RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Utah Route 12 Scenic Byway

Jun 17, 2014 View Comments by

This route is a two-lane byway through some of the most iconic red rock scenery in the West. Parks along the way include: Capitol Reef National Park, Anasazi Indian Village State Park, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, and Bryce Canyon National Parks. Car and Driver magazine reportedly rated this route as one of the top […]

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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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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Valley Of The Gods

Jan 11, 2014 View Comments by

FR 242 is an unpaved road that runs through the eerie sandstone formations in the Valley of the Gods. This valley is a smaller scale (and more isolated) version of Monument Valley, some 30 miles to the southwest. Many of the helicopter flying scenes in the 1980s TV series Airwolf were filmed here. The western […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Top 10 Scenic Rides in the U.S.

Dec 25, 2013 View Comments by

There are two primary measures by which motorcyclists rate roads: curves and scenery. Each rider holds these two marks at different levels of priority. Some prefer taking in the sights at a leisurely pace, while others are too busy chasing apices to notice what lies beyond the asphalt boundaries. Most, however, fall somewhere in the […]

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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 […]

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