25 great motorcycling experiences in the East, listed north to south.
Quebec City Walking Tour
This walking tour is fantastic. Open the Google Map and print it out. Take it with you and follow the tour.
Best of the NorthEast
Our Best of the NorthEast (or “BONE”) curated list of roads has been vetted and reaffirmed by NER members over many years. Travel attractions and amenities are recommended and rated by your fellow riders, especially in relation to visiting them…
Best of Appalachia
Our Best of Appalachia curated list of roads has been vetted and reaffirmed by NER members over several years. Travel attractions and amenities are recommended and rated by your fellow riders, especially in relation to visiting them by motorcycle. We…
Beyond the East
While not in our immediate vicinity, much of the best riding in North America lies to the west and many of our members travel broadly throughout the continent. Our curated list of roads from other regions is a never-ending work…
Intro to Motorcycle Roadside Service
When you break down, the last thing you need to be worrying about is what kind of assistance you will be receiving. Unfortunately, the reality is you may have issues with your provider, the parent company or even the towing…
Roadside Assistance for Motorcyclists
Tips and price comparision breakdown of a few different roadside assistance providers.
Some advice and testimonials from a few New England Riders.
Border Crossing Information
List of US-Canada border crossings, wait times, and helpful tips from ezbordercrossing.com
Recommended Books: Travel & Touring
A listing of NER-recommended books
Adirondacks Best Twisty Roads
Ed’s favorite twisty roads in New York’s Adirondacks region.
Antietam-Elkins Run Preview
This is a great day on a bike. Highlights include Antietam National Battlefield (map), Harper’s Ferry Road, Harper’s Ferry, Old WV Route 55, S Mill Creek Rd, Smoke Hole Rd, Seneca Rocks, and U.S. Route 33. This 227 mile ride…
Attending NER Trips
The low-down on attending an organized NER trip.
Butler Motorcycle Maps
Butler makes very good motorcyclist-centric paper maps for various riding areas.
Central Pennsylvania’s Best Twisty Roads
Ed’s list of favorite twisties in central Pennsylvania.
Cross Ridge Twisties Preview
This 212 mile ride traverses US 250 and WV 39 between VA Route 678 and US 219 in WV. These are some of the very best riding roads in the east. Both of these roads cross a series of ridges…
Dutchess & Catskills Best Twisty Roads
Ed’s favorite twisties in New York’s Dutchess County and Catskills regions.
Easy Ed’s Bests
NER routing master, Ed Conde, has several recommendations to narrow down the ‘creme de la creme’ of eastern US riding experiences.
Elkins To Gettysburg Ride Preview
This 230 mile ride visits some of the best roads between West Virginia and Gettysburg, Highlights include U.S. Route 219, U.S. Route 50, Bear Hill Road, PA Route 26, PA Route 484, PA Route 522, and PA Route 30. Begin…
Elkins to Lewisburg Ride Preview
This 234 mile ride visits some great roads not covered in other rides. Highlights include US Route 33, Seneca Rocks, Germany Valley Overlook, Clover Hill Road, VA 257, VA 731, VA 42, US Route 250, Confederate Breastworks Interpretive Site, High’s…
Fall Foliage Tracking
Autumn is arguably the most visually arresting time go riding through the northeast. Here are some resources to help find the brightest fall colors to time your trip.
GPS Points of Interest
We’ve listed below some NER rider-recommended POI (points of interest) files that may be useful in planning your New England rides. We are only listing files in the universal GPX file format. Note: These files were believed to be accurate when…
Greenbrier River Ride
This 237 mile ride has some of the better overlooked twisty roads and scenic views in West Virginia. It is a great ride that should not be missed. Highlights include WV Route 3, WV 20 along the New River, the…
Interactive Trip Packing List
Cool site that helps you build your own packing list for a journey.
Lewisburg To Front Royal Ride Preview
This 260 mile ride includes a great section of WV 39 that was not part of other rides. It also includes a fun, curvy stretch of U.S. Route 60 leading to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The ride finishes with the…
MAD Maps makes very good motorcyclist-centric paper maps for various riding areas.
General introduction to and listing of different type of motorcycle rally events.
List of motorcycle rental options.
MTF Tourer’s Assistant Database
The MTF Tourer’s Assistant is an online resource of motorcyclists and friends of motorcyclists who have registered and are willing to assist with travel needs in the United States and Canada.
New Hampshire – Best Twisty Roads
Ed’s favorite twisties in New Hampshire.
New River Gorge Ride Preview
Route 219. Route 60, and Route 39 are great riding roads. The WV 219 Scenic View, the Glade Creek Grist Mill in Babcock State Park, the New River Gorge Bridge, the Hawk’s Nest Overlook, the Highland Scenic Highway and the…
North Allegheny Highlands Ride Preview
This 240 mile ride visits some of the best roads north and west of Elkins. Highlights include U.S. Route 219, U.S. Route 250, U.S. Route 33, the Germany Valley View, Smoke Hole Road, Seneca Rocks, and the old coal town…
Potts & Peters Mountains Ride Preview
This 233 mile ride is spectacular. It is a great mix of exciting twisty roads, pretty views, and peaceful rides along streams & through forest. This is one of my very favorites. Highlights include US Route 219, the WV 219…
Riding In Hot Weather
Great blog post by Domingo Chang on gear choices and riding tips for really hot weather.
Swiss & Cass Ride Preview
This 213 mile ride is a great mix of curvy roads, great scenery, and interesting things to see. Route 15, Route 20, and Route 66 are three of the best roads in West Virginia. Helvetia is a nice little Swiss…
Tips for Riding in Europe
Some tips from fellow New England Riders after their riding trips in Europe, from a discussion on Facebook.
Two Knobs Ride Preview
This 213 mile ride has superb riding and spectacular scenery. Highlights include U.S. Route 33, Briery Gap Rd, Spruce Knob, the Germany Valley Scenic Overlook, Sugar Grove Rd, Reddish Knob Rd, Reddish Knob Scenic View, Moyers Gap Rd, U.S. Route…
Vermont – Best Twisty Roads
Ed’s favorite twisties in Vermont.
A listing of good weather websites and mobile apps for ride planning.
Other Motorcycling Road Websites
These other sites provide listings and ratings of motorcycling roads, for areas that NER hasn’t explored yet.