What a fun drive!
My decision to do this was a last minute one. I've wanted to drive these roads for a while now but never really took the initiative. And since I don't have AC in my car I needed to make the trip at a time when it wasn't so hot that I'd be sweating the entire time, or too cold that I couldn't enjoy tire grip & t-tops off. After looking at the weather forecast I decided now was the right time!
I recently had my front bumper replaced & repainted and wasn't in a hurry to damage it on a long road trip. Semi truck tire shards & small to medium sized animals might present a problem, if at least to keep me nervous and overly cautious. As it is my bumper sits low and I scrape everywhere. But