avatar

Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Original Highway
No permission to create posts
January 31, 2019
3:18 pm
avatar
Allan
New Member
Members
Forum Posts: 2
Member Since:
January 31, 2019
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Planning a motorcycle ride from Ottawa Canada to LA via Route 66. Would like to experience as much of the original highway as possible. Have been looking for references that will show where one can exit the State or interstate highways but not a lot out there. Anyone know if anything exists?

February 1, 2019
8:29 pm
avatar
frank
usa
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 402
Member Since:
November 30, 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

If you're serious about the trip, invest a few dollars in the EZ66 Guide which Steve offers in the "Shop" section.
If you merely want to sample a few places, these Interstates roughly parallel Route 66: I-55 (Chicago to St Louis); I-44 (St Louis to Oklahoma City); I-40 (Oklahoma City to Barstow CA); I-15 (Barstow to San Bernardino CA). In some cases, Route 66 is an Interstate frontage road or just a short distance away.
But with all the big trucks and bad pavement, Chicago to LA on the Interstates is punishing--even in a nice car.
By contrast, Route 66 has many stretches of original pavement (or at least original alignment) that make for an enjoyable ride, especially on a motorcycle.

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 111

Currently Online:
11 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

frank: 402

Wotacroc: 261

WillC: 244

wanted33: 149

David Asher: 82

DynoDave: 69

thepengy: 41

jorgear: 39

Maureen: 36

SharonT9084: 34

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 0

Members: 11655

Moderators: 0

Admins: 1

Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 1

Topics: 545

Posts: 3310

Newest Members:

cIkhjuymWpuSMHxhH, Davidz, charolettemenard, ednamodes, MohamedWeemhofftymnco, Mercedes, NormaBic, MalickT, Thomasviple, dinahfno37710439

Administrators: Steve Bellamy: 208

Twitter

10 Things to See on Route 66 in Texas drivingroute66.com/10-things-… #route66

About Driving Route 66

What started as a record of my personal Route 66 experience has grown into an active community of Route 66 veterans and newcomers alike. This website relies entirely on the experiences of its users so please feel free to recommend your own personal favourites.

Every Route 66 road trip is unique, and this site is in no way intended to be a definitive guide to the old road. However, I sincerely hope it offers a starting point to anyone planning their own Route 66 vacation.

Steve Bellamy

Subscribe to our Mailing List

Copyright © 2019 Driving Route 66 | Contact
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram