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Chasing Shakespeare: An Elizabethan Tour of the American West

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The Plan “…then begins a journey in my head…” (Sonnet 27) Bourbon and conversation, biscuits and gravy, movies and popcorn–some things just seem to go together. Having always enjoyed a good pairing of my favorite things, I conjure up a plan to unite two seemingly disparate personal obsessions into one fine journey. It’ll be a comingling of Shakespeare and motorcycles. ...

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A Whirlwind Motorcycle Tour in Oregon

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How far can you ride in three days? That was the question I asked myself while planning a loop tour from the city of Seattle into western Oregon. In early July, I had a three-day window and had been looking for the opportunity to ride U.S. Highway 101 along the Oregon coast. After that, depending on remaining time and progress, ...

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Hunting Waterfalls in Oregon

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Oregon’s Cascade Mountains were created by volcanic fire and falling water. Today the fire is gone, but the volcanic formations and falling water remain, providing breathtaking natural scenery and motorcycling roads we all dream about riding. This tour crisscrosses Oregon’s central and southern Cascades and is complete with magnificent visual delights and sensual riding pleasures. From Southern California, we spent ...

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Relaxing Oregon Motorcycle Rides: Exploring Unity, Oregon

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[This Motorcycle Ride through Unity, Oregon was originally published in the August 2011 issue of Rider magazine] story and photography by Ben Getz What distinction does this nondescript cow town in the arid foothills of Oregon’s northeast corner bring to the table among dozens of similar depots of dwindling civilization? Perhaps only, and all that is needed, is its proximity to ...

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Oregon Coast Motorcycle Ride from Eugene to the Sea

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[This Oregon Coast Motorcycle Ride from Eugene to the Sea Favorite Ride was originally published in the June 2011 issue of Rider magazine] Story and photography by Steve Mustoe Oregon is well known for its dramatic coastline, and the views of the Pacific from Highway 101 can be truly spectacular. But for those who choose to travel on two wheels, ...

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Great Motorcycle Roads through Athena, Oregon

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[This Great Motorcycle Roads through Athena, Oregon Favorite Ride was originally published in the February 2011 issue of Rider magazine] Story and photography by Ben Getz “Athena, hand me my kilt and go saddle the wombat!” Now there’s a visual for you; straight from a late night, over-spiced, Haggis gone bad perhaps? No, merely a line possibly heard in the ...

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