Back Roads & Places to Ride

Coastal Bend Fun

The plains of South Texas can be awash in wildflowers, with avian species soaring through the skies of the Coastal Bend on their northern migration. Add in some festive events, and you have an excuse to ride great roads in this region. Stockdale celebrates the wonderful world of watermelons in late June. In addition to a rodeo and concerts, there are contests, dog races, and plenty of vendors at City Park. Victoria welcomes summer at…

Getting An Early Start

By Tom Wiley | Photography by Miguel F. Asensio Alfred Tennyson stated, “In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” Fair enough. I’d like to suggest, “In the summer a biker’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of breakfast!” Excuse the paraphrase, but this is Texas, and it’s damn hot outside. When I ride to eat at this time of the year, I’m thinking “go early, eat well, and be in…