Motorcycles, Travel & Adventure
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Baseball Hall of Fame: 165 mile ride from Port Jervis, NY to Cooperstown, NY's Baseball Hall of Fame
Lunch Ride to Blue Mountain Drive-In: 104 mile ride from Kosco Harley-Davidson to the Blue Mountain Drive-In, Danielsville, PA
Lunch Ride to Rosemont Cafe: 75 mile ride from Sussex County, NJ to Rosemont Cafe, Rosemont, NJ
South to General Lewis Inn: 400+ ride from Intersection of I-81/I-78 to General Lewis Inn, Lewisburg, WV
Hillier Than Thou: The Ups and Downs of New Jersey
2009 Hot Dog Run: 80 miles of some of the best hot dogs you'll get in New Jersey - Charlie's Pool Room is a classic
Punkin Chunkin: 200 miles to Lewes, DE - home of the Punkin Chunkin Festival
Hudson River School of Art Trail: 50 mile art history lesson, starting at Olana, home of Frederick Church, Poughkeepsie, NY
Lunch Ride to Maggie's Krooked Cafe: 100 mile ride to a quirky cafe in Hunter, NY from the old site of the Red Apple Rest
Day at the Park: 90 mile ride from Sussex County, NJ to Nav Aug Park outside of Scranton, PA
An Honorable Ride: 60 mile ride from the GWB to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, New Windsor, NY
Reigelsville Hotel and Restaurant: 111 mile ride from Kosco Harley-Davidson to Reigelsville, PA
Riding Around on a Sunny Day: 160 mile round trip to one of the best hamburgers and onion rings we've found
Search for Rip Van Winkle: Starting in Port Jervis, NY take a 115 mile ride in search of Rip Van Winkle
Snowmobile Museum: 95 mile ride from the GWB to the Snowmobile Museum, Sussex County, NJ
Best Crab Cakes in Maryland: 85 mile ride from Lancaster, PA to Stoney Creek Inn, outskirts of Baltimore, MD
Short Ride with Great Food and Mystery: It's only 50 miles, but you'll have the best breakfast in NJ and see some strange stuff
Toy Robot Museum: Starting at the truck stop at the Delaware Water Gap, 115 miles to one of the funnest museums you'll find
Vanilla Bean Cafe: 100 miles from Cliff's Cycle Revolution to the Vanilla Bean Cafe, a motorcycle's haven
It's About Time: From the Bear Mountain Bridge, you go 85 miles to the Time Expo Museum
Bang, Bang: From Dingman's Bridge, it's 50 miles to Sunset Shooting Range - pay by the round and shoot whatever you like
Take a Walk over the Hudson: An easy 85 mile ride from Sussex County, NJ to the Walkway over the Hudson
Back from the Bridge with some Sausage: And 85 miles back via Quaker Creek Farm Store in Goshen
Too Much BBQ-NEVER: An easy 50 mile ride to Fat Daddy's BBQ in Easton, PA
Hog Heaven BBQ: 60 mile lip-smackin' ride starting at the State Line Lookout in Alpine, NJ
Big W's BBQ: 88 mile jaunt from Cliff's Cycle Revolution in Connecticut
Smokehouse BBQ: Only a 45 mile ride starting at Ross' Corners in Augusta, NJ, packed full of great Jersey hidden roads
Huckleberry's BBQ: Another great dinner ride starting from Ross' Corners filled with saucy goodness
Wood's Pit BBQ: A 120-mile appetizer ride, starting from Bergen Co. Harley-Davidson in Rochelle Park, NJ
A Ride Down to History: Make this 450 mile ride to Harper's Ferry's Town Inn a two-dayer and do some exploring on your own
Nyuck, Nyuck Ride: 70 miles of fun from Sussex Cty, NJ to the Stoogeum outside of Philadelphia, PA, you knuckleheads
Take a Spin to Spin & Margie's: If you find yourself in Southern California, make the trip to Joshua Tree - you'll be glad you did
Wine, Music and Riding: The Warwick Valley Winery has tunes all summer long. Check their schedule and bring home a bottle of wine
Shira's First Ice Cream Run 2010: Nothing better on a hot summer's eve than ICE CREAM. 80 miles from the State Line Lookout
Flowers, History and much more: The NJ Botanical Gardens in Ringwood, NJ offers a great day's ride. Here are two routes, one from the east starting in Fort Lee, NJ (60 miles) and one from the west starting at the Delaware Water Gap (90 miles)
PA Northeast Highlands Ride: 170-mile day, or overnight, ride through the great roads of NE Pennsylvania starting at Dingmans, PA
GAADR or We're Outta Here; you decide: 90 miles from Skyline Drive in Ringwood, NJ, the Cliff Park Inn fills the bill for both
Americade/Lake George Day Trip: 160-mile R/T includes lunch, shopping, a swimming hole and a great ride
Shira's Ice Cream Run 2010 - OwOwCow Creamery: Feeling generous, another two routes for your sweet treat pleasure. Both 90 mile O/W; one from the Chatterbox Drive-in in Augusta, NJ and the other from Applegate Farm in Montclair, NJ
Oh Behave: A spot of tea and scones does a soul good. Mrs. Bridges Pantry for what ails ya. 125 miles O/W from Marcus Dairy.
Dog Days of Summer 2010: Our annual Hot Dog Run full of dogalicious goodness. 150 miles starting in Lake Mohawk, NJ and ending with Cat's Incredible Dogs in Milford, NJ. Take your little purple pill before you start the day.
Jacks and Whites: 150 mile R/T through the Ramapough Indian territory.
Route 11 Chips Ride: 215 mile R/T starting from Morton's BMW in Fredericksburg, VA.
The Boat House Lunch Ride: 75 mile O/W starting from Augusta, NJ to Ossining, NY.
Ride to the Falls: 125 mile O/W starting from the George Washington Bridge. Do this after some heavy rains and you won't be disappointed with the ride or the Falls.
To Oz? To Oz!: This one's an overnighter, starting from Port Jervis, NY and ending at one of the funkiest B&Bs you'll find in the heart of the Allegheny mountians. If you're afraid of heights, take a seat on the deck and just watch.
Thar's Oil in them Hills: If you've done the ride to Oz and are looking for more Allegheny riding, try this 225 mile ride to the Drake Well Museum in Titusville, PA
Never Too Much BBQ: Take a tasty ride to Kundla's BBQ from Memorial Day thru mid-October and you'll have the best meal of the summer. Flintstone-sized ribs and chicken to die for and one helluva ride - 160 mile R/T from Augusta, NJ.
Is this really New Jersey?: You thought you knew some great roads in New Jersey? Well, take this 110 mile R/T from Augusta, NJ to the Gourmet Expressions in Lebanon, NJ and we guarantee you a fantastic ride and meal. To Gourmet Expressions • Return.
Some Local History: 65 miles O/W ride to the Pocono Indian Museum. Find out what Big Red Eye really was.
Lunch Ride to the Country: 130 mile O/W ride to a true throwback to yesteryear, the Layton Country Store.
Park your bike and Raise your Fork: 100 mile O/W to the cutest little find in Northeast PA, the Forklift Cafe. Remember to save room for dessert, or at least a spot in your saddlebag to take some home. NOTE: THE FORKLIFT HAS MOVED NORTH ABOUT ONE MILE- ACROSS MILFORD ROAD.
Shira's Monthly Ice Cream Ride: This one is 85 miles O/W starting at the Red Apple Rest in Southfields, NY to Kelly's Ice Cream on the Delaware in PA.
More Ice Cream? Of course!: Here's a 50+/- mile O/W ride from Washington Crossing State Park to Easton, PA and the Purple Cow
Ridin' Round Westchester: 120 mile loop start/end at the Bear Mtn Bridge with some great Westchester roads and lunch stops
Heading to the Andes (Hotel, that is): 135 mile O/W ride from Jumboland, Rte. 206 in NJ to Andes, NY via Cha Cha Hut's new home in Arkville
Take a Ride to Remember - Eldred WWII Museum: This 270-mile O/W ride leaves from Port Jervis, NY. Plan for an overnight and enjoy