Thirdendary Roads

Thirdendary Roads | RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine
"Daddy, where is that car going?"

My son spoke those words to me three decades ago as he stood tiptoe, looking out the window of our home on the edge of town. The curiosity of a child has inspired many an adventure.

They are an elusive lot, adventure riders. To begin with, no one has been able to nail down exactly what constitutes one. Perhaps they are better defined as a state of mind, rather than a certain kind of rider. Whatever they are, I would suggest that an urge to explore thirdendary roads is a common characteristic.