Road Trips

Spring Break

As our family contemplated how to spend my 17-year-old son’s high school spring break, my son lobbied hard to make it a motorcycle camping trip. Last summer, I picked up a 1995 Honda 750 Magna for the sole purpose of using it to teach my two sons to ride properly. Having ridden on the back… Read more »

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Unveiling of the 2018 Honda Gold Wing

The wait is over! The Wing World team was in Santa Barbara Tuesday, Oct. 24 for the unveiling of the 2018 Honda Gold Wing. Not since 2001 with the debut of the GL1800 have Wingers been able to own an all-new Gold Wing GL. Look for details in the January 2018 issue of Wing World… Read more »

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Our 50th State

Travel Hawaii on Motorcycle

Hawaii on Motorcycle Forty-nine states. That was how many we had ridden to and through. And I wasn’t sure that was going to change; there were so many negatives about a trip to the 50th state. First was the flight. My last commercial flight eight years prior ended up taking as long as it would… Read more »

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Hot Spot: Hot Springs, Arkansas

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Lots for Wingers to do in Hot Springs, Arkansas ot Springs National Park, Arkansas, knows motorcycles. For more than 18 years the city has been hosting organized rallies, and it has remained for decades a favorite destination for individual riders, their families and friends. Situated in a beautiful valley of the Ouachita Mountains of west-central… Read more »

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The Healing Road

The words hit with the force of a hammer. The effect was a numbing shock so intense my wife had to tearfully repeat the phone message she had just taken from my brother-in-law.

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Lewis and Clark on Two Wheels

The enjoyment and rush of our motorcycle trip shared in the thrill and sense of adventure experienced by Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Our trek on two wheels and paved roads would prove almost effortless compared to the challenges they had to overcome.

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But I didn’t see him!

Motorcycle Invisible

As a motorcyclist who drives a car, when pulling out into traffic, I have gotten into the habit of leaning forward while looking left the second time.

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It’s Never Too Far

Jim Leatherman

Over a quarter million miles in just over 10 years Having lost my legs at the age of 6 as a result of being run over by a train in 1966, I had no idea that riding a bicycle would be possible and grew up with the understanding that a motorcycle would be way out… Read more »

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To Reno from the Northeast

Excerpted from East Coast Exploration: Reno By Way of Beantown The Northeast corner of the United States holds some of America’s richest history and features incredible landmarks that most of us only read about in textbooks when we were kids. Boston, specifically, is a magnet to history buffs as it features the Freedom Trail —… Read more »

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