Vol 16 No 3: Best breakfast stops on the road, Escape to the Hill Country, Trike for Two and more!

Your Guide to Great Motorcycle Roads and Destinations. This edition provides you with a list convenient breakfast stops where you can enjoy the most important meal of the day and get an early start on the open road. You can also enjoy a truly scenic excursion...

  • Read more about the Texas motorycle rides and trips in the current RIDE TEXAS® edition.
  • Read more about the Texas motorycle rides and trips in the current RIDE TEXAS® edition.
  • <Read more about the Texas motorycle rides and trips in the current RIDE TEXAS® edition.
  • Read more about the Texas motorycle rides and trips in the current RIDE TEXAS® edition.
  • Read more about the Texas motorycle rides and trips in the current RIDE TEXAS® edition.
  • Read more about the Texas motorycle rides and trips in the current RIDE TEXAS® edition.
  • Read more about the Texas motorycle rides and trips in the current RIDE TEXAS® edition.

Giddy-up & GoBackroads, byways & places to ride

The numero uno wildflower road, as voted by RIDE TEXAS® readers in our Readers' Choice Awards? The Willow City Loop!...»

The German-flavored Fredericksburg is within this section of US 290. Good food. Interesting buildings. Terrible traffic on weekends. Behind the rider is the iconic Vereins Kirche Museum.

What makes this choice particularly interesting is that this bit of road cuts across several geological regions of the state. This means you'll see different types of wildflowers all along the route....»

TX 16, which transects the state north to south, is one of the best motorcycling roads in the state in any season. (Photograph by Tom Wiley)

TX 16 is a big stretch of road, and one of Texas' best back roads, no doubt, but the section voted readers' number 3 BEST IN TEXAS in our Top 10 Best Wildflower Roads is between Markley and Boerne....»

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Free stuff, coupons & discounts for RIDE TEXAS® Readers (Vol 16 No 2)

There are amazing free offers and discount deals in the latest edition of RIDE TEXAS®, Vol 16 No 2. We hope you'll support RT's advertisers. They help make RT possible....»


BMW is Recalling 50,184 Motorcycles Manufactured Between 2005-2011

BMW recalling 50,184 motorcycles manufactured between 2005-2011—Risk of fire

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. BMW will notify owners, and dealers will either reinforce the fuel pump flange or replace the pump, as necessary, free of charge....»


Adorned altar at the famous Painted Church, Sts. Cyril & Methodius in Shiner, Texas.

GO: Historic Piano Bridge in the famous Painted Churches of Texas region

If you're looking for a beautiful afternoon of riding, you might want to consider checking out the completely refurbished historic Piano Bridge, near Dubina, in the heart of the famous Painted Texas Churches region. ...»

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Roadside Strategies

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Fixing Electrical Problems

Nothing strikes fear into the hearts and minds of motorcyclists quite like having an electrical failure while on the road. Fortunately, it’s a rare occurrence these days, but it does happen....»


Battery Evolution
Fixing Flats

The High Tech Bike

This is the system in my own audio equipped ride. The main box is the size of a cigarette pack and has physical connections to helmet headsets, MP3 players, cell phones, communication radios, and other audio sources.

Equipping your bike for audio

In this edition I’ll discuss wired rider intercoms and their modern wireless counterparts. Sound and intercom systems have become more capable, easier to install and use, and more affordable...»


Capturing the ride on video
The Ethanol Story

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