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An Alaskan Motorcycle Adventure How-To

Alaska by Motorcycle

Steven M. Green
February 28, 2014

Every adventurous motorcyclist dreams of riding to a far-off destination like Alaska on the spur of the moment; just drop everything and take off for a month or a year. If you’re not going on an organized tour, though, the reality requires some serious planning. Especially if you have just returned... Read more »

Adventure on the Alcan: From Dawson Creek to Delta Junction and Beyond

St. Elias mountain range

Frederick Tressler
October 9, 2013

I had been riding on a level plateau for a couple of days, a place where endless fields of wheat merge with the sky and arrow-straight roads melt into the distance. Western Canada’s Prairie Provinces have a beauty all their own. My thoughts, however, were not on the grassy plain. Instead, all I could... Read more »

Alaska Roadhouse Run: The Valdez to Fairbanks Trail

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Dennis Bible
July 6, 2012

(This story was published in the July 2012 issue of Rider magazine.) Story and photos by Dennis Bible When gold was discovered in the 1890s in the Klondike and later in Fairbanks, one of the fastest ways for prospectors to get to the gold fields was a steamship ride from San Francisco or Seattle to Valdez,... Read more »

The Haul Road: A Motorcycle Tour of Alaska’s Dalton Highway

Vegetation is sparse on the North Slope of the Brooks Range. A plant no taller than knee-high is probably decades old.

Frederick Tressler
April 4, 2012

My first ride to Alaska in 2008 was a 15-day, 7,600-mile affair and the fulfillment of a long delayed dream. Yet I still had the nagging feeling of unfinished business. In many ways it merely stoked my appetite for northern travel. This time getting to Alaska involved a 21-day, 8,400-mile round trip... Read more »

Alaska and Yukon Ayres Adventures Rider Motorcycle Tour 2011

Glen Highway Alaska

Clement Salvadori
December 12, 2011

photography by Clement and Sue Salvadori Alaska and Yukon Ayres Adventures Rider Motorcycle Tour 2011 was originally published in the October 2011 issue of Rider magazine] On our final return to Alaska, after a night in the Yukon’s Beaver Creek, we took the mandatory group shot. Ah, the last frontier!... Read more »

Women’s Ride: Alaska Rider Tours in Anchorage

Worthington Glacier

Perri Capell
April 11, 2011

story and photography by Perri Capell Alaska lures male motorcyclists like flies to honey, but getting more women from the Lower 48 to tackle it on two wheels has been a challenge, says Phil Freeman, owner of Alaska Rider Tours in Anchorage. In 2007, he struck the mother lode. Eleven women signed up... Read more »

Rider Alaska and Yukon Tour, The Last Frontier

Rider Magazine
August 21, 2010

Final Cell Phone Blog Most photos by Genie Tuttle Penultimate evening, Talkeetna, Alaska. Rider Alaska and Yukon Tour Denali’s ulu-knife top is sheathed in ever-present clouds, then clears suddenly and slices the red-orange skin of sunset, opening a stream of darker shadowy blood across the sky. It’s... Read more »

Rider Alaska & Yukon Tour Part II

Rider Magazine
August 18, 2010

Cell Phone Blog Day 10 Miles: 1900-plus (Dawson City Group, 2600; Roger, lost count) New friends: 10 Border crossings: 4 Rain riding: 8-10 min. Amazing sunrises: 4 (asleep for sunsets so far) Mosquito Bites: 11 Belly laughs: 1298 Wasp stings: 1 Bear sightings: 2 Caribou: 1 Wolf: 1 Porcupine: 1 Tipovers:... Read more »

Rider Alaska and Yukon Tour with Ayres Adventures

Rider Magazine
August 14, 2010

Taking a break on the Glenn Highway. “The last foreign country still friendly to Americans,” read the first, but far from last, hand-scrawled sign we would see expressing the many interesting sentiments Alaskans have for their state and visitors to it. These are independent folk up here, rugged individuals... Read more »

Motorcycle Travel: Alaska’s Denali Park at Twilight

Stony Point Overlook is a popular place to stop for photos.

ED MCCLURE
June 9, 2010

(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... Read more »

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