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Motorides.com is an open map of motorcycle routes & destinations & web blog. The ride map is provided as a tool for new riders + riders who are planning & exploring new areas. Anyone may submit rides to the map which will be published pending editorial review. Click the help and information link on the top right […]

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Top 10 Motorcycle Rides

Per Motorides.com user ratings:
Ride City State Rating
East Yellowstone Loop Billings MT 5.00/5
Coronado Trail Scenic Byway - RT 191 Clifton AZ 5.00/5
Highway 36 West Red Bluff CA 5.00/5
Wentworth Springs to Icehouse Rd Georgetown CA 5.00/5
Hwy 1 / PCH north to Eureka San Francisco CA 4.97/5
Death Valley - Furnace Creek Loop Las Vegas NV 4.92/5
Hwy 44 - Lassen National Forest Redding CA 4.92/5
Hwy 89 Truckee to Lassen Park Truckee CA 4.90/5
Tioga Pass - Yosemite / SR 120 Lee Vining CA 4.88/5
Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap Tallassee TN 4.86/5
Motorcycle Road Map

Motorcycle Road Map

By on August 25, 2013 in Site with No Comments

This site features a free user edited directory of motorcycle rides, routes and destinations via an interactive mapping system that allows other riders to explore routes from street level to satellite perspectives. New submissions are encouraged by riders able and willing to share route information with others. All rides on the system can be rated […]

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Arizona 2013

Arizona 2013

By on October 13, 2013 in Rides with No Comments

3 day trip across central AZ. Lake Havasu City > Prescott > Sedona > Payson> Globe > Show Low > Flagstaff > Seligman > Laughlin. A little rain in the AM of day 1 followed by a 2-day cold front. Also got a little ambitious on daily mileage and was a little short on time […]

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Valley of Fire 2013

Valley of Fire 2013

By on September 23, 2013 in Rides with No Comments

Breaking in some new camping gear. Moapa Valley > Valley of Fire.

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Reno / Tahoe 2013

Reno / Tahoe 2013

By on August 28, 2013 in Rides with No Comments

5 day trip earlier this month up to Reno for the Hot Aug Nights car show. Met up in Lone Pine and went straight up the 395 which I have been wanting to ride for a while. Low traffic open highway that follows the east side of the Sierras. Made the trip up in one […]

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2012 – Misc Pics

2012 – Misc Pics

By on December 31, 2012 in Blog, Rides with No Comments

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Grand Canyon 2012

Grand Canyon 2012

By on October 21, 2012 in Blog, Rides with No Comments

3 day loop through old route 66 > Oatman > Grand Canyon > Flagstaff > Sedona > Prescott.  Overnight in Seligman and Prescott. Phenominal roads … best ride to date. route: http://motorides.com/ride/25-kingman-to-seligman-route-66-rtn-hwy-40.html http://motorides.com/ride/823-grand-canyon-south-rim.html http://motorides.com/ride/166-89a-to-sedona.html

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Fuel Level / Resistor Mod – Vulcan 900

By on October 13, 2012 in Mods, Vulcan 900 with No Comments

Added 1/2 amp 270 ohm resistor to fuel level circuit to correct issue where fuel gauge reads low < half tank. Should result in gauge reading on ‘E’ w/ 1 gallon remaining. This does not affect low fuel light which is on a separate circuit. Resisters were purchased at Radio Shack. Card of 5 was […]

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Sena SMH10D-10

By on October 10, 2012 in Gear with No Comments

Purchased the Sena SMH10D-10 (D=dual 10=latest firmware update). http://www.senabluetooth.com/products/s … u=overview Paid about +$25 extra to buy from motorcycle-superstore as an authorized dealer recommended by the mfg. Considering all the above problems I just wanted to minimize the effort in the event these dont work either … which so far was a good move as […]

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BILT Cooling Vest

BILT Cooling Vest

By on September 30, 2012 in Gear with No Comments

Purchased at Cycle Gear (BILT is house brand) for $35. Vest uses a highly absorbent fabric to retain water for evaporative cooling effect @ speed. Keywords being ‘at speed’ … as vest literally feels like a 10 lb warm blanket when you first put it on and will insulate heat when there is no airflow. […]

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Tourmaster Air Intake 3 Jacket

Tourmaster Air Intake 3 Jacket

By on September 30, 2012 in Gear with No Comments

http://www.tourmaster.com/product/Texti … cket/368/3 Features on above link. Basically wanted a all weather jacket (at least for my local range of conditions) and something that would work well with a cooling vest for summer riding. Always rode with a leather but zipped air vents prevent minimal airflow. Many other all weather jackets in this price range […]

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