Day one – East Hampton CT to Williamsport PA Hot weather but fairly constant movement kept things relatively cool. Staying off the interstates and on the twisty mountain roads shaded by trees also helped. The Giulia loaded down as she is with 3 people and luggage affects her handeling but at speed she drives smooth … Continue reading
The internet in our present motel is really slow, so I’m afraid you have to wait for the pictures a little longer.
Dinky goes dental
It’s been a good idea to arrive in the US a couple of days before the real start of the Route 66 adventure. I (Dink) would have time to get used to the time difference and to deal with unexpected events. And yes, they did occur. About a week ago I went to see my … Continue reading
More DIY gear
After Fred showing off with his home made cup holder it’s my turn to go cheap 😉 The low weight of my video camera has a big disadvantage: although it has a stabilizer the motion sensitivity is on the high side. Pushing or pulling the zoom button on top of the camera makes the image … Continue reading
Sacrilege! A cup holder in an Alfa!
With the days until we set of for California via Route 66 winding down I’ve got a few more items to add to the super to make the long drive more pleasant. Today I built a 2 cup and cell phone holder. Too often my coffee tips over – but no longer. Plus I can … Continue reading
Bagging for less
As mentioned earlier we definitely have to save on weight and volume. Especially because one of the crew members is female, which means we will have to stow like six extra pairs of shoes. Girls… ~sigh~ 😛 Purposely for this cross country trip I bought a Samsonite softbag from the paradiver series. With its length … Continue reading
Parts for the Road
As Alfa Romeo has been gone from these shores for over two decades now, finding replacement parts at a local auto supply will be difficult. Those with vintage American autos, say a 66 Mustang are fortunate enough to be able to drop into almost any parts supplier and pick up parts both easily and cheaply. We alfa … Continue reading
Final Route 66 Trip Upgrades to the Giulia Super
The final upgrades have been finished and the Giulia is now ready to hit the highway Modifications and changes: Replacement steering wheel – from an earlier model of the super. Feels and looks great, although the different angle of the spokes block the fuel gauge a bit. Break-in sticker – just for fun. – from Bertelsbeck alfaservice … Continue reading
The following adventuresome Alfisti are planning to make the trek across the wide-open and very warm USA to the Alfa Romeo convention in Sonoma California. Note, most car photos are not the actual cars but used for illustration purpose only. Rob Rizzo – email@example.com – 1994 164Q I’m leaving from Long Island, NY on June 23, and meeting up with … Continue reading
Window stickers now in hand
Perfect for those traveling along with us either part or all of the way, we now have rear window (or side/front for spider owners) stickers.