Get your kicks as Route 66 is mapped for cyclists

Bike shops, food stops and internet-enabled libraries are mapped on the Route 66 map for cyclists, just make sure you stock up for the deserts

Planning an American road trip down Route 66? Forget hiring a car and take your bike instead thanks to a new set of maps to help cyclists along the famous road.

Stretching from Chicago to Santa Monica, California, the route is a favourite for tourists, passing through St Louis, the Grand Canyon and the deserts of the American Southwest.

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