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
The new engine is in and it is a running and driving machine. Well, it is running… And it does drive. But the damn thing wouldn’t let the torque converter lock up on the freeway. At 60 mph the tach reads 3100 rpm. Not good. Over the years I’ve become friends with some of the … More The 55 2.0 …or is it the 6.0? SEMA, Pleasanton and the Duel in the Desert.
I got up the next morning and hit I-40 West towards Albuquerque. From I-40 we exited Central Avenue which is the old Route 66. Central Avenue is Route 66 gold if you’re looking for cool stuff like the Tewa Motor Lodge. I also spotted a super cool man hole cover celebrating Albuquerque’s tricentennial anniversary. If … More Albuquerque, Petrified Forest National Park and Some Snow
Monday morning we got up early and hit the road. It was a grey outside. Overcast, cloudy, wet and cold. But we were out on the open road. “Get the motor running. Head out on the highway. Looking for adventure. And whatever comes our way.” From the Texas Motor Speedway we took Highway 114 North … More Oklahoma, Cadillac Ranch, and more Old Route 66.
From Abilene we took The 20 straight into Dallas Ft. Worth. I’ve grown to love the city of Dallas over the years. I got to spend 28 days straight there during the great State Fair of Texas. Good times with Big Tex – that guys know’s how to party! But I’d never been to DFW … More Dallas/Ft. Worth in The 55
Car show season is back. And I couldn’t be happier. My first show of the year is the Goodguys Rod & Custom 9th Spring Nationals at the Texas Motor Speedway in No Limit, Texas – Dallas / Ft. Worth. It’s a super cool venue – the infield of a full-on race track – both NASCAR and … More On The Road Again in The 55
I got back from Northern California late on Monday.Rested on Tuesday.Washed and refueled The 55 on Wednesday.And left for Scottsdale, AZ early Thursday morning.My plan was to hit Joshua Tree National Park on my way out to the Goodguys season finale in Scottsdale, AZ.I took The 10 out of Los Angeles and onto Highway 62 … More Joshua Tree National Park, Goodguys & CSX3170
With fresh new oil we hit the road. We were on our way to the Goodguys Autumn Get Together in Pleasanton, CA. My plan is to take The Pacific Coast Highway from Los Angeles up to Monterey, then I’ll cut over to the 101 and head up to Pleasanton for the show. We left LA early … More PCH, The Goodguys & Pinnacles National Park