Category Archives: Travel

Twist the Throttle – HD Motorcycle Videos at

Discovery Turbo has launched Twist the Throttle. It’s awesome stuff. There’s more than four hours of video here as father/son team Milt and Dylan Weiss explore eight famous motorcycle brands. The show looks inside each marque, covering its history, looking … Continue reading

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Arkansas Likes Motorcycles

Given the bad rap that motorcyclists sometimes get, it’s nice when a state makes an effort to invite riders to visit. The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has a section of its website devoted to motorcycling in the state. … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll and Riding

Richard Foster has posted a fantastic ride report in the BMW Bikers of Metropolitan Washington forums. Foster authored a short story that appeared in a 1973 issue of Road & Track. That story was Neil Peart’s inspiration for the song … Continue reading

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10 Great Motorcycle Rides

I guess Forbes Traveler is trying to be edgy. In between articles on first class travel to India and luxury beach destinations, they’ve put together a piece on America’s greatest motorcycling roads. The rides were compiled from recommendations from their … Continue reading

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McGregor & Boorman Arrive in Africa

The Long Way Down team has arrived in Africa and the challenges have started. In this latest update Russ Malkin describes some of the problems they had with Customs in Tunisia. Heads up for Mac users — the BBC video … Continue reading

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BBC Long Way Down Site

The BBC has a Long Way Down site with video, photos and journals from the trip. The journals aren’t current — right now, they contain one entry each from May 5 — but I’m hoping that they get updated soon … Continue reading

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Charlie Boorman and Ewan McGregor Hit the Road

A UK Honda Trail Bike forum thread says that Charlie and Ewan have started their new motorcycle adventure, The Long Way Down. Following up on their round the world trip chronicled in The Long Way Round television series and book, … Continue reading

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