The route goes from the west coast to central PA. It is targeted at Adventure / Dual Sport bikes with optional sections that are harder. It is on the scale of the Trans America Trail. Ride at your own risk. This portion of the route goes from the eastern edge of Iowa to the eastern edge of Ohio. The section to the west of here is - The Northern Route - Plains - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1043304 The section to the east of here is - The Northern Route - East - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1066585 As far as I know all roads are legal Public roads - Forest Service, county, state,etc. Off pavement as much as possible. Here is the Garmin .gdb file - https://www.dropbox.com/s/k8jlltfbbpcgw9v/NR Midwest Release.gdb?dl=0 Here is a standard GPX file - https://www.dropbox.com/s/btk3j7iefs0ml5k/NR Midwest Release.gpx?dl=0 Here is the documentation file - https://www.dropbox.com/s/144gjet8aqu102p/NR Midwest Release.doc?dl=0 Note - the tracks are raw tracks containing LOTS of track points. You may well have to filter these tracks down for some units.