Browsing: GO

GO: Means just that—places to go for a ride on your motorcycle. This includes roads, eats, quirky destinations, roadside oddities, scenic locations. Any excuse for a ride, and we’ve got them right here under “GO.”

Once a month, this sleepy town of 5000, set on the edge of scenic riding in the Piney Woods, turns into a bustling metropolis of up to 450,000, often punctuated with the line, “Will you take a dollar less?” Ride over on the back roads, and make it a day trip.

Although Nix, Texas is considered a ghost town, it’s in a much better state of repair than most towns which carry that description. It’s a time capsule of a gas station from another era. It’s located on the rather spectacular FM 580, which is a sweet, twisty back road

If you haven’t been to Luckenbach, you need to go. If you have been to Luckenbach, then you know why you need to go again. If you’re in Austin, for say, the R.O.T. Rally or SXSW, or ACL Fest, etcetera, this is a prime day trip that combines Hill Country back roads with one of Texas’ best laid back destinations.