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Motorcycle Travel: Alaska's Denali Park at Twilight

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(This “Favorite Ride” was first published in the June 2012 issue of Rider Magazine.) It was already noon, yet I still had 10 hours of daylight left to ride 180 miles on one of the most famous roads in the world. An earlier start would have been better, but my wife and I were swamped with morning customers at our ...

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Alaska Motorcycle Rides: Denali National Park & Preserve

Alaska Motorcycle Touring: Stony Point Overlook

story and photography by Ed McClure [Alaska Motorcycle Rides: Denali National Park & Preserve was originally published in the June 2010 issue of Rider magazine] It was already noon, yet I still had 10 hours of daylight left to ride 180 miles on one of the most famous roads in the world. An earlier start would have been better, but ...

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The Road to Deadhorse, Alaska

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Loss of cell phone signal along the way for some riders may equal stepping off the end of the earth, which they can physically do when they reach the end of this road. For others, reaching Deadhorse can equate to blissful hours of two-wheel solitude. To intrepid motorcycle adventure-seekers and long-distance riders, tagging the farthest point north on the North ...

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Alaska's Prince William Sound Ferry Tour

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To our right, sightseers crane necks out of car windows for a look at the gravity-defying Dall sheep. To our left, they wield binoculars, scanning for humpbacks and orcas. In between lie a series of long, lurid skid marks. It’s not quite wilderness, here along the Cook Inlet, but methinks it could get wild. And we haven’t even left the ...

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