Back Roads and Buggy Tracks

Jan 18, 2014 View Comments by

Try as we might, the “grass is greener somewhere else” syndrome is hard to shake, and we often overlook some very interesting local attractions while focusing on distant destinations. Such was the case for me with Ohio’s rural Amish community centered in the Millersburg area. Although we had visited Millersburg and some of the surrounding […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , Categories: Outside the Lines Read more

Touring Tip: East vs. West

Dec 06, 2013 View Comments by

This month’s installment is not about which of our two coasts offers the best motorcycle touring venues, that’s a debate that could continue without any foreseeable end. And, like beauty itself, what constitutes the best riding area is, truly, in the eye of the beholder. Having ridden across most of America’s lower 48 states, some […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Categories: Touring & Safety Tips Read more

Time Travel

Oct 06, 2013 View Comments by

Today was one of those unseasonably warm October days. I was working from home and had a scheduled car oil change, then errands, and a stop at the shop for an oil filter for Big Red (which only whet my appetite for riding). I hurried home, finished up my work, quickly changed the bike’s oil, […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , Categories: Zen Motorcyclist Read more

Hot Shot: Motorcycle Photography

May 14, 2013 View Comments by

Great photography is one thing that distinguishes RoadRUNNER from most other magazines. Having no photographic background, other than the usual family album shots, it’s quite a challenge taking worthy pictures with a rather basic compact digital point and shoot camera. We usually take around three hundred shots while on a tour, most of which are […]

Tags: , , , , Categories: Outside the Lines Read more