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 »
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 »
I am ready to start the second half of this adventure. Sunday’s trek was one of the best motorcycle rides I have ever taken. Heading to Williamsburg, Kentucky, on Route 90 through Daniel Boone National Forest, the road was exciting with elevation changes and plenty of twisties for 20 miles. The trike handles beyond my… Read more »
When traveling on trikes, make sure enough time is allotted to talk about your machines and have pictures taken with others.
1984, at age 23, I bought my first motorcycle – a 1980 Honda CX500 Deluxe with 4,000 miles for $1,500. Since then, my goal has always been to ride cross-country. In May 2015, I sought to achieve my goal. Though I still own my Honda CX500, my trip would be on my 2010 Gold Wing…. Read more »
Long Distance Motorcycle Riding Tips It was late November when I set out on my journey – temperature, 26 degrees. My trip began in Michigan, my final stop, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Despite the challenges of the cold, rain and warm weather, my trip was successful, all because of planning, training, friends and my Gold… Read more »
Hopefully this checklist (minus gear and personal items) gives you some guidance as you prepare for your own memorable road trip.
Arizona has a statewide program called “Touring Arizona” where you get a hanger bar by visiting Arizona landmarks and taking a cellphone picture in front of a list of those landmarks.
Guided and self-guided tours on rented Gold Wings are available around the world. Other organizations provide motorcycle routes in their area…
As I rode the Wing along Westside Road, carving out corners, climbing up and going down the hills, and watching the beautiful scenery along with black bears, deer, California Bighorn Sheep, osprey and eagles along the route, the name Tail of the Ogopogo came to mind.
A Gold Wing Road Riders Association Member in Perth helped us a lot with all the paperwork, the immigration, the insurance, and the technical details…
First I have to apologize for taking so long to recognize a great GWRRA Member Glen Seavy for his hospitality and friendship during our visit to Billings, Montana, back in August 2014. My wife Jeannette and I (her first time traveling on a bike) were traveling from Sturgis, South Dakota, to Montana. Pickings were slim… Gold Book Really Works”>Read more »