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Riding South Dakota’s Black Hills BDR-X

If you’re looking for a golden adventure riding opportunity, the Black Hills BDR-X marks the spot. Backcountry Discovery Routes are adventure/dual‑­sport routes that typically...

Riding From Gunnison, Colorado, to Hovenweep National Monument

C. Jane Taylor’s moto memoir Spirit Traffic was published in 2022. That summer, she and her husband embarked on a 97‑­day cross‑­country book tour...

Angel on My Bike: A Colorado Motorcycle Trip

As I sat in the fantastic Belly Up Aspen concert venue in Colorado listening to a great performance by The Wallflowers, I did not...

An Old West Motorcycle Tour to 3 Haunted Hotels

It’s always fun to have a theme for a motorcycle tour, and my plan for a late August ride was a four-day loop from...

The Return of the Moonshine Lunch Run | Favorite Ride

This Favorite Ride doesn’t include a route map because it’s all about a single destination: the corner of 300 Road and 600 Street in...

Arkansas Motorcycle Ride on Crowley’s Ridge | Favorite Ride

Pancake flat. That’s an accurate description for most of Arkansas’ Mississippi River Delta. The delta contains historically interesting and culturally significant places to visit,...

Trans Wisconsin Adventure Trail | Favorite Ride

As I reached for the pump handle to fill up at the start of this trip, I suddenly realized my hydration pack wasn’t on...

Exploring the Far North: A Northern Minnesota Motorcycle Ride

Most of us love the feeling of anticipation leading up to a multiday motorcycle trip. This particular Minnesota motorcycle ride one was more memorable...

Roller Coaster Hills: A Southeast Ohio Motorcycle Tour

This Southeast Ohio motorcycle tour story, which highlights some of the best Ohio motorcycle roads and a stay in the historic town of Marietta...

Riding the Ozarks on Big Singles | Favorite Ride

As the saying goes, it’s the journey and not the destination that makes the trip. But how does one describe a destination that is...

Northeastern Michigan and Lake Huron Lighthouses Loop | Favorite Ride

At first glance the small farming town of Posen, which is situated along State Route 65 in northeastern Michigan and hosts an annual Potato...

A West Texas Motorcycle Ride Through Hill Country, Big Bend, and Oil Wells

The seeds of this West Texas motorcycle ride were planted in December 2019 when my buddy Reed and I joined the EagleRider Club. Members...

The Best Motorcycle Ride in Eastern Oklahoma

If you're planning a motorcycle tour in Eastern Oklahoma and you want to find the best roads and the most scenic and historic sites,...

Arkansas Highway 16 | Favorite Ride

For motorcyclists, Arkansas Highway 16 is one of the top highways in the Ozarks that has the added virtue of being one of the...

Wolf River Run in Wisconsin | Favorite Ride

The WisconsinHighways.org website’s State Trunk Highways section says: “One of the noticeable idiosyncrasies is the meandering nature of some of Wisconsin’s state highways. Just...

Minnesota Lakes Loop | Favorite Ride

Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, is ranked 12th among U.S. states in terms of land area but 9th in terms of water within...

Great Lakes Getaway: Touring Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan

I arrive in Duluth, Minnesota, in the middle of the night, welcomed by a cleansing wind blowing off Lake Superior, the largest of the...

Favorite Ride: Des Moines River Loop

There are some great roads in central Iowa around the town of Boone, which is about 45 miles north of Des Moines. This ride...

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