|Dates:||2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017|
|Duration:||1 week, 6 days|
Route 66 Harley Davidson Tour
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And the Route 66 Portuguese and Brazilian delegations sign off.... amazing experience
And of course! Day 13 record... 3086 miles after leaving Chicago!!!
Done!!!! What an amazing journey, 3099 miles on the clock. A lifetime experience!!! Will be talking about this to my grandsons for sure!!!
Entering the good area...
We're obviously in California now...
Last gas station before Santa Monica!
Four friends close to saying goodbye
She's still around
Oh we got them alright!!!!
Hitting the road for the last time!!!
Day 12 record
Nothing like a rocking chair and a sunset in the good'll Wild West... well, the beer helps also!
Playing cards and having a beer in a real Wild West saloon! One that survived over 100 years... that's awesome
He's been sent out by this time....
Ghost town, well... not so ghostly, but amazing...
The famous chupacabras...
Bagdad Cafe! Yes, from the movie... I'm quite sure the lady there is crazy...
Alien presence at Bagdad café...
Looks nice on the outside though!
First stop after the desert! And the gas price doubles...
Stoped in time!
Back on the route for the final stretch!
Four bikes in the middle of frikin nowhere...
Still in Mohave desert! Good thing the temperature was low
Four friends in the middle of frikin nowhere, Mohave desert
Mandatory stop! But leaving Vegas
0 miles today 😂
Last stop, the palace!
Puffing a bit before the road
This is how you get to the caesars palace for dinner.... no other way!
Bitches riding in style
Relaxing before the desert cross tomorrow
St Marks square
Trying to make a quick buck
Day 10 record
The desert has its secrets!
Four friends at the Fremont experience in Las Vegas! Slight detour from the route... for good reasons 😜
This one was high quality living, off Route 66... very much off
Made it to Vegas!!!!
I'll be damn... we got to the dam!!! With 109F!!! 43C!!!! Damn it's hot.....
Let's get some grub before a 90 mile stretch in the desert!!!
Nice chevy bel air on the route!
Even the love bug is here...
The real deal! Middle of the desert...
Nice representation of the early days
Nice landscape and a clown 🤡
No lack of places to sleep... if you dare to... 😂
Best milk shake!
U.S. Route 66
There she is...
Even the salon is Route themed
Gas station and museum!!! Nice...
Thinking about taking the train.... nahhhhh
Day 9 record
A night cap beer on a real saloon...
Some redneck moto
Dinner on a 50's diner.... mehhhh, looks nice though
Sunset on the Grand Canyon!
Bikes enjoying the view
In full splendor
This is an amazing place!!! Horseshoe bend... the selfie does not do it justice
There's nothing on earth the man puts his hands on without destroying!!!!
The canyon is approaching
Babe looking good
There's the Grand Canyon!!!
Long journey starting for the canyon today...
Day 8 record
Ending the night, Texas style
The last giant! Lumberjacks
The end of the line for this one...
Old and out of shape, but still standing
Another abandoned bridge!
Two guns! Abandoned town, like, really abandoned
And then back up
We went all the way down to the crater
The largest meteorite
Still a long way to go!
With the eagles
Standing on the corner
They say he's here...
Riding a rabbit???
Really nice rooms!
I can see you bitches!!!
Amazing open road on highway 180! Just the way I imagined
Is it wood or stone!?!?
The petrified forest
The open road!
Abandoned car on the petrified forest! Route went straight by it
Heading to the petrified forest! Something big must have happened here...
These were friendly Indians... 😂
Much needed!!! Of all places where would we get cold weather!?? In the desert
Day 7 record
Prime rib for dinner!
Some local cowboy parking his steel horse in the restaurant stables... 😂
Historic hotel where most of the western movies were filmed
Continental Divide. The point that splits the hydric system of the United States
Were supposed to get the bikes in there...
Can you see an owl??? 😂😂
One more bridge, this time, off service. And over Rio Puerco... 😂😂
There's even an hotel!
Practice run for Vegas...
Albuquerque! Essentially one big strip of motels in the middle of nowhere
Yup! We're still on the route...
Yup! On route
Just a nice backdrop
Wild Hogs!!! Yeah.... amazing location of the movie scene in Madrid!
And the dinner table was set for us...
Wow! We found the oldest house standing in the US!!!! Nice
And the real espresso!!!
Don't these people do anything else then parading??
The famous Santa Fé trail
Amazing pueblo style architecture, Mexico inspired, even in new construction!
Hacienda like hotel last night... cool
Day 6 record
And beer of course....
And in New Mexico, go Mexican..
Run, run the park ranger is coming to kick us out.... oh, wait... she's a really nice gal...
Made it out of the rain to a beautiful, beautiful old mission church... no praying for us...
Someone's going down the hole!
Actually had to cover under the gas station....
Finally there's rain!!! And of all places??? In New Mexico!!!
Deep deep blue!
Now, this is the right hole!!! Amazingly cold!!!! Let's juuuuummmp
Found the blue hole!!! Oh, wait... wrong hole
The four friends and our Irish companions for the day...
Another nicely restored gas station!
This one looks like a real charm!!!! $27,99??? Does that includes cockroaches???
Really nice diner! Did I mention they have espresso??? 😂😂😂
Mesa mountain from CARS in the backdrop
Miguel with no gas, and this is what we can find... cut it really close
Made it to the midpoint! Not sure why there's a cowboy in the group now.... 😂😂
Michel found some Brazilian pals along the way... the things you find on his trip... 😂😂😂
Ha!!!! Finally... Cadillac Ranch!!!! Mehhhhh
Yeyyyyyy Cadillac ranch.... wait.... no, not yet
Here we go!
Day 5 record
Left to rest... 1300 miles
4th friend taking a nap, but it's still beer time
Time to get a haircut, the traditional way... and on the route
And he did it!!!
Someone was really hungry!
Going for the big steak?
Looking for cadillacs, found beetles!?!?
Prof that selling cheap will kill your business....
The leaning tower of.... Texas!!!!
The gas station that inspired CARS! Feeling in radiator springs
One more mural! Nice
Entering the best state!
And it's jail for the gang
Nooooooo..... don't close the door
At an outdoor museum
Back to little School!
Another great musem
4 states crossed, 4 to go
Original Route 66 with brick divider
Good morning girls... 😜
Day 4 record
Nice dinner view..
Let's try Italian... not sure it's the real deal... 😜
One more motel with "no vacancy"... good thing, because this one looks like it's managed by drug lords... 😂😂
THE best museum on the mother road! Thanks OK
Gas, gas, gas....
There's a Vette in this pic... next project 😂😂
Hit the park for a quick stop...
A different gas station...
All sorts of soda pops!
700 Soda pops... cool!
A round barn??? Really??
Gotta get gas, right?
Small, small gas station...
More coffee with a rock twist
Historic Route 66 and AC/DC!! Doesn't get much better than this... 😎
Thinking about taking the train... nahhhhh
Bridge built in 1921, still going strong...
Beginning of OK route
Not really your biker breakfast...
Day 3 record
Sneaking a pic at the world largest totem...
Now! This must be the real Mater!
Looking for patches and pins
Despicable me 3
Sinclair gas station and George. Friends for life!
Really nice memorabilia on this one!
Found Mater and Michels sunglasses
Where the road started
Bonnie and Clyde
Steak & Shake tradition
Found the actual batmobile
Checking out some cool classics
With the VP of Route 66 association
Library and Route 66 museum..
Too bad we had breakfast already!
They say the best fudge comes from Uranus 😂😂
Riding the original and first 4 lane stretch of the Route 66
On the original route and it's bridges
Fuel for the bikers
Day 2 record
According to this guy, the owner of the now second largest rocking chair, next year it gets its record back... he's extending it 8ft... amazing that this thing costed $82k to build in 2005!! He owns it...
Yup! It's a big butt for sure... let's try to seat there!!!
First tourist trap! Real Indians, they make the rules, so no pics allowed! Obviously they don't know of the internet...😜
No vacancy! And we're tired!
Mater is in the house
Saint Louis and it's arch! Oh yeah
Headed for the afternoon stretch
Time for some American grub! Yes, it'll kill you....
A lot of nice and old juke boxes
Over the Mississipi, another view of the old bridge
Over the Mississippi
Let's watch a movie!
Trying to refuel!
Well... this was just a dump!! Really...
Confirmed! We're in the right place
The original brick paved mother road!
Old old covered bridge!
One more giant!
No dogs today!
The four friends and Mr. Abe Lincoln himself..
This one has seen better days! Still a caddy inside
Stack up with goodies
Setting sail for day 2!
Day 1 record
First rest of the warriors! Need to decompress the muscles...
Let's buy an old chevy!
This one has no gas!
Here's the world
Before Lincoln was even famous, there was Lincoln, IL
One of the giants along the way....
First truck stop on 66. Let's get some grub!
And in Pontiac, more Portuguese!!!
First landmark of the Route
This guy was actually doing the Route on an old eldorado!!! Lots of spare parts in the trunk!
Pontiac on Labor Day parade! Small town charm..
Who'd guess we'd find a Portuguese old lady in De Moines, IL!!!
First stop for a quick snack at number 1 McDonald's in the world!
And the adventure begins! Four friends headed west on the mother road! Route 66, here we go... Santa Monica is waiting
First planning meeting, not a lot of planning!!!
|Dates:||2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017|
|Duration:||1 week, 6 days|
Route 66 Harley Davidson Tour