Rider from the Cyclewise crew rounds turn 11 at NHMS
Cyclewise Ducati-Vermont in New Haven wants to see you on the race track! The New Haven Vermont Ducati-Suzuki dealer began sponsoring track days for their customers several years ago and they now regularly bring twenty or more rider...  read article
Instructor Lorne Banks briefs students
Riding over loose rocks, covered by slippery wet leaves, I stand on the pegs, weight over the front wheel and try to keep my throttle smooth and steady, feeding in just enough to keep me climbing without overwhelming the available g...  read article
Planning a dual-sport riding trip
Planning a route for your new adventure bike can be as challenging as riding it once you’ve gotten there. Ideally, your riding buddies will have plenty of knowledge to share with you and you can just follow along. But, that only wor...  read article
Crossroads Motorcycle Rally Organizing Committee
If you want to hold a weekend long party for a couple thousand of your friends, you had better be organized: you will find that it’s a lot of hard work having fun. The organizers of the Crossroads Motorcycle Rally of Vermont know th...  read article

Up Coming Events

  • Ducati Scrambler Unveiling Party

    The new Ducati Scrambler has gotten great early reviews and the excitement for this fun filled "everyman" Ducati is definitely warranted. Come see the bike for yourself at the Ducati Scrambler Unveiling Party, Saturday April 18th, 7-9 p.m. at the Venue Night Club in South Burlington. Immediately following the unveiling there will be music by RMX from 9 - 1 a.m.

  • Green Mountain Harley BBQ Throwdown

    Green Mountain Harley Davidson in Essex Junction is having a BBQ Throwdown, Additional details will be posted when they are known.

  • International Female Ride Day

    International Female Ride Day is a celebration of women riders by women riders. Get your female friends together and organize a local ride to celebrate this truly international celebration. International Female Ride Day is always the first Saturday in May. This year's date is May 2nd.

  • Keene Motorcycle Swap Meet

    The 41st Annual Keene Motorcycle Swap Meet is Sunday, May 3rd, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at the Cheshire Fairgrounds. Admission is $5 per person.

  • Friends of Veterans 7th Annual Motorcycle Ride

    The Friends of Veterans, 7th Annual Motorcycle Ride is Saturday May 9th. Registration is at 9 a.m. at the Gilman Complex in White Rider Junction, VT. The ride leaves at 11 a.m. There will be a BBQ following the ride. All proceeds benefit homeless prevention for Vermont and New Hampshire veterans. No drugs or alcohol are permited at the event.

News

  • Green Mountain Harley Bike Night Begins in April

    Green Mountain Harley Davidson is running Bike Night on the second Thursday of each month at the Backstage Pub in Essex Junction and the last Thursday of each month at the On Tap Bar and Grill in Essex Junction, April through September. The first Bike Night is on Thursday April 9th at the On Tap. Come out and have some fun!

  • State of Vermont Publishes Road Paving Info

    Are you wondering whether your favorite set of twisties will be repaved this summer? Are you planning a road trip right into the middle of a construction zone? If so, then you should check out the the State of Vermont's online guide to summer paving projects.

  • New Articles In The Zone Blog - Great Source for Motorcycling Tips and Techniques

    A winter spent watching MotoGP race re-runs may keep you connected with motorcycling, but it will do little to improve your skills on the bike. Ken Condon, the lead instructor for Tony’s Track Days and author of In The Zone – Advanced Techniques for Skillful Motorcycling, has spent his winter updating The Zone Blog with articles ranging from maintenance to advanced riding techniques.

  • Worcester To Increase Penalties For Eagles Ledge Trail Use

    The town of Worcester, VT is considering increasing penalties for riding motorized vehicles on the Eagles Ledge trail and the Shepherd’s Hill trail. Along with the increased penalties, the town is looking to increase enforcement, in an effort to prevent further damage.

Featured Roads

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  • The Killington Twist

    If you like your roads twisty, the Killington Twist should quickly become one of your favorites. The ride uses a mix of back roads and main roads and includes some of the best of south-central Vermont’s twisty-bits. In addition, the route does not follow the normal tourist route, so it should also provide some relieve car-bound droning.

     

  • Flowing, Rolling, Take the Vermont-30 Alternative

    Vermont-30 is your best choice, if you’re looking for a pleasant, scenic alternative to running US-route 7 between Middlebury and Manchester. VT-30 rolls and curves with open vistas east to the Greens and west to the Adirondacks, past lakes Bomoseen and St. Catherine. Unlike US-7, VT-30 has no significant traffic lights between Manchester and Middlebury, and there is only a half-mile difference in distance between the two routes.

  • VT-232: A Sporting Ride Through The Woods

    Vermont Route 232 is a 14.6 miles long, tight technical, roller-coaster road through Groton State Forest. Repaved in 2010, the surface is near perfect, except for some mid-corner gravel from the newly constructed shoulders. The road is sporting-fun and runs through Vermont woods that are a worthwhile destination of their own.

  • Dual Sport Ride to The Natural Turnpike

    Vermont has just over 14,000 miles of roads. Approximately 8,000 miles are gravel or dirt and only 6,000 are paved. Obviously, the Vermont motorcyclist who dismisses all dirt roads is missing something.

  • Ride to Eden and Paradise

    One of the best uses of a motorcycle is quickly eliminating negative thoughts. Quickly dropping thoughts of mortgages, jobs, and troubling responsibilities the quicker you go. This ride is designed for that purpose: taking you quickly through the uncluttered roads of Vermont’s north country. A ride to Eden, around Jay Peak, to paradise and back.