13 Tips For Long Tours

13 Tips For Long Tours

It might be too wet and cold to be taking a long tour, but it’s not too early to have some tips in mind for one you might be planning when the weather warms up. We scoured the Internet and found a long list of 33 thanks to the American Motorcycle Association....
Rawhide Steak House

Rawhide Steak House

Since we’re taking you through Arizona in our Routes and Trails section, we might as well give you someplace to eat. And one of the most places to eat in Arizona is the Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse. This is way more than just a place to eat, it’s an...
Favorite Routes – Arizona

Favorite Routes – Arizona

Rather than continue to break down individual routes, we thought we’d go a bit broader and go state-by-state. Given that Alaska is now colder than a witches mammary gland, and we most recently featured a dirt trail park in Alabama, we thought we’d head to...
WTF! – Last One For the Holidays

WTF! – Last One For the Holidays

Okay, so Christmas has now come and gone. So are these Santas. We aren’t quite ready to give up the holiday yet, though, so we thought we’d throw one more theme picture in before heading into the new year. Join these Santas and hit the road!
Favorite Bike – Cafe Racers

Favorite Bike – Cafe Racers

When the economy took an effin’ dive into the nether reaches of financial hell, choppers and expensive customs went right down there with them. Cafe Racers took their place as an inexpensive way to create an individual piece of well-tuned art, or, in some cases...
Fast and Casual

Fast and Casual

We’ve all been there. You’re riding through an unfamiliar town or city. You have no idea where to eat. And you’re probably too tired to think about it. So you go with what you know — a chain restaurant. These can be just as hit or miss as a...
Favorite Bike – Arch Motorcycle

Favorite Bike – Arch Motorcycle

We interrupt what would have been naming another winner of our EatSleepRIDE promo to bring you this — pictures and specs from Arch Motorcycles, the Keanu Reeves project. While we weren’t able to talk to Keanu live or his business partner, long-time...
Appraising a Used Bike

Appraising a Used Bike

Not everyone can afford a new bike. And getting a second bike becomes a better idea when you go used. But what do you look for when you’re looking at a ride someone else has called their own? Here are a few things to keep in mind: Compare – look at other...
Ride Ontario

Ride Ontario

Our featured rider – Alex Crookes – lives in this area, and while this time of year may not be the best time to explore Ontario, that doesn’t mean you can’t plan ahead. We found this site that has a list of the top 10 routes in Ontario....
WTF! – One More Holiday Bike

WTF! – One More Holiday Bike

This Santa is clearly in a hurry. Maybe the reindeer got away. “Damn you, Rudolf!” Not sure the wheelie will make him go faster, but what the hell, the bike matches his suit, and the picture’s a keeper.
Decals Be Gone!

Decals Be Gone!

Tattoos and decals – they are a personal thing, but obviously one is way more permanent than the other. Thankfully, getting rid of a decal is far easier and cheaper than getting rid of ink. All you need is a hand held hair dryer…and patience. To be sure...
WTF! – One More Christmas Bike

WTF! – One More Christmas Bike

We’d ride it! And the best part is that it looks like you could take off a few of the more holiday themed parts — like the antlers on the handlebars and the sled runners at the bottom of the frame – and still use this as a daily ride. We’re not...
AC Outdoor Park

AC Outdoor Park

Let’s get back to some dirt! Located about 10 miles south of Columbus, AL off of the 431, this is a small park (400 acres) offering a lot for the novice and amateur riders. It’s privately owned and opened a little over a year ago. You’ll have to...
Canterbury Ale House – Seattle

Canterbury Ale House – Seattle

These guys reached out to us. So we checked them out, did some sleuthing, and are happy to say this one seems like keeper. Conveniently located in east Seattle between what they describe as the hospital and cemetery, Canterbury Ale House is a neighborhood pub serving...
Get the Spark

Get the Spark

A spark plug is a simple thing doing an important job. Sometimes we take it for granted. And when we do…we lose it…the spark that is. Here are some easy steps to take to make sure your plugs stay in working order: – remove the spark plug’s cap...
Holiday Gear & Such Wish List

Holiday Gear & Such Wish List

It’s that time of year when the wish lists come out and the pocket books with them. More often than not, these lists are pretty predictable – new clothes, new bike bling, etc. But in the short time Asphalt & Dirt has been published, we’ve already come across some...
Route 66 Diner – Santa Rosa, NM

Route 66 Diner – Santa Rosa, NM

Unless you’ve lived under a rusted out crankcase the last 60 years, you’ve heard of Route 66.  At some point, taking that route ends up on a biker’s bucket list and finding a place to eat is a necessity. And along that route are probably tens of...
WTF! – Holiday Bikes

WTF! – Holiday Bikes

Given that the holiday season is officially upon us, we thought it only right to spend the rest of the month showing off some bikes — and riders that befit the time of year. These guys may have taken the holiday theme about as far as you can go. Have a...
Exploring Germany

Exploring Germany

Hey, it’s now edging toward Christmas, so why not plan to go where some of the traditions started — like Christmas trees, St. Nick, and major gift giving. Well, maybe some minor gift giving. Although this time of year is  not your best riding weather in...