Ultimate Motorcycle Road Trip Guide Planning a road trip on your bike this summer?

 

 

 

 

 

Some of us choose to rent a car. Some of us choose to fly. But for the lover of the motorcycle, there is no better feeling than flying down a beautiful backroad in search of ourselves.

Or maybe you aren’t searching for anything. Maybe you are just out for a good time.

Either way, bring a map, or an App. And let the highways lead the way. Before you get started, it might be helpful to get informed about where you are going and what you may need when you arrive.

A little planning never hurt anyone.

 

Here is a checklist of things you should do to prepare:

 

Make sure you have the correct insurance

Have you ever wondered: how much motorcycle insurance do I need? Well, here are the basics of attaining cheap motorcycle insurance.

Minimum:

What you really need:

Talk to an agent about the pros and cons of each type of insurance. And make sure you take proof of insurance with you on your long journey.

 

Make sure your bike is in top condition

 

Pack light and efficient

You won’t have a lot of room on your bike for all of the accessories you may have taken if you were in a car. No worries. Here are the top few items you will need.

Map it out, but go with the flow

Half of the excitement in taking a road trip on your bike, is feeling relaxed and having the freedom to go where you please. It is however a good idea to have a general idea of where you want to go and what the weather will be like when you get there.

Here are some helpful links to map out your riding vacation:

Top 100 Motorcycle Road Trips -Here are some amazing ideas for riding, no matter where you live in the United States.  This list includes “The Three Sisters” in Texas, “Twisty Road” in California, and “The Snake” in Tennessee.

National Geographic Top 10 Rides in the US -National Geographic has motorcycle touring down to a science. Check out some beautiful pictures that accompany these fantastic rides.

Top Ten Places To Ride By Motorcycle.com -Maps are included in this short blog on riding trips.

10 Excellent Motorcycle Trip Planning Websites -From tripit.com, this blog from 2015 showcases some helpful websites for planning your road trip.

Top 100 Motorcycle Blogs For The Motorcycle Rider – This about sums it up. If you are looking for some interesting blogs and useful tips on planning a road trip, look no further. 100 blogs from 100 different perspectives should give you some great insight to the traveling motorist.

A road trip on your bike is guaranteed to be one thing: an adventure. So don’t wait until next year, do it now!

There are so many helpful resources to get you where you need to go. From great motorcycle insurance, to choosing the correct underwear, think ahead, and you will thank me later.