Photo Gallery

Day 1

Arrival in Chicago. Wandering around the hotel and strolling up to the Willis Tower (formerly called the Sears Tower).

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Day 2

The journey starts today. First, we have a briefing from the tour leader after breakfast. Then we collect our bikes, familiarise ourselves with them and then start the first leg to Springfield, Illinois.

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Day 3

On our second day we visit Carlinville and spend a few minutes looking around. Later, we cross the Mississippi River, bypass St Louis and see the Chain of Rocks Bridge.

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Day 4

The longest ride of the trip meaning that we spend more time riding and less time taking photos. We still have time for a decent lunch and take a few photos in Baxter Springs, Kansas

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Day 5

A thoroughly wet day! Photography was limited to the Thunderbird in the hotel car park, the Route 66 Interpretive Center, and a couple of caf├ęs/diners that we dropped into to get out of the rain.

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Day 6

A day of better weather, many surprises and many photo opportunities.

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Day 7

A day riding in Texas with the emphasis on cars (Cadillac Ranch and Bozo's Garage/Route 66 Museum)

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Day 8

Our rest day in Santa Fe. Well, rest from riding that is - we actually did a lot, including shooting photos in the morning and guns in the afternoon.

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Day 9

Madrid provided many photo opportunities as did Albuquerque. The scenery is also getting more dramatic the further west we go.

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Day 10

Highlights of the day include the Petrified Forest National Park, the Wigwam Motel, taking photos in Williams, and standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona.

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Day 11

Our second rest day. Well, rest from riding the bike. Well, no actually - we rode out to the Grand Canyon.

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Day 12

Into the Black Mountains and some trickier terrain. Lots of variety and lots to see and photograph.

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Day 13

Now in California and further into the desert. It was hot and desolate. Amboy and the Bottle Ranch were the highlights.

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Day 14

Our last day. Riding in LA traffic wasn't much fun but Santa Monica was quite relaxing when we got there.

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