Archive for August, 2021

City Escape: Seattle, Washington

Aug 16, 2021 View Comments by

Take a break from the bustle of Seattle, WA, to explore the most northwesterly corner of the U.S. on the Olympic Peninsula. This route takes you on a ride along the mountainous Hurricane Ridge, through forested twisties. Before getting there, you can take some time off the highway on a short three-mile detour through Sequim […]

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City Escape: Atlanta, Georgia

Aug 16, 2021 View Comments by

Escape the sprawling urban landscape of Atlanta by taking a series of secondary roads to Alabama’s iconic Little River Canyon, and then return via rural roads in the foothills of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Charming historic settlements along the way include the Georgia towns of Dallas, Cave Spring, and Rome.

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How I Became a Biker

Aug 09, 2021 View Comments by

I was born in 1943 and grew up in Hope, Indiana, a small town of about 1,200 a few miles northeast of Columbus. I was a surprise, as my parents never expected kids. Dad was older, a month shy of 47; mom, 14 years his junior. Mom’s parents had died by time she finished high […]

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Valentino Rossi Announces MotoGP Retirement

Aug 07, 2021 No Comments

Italian professional motorcycle road racer and 7x MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi will officially retire from MotoGP, effective at the end of the 2021 season. The news was announced during the Styrian GP in Austria where he first won a podium in 1996 during his 125cc class debut. From MotoGP: “Over a career spanning more than a quarter […]

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