Asheville, North Carolina City Escape – As Many Curves as You Can Handle!

Sep 21, 2020 View Comments by

A curve lover’s paradise, this loop takes you on a thrilling ride through the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. You’ll experience a breathtaking sampling of roads, from the famous Blue Ridge Parkway and the Foothills Parkway to the adrenaline-pumping road, The Dragon.

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Iconic American Roads: The Blue Ridge Parkway

May 02, 2015 View Comments by

Riding the BRP on a Honda Gold Wing – The great American road trip is an enduring mental image that has launched many two-wheeled adventures to parts known and unknown. But everyday responsibilities and family commitments often mean that motorcycle outings don’t venture far from your own backyard. A multi-day motorcycle excursion can be just […]

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Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Planner App

Oct 13, 2012 View Comments by

During the height of the Great Depression, Roosevelt’s “New Deal” began a plethora of public works projects across the country in an effort to provide jobs for out of work Americans. Regardless of your views on the soundness of this strategy, as motorcyclists it’s hard to argue with one result—the Blue Ridge Parkway. Connecting the […]

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Hand In Glove

Sep 12, 2012 View Comments by

Cori and I recently returned from a vacation to Asheville, NC with my sister and her husband. It was a great trip, Asheville is a beautiful, vibrant, eclectic city. Unfortunately it was not a riding vacation so it turned out to be the first time I had been on the Blue Ridge Parkway without a […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: The Blue Ridge Parkway

Aug 10, 2012 View Comments by

What is It?  This month’s featured Bucket List Road is the iconic Blue Ridge Parkway, which stretches 469 miles from near Waynesboro, VA to the Smoky Mountain National Park near Cherokee, NC.  Sweeping curves and awe-inspiring vistas are just a few reasons why hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists ride the Blue Ridge Parkway (“BRP”) each […]

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Cabin Fever

Jun 02, 2012 View Comments by

Weekend before last, Kathy and I had the unenviable task of taking RoadRUNNER’s latest test beast out for a little shakedown ride. Honda’s 2012 CB1000R was in the company garage and needed a little exercise. Christa and Florian’s touring schedules had them on the road just as my schedule curiously opened up. Imagine that? Seeing […]

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May 24, 2012 View Comments by

I started a motorcycle touring group back in the fall of 2010. I got the idea after returning from a solo ride over three days from Pennsylvania to North Carolina via the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. We have over 100 members now, and plan a dozen or so rides throughout the year. The […]

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