Please consider registering

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
Riding Route 66 in September this year :-)
No permission to create posts
April 21, 2014
5:36 pm
New Member
Forum Posts: 2
Member Since:
April 21, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hi, my partner and I are from Scotland and will be riding Route 66 over 16 days in September from Chicago to LA and I'm wondering if anyone here has done it at this time of year and what clothes we should be taking as space will be limited? We have taken our time with planning the places we want to stay at and are renting the Harley for the 16 days with a few days for ourselves either end at Chicago and Las Vegas. Any other advice for the journey greatly appreciated :-)

April 21, 2014
7:02 pm
oxford, uk
Forum Posts: 12
Member Since:
July 8, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline


We drove 66 in a car last September from Chicago to LA.

In most places the weather was warm to hot, although in Flagstaff it was rather chilly due to the altitude. I think David Asher was two weeks ahead of me and he experienced heavy thunderstorms and flooding. On some parts of the route, around New Mexico and Oatman, the roads were shut due to flooding or the road being washed away. The only problem we encountered was Oatman, the Top Rock Road being closed due to floor damage.

Most of the time my wife and I were in shorts and tee-shirts but if you are riding a bike I would imagine you would need a mixture of clothing.

Not sure if this helps but good luck.

April 24, 2014
7:06 pm
Down south in Dixie
Forum Posts: 149
Member Since:
April 6, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

As Andy said, September is a great time of year to travel Route 66. The Wife, and I have traveled the road three times in September with each time being great. Also, the tornado season has passed by then. As Andy said it is warm to hot, but you may need a light jacket for the higher elevations such as Flagstaff.

April 26, 2014
1:51 pm
New Member
Forum Posts: 2
Member Since:
April 21, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thanks for the replies :-) Obviously luggage going to be down to a minimum but good to know what weather to expect. Can't wait to go and really loving the planning stage too :-)

September 11, 2020
7:53 am
Forum Posts: 6
Member Since:
July 16, 2020
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Get going with simple access to them via phone, chat or on-the-spot assistance for mounting, set up, installation and repair services. Geek Squad was founded in 1994. At the present time the company is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Geek Squad provides all types of network support and computer services. The range of products and services provided by Geek Squad is very broad among them are Internet, setup and security, upgrade and repair, protection and saving, as well as data recovery.

For more information visit site :- Geek Squad tech support

Geek Squad chat

Geek Squad tech support

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 111

Currently Online:
4 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

frank: 410

Wotacroc: 265

WillC: 244

wanted33: 149

David Asher: 82

DynoDave: 69

jorgear: 56

thepengy: 41

Maureen: 36

SharonT9084: 34

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 0

Members: 4565

Moderators: 0

Admins: 1

Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 1

Topics: 551

Posts: 3357

Newest Members:

lucilecustance0, gordongirdleston, margaretmurray, dominikbennetts, dottydunlop5875, Artisanbgq, gushollander286, maricruzeoff, nicholminaya89, Batterycqm

Administrators: Steve Bellamy: 212


5 Tips to Keep Comfortable When Driving Route 66 drivingroute66.com/5-tips-to-… #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