New England · Ride Back Roads · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Maine Back Roads on a Motorcycle: The Actual Trip (Part 2)

Prelude This Maine back roads trip has a story, a really big one spanning about 12 years at this point. For the preliminary details, check out Back Roads of Maine Motorcycle Trip: Prelude. If you have not read it, you may want to check it out first, as it provides a good deal of the… Continue reading Maine Back Roads on a Motorcycle: The Actual Trip (Part 2)

New England · Northeast · Ride Back Roads · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Motorcycle Road Trip: the Back Roads of Maine on a Bike (Part 1)

A story about a man and his motorcycle, setting up a romantic getaway with his wife on the back roads of Maine

Camping · Ride Back Roads

Motorcycle Camping: Tools, Equipment and Gear every biker needs to have

Have you ever taken an overnight trip on your motorcycle?  In particular, have you ever gone motorcycle camping?  If you ride a motorcycle – and especially are interested in taking long and cheap trips on your bike – it’s definitely time to expand your experience into the world of motorcycle camping.  It’s a fantastic combination… Continue reading Motorcycle Camping: Tools, Equipment and Gear every biker needs to have

Life, Liberty, and non-travel stories · Pennsylvania · Ride Back Roads

My Time in the Fast Lane, as Lived by a Moderately Slow Man

A story about life, liberty, and riding motorcycles, written by guest author Brian Kohl: You ever plan the way something is going to go, and it blows up in your face? Like most people, I have faced a few life-changing decisions in the past few years. I exited the military after almost 8 years of… Continue reading My Time in the Fast Lane, as Lived by a Moderately Slow Man

Back Road Beauties · Life, Liberty, and non-travel stories · Ride Back Roads

The Truth about Riding Motorcycles

This blog was prompted, believe it or not, by a troll comment on Harley-Davidson’s Facebook page.  This particular fellow was egging on Harley riders by posting pictures of his lime-green sport motorcycle, boasting about how it outperformed Harley motorcycles in every way imaginable:  better acceleration, better handling, better brakes… on and on. He might well… Continue reading The Truth about Riding Motorcycles

Pennsylvania · Ride Back Roads

528 to Foxburg

Words cannot describe last night’s ride.  I’m going to try, but I’m sure I’m going to fail miserably.  The ride cam wasn’t set up, but even if it had been, I’ve not been thrilled with it lately so I don’t know how good of pictures I would’ve gotten.  One final caveat – I’ve been proclaiming this… Continue reading 528 to Foxburg

Pennsylvania · The Carolinas · The Virginias

The Drive to Myrtle: Heading Home

Daily life is, in general, pretty mundane. Ask the average adult what they were doing in June of 1998, and you’ll likely be met with blank stares, occasional chin-scratching, and something that sounds a lot like “Uuuhhhhhh….” Even vacation, though certainly more interesting and often more exciting than everyday life, still often falls short of… Continue reading The Drive to Myrtle: Heading Home