RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Jemez Mountain Trail (AKA New Mexico SR-4)

Jan 10, 2015 View Comments by

Beginning at the route’s western terminus in San Ysidro, the SR-4 ascends steep gradients into the Jemez Mountains and Santa Fe National Forest. Hairpin turns await riders on the steep descent down the east side of the Jemez Mountains. SR-501 branches off of SR-4 for any riders who want to take a short side trip […]

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One Aussie, One Dream: To Be the Youngest to Travel the Globe by Motorcycle

Sep 01, 2014 View Comments by

Mike Schram is a young Australian who started traveling around the world when he was just 16 in an effort to set the world record for the youngest person to do so. His journey so far has taken him to New Zealand, Canada, Alaska, the U.S., Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. He […]

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Interview with Eliza Massey: Solo Through the World

Aug 12, 2014 View Comments by

Eliza Massey set out to travel the world on her BMW G 650 GS on October 11, 2012. Her mission was to spread awareness and raise funds for African aid, and Women for Women, while seeing and interacting with people all over the planet. Since her departure, she has journeyed from her hometown of Hope, […]

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Compass Expeditions 2015 South American Circumnavigation

May 01, 2014 View Comments by

For 128 days beginning on February 21st, 2015 the 360 Expedition will circumnavigate the entire continent of South America. Starting in Santiago, Chile, the tour will head south traversing Patagonia before turning northwards after visiting the world’s southernmost city of Ushuaia, Argentina. From there the expedition works its way north along the eastern coast of […]

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Seeing It vs. SEEING IT: How Do You Tour?

Feb 01, 2014 View Comments by

It’s interesting how widely varied the preferred daily mileage of touring motorcyclists can be. Some folks don’t consider it a day unless they’ve rolled over five or six hundred miles of tarmac, while others are perfectly content to cover a hundred miles as long as it’s engaging. I strongly favor the latter train of thought […]

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All Who Wander: Exploring New Roads

May 26, 2013 View Comments by

“Not all who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien. Lately it seems like every day is busier than the last. I’ve started making lists first thing in the morning to remind me of what I intend to accomplish, in order of priority, for the day. Last Wednesday my list was a long one. […]

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