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ROUTE 66 - The Ghost Road
Join me on a journey across the United States of America. We will drive through The Mother Road - Route 66 during 3 weeks. To drive through all The Mother Road - Route 66 means to travel 2 448 miles and twice the time to watch move. We're going from Chicago, IL, in the east to Los Angeles, CA, on the west. 18 days in the saddle of a Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide. You can stay face to face Route 66 symbol, a place called Cadillac Ranch.
I'm an old biker, this time without the bike! Why? The answer is very simple: "I had to sell my bike if I want go to The Mother Road - Route 66!... But I do not regret! I can have the other Motorcycle, may be later! Life experiences and memories will remain! This website will remain.". However, since the beginning...
I had plan to drive through The Mother Road - Route 66 a few decades back... Those decades were not too much. Exactly, I planed to drive through Route 66 when I returned from Japan 12 years ago. Why I realize my dream too late? It was especially the government's position of the United States of America! Legislative obstruction at 1999 seemed disproportionate to how much money I will have to spend! At that Time I said to myself: "What the fuck system, which wants demonstrate the hairs from my ass to me, when I'm going to spend too much money in the USA! Until the law is changed and I will not in the supplicant position who beseech for opportunity to spend my hard-earned money in the alleged of the freedom country. Until this time I abandon my dream to drive through Route 66! Fuck you, puffy Yanks!". And here it is! I'm here! On the old Mother Road - Route 66! And I enjoy it...
Why am I so fascinated the Mother Road - Route 66? I perhaps that there is more interesting route around the World than The Moter Road... Probably yes, but I have my personal reasons. These reasons are linked to my person. So there are a lot of coincidences... fucking weird! Will Rogerrs founded U.S. Highway 66 Association, 26th June 1952. I was born day before, well 1974, 25th of June, which is 6 days later than the last Cadillac was installed at Amarillo, TX. Approximately 4 days later than was the official Opening Party in case of Cadillac Ranch project, well 1974, 21st of June. In addition, Route 66 was officially removed from the U.S. Highway System 1985, 27th of June, well two days later. fuck, there is too many coincidences in one place... I had to see it and live through!
The special glamour of the Mother Road - Route 66 is still hidden in the shadowy corners of small motels, petrol stations in the dusty and very nice restaurants where adding drip coffee, serving burgers and milkshakes. This microworld works mainly for nostalgia and sentiment to the good old times, connected with a escape for better life's condition located in the west.
I hope that the most of visitors this website, know the world-famous movie Easy Rider created in the 1969, when Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper went through The Mother Road - Route 66. They began to sell a little bit "scag" in the motorcycle battery, to buy your dream motorcycle and allow three-week vacation, which neither-nor were returned from. I began so that I sold my lovely motorcycle, I could go throught Route 66. That is why I can happily returned home, enriched by a beautiful living experience.
You can start by you will find some information about The Mother Road - Route 66 history. Make a general framework about your supposed expences and create your own itinerary. Use the interactive map located on this website, you can now go throught Route 66. Virtually. Agree, its not cool...that is why pick up your lazy ass, go a muck and a little bit draw in yourself! And hit The Mother Road!
Go through The Mother Road - Route 66 by strong motorcycle which you can fucking feel under your ass. You can absolutelly feel brutal force your motorcycle and ubiquitously vibrations as well. But this kind of qualities simply belong to Man's World! You do not want to go through rough The Mother Road - Route 66 by "fucking Japanies Bike", which you not even know it lives! You want to feel that you live that is why you need vital and elemental motorcycle. Shortly motorcycle with the Soul. Even The Mother Road - Route 66 is required! It requires a serious man prepared to make sacrifices, his shortcomings included! It's similar to the co-existence. Either you love Harley-Davidson Motorcycle or hate it! But leave you cold! My case is the first...
What?! What are you waiting for?!
Start right in Chicago, Illinois!