Flashback: 1991 Arizona Route 66

Labor Day in 1991 was an opportunity for my new bride and I to take a little road trip on the mother road once again, so friday night after we both got off work we headed down to Needles.     I remember listening to Cassette tapes of Roxette most of the way down in our 1986 […]

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Parks Arizona – Route 66

After twin Arrows, I realized I was running out of daylight and there was thing I wanted to see.    I spend alot of time in flagstaff and have ridden it a dozen times, so I stayed in 1-40.   Doing so, I bypassed winona as well.   No biggie.   I’ll come this way again.   I seem to […]

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Twin Arrows Arizona – Route 66

After Two Guns, the next place to visit was Twin Arrows. I remember stopping here in the 80’s when I first got the route 66 bug with my wife.   We got gas, had a burger and headed into flagstaff.   The last few years I’ve watched it close, get vandalized and start to fall apart.     I […]

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I love route 66

I had a great ride last weekend with pat.   sometimes it takes me a while to decompress it all when I ride with other people because I had alot going through my mind as we took the trip, and it was all good. I got my act together by around noon on thursday, and by […]

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Route 66 / Easy Rider with My Daughter Megan

Friday June 6 2008 Asked Meg if she wanted to go for an overnighter to Caliente Nevada and be back by noon on saturday. She said yes, so we went to northern Arizona instead. Theres nothing to do in caliente, thats a ride to do by myself. Friday around 3pm we loaded up, and headed […]

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Jerome and Grand Canyon AZ with Randy & Dave

Randy Beckstrand is a great friend, and has been for a long time. I really owe him a lot, he got me into riding. The stories that Randy has about riding are plentiful, and quite frankly with the exception of my brother Pat, theres noone I love riding with more. It doesnt matter how many […]

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Finding General Patton

Everything in life is pretty rushed, and demands decisions and results. I think thats why motorcycling is such a relaxing thing, is when Im on the road, there are no time frames. Being home by monday is a loose goal, other than that, anything goes. Ive always been a fan of George Patton. The first […]

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St George to California, Day 7

We left Tusayan and drove through the South Rim of the Grand Canyon about 10:00 AM and headed for home. It was on highway 89. Not much to see. Its mostly indian reservation & Dirty little towns. There seems to be more Stands selling indian jewelry than the homes they live in. We got gas […]

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Day 6: Route 66

We stayed at KOA in Kingman and headed out to my favorite stretch I’d been on yet. It wasn’t as deserty as the california stretch and the road was good. We stopped at Grand Canyon Caverns and at Seligman. At Seligman I had the best burger I’ve ever had in my life at Juan Delgadillos […]

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