Another Favorite Route to Hot Springs, NC for Lunch then the Rattler (NC-209), NC-63, Walnut Creek Rd, and Old Asheville Hwy

The roads leading to Hot Springs (TN-352/NC-212, NC-208, and US-70) are fantastic.  They are smooth, curvy, fairly free of gravel have little traffic and great scenery.  Hot Springs is a motorcyclists' destination and the Appalachian Trail runs right through Main St.  There are plenty of motorcyclists, bicyclists, and hikers visiting the town.  There is one … Continue reading Another Favorite Route to Hot Springs, NC for Lunch then the Rattler (NC-209), NC-63, Walnut Creek Rd, and Old Asheville Hwy

Favorite Longer Route near Johnson City, TN includes NC-226, NC-80 and NC-181

There are so many many great motorcycling roads near the Tri-Cities (Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol) but we continually go back and ride the route that I will describe in this post.  It has great scenery, curvy roads with smooth surfaces, and usually not much traffic.  There are plenty of places to stop for gas, … Continue reading Favorite Longer Route near Johnson City, TN includes NC-226, NC-80 and NC-181

Great Road to Red Hill, NC will take you to Burnsville, Bakersville, or back to TN

We are spending the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2017 months mostly in the Blue Ridge Mountain area.  The ride routes will probably refer to a Johnson City starting point since we are staying just north of Johnson City, TN.  This first post for the area describes a fun curvy road (TN-107/NC-226) that leads to multiple … Continue reading Great Road to Red Hill, NC will take you to Burnsville, Bakersville, or back to TN

Fast Intense Exciting Ride to Clarksville via AR-21 and then back to Harrison via AR-123

We have had some great rides in Arkansas this year, and this was our last ride for our Arkansas trip.  We left a day earlier than planned due to expected rainy weather. This route was a fantastic way to finish off our 2017 riding in the Ozarks.  AR-21 was recommended by one of our Parker's … Continue reading Fast Intense Exciting Ride to Clarksville via AR-21 and then back to Harrison via AR-123

Short fun 122 mile loop south of Harrison, AR includes AR-43, AR-74 from Ponca to Jasper, AR-7 S, AR-16, AR-21, and AR-103

This is a great shorter ride that includes some really fun roads.  We stopped for lunch at the Arkansas House Inn and Cafe in Jasper.  This cafe has sandwiches and salads and serves Elk burgers.  I had to get a picture of Jesus in a space suit hanging on the wall in the cafe.   … Continue reading Short fun 122 mile loop south of Harrison, AR includes AR-43, AR-74 from Ponca to Jasper, AR-7 S, AR-16, AR-21, and AR-103

Our “Adventure” on the Coronado Trail, US-191 N, from Safford, AZ

We visited Safford, AZ because we specifically planned to ride 90 miles of the Coronado Trail from Morenci, AZ to Alpine, AZ. Our plan was to ride from Safford which is about 50 miles from Morenci, and once we got to Alpine, we planned to ride back to Safford the same day.  Our plan failed, … Continue reading Our “Adventure” on the Coronado Trail, US-191 N, from Safford, AZ

AZ-78/ NM-78, Great Road with Lots of Curves and Fantastic Scenery

A view from the AZ-78 overlook.  The picture doesn't do the view justice.  You have to see it for yourself! AZ/NM-78 is 35 mi west of Safford, AZ.  It was our favorite ride in the area.  We didn’t ride too many different roads while we were in Safford because it took a lot of time … Continue reading AZ-78/ NM-78, Great Road with Lots of Curves and Fantastic Scenery