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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Oklahoma

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Flat lands and rolling hills as well as varieties of grasslands and prairies dominate Oklahoma. Motorcycle riders who look for routes in this state can find other views, however, with four mountain ranges and a large number of man made lakes. With hot, dusty conditions, it is best to avoid summer, but rides in the winter are usually comfortable with the right gear. Here are some of the best routes you can find in Oklahoma.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: North Carolina

Posted by Tom Schwab

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North Carolina has some of the greatest motorcycle rides in the entire country. With beautifully diverse scenery, riders find themselves truly inspired by what they see. Riders can enjoy the Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont Plateau, green rolling hills, and even the Atlantic Coast Plain. With access to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, there are more great roads to enjoy than there is time in the day. But these favorite routes are a good place to start exploring what North Carolina has to offer.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Texas

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Texas has over 260,000 square miles of space with a range of altitudes and breathtaking views. If you enjoy wildflowers, refreshing lakes, flowing rivers, prairies, or anything in between, you can find it in the Lone Star State. Some of the routes look like they come out of an old western movie, complete with blowing tumbleweed. Riders can find countless miles of great riding roads that prove to be memorable in a variety of ways. Here are some of the routes to consider.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: New York

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Most riders automatically think of big city life when they hear “New York,” but the rest of the state has quite a bit to offer. While no one enjoys riding in bumper-to-bumper traffic, New York has majestic mountains, lakes, farmlands, vineyards and much more to see. The Empire State has some large lakes, majestic rivers, and memories any rider will want to relive over and over again. Here are some of the favorite routes within the state of New York.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: South Carolina

Posted by Tom Schwab

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There are many great motorcycle routes in South Carolina and you can find them within the two main regions of scenery. The lower part of the state is often called Low Country, or the Coastal Plain. This area is flat and has farms, marsh areas, and bay inlets. The Upstate portion of the state enjoys Piedmont with thick forests and foothills, rivers, waterfall and much more. Many riders want to enjoy the Cherokee Parkway and stop at Table Rock State Park when they visit. Here are some of the best routes in the state. 

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Pennsylvania

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Pennsylvania has two federal designated Scenic Byways and 14 state scenic byways. There is also a National Forest Scenic Byway, the Lake Erie coastline, the Pocono Mountains and rural towns and villages. You can even see battlefields along these roads and enjoy two major cities. Pennsylvania has something for every rider, but these are some of the favorite routes to enjoy within the Keystone State.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: North Dakota

Posted by Tom Schwab

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There are three main regions when it comes to exploring North Dakota on a motorcycle. The western portion has hilly Plains and the Missouri river as well as a large manmade lake. It is also home to the beautiful Badlands. The central portion of the state includes rolling prairies and lakes. And the eastern part of the state has the flat Red River Valley, farms and rural towns. Riders can explore all three or choose the one that most appeals to them. Here are just a few of the options for routes in North Dakota.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: New Jersey

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New Jersey has a diverse amount of scenic views, though you might expect that from the title “The Garden State.” Riders can enjoy parts of the Appalachian Mountains, The Hudson River, and the Palisades, a column of rock that rises 500 feet next to the river. The beauty is enough to draw motorcycle riders to explore and there are plenty of great routes to take into consideration.


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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Rhode Island

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Motorcyclists find two basic regions of scenery within the state of Rhode Island. The western portion of the state is known as the New England Upland portion, which has rough hills, forests, and lakes. The eastern portion of the state is called the Seaboard Lowland, which has lowlands, beaches, and salt marshes. Both are valid options in terms of great rides and some motorcyclists take time to explore both. Here are some of the favorite rides in the state of Rhode Island.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: New Mexico

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Much of New Mexico includes sun-baked scenery and the state can be rather hot any time of the year. But there are popular stops for riders including the Billy the Kid Museum, the Carlsbad Canyons and more. The best routes are generally in the northern portion of the states since they explore the Rocky Mountains and the alpine views. More routes lie along the western border, which New Mexico shares with Arizona. There are many opportunities for riders who want to explore The Land of Enchantment. Here are some of the favorite motorcycle routes in the state.

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