Tuesday, 12 January, 2021

Notebook

What would you do without a laptop before bed? Where would you store camera footage? How would you update your blog?

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What else to take with you

There are some things that aren’t really necessary along the way, but you’d like to have them with you.

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Friday, 1 January, 2021

Road navigation

Route 66 has been fragmented by many changes and no longer exists as an official road. How not to get lost in such a situation?

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Thursday, 31 December, 2020

Mobile SIM card

On a "normal" vacation in a tourist resort or one of the larger cities, we can rely on the existence of a wi-fi network, but spending days on the road is much wiser to have one of the local SIM cards ...

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Tuesday, 29 December, 2020

A place to sleep

Sleeping in a hotel where Abraham Lincoln and the other presidents stayed, in some impersonal hotel chain, a picturesque motel, or camping?

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Monday, 28 December, 2020

Souvenirs

Metal license plates, badges, jewelry, flags, pendants, fridge magnets, and of course Her Majesty's "ordinary" cotton T-shirt ...;)

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Sunday, 27 December, 2020

Insurance for me and the motorcycle

Temporary Motorcycle Insurance is The Easiest Way to Protect Your Motorcycle Ride.

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Engine fuel

One of the major concerns in organizing a motorcycle ride through desert landscapes is certainly the need for a timely visit to the gas station.

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Saturday, 26 December, 2020

Food and drink

Food and drink are man's basic needs. Someone will relax and will not ask for the price, while someone else will prefer to buy a few souvenirs with a slightly more modest meal ...

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Thursday, 24 December, 2020

Organized trip

There are two categories of organized travel:

  • Self-DriveTour
  • Guided Tour

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Wednesday, 23 December, 2020

Engine Rental - EagleRider USA

In the field of motorcycle rental, the unofficial monopolist in the territory of the USA is EagleRider.

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Monday, 21 December, 2020

Air transportation costs

As the arrival airport is in Chicago, and the departure airport is in Los Angeles, it is not so easy to buy a return ticket and drive, ie fly ...
There are two options:

  • 2 separate one-way tickets
  • Multi-city ticket

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What is needed?

Not to mention stories and hymns about Route 66 now, there’s that in documentaries, all over the internet, books (oh yes, there’s a bunch of books about this road as well), to throw me into specific things, a list of known costs. I know there will be unknown costs as well, but about that later.

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Sunday, 20 December, 2020

Welcome to the "Route66 on a budget" blog

Why? What a stupid question. You don't need a special reason to jump on a bike and went down the road... 

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