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Route 101 is the ninth stage in the Hero Story of Sonic Adventure 2 and Sonic Adventure 2: Battle. The player controls Tails riding the Tornado 3, which has been transformed into a kart.


In Station Square, Tails and Amy are on the phone with Sonic. Tails is worried that the stolen Chaos Emeralds have been taken into space for use on the ARK for use by Dr. Eggman and Shadow. Then, Knuckles crawls out of the sewers behind them, saying he may have gotten lost in the mines. Tails then tells Sonic that he wants to catch up to the President. He then transforms the Cyclone into a kart and takes off.


Route 101 is the Hero Story equivalent to Route 280. The only differences being that Route 101 has more Rings and balloons, and there are no gaps in the road. Also instead of playing Rouge, the player controls Tails.

The control scheme in this stage is the same as in Kart Race mode.


Collect 100 Rings

Along the way, hit all the balloons that appears on the path. Each of these objects contains Super Ring holding between ten to forty Rings. Avoid any catastrophic mistakes, and the mission should be fine.

Don't Hit Other Cars

This may sound easy, but if the player is not careful, this mission can be extremely frustrating. Just take your time and do not be afraid to hit the brakes, even if the goal is to score an A Rank. Three minutes are plenty of time.

Don't Hit the Walls

Everything from the earlier mission applies here. Additionally, do not try to power slide. Instead, take the turns slowly, and only use the speed boost on straight stretches.

Clear Hard Mode

In Hard Mode, the number of Cars on the road has increased.


  • Route 101 is named after U.S. Route 101, a highway that runs along the West Coast of the United States.
  • This stage and Route 280 are the only stages in the Dreamcast version where Big the Cat doesn't make a cameo appearance.


Name Artist Length Music Track
Chasing Drive ...for Kart Jun Senoue 2:43
Chasing drive


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