Michael Charboneau

Michael Charboneau is a New York City-based writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Runner's World, Men's Journal, Newest York, and elsewhere.

A neon sign spells out "66" on historic Route 66.

Get Your Kicks Biking Route 66

Cyclists are now rolling on U.S. Bike Route 66 in Missouri and Kansas, the first stretch of a route planned for the whole length of the historic 2,400-mile highway.