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Judge, Jury: Victory Ride at Laughlin Poker Run

Friday, May 30, 2014
We take a 140-mile romp through the Mojave Desert on the 2014 Victory Judge during the annual Laughlin River Run poker run.

Chasin' History on the 2014 Indian Chief Classic

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
We escaped the craziness of Bike Week with a day trip to St. Augustine, Florida, where we embarked on a quest to connect with family history in the oldest establishment in the US.

Stompn Grounds Austin on Ness Cross Country

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
We search for the spirit of Stevie Ray Vaughan as we visit old stompin' grounds on our Texas trip aboard the 2014 Ness Cross Country LE.

King of the Mtn - 2012 Ducati Diavel vs Shasta

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
We tackle the roads around Nor-Cal's majestic Mt. Shasta on the 2012 Ducati Diavel Carbon as we test the merits of Ducati's cruiser as a tourer.

Rocky Mountain/Devils Tower Victory Tour

Friday, November 4, 2011
We chart a course over the Rocky Mountains in Colorado then shoot over to Devils Tower in Wyoming as we tour two of America's national parks aboard the 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour.

Cruising to San Diego’s Comic-Con

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Thrust into a world of caped crusaders and diabolical villains, our contributor saddles up with a Limited Edition Suzuki M109R to brave San Diego's annual Comic-Con festival.

Eagle Rider Business Class Travel

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Need to kill time on a business trip? Eagle Rider helps keep enthusiasts on two wheels providing motorcycle rentals at more than 75 locations across the country.

My New Favorite Ride - Arkansas' Ozarks

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
We discovered a gem for motorcycle riding, the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, during our recent trip to the Bikes, Blues & BBQ festival.

Dirico Bagger Tour of NH Covered Bridges

Friday, July 15, 2011
We tour the New Hampshire countryside in a quest for historic covered bridges on a prototype Dirico Motorcycles bagger during our recent trip to Laconia Motorcycle Week.

2011 Star Raider S - Spring Ride in the Mojave

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
We take the 2011 Star Raider S for a 100-mile romp through the Mojave Desert in spring bloom, paying a visit to the Mother Road and a ghost town called Chloride.

Chasin' Key West Sunset on a Stratoliner Deluxe

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
We make a run for Key West, Florida on custom 2010 Star Stratoliner Deluxes in hopes of making it in time for the sunset celebration in Mallory Square.

2011 Star Stryker to the Space Center

Monday, April 4, 2011
We escape the bustle of Bike Week with a ride down to the Kennedy Space Center on Star Motorcycles 2011 Stryker to witness the final landing of the space shuttle Discovery.

Discovering the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway

Friday, September 17, 2010
Our CM400-equipped correspondent is back, this time prepping her vintage Honda for a ride on the scenic North Cascades Highway.

Dirico Mt. Washington - White Mountain Tour

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
We tour New Hampshire's White Mountains on a Dirico Speedster, including an unforgettable run up the Mt. Washington Auto Road and a cruise on the Kancamagus Highway.

Kentucky: Motorcycling the Bluegrass State

Monday, September 13, 2010
Hidden in the backroads of America's heartland, the state of Kentucky boasts some of the finest pavement for motorcycle travel in the eastern U.S.

Gateway to Sturgis and The Ghost of Wild Bill

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Motorcycle USA brings you this tale of multi-state travel as we make our way across Colorado and Wyoming on a 2011 Victory Vision 8-Ball to take part in the 70th Sturgis Rally.

Kawasaki Flat Track Calistoga Tour

Friday, August 27, 2010
AMA Flat Track returns to Northern California and Motorcycle USA lets the good times roll with Kawasaki, riding to Calistoga to take in the races in this motorcycle tour.

Cruising at Burning Man Festival

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Our man Joshua Placa took a trip to a little event in the desert called Burning Man to find out what it's all about. He returned saying "Sturgis should be this much fun!"

Texas Lone Star Cruiser Touring

Friday, May 21, 2010
If you’re like us, you don’t need much of an excuse to go riding in the Hill Country of Texas. We hopped on our cruisers for a ride in search of the Texas Bluebonnet and all the Lone Star state had to offer.

Harley-Davidson San Diego Day Trippin'

Thursday, May 13, 2010
Sometimes the best places are right in your own backyard. Adam Waheed takes a quick ride on a Harley-Davidson Road Glide Custom in sunny San Diego taking in all the sites the area has to offer.