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TAG : classic motorcycle touring

Rides and Destinations: Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California

 What: Hearst Castle, 750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, California, 93452, (800) 444-4445. Tickets start at $25 per adult, and they’re worth every penny.How to Get There: Find your way to the Pacific Coast Highway, head north from Los Angeles or south from San Francisco.Best Kept Secret: ...

Rides & Destinations: Golden Spike National Historic Park

 The SkinnyWhat: Golden Spike National Historic Park, P.O. Box 897, Brigham City, Utah, 84302. (435) 471-2209. Admission is $20 per automobile and $15 per motorcycle. How to Get There: From Ogden, take I-15N/I-84W to Utah State Route 83 north, and follow the signs.Best Kept Secret: All of ...

Marty Moates does Good at Carlsbad

 In the closing laps, Marty Moates lofts his production-based Yamaha YS465G over one of Carlsbad Raceway’s hard-packed jumps. Photo from the Dain Gingerelli Collection By 1980 American motocross fans had grown accustomed to predicting who wouldn’t win the United States round of the 500cc ...

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The Classic Superbike Racing Association

The bikes that Wayne Rainey, Eddie Lawson, Fred Merkel, Wes Cooley and Freddie Spencer rode in the glory days of Superbike racing are out racing again. “A lot of us started racing in the ’80s when these bikes were originally on the track,” explains Kevin McKee, a spokesperson for the ...

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Rides & Destinations: The Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington

The Skinny What: The Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA, 98108-4097. (206) 764-5700. General admission: $25. Senior discounts available. How to Get There: Take I-5 south out of Seattle for 13 miles, grab Exit 158, and follow the signs. Better yet, approach Seattle from ...

Barber Vintage Festival 2019

Best Honda Four went to Jim Culora and his 1979 Honda CB750F Super Sport, peppered with a slew of "tasty" '80s mods".The Barber Vintage Festival seems to get bigger and better every year. This year's event, which ran Oct. 4-6, was maybe the hottest temps we've ever faced, but we're told ticket ...

Goodwood Revival 2019

Racers prepare to sprint across the track for the LeMans-style start. Britain’s annual Goodwood Revival is universally recognized as the world’s premier Historic race meeting — on both two wheels and four. It’s been staged each September since 1998 over the 2.37-mile Motor Circuit ...

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The Inaugural Concours de Competition

It isn’t often that David Rutherford is invited to a new type of motorcycle event. He has road-raced for decades, toured in the U.S. and Europe extensively on a variety of sport bikes, raced flat track occasionally, run the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb six times, raced the Baja 1000 ...

Ricky Graham’s Miracle Mile

  Ricky Graham, feet-up sliding a Harley-Davidson XR750 prepared by Tex Peel at the 1983 Springfield Mile, was among the greatest Mile racers of all time.There are great flat track racers, and then there are great flat track racers. Consider the late Ricky Graham, who billed himself as ...

Rides & Destinations: Princeton Battlefield State Park, New Jersey

A road through the forest the Continental Army used to advance upon British troops at the Princeton battlefield site.The SkinnyWhat: Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, (609) 921-0074. Admission is free; the Clark House is open Wednesday through ...

Motorcycle Classics Magazine

Featuring the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!