Favorite Ride: Bridges of Charleston County

Wide lanes and stunning views make the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge over the Cooper River a rider’s dream. Charleston, South Carolina, is a true Southern belle. She turns 352 years old this year and has quite a past. In America’s early days, her importance rivaled New York and Boston. Shipping, as well as rice and … Read more

Favorite Ride: Seneca Rocks, West Virginia

Behind our bikes is Seneca Rocks, a crag that towers 900 feet above the North Fork River and is one of the best-known natural features in West Virginia. Photos by the author. It’s not until we exit Interstate 81, run through some gears on US Route 48, and catch a whiff of dew-covered fields that … Read more

Muriel’s First Ride | Rider Magazine

Connecticut Route 43 has new tar, which encourages a pace Muriel would not have preferred. Photos by the author. She’s taking her first ride on a motorcycle. Posthumously, as it turns out, but my Aunt Muriel is along for the ride, her ashes securely stowed in my top case. Muriel had not been a fan … Read more

The Long Ride | Rider Magazine

Though rarely on my bike these days, Hannah’s always along for the ride. Photo by Tristan Willey; other photos by the author. The room is dirt cheap and smells it. I’ve been on the road for five weeks now, mostly camping to save money, and as I lay on the squeaky bed counting flies on … Read more