For motorcyclists looking to explore the byways and shun the highways of the United States, the American Motorcyclist Association’s book, edited by the AMA’s Greg Harrison, is the ultimate touring handbook.
Written by motorcyclists for motorcyclists, this enriching travel guide is the perfect companion for enthusiasts who understand that the destination is just a good excuse for planning another perfect journey.
The “Ride Guide” features more than 35 special trips spread across the United States, from California’s Big Sur Highway to the awesome Rocky Mountains through the Texas Hill Country and Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to Maine’s rocky shoreline. These are favorite rides from popular motojournalists like Clement Salvadori, Greg Frazier, Bill Kresnak, Lance Oliver, Grant Parsons, Marty Berke, Dale Coyner, Neal Davis, and Bruce Hansen, all brought together in one book to be read for inspiration and referred to for trip planning details.
Each recommended route is brought to life with full-color photos of the attractions along the way—scenic vistas, oddities, and must-see places. Topographical maps show the highs and lows of each ride and easy-to-follow point-to-point directions project distances and keep you on track with just a glance. All of the trips are designed to accommodate various riding styles, from sightseeing two-up travelers to sport riders running the curves and polishing their skills.
Also included are some of the best travel articles from American Motorcyclist magazine. Tips on packing, touring, and riding well offer seasoned advice. And, a helpful resource directory of equipment suppliers lets you find quickly what you need to make your next trip complete and enjoyable. Life is short. Buy this book and get on the road to see the best of this wonderful country of ours.
AMA Ride Guide to America
Paperback: 288 pages
Format: 6 by 9 inches, color