Bob Roll

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The 1000 Mile Ride

The 1000 Mile Ride… in 24 hours or less…<p>Eugene, Oregon to McCammon, Idaho<p><i>1072 Actual Miles: 1044 Calculated</i><p>Today feels like magic. I am up and alert …

Motorcycle touring

<b>Motorcycle touring</b> is a format of tourism that involves a motorcycle. It has been a subject of note since at least 1915.[1]<p>Motorcycle touring …

Passes and Canyons : Trail Ridge Road

Trail Ridge Road<p>Trail Ridge Road, along US 34, is the highest through road in the United States. It runs from the town of Estes Park and Rocky …

Hiking

Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

Explore the best drives in the United States for motorcyclists.<p>There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature's beauty from …

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Mexican Hat to Bryce Canyon in Utah

Written Directions<p>You can do this route either way from east to west or west to east. We suggest the east to west route which starts in Mexican Hat, …

Hiking

Motorcycle Trail Riding

Introduction<p>The Moab area offers tremendous diversity for motorcycle trail riding. From graded roads to singletrack trails, you can choose a new …

Hiking

Colorado is home to 26 scenic and historic byways, which take you from the eastern plains up through the Rocky Mountains, including Mt. Evans Scenic Byway, Trail Ridge Road and other scenic drives near Denver.

Below are short descriptions of each Colorado Scenic & Historic Byway, including the popular Trail Ridge Road, Mt. Evans Scenic Byway, fall color …

5 Quietest Motorcycle Helmets

<i>Story originally published in January 2014; list updated in April 2017</i><p>Wind noise inside a motorcycle helmet can reach 115 decibels or more at highway …

8 Random Items You Have to Add to Your Survival Kit

<i>These random items aren’t normal things you would find in a survival kit.</i><p>When building a survival kit everyone generally follows the same basic …

Scrubba Washing Bag keeps you from being a stinky camper

The Scrubba Portable Washing Machine<p><b>Now no more excuses for wearing the same pair of jocks/undies/boxers for a week!</b><p><b><br>Or those socks which can clear</b> …

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

You might like to think that you have what it takes to survive even the most overwhelming odds. Even if you don't know all that much in the area of survival skills, you'd make it through, right?<p>Snake bites, life-threatening dehydration and being forced to make your own fire for survival--these …

Outdoors

Tested: X-Series Cookware

Flexible, collapsible, food-grade silicone comprises the walls of an innovative cookware line from Sea To Summit. An anodized aluminum base lets you …

How To Build The Only Five Campfires You'll Ever Need

The most fundamental outdoor skill is also often one of the most misunderstood. Learn these five campfires and you'll be able to cook food, scare off …

The Gear You Need for a Worst-Case Scenario in the Wild

Gregory Kanter, a New York-based wilderness survival instructor for the REI Outdoor School, encourages people to think about “the unavoidable and …

Curriculum Development

BMW R1200RT: 2015's Best Touring Bike

Go ahead. Say it. We have an unreasonable man-crush on anything with <b>BMW’s</b> new liquid-cooled boxer engine. We gush endlessly about the GS and now …

Epic Rides: Take A Nordic Trek Through Finland

“<i>Moottoriajoneuvon kuljettaja</i>,” she said.<p>“Excuse me?” I answered.<p>My baffled expression no doubt prompted her explanation. “You are a <i>Moottoriajoneuvon</i> …

Norway’s Atlantic Road | EPIC RIDES

Ask most motorcyclists to suggest an epic riding destination, and the answer is likely to be both spectacular and predictable. The Pacific Coast …

This Ride Is History | EPIC RIDES

The trip announced its future listing in the register of transcendent rides just a couple of hours in, as New York Route 30 unspooled along the …

Bucket List South American Motorcycle Tour on a Budget

That bucket list Adventure Motorcycle Tour to South America could be more accessible than you think.<p>Adventure Riders love talking about bucket list …

South America

Shamrock Tour® - Tupelo, Mississippi

Saying that "The King of Rock and Roll" sprouted from humble roots is an overstatement. For ample evidence of this newborn's extremely straitened …

Colorado Backcountry Expedition Tour| RawHyde Adventures BMW Off-Road Academy

Arrival Sunday<p>Day 1 300 miles<p>Day 2 124 miles<p>Cortez to Ouray, Colorado<p>You’ll leave Cortez early as today since its your first “off road day” and we …

West America's adventure motorcycles

With all the marketing hype around ‘adventure riding’ these days, many motorcyclists won’t dare go off the beaten track without a large capacity dual-sport, an array of aftermarket parts and a support vehicle. It’s easy to forget that there was a time when this wasn’t an option—and that it’s …

Joshua Tree National Park

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …