After 46 years in the funeral home business, David Johnston was ready to call it quits.
The Trans-Mass Trail isn’t an “official” route. You won’t find any Scenic Byway signs like you see along the best twisty two-lanes. Instead, this set of mostly dirt roads and trails through western Massachusetts was pieced together by adventure riders and shared so anyone who’s interested can check it out.
Motorcyclists from as far away as the United Kingdom and Germany have been traveling to Idaho in recent years specifically to ride the scenic, backcountry dirt roads that connect some of the state’s smallest towns.
There are thousands of roadways in the U.S. to enjoy, but unfortunately, life is short and there aren’t always opportunities to drive on all of them. So we decided to pick out 10 of the best roads to experience in the U.S.
Gingerly balancing on the foot pegs of the big Ducati motorcycle, I turned the machine down a dirt-path hill between olive trees and grape vines. Instructors from a course offered by the bike’s Italian manufacturer wanted to show how its off-road antilock braking system would stop the wheels from seizing under hard braking, and keep me from dumping myself and the $20,000-plus (Dh73,459) motorcycle into the otherwise bucolic Tuscan scenery.
Janet Frost has a hard time narrowing down her favorite place in North Dakota to ride her motorcycle. She loves to ride along the water, whether rivers or lakes.
The Trans-Canada Highway is an awesome drive, filled with both wonderful and slightly odd sights. Here’s a look at a few places you should stop.The eastern end (or beginning) of the TCH starts in St. John’s, where you’ll find colourful houses lining the rocky coast of the harbour.
Sometimes, the best part of motorcycling is when you turn the engine off. I used to think the best time was that fraction of a second after swinging a leg over the seat when you pause to think about the ride to come.
I am waiting at the border between the U.S. and Canada, mentally patting myself on the back. For one thing, despite the fact that I am in the Pacific Northwest, it is warm, the sky is blue and there is no rain in the forecast.