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Long Distance Motorcycle Riding: Resources To Plan Your Trip

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

May 29, 2014 4:40:00 PM


For lots of riders, summer weekends mean long rides on the bike.

For some riders, that's a nice weekend cruise  ... for others, it's a road trip with a specific destination and length in mind.

Whether you belong to a long distance club with its own challenge like the Hoka Hey Challenge, prefer twisting the throttle on your own, or set your sights on achieving one of the milestone Iron Butt Association challenges, careful planning will improve your ride.

Here are some resources that long distance riders may find helpful.


Topics: Long Distance Riding, Summer motorcycle riding

Long Distance Motorcycle Riding Tips, Part 3: Route, Rest & Refuel

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

Mar 16, 2014 5:14:00 PM


This is the third in a 3-Part Series:

Today ... contributor Marilyn Elmore Bragg wraps things up with tips on route, refueling and more. 

Check out Marilyn's advice as you plan your next long distance motorcycle trip. 


Topics: Long Distance Riding

Long Distance Motorcycle Riding Tips (Part 1) - Planning

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

Mar 5, 2014 8:48:00 AM


Now that spring is almost here, it seems like a good time to revisit the topic of long distance riding. 

If you're planning your next motorcycle trip, here are distance riding tips from expert rider and blog contributor Marilyn Elmore Bragg to help you get ready.

Note: This is Part 1, of a 3-Part Series on long distance motorcycle riding.


Topics: Long Distance Riding

6 Expert Tips for Long Distance Motorcycle Riding

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

Dec 15, 2013 3:28:00 PM

jeff_kohnOur recent post about Dan Zinn's 14K ride sparked a conversation with pro long distance rider "Jeff the Fence Guy"  Jeffrey E. Kohn. 

From talking to Jeff, we learned what it takes to ride competitively for over 8600 miles in 8 days, and finish in the top three.

Jeff patiently explained the answers to our most basic long distance riding questions … how you refuel, eat, stretch your legs, and sleep … all while racing the clock, fighting fatigue, and battling the elements.

Planning a long distance ride?  For some great tips, read on.



Topics: Long Distance Riding

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