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Crystal River Riding Reboot—Motorcycle Riding in Florida

Florida motorcycle ride

John Brumm
October 8, 2013

Last summer I relocated from Southern California to Central Florida, primarily to pursue a job opportunity, but in the back of my rider’s mind was the added lure of roads untraveled in what my SoCal riding homies refer to as the “Far Side” of the USA. But the day I rolled my Hona VTX1300 down the... Read more »

Riding to Daytona: A Woman’s Solo Journey from Ohio to Florida

The oceanfront between Ormond Beach and St. Augustine.

Vivian Wagner
April 3, 2013

Deep in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, I pulled my 2011 Harley-Davidson SuperLow 883 Sportster over to the edge of a back road. I took off my helmet, listening to the wind whispering through the branches of the tall, slender pines. It was just my motorcycle and me, and I couldn’t have been happier. This... Read more »

A Southwest Florida Motorcycle Ride to Solomon’s Castle

Even the typical southwest Florida inland crowd gets the red.

Rider Contributor
August 11, 2011

[This Southwest Florida Motorcycle Ride to Solomon’s Castle was originally published as a Favorite Ride in the May 2011 issue of Rider magazine] By Csongor Daniel; photography by Sondra Allison and Csongor Daniel Even the typical southwest Florida inland crowd gets the red. U.S. 129 between North Carolina... Read more »

Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway Motorcycle Ride

A newly erected sign for the Scenic Byway.

Rider Contributor
July 19, 2011

Story and photography by Tom Rose [This Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway Motorcycle Ride was originally published in the October 2010 issue of Rider] A newly erected sign for the Scenic Byway.   High on the mountain tell me what you see Bear tracks bear tracks lookin’ back at... Read more »

Florida Motorcycle Touring: Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway

Sebastian Inlet on A1A

Ed Garland
October 2, 2009

story and photography by Ed Garland [Florida Motorcycle Touring: Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway was originally published in the November 2009 issue of Rider magazine] Mild winters may make Florida motorcycle touring ideal, but the Sunshine State isn’t exactly rife with mountains, vistas and hairpin... Read more »

Florida Motorcycle Rides: A Cross Creek Adventure

Rider-friendly Yearling Restaurant is located on the banks of Cross Creek.

Dorothy K. Fletcher
July 11, 2008

story and photos by Dorothy K. Fletcher [Florida Motorcycle Rides: A Cross Creek Adventure was originally published as a Favorite Ride in the November 2007 issue of Rider magazine] “We need above all, I think, a certain remoteness from urban confusion. And while this can be found in other places, Cross... Read more »

Florida Motorcycle Rides: Jacksonville and the Jackson Loop

The forest surrounding the winding road to the old fort in Fort Clinch State Park is so dense that it is almost like motorcycling through a tunnel.

Tom Rose
July 3, 2007

story by Tom Rose, photography by Diana Rose [Florida Motorcycle Rides: Jacksonville and the Jackson Loop was originally published as a Favorite Ride in the July 2007 issue of Rider magazine] Growing up in Jacksonville, Florida, in the ’50s provided a traditional middle America setting. Life centered... Read more »

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