Blog Section: Destinations

1st Berlin DDR Motorrad Museum East German Motorcycle Collection

Jun 06, 2011 View Comments by

On a recent visit to Berlin, Germany I happened upon a quirky, esoteric museum that must be the only one of its kind: a collection of motorcycles, scooters, and motorized bikes only from the former Iron Curtain country of East Germany, or DDR. On display are more than 140 motorcycles, scooters and mopeds by little-known […]

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A Camping Adventure in Amado, Arizona

May 05, 2011 View Comments by

To be honest, I’ve never been a big fan of the desert. I know that some revel in the hot, sandy, dry, dusty, conditions – but not me. However, sometimes you have to go where the action is, which was the case in April when my friend Rick Bradley and I went to the Overland […]

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Touring Italy Ducati Style

Feb 25, 2011 View Comments by

Edelweiss is offering a Ducati Best of Italy tour – and what better way to experience the winding roads, beautiful Tuscan countryside and charming villages of Italy than by riding an Italian motorcycle! On this 6-day excursion, your guide will take you through cities like Bologna, Florence, Siena, Assisi and San Marino, as well as […]

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Reader Ride – BMW Blue Ridge Parkway Trip

Jan 23, 2011 View Comments by

Submitted by: Steve & Cheryl Powrie After years of not riding, I decided to get back on a bike again. I bought a used Suzuki Boulevard S50 that was great for around town, but just didn’t have quite enough power for the open road – especially for riding two-up. So I upgraded to a BMW […]

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Nov 26, 2010 View Comments by

After months of planning and hard work, the time has come for the 2010 Baboons Lesotho Sun Roof of Africa, one of the world’s toughest extreme enduro motorbike races, to kick into action on 25 November in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. Under the watchful eyes of the organisers, Adventure Lesotho; the German company Baboons […]

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Tour Australia with MTN

Nov 22, 2010 View Comments by

The First Motorcycle Tour and Rental Company in Canberra, Gateway to the Riders Playground of Australia! Canberra, the National Capital of Australia and the surrounding region provides some of the best motorbike riding in Australia, and a tour with the recently launched Company ‘MTNs to Coast Motorcycle Tours Australia’ provides riders with a hassle free, […]

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Reader Ride – Video (Part 2)

Nov 09, 2010 View Comments by

View more footage of Michael Bishop’s ride through the fall colors, watch the second video here. Oct 9 2010 Part 2 Indiana HWY 66 From Derby to Sulphur from Michael Bishop on Vimeo.

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Reader Submissions! What’s in Your Backyard?

Nov 07, 2010 View Comments by

It’s always fun and exciting riding in new, unfamiliar places, but often times, we forget about those special riding areas right outside our own backyards!  And who knows your own backyard better than you do? From now until October 31st 2011, we are accepting Reader Submissions for stories about motorcycle rides in your area for […]

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World’s Fastest Motorcycle in Las Vegas

Oct 27, 2010 View Comments by

What is 20 feet long, looks like a blue bullet, recorded more than 376 mph, and is twin-engined? If you guessed the Top 1 Oil Ack streamliner, built by designer Mike Akatiff and piloted by racer Rocky Robinson, then you are right. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d’Elegance in Las Vegas will showcase the […]

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Americade 2011 News

Oct 19, 2010 View Comments by

Some exciting news about the 2011 Americade! After 28 years at the Roaring Brook Ranch the organizers are centralizing and moving its social headquarters closer to the Beach and The Forum. The rally’s headquarters will now be at the Fort William Henry Resort, above the Beach Road parking lot (where Americade’s daily MiniTours assemble). “Many […]

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Oct 14, 2010 View Comments by

So the INTERMOT is over and it was a success. More than 210,000 motorcycle enthusiasts visited the trade show over the span of five days coming from 108 countries. The INTERMOT Cologne proofed indispensable to the industry. The new e-motion segment clearly showes that the motorized two-wheeler sector has already attained a high, market-ready standard […]

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Western Maryland’s Mountain Thunder

Aug 16, 2010 View Comments by

Attraction: Journey back in time by traveling through the Allegheny Mountains aboard the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.  Restored train coaches are pulled by a 1916 Baldwin 2-8-0 steam locomotive, nicknamed Mountain Thunder (or by a restored diesel engine).  The train leaves Cumberland at 11:30 am, has a 1 1/2 hour layover in Frostburg for lunch […]

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Awakening from Hibernation

Feb 23, 2010 View Comments by

With fall yard work, the holidays, and year-end business paperwork out of the way, I’m starting to plan a few trips for the coming season. I’m also looking forward to  trying out some new luggage mounted on the KLR™650 that I got late last summer. It has an oversized luggage rack on it that should […]

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