Archive for October, 2015

Manual Writer Ron Wright Takes to the Open Road

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All those miles and miles of open road in the US are enjoyed by bikers of all stripes — including one of our very own freelancer authors. Ron Wright, a freelancer who has worked on manuals for both Clymer and Haynes, loves to hit the road on his BMW.  Here’s some highlights of a recent road trip, in Ron’s own words:

Here my 2007 BMW R1200GS is parked at highway 266 at the Nevada state line. From this point, I rode east and then winnowed my way south to Death Valley National Park, where I rode through the park and camped in Lone Pine, CA.… Read the rest

US Has Plenty of Wide Open Roads to Travel

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When bikers think of the ultimate motorcycle tour, odds are they cover the famous gatherings, like Sturgis and Daytona. However, the United States offers so much more. If you like technical rides, wide beautiful or varied scenery, one of a kind stops, or all of the above, the USA is a huge country with a lot to offer motorcyclists.

With all the wide open roads, vast vistas, thousands of scenic routes, and surprisingly low traffic density, it’s no wonder that bikers from other countries routinely make the trip to the USA, just to get some epic seat time. Foreign motorcycle enthusiasts might not speak English, but the enthusiasm of a motorcyclist needs no words and crosses cultural divides.… Read the rest