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Favorite Breakfast Rides

The excitement of watching the sun come up, feeling the cool, crisp morning air, and starting the day off with a sense of calm that few people get to experience is what makes breakfast rides so wonderful. Lay off the snooze button and head for your motorcycle. It’s time to smell the coffee– and the bacon, the biscuits, and the huevos rancheros. With the help of Ride Texas readers, we’ve complied a list of some…

Ride to the 'Q

Ride to the ‘Q

This winding, 80-mile route just east of San Antonio will take you on a pilgrimage from Gonzales to Lockhart, to some of the most mouthwatering barbecue joints in Texas. Kick off your tour in Gonzales—site of the Texas Revolution’s first battle as well as the Gonzales Food Market, a great place to fill up on brisket, sausage, and ribs. Optional: Ride west to the green city of Seguin for more ’Q (and be sure to…

Alamo City

Alamo City Checklist

We reached out to Caliente Harley-Davidson in San Antonio to find out where the motorcycle crowd hangs in the Alamo City. Johnny Perez, who works as assistant parts manager, shared his favorites with Ride Texas. THE COVE 606 W. Cypress St. It offers organic American food, and the fish tacos are a must-taste! It’s also a place to enjoy a few drinks. NICHA’S COMIDA MEXICANA 3119 Roosevelt Ave. 5059 NW Loop 410 The…

The Square at Sulpher Springs.

New York, TX to Paris, TX

The Lindbergh Legacy route takes you from New York, Texas, to Paris, Texas. While 25-year-old aviator Charles Lindbergh had only a couple of sandwiches and some water to sustain him during his 33.5-hour nonstop flight from New York, New York, to Paris, France, motorcycle adventurers in Texas are in luck: there are lots of great places to grab breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner on this ride! And if you want to get in a little…

Center to Gilmer

Center to Gilmer

Pine-scented highways, vivid fall colors, and crispy fried catfish make this region a favorite with motorcyclists year-round. Festivals, rodeos, and live music abound all year here. In fall, don’t miss the strut, cluck, and crow contest at the East Texas Poultry Fest in Center, and Gilmer’s Yam Fest (the state’s oldest festival)—both held in October—as well as Henderson’s Syrup Festival, in early November. There are also plenty of great cafés as well as historic sites…

Enjoying a Mount Magazine road. 
Photo by Miguel F. Asensio

The Magnificent Five

Got a week of vacation coming to you? Consider beating the Texas heat and heading over to our neighbor, Arkansas. This ride will take you some 1,300 miles (and a whole week, if you plan it right). You’ll enjoy some great riding while exploring five wonderful state park lodges. There are plenty of twisties and breathtaking scenic views to feed your soul. This ride also offers a great opportunity to visit important sites in the…

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Lace, Grace & Gears

September 30 - October 2

Hosted by the Sisterhood of the Asphalt Ribbon and the Angels of the Asphalt Ribbon, this is a motorcycle rally for anyone with a focus on empowering women riders and building sisterhood. The three day event will include a parade and planned rides.
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10th Annual Natchitoches Car Show

September 30 - October 1

Over 250 classic cars line the streets of Downtown Natchitoches. Live musical entertainment, dancing, food, kids activities, and shopping. Free Event.    
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$20 - $40

The Nun Run

October 1 @ 10:00 am

The 2016 Nun Run~ The Second Act is a forty-mile Blue Knights police escorted, motorcycle ride from Houston, TX to San Leon, TX with breakfast and lunch included. The Nun Run supports CHRISTUS School Clinics which provided 16,508 on-campus medical and counseling visits to children who otherwise might not have received care. Information at or contact Dana Mersiovsky at
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$25 - $30

22nd Annual Stevie Ray Vaughan Remembrance Ride & Concert

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

While remembering the life of Stevie Ray Vaughan, enjoy a fun-filled combination motorcycle parade and afternoon concert honoring Texas’ most beloved bluesman! Parade starts at the Hard Rock Cafe in Dallas’ West End. Hard Rock Cafe opens at 9am, Parade departs at 11:15am. Concert is Noon – 5pm at South Side Ballroom – Dallas, TX starring Los Lonely Boys Tickets: $25 advance / $30 day of event 10/1/16 – SRV Pre-Party at Rick Fairless’ Strokers…
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Dallas-Fort Worth Ride for Kids

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Ever rode on the track at Texas Motor Speedway… Would you like to? Join us Sunday Oct 9th for DFW Ride For Kids, benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, go for a ride with the kids we benefit around the country side, return to TMS and ride a couple laps around the Track, lunch is provided to all for a minimum suggested donation of $40. This is a super exciting experience for our Stars and…
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