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Epic Motorcycle Fail: Stuck Like Chuck

May 01, 2019 View Comments by

Photojournalist Luke Swab has always had an adventurous side. And most the time, his adventures are epic successes. But when he decided to take a solo ride through Mexico with plans of camping along the way in 2009, things went a little bit awry. On the first day of the trip, he chose a beautiful […]

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Columbia River Gorge Motorcycle Ride: The Dalles, Oregon [Photos]

Apr 25, 2019 View Comments by

If you’re looking for gorgeous scenery and superb riding, it doesn’t get much better than the Columbia River Gorge area. You’ll experience hairpin curves and steep elevation changes, and the region is delightfully remote in many spots. Our Shamrock Tour® here was based out of The Dalles, which makes a perfect site for a multi-day […]

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Appalachian Motorcycle Tour: Little Switzerland, NC [Photos]

Feb 22, 2019 View Comments by

With spectacular views and curves galore, the North Carolina portion of the Appalachian Mountains boasts a feast for the senses. Depending on the time of year, you’ll be treated to a visual masterpiece of lush greenery or eye-popping reds, oranges, and yellows at every turn. As the endorphins and adrenaline kick in, you’ll practically be […]

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Motorcycling Makes You Happier, Healthier, and Smarter

Feb 08, 2019 View Comments by

Talk to any motorcyclist and you’re likely to hear how they love the exhilarating feeling of freedom they get while riding. The feel of the wind, the intensity of the smells in the air, the vibrant views that come at you as if you’re wearing 3D glasses … Even still, there are some people who […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Chasing Curves on the Pacific Coast Highway

Jul 30, 2018 View Comments by

It has been over a year since I planned this motorcycle ride along the iconic Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) or California’s Highway One. A few days ago, in fact at 9:45 am on July 18, 2018, State Route 1 at Mud Creek re-opened after a 14-month closure due to a massive landslide followed by an […]

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Sequoia National Park Entrance Sign Restored

May 23, 2018 View Comments by

Sequoia National Park’s entrance sign, whose powerful presence greets visitors at the boundary, is back in place after almost six months of restoration. Since 1935, this sign has welcomed visitors to the nation’s second-oldest national park. Carved more than 80 years ago, the mammoth 4-foot by 10-foot sign emerged from a slab of sequoia wood, from […]

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Bonus Content: Brattleboro, VT Shamrock Tour

Dec 18, 2017 View Comments by

Enjoy this bonus content from the Brattleboro, VT Shamrock Tour® article featured in the Feb’18 issue. Native American: The Indian “Motocycle” In almost every town, people gathered to ogle our enormous Indian Roadmaster, regaling us with stories of past glories and distant relatives who have owned, ridden, or simply lusted after the giant twin with […]

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