Here’s a little recap on what’s happened in the past few weeks. I picked up The 55 and drove from LA to Scottsdale, AZ on April 15th I drove back to LA and then to Las Vegas, the Valley of Fire State Park, Zion National Park, Utah Scenic Byway 12, Bryce Canyon National Park, Capitol … More Colorado to the C-10 Nationals
I left LA with a full tank of fuel and was heading to Las Vegas for the Holley LS Fest West.For those of you who don’t know, the Holley LS Fest is a celebration of the Chevy LS (and now LT) engine platforms.No matter what kind of car you have, you’re welcome at the LS … More 2021 Holley LS Fest West, Some National Parks, a National Monument and some carnage.
The last time I was in Scottsdale was in November of 2020… And a lady ran into me. But no one was injured and I was able to drive The 55 back to LA to have it repaired.While it was in the shop I thought I might as well have some upgrades done.That was back … More 2021 Goodguys Spring Nationals Autocross
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