Continental Divide, Part 2: Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico

Dec 01, 2016 View Comments by

Our route out of Rawlins, WY, takes us through the city’s center before turning south and heading out of town. It is a great day for riding, with mostly clear skies and cool temperatures, as we enter the Medicine Bow National Forest. Not far from the Colorado border we come upon Aspen Alley, a peaceful […]

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Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming: Continental Divide, Part 1

Sep 28, 2016 View Comments by

A rugged adventure awaits 
those who seek it. Remote mountain passes, picturesque views, and diverse, often 
challenging, terrain—where every mile is a feast for the senses—can all be found on a cross-country journey along 
the Continental Divide.

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Get Your FREE RoadMAP at Sturgis!

Aug 03, 2016 View Comments by

Did you know that the AMA is giving away free maps at motorcycle events, across the country, all summer long? Each large tear-proof, water-resistant map, created by RoadRUNNER‘s mapping department, RoadMAPS, offers 5-7 self-guided rides with information on local history, attractions, and lunch stops. GPS files are also available for free. If you’re headed to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota August 8th – 14th, stop […]

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Tour of the Week: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Oct 16, 2015 View Comments by

Meandering the Midwest – Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine is 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 Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, and Nebraska tour was originally featured in the Sep/Oct 2011 issue.

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Tour of the Week – Shamrock Tour: Around Gillette, Wyoming

Dec 19, 2014 View Comments by

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 Gillette, WY Shamrock Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s May/June 2005 issue.

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Beartooth Pass – America’s Most Beautiful Pass Road

Aug 20, 2014 View Comments by

Leaving Red Lodge, MT, the road quickly snakes its way up the 68-mile long Beartooth Pass, the highest elevation highway in Wyoming at 10,947 feet and Montana at 10,350 feet, and the highest elevation highway in the Northern Rockies. Dramatic views back down the valley and the vistas of the Absaroka and Beartooth ranges include […]

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Ride the Divide – Day 6: Where the Cows and the Antelope Play or, Say Hello to My Little Friend

Aug 01, 2013 View Comments by

A 200-mile trek across Wyoming’s high desert may not be for everyone, but it had me excited as we headed out this morning. Along the way we enjoyed some of the best dirt roads thus far and held on while bouncing down some of the worst. In spite of the severe abuse our bikes (and […]

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Ride the Divide Day 3 – Rough Sailing

Jul 29, 2013 View Comments by

We arrived this evening in Butte, but it wasn’t easy. Today’s route included some difficult roads. Steep rocky downhills that required a good mix of brake, clutch, and engine braking. Of course in order to go downhill we first had to go up. The rocky, rutted uphills took their toll. Dave had a spill on […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Beartooth Pass and Chief Joseph Scenic Highway

Dec 07, 2012 View Comments by

This month’s featured Bucket List Road is a combination of several roads located in southern Montana and northern Wyoming. Beginning in Red Lodge, MT, the route follows U.S. 212 over Beartooth Pass and then connects with Wyoming’s SR-296 (aka the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway). A great lunch stop (the Irma Hotel Restaurant & Saloon—featured in […]

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