I was thrilled that the Goodguys 23rd Southwest Nationals was still happening.To get The 55 ready for the road-trip I plugged my Optima Digital 400 charger/maintainer into my Optima Yellow-Top battery. Not only does it keep the battery charged, it also maintains the battery so it operates at peak performance. Yeah – I know the … More Colorado to the Goodguys Southwest Nationals in Scottsdale, AZ
I left Long Beach, CA before sunrise and made it to Quartzsite, AZ before 8am.From The 10 – that’s what they call it in California – or Interstate 10, I took the 303 loop around Phoenix to I-17 north. Around the town of Rimrock I got off of Interstate-17 and got on AZ-179 headed towards … More Red Rocks Scenic Byway, Canyonlands National Park & Arches National Park
While I was back in Los Angeles I thought I’d better practice what I preach and go out and see some sights.There were some things I had wanted to see for a long time but I’d never gotten around to it.I get complacent when I live somewhere, so I’m doing my best to motivate myself … More The Brady Bunch House, The Karate Kid’s Apartment & Charlie’s Angels Headquarters
On my way back to LA and I decided to take a different route.You know – the road less travelled.I fueled up The 55 at the Evergreen Conoco station and took CO-73 towards Conifer where I got on 285 to Buena Vista.At Buena Vista I made a left and continued on 285.After awhile I noticed … More National Parks, Easy Rider and Two Lane Blacktop
Colorado has more Nationally designated America’s Scenic Byways than any other state in the Nation.Since I’m here in Colorado visiting my Pop, I think should check as many of them out as I can.Pop and I had done the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and Trail Ridge Road Scenic Byway a few weeks ago.And we … More Top of the Rockies Scenic Byway, Leadville and Independence Pass
The Guanella Pass Scenic Byway is another one of those Scenic Byways that’s been on my list for awhile.From the Evergreen Parkway I took the Lariat Loop Scenic Byway around Evergreen Lake and made a right at the stop light onto CO-73 and headed towards Conifer.At Conifer I got on Highway 285 west towards Fairplay.Just … More Guanella Pass Scenic Byway – and almost the earliest snow in CO ever.
Pop and I had a road-trip adventure planned. We planned to drive “Oh my God Road” up to Central City; take the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway to Estes Park, make a left into Rocky Mountain National Park and the Trail Ridge Road Scenic Byway and then onto the Colorado Headwaters Scenic Byway before heading … More Oh my God Road, Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and Rocky Mountain National Park
I’ve been in Colorado for a few weeks but I hadn’t been down to “The Springs” yet. So Pop and I decided to head down to Colorado Springs and see some of the sights. Colorado Springs is where I grew up – from the 2nd grade all the way until I moved to LA on … More Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs
I’ve been putting some good miles on The 55, seeing some cool sights along the way and spending some quality time with my family – Pop, Scott, Val, Alex, Avery and Andrew.I grew up in Colorado but in all my years here I’ve never driven all the way down Colfax Avenue. In my previous post … More Colfax Avenue and Some of the Worst Motels in Denver.
I left Victor, Idaho, went up and over the Teton Pass and into Wyoming. A friend of mine from the auto show circuit saw I was in the area and told me to stop by the Snake River Lodge & Spa on my way out. When I showed up she had me park in a special lot.Ferrari, … More Back home in Colorful Colorado