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…

A Guide to Texas’ Top Foliage, Discovering Piney Woods, New Mexico and much more!

Your Guide to Great Motorcycle Roads and Destinations. This edition provides you with a guide to Texas’ top Fall foliage destinations where you can discover areas that make you feel like Fall is here in Texas. You can also enjoy a truly scenic excursion to the piney woods of Texas. If you’re looking for an excellent day trip located in the heart of Texas’ piney woods, Jefferson is the place to go. We’ve also included information on…

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Events

FREE

ALR #208 Bike Nite

February 23 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

American Legion Riders Post #208 will be hosting Bike Nite at Conroy’s Irish Pub. Come out and enjoy the fun, live music, door prizes and raffles!
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FREE

2019 Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This year’s Texas Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum will provide important information to riders, instructors, and traffic safety professionals who are interested in improving rider safety. The Forum is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided (does not include nightly stays at the Y.O. Ranch). Topics will include: Identification of the extent of the rider safety problem. Activities that TxDOT, DPS, NHTSA, FHWA, and AMA are doing to improve rider safety. Legislative activities in Texas….
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$20.00

Gurene Country Ride

February 23 @ 12:00 pm

It’s Gruene in the Texas Hill Country! Time to check out the beautiful wildflowers on this ride! Please come join ALR 208 for some Wind Therapy! Registration begins: 12:00 pm Kick Stands Up: 1:00pm Donation: $20 per Rider – Includes Poker Hand Passenger – FREE $10 per Passenger for Poker Hand * Minimum of 15 paid riders to hole Poker Ride Ends at Conroy’s Irish Pub, 9190 Fair Oaks Parkway, Boerne, TX 78015 Proceeds benefit…
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Free

2nd Annual Vintage Bike SMASH UP @ MotoLiberty – Dallas

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

  It’s a meeting of the Classic Motorcycles and the Contemporary Customs when the North Texas Norton Owner’s Association and their collection of Vintage Bike mingle with the Cafe Customs of the Denton Moto Collective at MotoLiberty’s 2nd Annual Vintage Bike Smash Up. The theme is “Young meet the Old”. This eclectic assortment of motorcyclists and their machines is a once a year affair jointly hosted by the NTNOA and the Denton Moto Collective at Dallas’ top gear shop, Moto…
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$175

Eurosport Cycle’s Spring Track Day

March 11

Eurosport Cycle’s track day is designed for street riders. It will be held at Motorsport Ranch in Cresson, TX. You use your own street bike and street riding gear (protective jacket, pants, and gloves, full face helmet, boots over ankles). No leathers or special set up needed for your bike. It’s pretty laid back with small groups and plenty of one on one instruction. If you’ve ever thought of doing a track day this is…
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