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Pig Trail Arkansas

There are plenty of routes that provide breathtaking rides in the Ozark Mountains. For years, Ride Texas readers have returned to cruise Arkansas Highway 23. Just make your way to the town of Ozark and head due north to Eureka Springs. Hopefully, you’ll back off the throttle and enjoy every inch of this road as it constantly twists and turns through the national forest. There are numerous historic buildings around the courthouse square in Ozark,…

I was a Corner Marshall at MotoGP!

By Mark Lopez (This story originally appeared in our Autumn 2016 issue) When MotoGP returned to the Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, for its third straight year I had the best seat in the house: this year I was a corner marshal—and the experience was better than I could have hoped for. A corner marshal is a track worker who keeps the racing safe by maintaining the racetrack. The race weekend ran Friday through…

Coastal Breeze

Get into that Jimmy Buffett frame-of-mind on this ride along the Texas Gulf Coast. There are several historic structures in the small ranching town of Refugio. Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church, completed in 1901, is on the site where a two-hundred-year old mission once stood. Stretch your legs, visit with anglers, and do some nature study at Copano Bay State Fishing Pier and Goose Island State Park. Rockport has become an important arts destination in the state and celebrates several events…

Texas Motorcycle Legislative Day 2017

Photos by Garrett Stanley Texas motorcyclists and members of the Texas Confederation of Clubs and Independents (Texas COC&I) gathered at The Roadhouse in Round Rock, Texas, and rode to the Texas State Capitol in downtown Austin, on January 23, 2017, for the annual Texas Motorcycle Legislative Day. The first piece of legislation the group is seeking is Senate Bill 288, which would permit lane-filtering—when motorcyclists drive between traffic lanes on highways during heavy congestion. “We’re…

Perot Theatre, Texarkana

Upper East Side

This Upper East Side ride is part of the Preservation Destinations Daytrippin’ routes from our Autumn 2016 issue. Several landmark venues are located throughout the Piney Woods. The Perot Theatre, in Texarkana, has been fully restored to the splendor exhibited when it opened in 1924. Our route passes Wright Patman Lake and hugs the Louisiana state line. Music City Texas Theater was a project undertaken by the city of Linden when it renovated a 1948…

The Twisted Sisters

TX 335 / TX 336 / TX 337 This 100-mile loop is, without a doubt, among the best, most challenging motorcycle roads in the state. The route follows canyons and climbs jagged, steep hills; the roads offer many tight, twisty curves with shear drop offs alongside and not much in the way of guardrails. In one 15-mile section, there are approximately 65 curves! Experienced riders bliss out on this ride. Beginners are cautioned to focus…

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