Route 66: The mother road – Texas

If you haven’t read posts 1 and 2 of the Route 66 saga, the backdrop is that I’ve ridden from Chicago, IL, to a small town in Texas called Shamrock, on a rented Harley Davidson. Here we rejoin our story. If you look in any Route 66 guide under the entry for Shamrock, the headline location is always the…

Route 66: The mother road – Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma

At the end of the previous post I had made it as far as Springfield, MO, in my Route 66 ride from Chicago to Los Angeles. I awoke to an unpleasantly familiar sound. Rainfall. Heavy rainfall. I looked outside and, sure enough, the parking lot of my motel was bathed in liquid sunshine. This presented…