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A Whirlwind Motorcycle Tour in OregonSierra Nevadas: Three Days and Three Rides in California’s Motorcycle PlaygroundExploring Historic Southern Arizona on a Honda CB500XAn Alaskan Motorcycle Adventure How-ToDown To Downieville: Rural California Motorcycle RideThe Real South Carolina—Once Around The Palmetto StateNew England: Revisiting Old Haunts, And Some New, In The Six StatesPigeon River Country: Sport Touring in MichiganAdventure on the Alcan: From Dawson Creek to Delta Junction and BeyondCrystal River Riding Reboot—Motorcycle Riding in Florida
A Whirlwind Motorcycle Tour in Oregon
Sierra Nevadas: Three Days and Three Rides in California’s Motorcycle Playground
Exploring Historic Southern Arizona on a Honda CB500X
An Alaskan Motorcycle Adventure How-To
Down To Downieville: Rural California Motorcycle Ride
The Real South Carolina—Once Around The Palmetto State
New England: Revisiting Old Haunts, And Some New, In The Six States
Pigeon River Country: Sport Touring in Michigan
Adventure on the Alcan: From Dawson Creek to Delta Junction and Beyond
Crystal River Riding Reboot—Motorcycle Riding in Florida

Features

Duffey Lake Road

Touring Southern British Columbia on a Honda CBR1100XX

Time for a break along the Haro Strait. The airport security agent lingered on my helmet bag. “I’m just trying... Read more »

Lake Charlevoix

Following Hemingway: Motorcycle Adventure on Michigan’s Lower Peninsula

Walking along the channel connecting Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan is a relaxing way to watch boats and view... Read more »

Crater Lake summer ride

A Whirlwind Motorcycle Tour in Oregon

The forested Wizard Island is an emerald green jewel in the sapphire blue Crater Lake. How far can you ride in... Read more »

Views from Fitzroy Falls south of Sydney.

Sport Touring in Southeastern Australia

Views from Fitzroy Falls south of Sydney. (Photos by Jim Niesel) If you go by such films as Mad Max and The Adventures... Read more »

Kevin Karen Browne Moto Guzzi

Kevin and Karen Browne’s ‘Round the World Journey

At first glance, you don’t believe your eyes; then you’re convinced it’s a leftover movie prop from Mad Max.... Read more »

Top Stories

Yamaha FZ-07_4

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 First Ride Review

The Yamaha FZ-07 joins the FZ-09 in offering a lot of value at a low price. Yamaha runs a tight ship. Rather than... Read more »

2014 Honda CBR650F First Ride Review

2014 Honda CBR650F – First Ride Review

The all-new Honda CBR650F is powered by a liquid-cooled 649cc in-line four and fills the gap between Honda’s... Read more »

Ducati Monster 821

2015 Ducati Monster 821—First Ride Review

The 2015 Ducati Monster 821 in the land of its creation—Italy. (Photos courtesy of Ducati) It’s hard to believe... Read more »

2014 Honda VFR800 interceptor

2014 Honda VFR800 Interceptor—Road Test

While it’s still immediately recognizable as an Interceptor, the 2014 model is thoroughly revised and updated,... Read more »

Harley-Davidson's Project LiveWire

Harley-Davidson’s Project LiveWire: First Ride

Harley-Davidson’s Project LiveWire. (Photos courtesy of Harley-Davidson) Harley-Davidson’s 21st century... Read more »

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