Motorbikes & Local Destinations – Dreaming of Epic Journeys, Groovin’ on Simple Treks! Plenty of stories and photos from short trips, local color, interesting eateries, riding stories and reviews. Take some time, wander around, see what’s new. When you’ve seen enough of our explorations, tell us about yours. Leave a note, a recommendation, or take […]
…the XR1200 is arguably the best sporty Sportster ever offered and should have been a massive sales hit.
I like riding in rain, but I love riding in rain on a warm summer night. Not as insane as it sounds, but it definitely expands the element of risk on a motorcycle. Give a bit of time for rain to soak the road, wash away the slippery stuff first, then realize motorcycles don’t melt away in the wet, and tires designed to channel water still grip- even in a lean. Engines keep humming, lights keep lighting, and brakes keep braking on mostly empty roads. The bike may require smoother inputs in less predictable conditions, but wheels keep rolling.
RLDG Public Service Announcement: Yep, this destination has alcohol and, though we love a good beer, we believe that MOTORCYCLES AND ALCOHOL DO NOT MIX! We find lots of cool breweries, wineries, and distilleries on great rides, but buy a bottle or fill a growler to drink when the bike’s parked for the day. If […]
View this post on Instagram An eclectic mix of bikes matches an equally eclectic mix of terrific #MotorcycleOhio Rider Coaches! #lakelandCommunityCollege #MotorcycleSafety #MotorcycleTraining #RideSMART #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Jun 22, 2019 at 9:48am PDT
As the cycle world goes aquiver over Harley’s long-awaited Livewire (and collectively gasps at the price), Zero Motorcycles has quietly improved and expanded its line of electric bikes. For over a decade, US-made Zero has led the global charge with street, off-road, and dual-sport electric bikes. Having ridden Zeros in the past I thought I […]