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.
A lot of my favorite, and more secluded, camping spots were often a few miles off the paved road.
The marketing folks at Honda began to envision the real possibility that the Gold Wing was and should be thought of as a touring motorcycle.
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.
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.
Answers to the technical questions in this month’s Workbench were provided by Stu Oltman, Wing World’s Senior Technical Editor.
For years, I’ve been working on a set of motorcycle techniques I call Fearless Riding. If you take five minutes to try the five experiments described below, you may discover a new way to control your bike at slow speeds.
When traveling on trikes, make sure enough time is allotted to talk about your machines and have pictures taken with others.
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.
…great riding from the beautiful, historic downtown Huntsville to the Monte Sano State Park, and the weather was almost perfect – sunny and around 80 degrees.
Guided and self-guided tours on rented Gold Wings are available around the world. Other organizations provide motorcycle routes in their area…