Road Houses These thirteen published articles will have you grabbing your map and looking for a route that links them into one cross-country colossal tour de gastronomy. If your motto is "Ride to Eat - Eat to Ride" then this is for you! Here you'll find road houses from East to West, North to South and the reasons for visiting each one. A bake shoppe along the Upper Delaware River, a drive-in where everything, from the menu's items to the table settings, is about pork, a hotel ...
These thirteen published articles will have you grabbing your map and looking for a route that links them into one cross-country colossal tour de gastronomy. If your motto is "Ride to Eat - Eat to Ride" then this is for you! Here you'll find road houses from East to West, North to South and the reasons for visiting each one. A bake shoppe along the Upper Delaware River, a drive-in where everything, from the menu's items to the table settings, is about pork, a hotel with the best bar/restaurant/ lodging combination that just happens to be surrounded by mountains full of twisting two lane roads, an urban and urbane rib joint surrounded by brew pubs in Central New York, a yacht club without water, a place to find homemade authentic German cuisine, a motorcycle-friendly restaurant with a view along the twistiest pieces of NY Route 97.
Central Park Hotel
Frog Level Yacht Club
Johnny B. Good's
Kelly's Road House Grill
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These articles are the fruits of a trial and error tree planted decades ago. The bad roads, the dead end trails, and the nasty places have been left out. What remains is a four-decade distillation of motorcycling in 38 American states, five Canadian provinces, five national forests, ten Pennsylvania state forests, and eight foreign countries. These articles contain valuable information that will save you time and money and enable you to efficiently plan your own adventures while avoiding the mistakes I've made. Let each article be a preview of your own adventures.
Additional Titles By The Author:
This eBook version of Backroad Bob’s Motorcycle Roads is one part of the 19-part CD series Backroad Bob's Motorcycle Adventures that includes the following titles. The CDs and the eBooks contain the same articles, but the eBooks are text-only, the Turbo Chronicles eBook excludes the dyno and ET charts, and the Dual Sporting eBooks exclude the roll charts, GPS maps, and GPS coordinates. The full color, photo-filled versions, the photo CDs, and the full-content Dual Sporting CDs are available only from the Backroad Bob's Motorcycle Adventures website.
Backroad Bob's Motorcycle Adventures:
Dual Sporting PA with Roll Charts
Dual Sporting PA with GPS Roll Charts
Dual Sporting Beyond PA with Roll Charts
Dual Sporting Beyond PA with GPS Roll Charts
Dual Sporters and Thumper Humpers
GPs and MotoGPs
Isle of Man TT Races, England & Ireland
Museums and Collections
Road Trips (Part I)
Road Trips (Part III)
Road Trips (Part IV)
Shows and Clubs
By 1990, I had ridden motorcycles through every state east of the Mississippi River, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and five Canadian provinces, but I wanted to do more. I wanted to explore the back roads across America, see the Isle of Man TT Races, examine everything that's foreign at a European Grand Prix, and experience the canopied forests, cascading streams, and towering mountains of Pennsylvania's state forests.
Over the past thirty-eight years I've done all this and taken thousands of photos of the places I've been and made millions of memories of the unforgettable people I've met. Along the way, I've recorded my experiences in hundreds of magazine articles, and traveled hundreds of thousands of miles by motorcycle in the pursuit of my dreams. If this sounds like something you'd like to do, then these articles are a valuable tool to assist you in fulfilling your dreams too.
Qualifications - Thirty-seven years and over 250,000 miles as a licensed motorcycle operator. Thirty-five years and 185,000 accident-free road miles. Seventeen years and 43,000 miles dual sport riding. Ten years of East Coast Enduro Association competition. Forty years off-pavement riding. Completion of Motorcycle Safety Foundation Beginner and Advanced Rider Courses and Keith Code's Superbike School. A.A.S. - Mechanical Engineering with over 25 years professional mechanical experience.
Road Riding - Thirty-seven of 48 contiguous states with extensive knowledge of the Mid-Atlantic, New England, and Southeastern states. Five Canadian provinces, Isle of Man, Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.
Dual Sport Riding - Mid-Atlantic States, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Tennessee. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Monongahela, Wayne and Allegheny National Forests. Ten Pennsylvania State Forests.
Leadership Positions: President (1995-2011) - Turbo Motorcycle International Owners Association (TMIOA), North Eastern Region Director (2000-2009), and Pennsylvania State Director (1994-2009) - Honda Sport Touring Association (HSTA). Rally Dual Sport Route Coordinator - Honda Sport Touring Association Rendezvous 1996. Rally Coordinator - The Thumper Humper (THE) Rally 1998-2008, PA Adventure Rally 1994-2007, Pennsylvania Dual Sport Rides 1995-2007, Pennsylvania 500 Road Ride 2005-2007, and Turbo Rally '95, 00, and '10. Organizer - 2001 Honda Sport Touring Association Rendezvous - a 400+ participant 5-day international event.