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Great Motorcycle Riding in Southeastern Ohio

southeastern Ohio State Route 93

Nathan Kitts
March 3, 2014

Hills and curves are the norm in southeastern Ohio, and State Route 93 is no exception. Each day in Jackson, Ohio, I ride State Route 93, which shares its title with Main Street until it pops out on the other side of town. Seeing it wind its way north, presumably to other small towns, made me wonder... Read more »

Ohio River Valley: On the Trail of Simon Kenton

No gasoline, but many pleasant memories are available at this unique museum adjacent to the Clifton Mill in Clifton, Ohio.

William Murphy
August 7, 2013

Simon Kenton is one of America’s least-known heroes. Kenton and Daniel Boone were contemporaries in the beautiful but deadly wilderness of the Ohio River Valley during the nation-building period of the late 1700s and early 1800s. Boone’s story would have ended badly in a 1777 battle with Shawnee... Read more »

Carving up Southeastern Ohio

Hune Bridge in Ohio

Scott A. Williams
November 8, 2011

The last Mail Pouch Barns were painted in 1992, but many of the ads are still in good shape. A classic American riddle asks, “Why is the state of Ohio different?” The traditional answer is, “Because it’s HI in the middle and round on both ends (o-HI-o).” But there is another, equally valid... Read more »

Midwest Motorcycle Rides: Ohio to West Virginia

The waterfront park in Mason, West Virginia.

Lance Oliver
July 17, 2009

story and photography by Lance Oliver [Midwest Motorcycle Rides: Ohio to West Virginia was published as a Favorite Ride in the September 2009 issue of Rider magazine] Even when gasoline cost a fraction of today’s going rate, I always felt better about a ride to a destination than a ride for pure recreation.... Read more »

Ohio Motorcycle Touring: The Ride to Prospect

I have this piece of Hodges Road to myself.

Eric Pincus
September 14, 2008

story and photography by Eric Pincus [Ohio Motorcycle Touring: The Ride to Prospect was originally published as a Favorite Ride in the October 2008 issue of Rider magazine] As I put on my helmet my two-year-old daughter, Vanya, admonishes me “Ride safe, Daddy!” A short time later I embark on one... Read more »

Best of Ohio Motorcycle Rides

Route 60 is surrounded by scenic vistas of Ohio’s rolling hills and Amish farmlands.

Jeff Morgan
July 11, 2008

story and photography by Jeff Morgan [Best of Ohio Motorcycle Rides originally appeared as a Favorite Ride in the November 2007 issue of Rider magazine] Most people don’t realize that Ohio motorcycle rides offer some of the most scenic and exciting motorcycle routes in the country. I made this discovery... Read more »