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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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Virginia State Route 80

Oct 04, 2014 View Comments by

Virginia State Route 80 is a hidden gem for experienced riders, because it’s not a route riders are likely to come across unless they know where to find it. It’s great East Coast mountain riding in rural southwest Virginia. Scenery: Numerous scenic vistas as the road summits one Appalachian mountain ridge after another. Check out […]

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Local Destinations

May 31, 2014 View Comments by

This one is a follow-up to the “PP Breaks” blog that was recently posted, and highlights the Honey Run Falls area located a few minutes ride from Spearman’s Restaurant in Howard, OH. I mistakenly listed Millville as the location for Spearman’s, and although the two are close, the actual location is Howard. I’ve ridden extensively […]

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Colorado’s Historic and Scenic Byways Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Jan 30, 2014 View Comments by

The state of Colorado is home to many spectacular roads, and 25 of these are recognized as scenic or historic byways. In 1989, the Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways Program was created to promote these fantastic routes, eleven of which are also designated as America’s Byways. This gives the state more national byways than any […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (NY 97)

Sep 07, 2013 View Comments by

What is It? Paralleling the course of the upper Delaware River, this byway was constructed in the 1930s to link Port Jervis, NY with Hancock, NY. From the beginning it was envisioned as both a scenic highway and a means of opening up this western section of New York. Today, it’s one of the favorite […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Talimena National Scenic Byway

Sep 07, 2012 View Comments by

The Talimena National Scenic Byway is located in Oklahoma and Arkansas and is approximately 54 miles long. Time Required: The Talimena Byway runs from near Talihina, OK to Mena, AR (hence the name) and can take anywhere from 1.5 hours to all day, depending on the frequency and duration of stops. Scenery: This byway stretches […]

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