Riding Through Big Trees and a Black Bear (Video)

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK IS AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE EXPERIENCE ALL BY ITSELF.  However, it is especially suited to motorcyclists as a result of its reasonably well maintained asphalt, lots of curves and great scenery.  It has an added advantage of being in the shadow of its more famous big sister, Yosemite National Park.  On the one Read more about Riding Through Big Trees and a Black Bear (Video)[…]

Death Valley Motorcyclists

Motorcycle Desert Enchantment: Death Valley National Park

There are lots of motorcycles in Death Valley National Park. Including every type of bike. And for good reason: There are all kinds of great motorcycle roads for whatever your riding pleasure may be. Sport-Tourers, Cruisers, Sport Bikes and any other street legal machines will enjoy slaloming up and down mountains, easing through some long Read more about Motorcycle Desert Enchantment: Death Valley National Park[…]

Joshua Tree National Park Road

Camping/Riding Joshua Tree National Park

When contemplating California, if you think only of Hollywood and beaches, be forewarned: Joshua Tree National Park (JT to the locals) is anything but that! The Pacific Ocean and Hollywood are only about 150 miles away, but JT seems like another planet. JT is a desert enchantment located in southeastern California and seemingly created specifically Read more about Camping/Riding Joshua Tree National Park[…]

Pinnacles National Monument Rt 146

Motorbikes Beware: Pinnacles National Park

Like your roads wide and telling? Then you won’t like Route 146 in Central Coastal California, leading wayward motorcycle riders to Pinnacles National Park. Replete with enough narrow roadways, blind corners, and secret twists that you may want to trade in your motorbike for a unicycle to better navigate your way back home. Starting out Read more about Motorbikes Beware: Pinnacles National Park[…]

Death Valley National Park Sand Dunes

Death Valley Divinity Re-Visited

I just returned from another 1000+ mile weekend ride to, through, and back from Death Valley National Park. (This trip was inspired after writing Death Valley: Divine Motorcycle Riding a few days ago). March is often one of the best months to visit with an average high temperature of 80 degrees. However, this visit was Read more about Death Valley Divinity Re-Visited[…]

Death Valley National Park Mormon Point

Death Valley: Divine Motorcycle Riding

Death Valley National Park is the hottest, driest, and lowest of all the national parks. Located in eastern, Central California, and about 2 hours west of Las Vegas, it’s also the largest national park in the lower 48 states (second only to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Southern Alaska). At 282 feet below Read more about Death Valley: Divine Motorcycle Riding[…]

CA Rt 245

Do The Twist: CA Route 245

The northern stretch of California State Route 245 is not for those inclined towards bouts of vertigo. Starting near Kings Canyon National Park in Central California, this road cascades down and down while twisting and turning its way along the western slope of the Sierra Nevadas, ultimately mellowing out by the time it cuts through Read more about Do The Twist: CA Route 245[…]

Canyon Road, Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

North Dakota is the northern most state in the Great Plains but it sure isn’t all flat. There’s some fine motorcycle riding in many parts of the state, and one of the most accessible gems is Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The park is comprised of a Northern and Southern “unit,” about 80 miles from each Read more about Theodore Roosevelt National Park[…]