rider. This is where after leaving Ballarat California, Wyatt and Billy Rode till dark, almost to flagstaff where they asked for room at the pine breeze, and the proprietor immediately walked back in and turned on the no vacancy sign. They left, […]

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Getting ready.

Put my new unbusted grips on today.  Had no clue that harley grips came in different diameters.   I bought small.   Not sure if I’ll like em or not.   Huh…  who knew. Been watching some old route 66 travel videos I bought years ago.   Getting ready to head to amarillo and back […]

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Yucca Arizona Route 66

these are pictures I should probably post. I ride route 66 at least several times a year, but theres a lot of alignments of the old road.   One I’ve always wanted to see was Yucca Arizona, which was route 66 from 1952-1978 or so when interstate 40 opened. Ghost town feel here.   I […]

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Route 66 2010

My blog has Veered way off course.  this is a road blog.  Time to get her back on track. My bike will soon be back.    After a lunch trip to mesquite at a reasonable speed, I’m gonna change her oil at around 100 miles.   Then I’m gonna take her to vegas and back […]

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Snowing Outside

Man, it’s snowing outside.   These are the worst times for a guy who rides.   I’m going to power it out and ride my bike to work in the morning very carefully, and by the afternoon I’m hoping the snow melts because I can’t take not riding for another day.   I pussed out […]

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Monument Valley, 4 corners and Route 66 with Wendy

My father was a busy man, and I’ll always remember the time he took time out to go one on one with me and took me to yellowstone.   We shot from the hip, slept in the truck and  It’s a memory I’ll always remember.   Not because it was the best trip I’ve ever done, or […]

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