A Pacific Northwest Ride to Remember – This series of state and U.S. routes in California and Oregon take riders through a dramatic Pacific Northwest landscape, punctuated with towering volcanic peaks. Riders will see the result of massive geologic forces, which have been actively shaping the West since ancient times. Scenery: Dramatic volcanic landscape, sparkling […]
The country’s upper left-hand corner is home to some of the most beautiful and interesting geography anywhere in the world. Frank Covucci Motorcycle Tours is planning an expedition to take in this stunning area by motorcycle. The tour will take place August 11-21, 2015 and will travel through Northern California, Oregon, and Washington. The route […]
Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine will be releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s Longview, WA Shamrock Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s May/June 2013 issue.
Sarah and I took the opportunity to ride along the Spirit Lake Highway to view Mount St. Helens. On the way we passed the visitor center. So we decided to stop, pay $5 each, and have a quick look, which ended up being a two-hour stay. Besides the artifacts, newspaper clippings, and geology lessons, they […]
We were so excited!! Well, why wouldn’t we be? We had the chance to ride to and into the Bromo-Tengger Massif. This is a massive six mile wide caldera that contains the volcanic peaks of Bromo (7,847 feet) and Semeru (12,060 feet), the latter being Java’s highest mountain. These volcanoes puff away on a regular […]
The small town of Sarangan was busy, busy, busy! Loads of bikers were enjoying the mountain roads in this area but strangely we kept on being waved down and stopped… “Simon, Simon…Lisa!! Take photo, yes?” Weird, they knew our names. Was there something in a local newspaper? We knew that the Indonesian TV guys we […]