Archive for July, 2004

Tour Planning Nuts & Bolts

Jul 01, 2004 View Comments by

Planning a tour isn’t something I’ve had to do for a while. Christian tells me where he wants me to go, and I always do as I’m told! Joking aside, where to go and what kind of tour you’re looking for are the two most important decisions you’ll make. Everything else pretty much follows. What […]

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Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum

Jul 01, 2004 View Comments by

As the largest city in Ohio, Columbus is a superb riding destination with its friendly people, clean air and incredible range of activities. Adding to the attraction is the nearby Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, just a short ride south and east of the city at the junction of Interstates 70 and 71. Quietly […]

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City Portrait: Covington Kentucky

Jul 01, 2004 View Comments by

Eric Jones, my riding companion, and I are rolling along Hwy 8 through the suburbs of Covington. We pass the first of the four bridges that cross the river here and then we ride up on the Newport Aquarium, a modern marvel housing some 60 marine exhibits (7,000 animals) within its one-million-gallon, 100,000 square-foot domain. […]

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The 66 Diner

Jul 01, 2004 View Comments by

Along American roadways there is probably no more appealing example of cultural iconography than the simple chrome-plated diner. Defining the “fast” food concept of the time, they were everywhere in the fifties; and Route 66, the nation’s first cross-country highway, supported its fair share of them. The heyday for both has long passed, but nostalgia […]

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