Fast Mike’s Favorite Roads to Ride in Upstate New York


If my last post was a homer article, this one is a hometown article. Upstate New York is where I grew up, as well as where I learned to ride a motorcycle after I got my license at age 23. My family is from the Rochester area, and I went to college/graduate school in Buffalo… Continue reading Fast Mike’s Favorite Roads to Ride in Upstate New York

Fast Mike’s Favorite Roads in Ohio


This is a bit of a homer piece, but Ohio isn’t as flat and boring as many think. Yes, large parts of central, western and northeast Ohio are well-glaciated terrain, but southeast Ohio is home to some of the best motorcycling roads I’ve ridden.  Here--in no particular order--are a few of my favorite Ohio motorcycling… Continue reading Fast Mike’s Favorite Roads in Ohio

Fast Mike’s Favorite Motorcycle Destinations, Part 4 (Landmarks)


Museums aren’t the only history-themed stops I like to make on a tour. While many landmarks lack some of the amenities that museums offer—like shelter from the elements—their existence marks a place or event that has been memorialized in the minds of other people. That, by itself, should give us reason to pause and take… Continue reading Fast Mike’s Favorite Motorcycle Destinations, Part 4 (Landmarks)