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Riding Vermont Historic Route 7A

Vermont Route 153

Ken Aiken
September 3, 2014

Many of Vermont’s roads were built a couple of centuries ago when oxen pulled wagons. Now merely covered by asphalt, these narrow serpentine roads still undulate across the landscape through the moist shade of forests and fields bordered by stone walls. It’s motorcycle-riding paradise. Vermont Route... Read more »

Northeast Grand Slam: New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine

Lake Mooselookmeguntic

Scott A. Williams
April 8, 2011

by Scott A. Williams photography by the author and Gregory R. North Lots of riders (your humble scribe included) have added GPS to their motorcycles. While I’m truly enjoying satellite navigation with turn-by-turn directions, hundreds of MP3 selections and thousands of points of interest, I did manage... Read more »

Moose Ride: Motorcycle Touring from Vermont to New Hampshire to Canada

A covered bridge in Stark, New Hamphire.

Dan Bisbee
February 4, 2009

story and photography by Dan Bisbee [Moose Ride: Motorcycle Touring from Vermont to Canada was originally published as a Favorite Ride in the March 2009 issue of Rider magazine] The moose is North America’s largest mammal, and an estimated 7,000 of them call New Hampshire home. They are magnificent... Read more »

Riding Across Central New England on an Electra Glide

Rider Magazine
April 28, 2008

The Ultra and I are on top of Lincoln Gap, some 2,500 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, which lies about 120 miles to the east. Maybe if there were a tower and a telescope I could see the ocean, but in reality we are surrounded by the thick woods of Vermont’s Green Mountain National Forest (by the way,... Read more »

Vermont Motorcycle Rides: Over the Green Mountains

A nice left-hander along the Brandywine River on Route 100. Watch out for the salt and gravel.

Chuck T. Farnan
January 4, 2007

Story and photography by R.W. Ballou [Vermont Motorcycle Rides: Over the Green Mountains was originally published as a Favorite Ride in the March 2005 issue of Rider magazine] I live in the southeast corner of Vermont, where the hills are steep, the valleys are narrow and the architecture in the villages... Read more »

Vermont Motorcycle Rides: Exploring Covered Bridges


Rider Contributor
December 27, 2006

Growing up in New England, my dad taught me many useful lessons about exploring back roads. For example, the fact that you don’t know where a road goes is a good reason to take it. “We can always turn around,” he would say. Dad recommended investigating roads with the prefix Old, like... Read more »