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On the Road Blog

Welcome to the On the Road Blog. When we can’t be on our bikes, we like to read about bikes, right? We’ve got you covered, with articles on motorcycle safety tips, motorcycle events, motorcycle gear, and an overview of some of the best motorcycle rides in the U.S. Check it out.
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The highest paved road in North America—sounds intriguing, right? Welcome to the Mount Evans Scenic Byway in Colorado, where riders head north of 14,000 feet and fly through the clouds on a ride to remember.
It’s one of the more unique sights in America, a highway covered by a canopy of branches. The Tunnel of Trees in Michigan is one of those must-experience rides for all motorcycle enthusiasts. We take a closer look.

11 April, 2019
Route 66 is truly an icon of American road culture. It may very well be the most famous road of all time. It’s alive in the collective consciousness of motorcycle riders everywhere, even though it officially no longer exists as U.S. Route 66

2 April, 2019
These days, we take paved roads and highways for granted. But it wasn’t always that way. In the days before the internal combustion engine, getting from one place to another required taking a dirt path. The Good Roads Movement changed that.

26 March, 2019
A historic road winds its way through Oklahoma and Arkansas. The Talimena National Scenic Byway features the Ouachita National Forest and Ouachita Mountain range. We share what you’ll see on this 54-mile drive.

19 March, 2019
It’s one of the biggest motorcycle and music events in the Southwest. We take a look at Arizona Bike Week and why it draws so many bikers to Scottsdale.

12 March, 2019
It’s the time of year motorcycle riders look forward to—the season for seeing America. With so many locations to choose from, where do you begin? For many, it’s Texas. And one of the most popular destination routes is the River Road. We explain why.

5 March, 2019
In some parts of the country, motorcycle season is underway. A classic event helps officially kick it off—Daytona Bike Week. From races to shows and entertainment, there’s something for everyone.

26 February, 2019
Currently, E15 fuel—15 percent ethanol—is sold from fall through spring. Now, a proposal to sell E15 gas in the summer is raising concerns. Motorcycle riders say they depend on good fuel to maintain performance and reliability and that E15 will damage their bikes.

19 February, 2019
You rely on your motorcycle helmet to keep you safe. But how does it work? We take a closer look at what goes into a quality helmet.

5 February, 2019
You rely on your motorcycle tires to keep you safe. When it comes to replacing them, do you know the signs to look for? We decode the mystery to help you better understand your motorcycle tires.

29 January, 2019
It’s something every motorcycle rider knows is there, and few spend time thinking about. Having a reliable motorcycle battery is key to getting you on the road. We take a look at the different kinds available.

24 January, 2019
Cold weather motorcycle riding requires an extra degree of safety. Not only do you have to look out for road hazards, you also have to stay warm. Electric gloves are one good way to keep your hands warm and ready to work your motorcycle’s controls.

23 January, 2019