Ride Stories

One of the best things about owning a motorcycle is getting to experience the open road. Sit back and watch some videos and read some stories about RiderGroups member's road trips.

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This is an “Incredible Ride”

This is an “Incredible Ride”

I was not familiar with Nick Sanders until I got in the market for a Yamaha Super Tenere. As I was searching for information on my potential next bike I heard about a guy who rode a Super Tenere from…
 
Honda Valkyrie road trip to the Texas Hill Country

Honda Valkyrie road trip to the Texas Hill Country

I took a road trip to the Texas Hill Country on my Honda Valkyrie to ride the Twisted Sisters. The first night of the trip I stayed in a 100 year old hotel that the owner says is haunted.  Did…
 
Ever wanted to be a motorcycle nomad?

Ever wanted to be a motorcycle nomad?

There is nothing like travel on a motorcycle. I did a 2600 mile trip last year to Colorado on my Honda Valkyrie and it was a fantastic experience. I traveled alone and there was a point in the trip where…
 
Road Trip Colorado: Follow my travels in real time

Road Trip Colorado: Follow my travels in real time

Final Update: Well everything did not go as planned on keeping this post updated during my trip. WiFi and cell phone coverage was sketchy through much of New Mexico and Colorado so I was not able to keep this post…
 
Colorado Motorcycle Road Trip Plans

Colorado Motorcycle Road Trip Plans

See the latest info on my Colorado Road Trip and follow in real time  It’s time to get out and stretch the legs on this Valkyrie. I plan on leaving out the morning of July 19th and will be gone…
 
A simple philosophy:

A simple philosophy:

Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. Yesterday was one of the best days I have ever spent on a motorcycle. It was not good because of what I was riding, it was not good because of…
 
Ice storms and motorcycles don’t mix

Ice storms and motorcycles don’t mix

Wow! I got caught in an ice storm yesterday on my Valkyrie. I was about 4 miles from home and some light sleet started. It was turning to water on the road and I was pretty close to home so…
 
MotoGP Race Highlights and Road Trip – COTA

MotoGP Race Highlights and Road Trip – COTA

My road trip highlights from the Circuit of Americas MotoGP Race in Austin, TX. First time camping on a motorcycle, first time at a MotoGP race, what a great trip! You can find more details on my motorcycle camping gear…
 
Seattle to Santa Rosa in 3000 miles

Seattle to Santa Rosa in 3000 miles

Spring came and I decided that it was time to service the Tiger. I love that bike but I curse the Triumph engineers five generations deep every time I need to replace the spark plugs. Side panels have to go…
 
Saddle Sore 1000 Tips from a Pro

Saddle Sore 1000 Tips from a Pro

I had the pleasure of meeting Brent Walters “BikerMonkey” last weekend.   Brent runs a great website at BikerMonkey.com that deals with a subject that appeals to me – long distance riding.  Through his site at BikerMonkey.com, Brent sponsors rides with…
 
Texas to Oregon: Paul’s Adventure

Texas to Oregon: Paul’s Adventure

the owner of Texas Best Rider shares his adventure

Updated: 10-3-2012 I’m sitting here in my office on the evening of my trip.  What a busy week this has been.  Tomorrow morning will begin my adventure.  I feel like I have told a million people about this trip, I…
 
CMRA Texas World Speedway

CMRA Texas World Speedway

Road Racing Texas Style

A couple of weeks ago I took the FJR to watch the CMRA races in College Station, Texas at the Texas World Speedway (TWS). TWS is about a three hour ride from Roanoke, TX and I packed up the FJR…