Tagged: Touring

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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Hot Weather Riding

Drinking water on bike in heat

Based on my personal experience and research, there is a world of difference between 100-105 F and 115 F in terms of how much water you need.

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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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Birth of a Trike: Part 2

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 »

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3 On 3 For 3 Trip

When traveling on trikes, make sure enough time is allotted to talk about your machines and have pictures taken with others.

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Cross-Country Ride

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 »

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Going the Distance

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 »

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World Tours

World Tours

Guided and self-guided tours on rented Gold Wings are available around the world. Other organizations provide motorcycle routes in their area…

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