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Route 66 – Olympics Avoidance

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Mon
30
Jul '12

Chicago to Springfield, Illinois

Our first stop, after the obligatory journey’s start photo, was breakfast at Lou Mitchell’s.     Then we headed off down Route 66 to Springfield, IL via a nuclear power station(!), Wilmington with its Gemini Giant at the Launching Pad, Dwight and Pontiac for lunch.    

Sun
29
Jul '12

Picked Up the Harley

…and it’s not the one I chose. Having had the Road King Classic as my first choice, I was a little disappointed when we turned up at Woodstock Harley Davidson after an hour’s bus ride to collect the bikes to be told that as they were out of Road Kings I’d have to ride one […]

Sat
28
Jul '12

Arrived!

Well I’ve arrived here in Chicago at the start of Route 66. My fellow travellers will be gathering later today and the plan has changed slightly in view of the high temperatures around at the moment: we will be picking the bikes up on Sunday morning rather than Monday, so we can be on the […]

Fri
13
Jul '12

Route 66

This is the route I’ll be following:

Thu
21
Jun '12

It’s On!

Well despite a few issues with making international payments, I’m now definitely booked with Bikers American Dream to hit Route 66. Flights are now confirmed and the agenda looks great. Let the countdown begin!

Sun
10
Jun '12

Another Change of Plan

Sadly, Global Enduro had to cancel the Sturgis trip as a group had had to cancel. Thankfully, there was another authorised trip on Harley Davidson’s website: Route 66 Westbound – 2400 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles with more or less the same dates, so definitely do-able. This was on my bucket list and whilst […]