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Motorcycle Journeys Through the Pacific Northwest

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Publisher Comments:

This latest addition to the popular Whitehorse Motorcycle Journeys Series, features more than 30 trips following the best motorcycling roads in Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Idaho, and British Columbia, from the sweeping roads below Mt. St. Helens, to the jagged coastlines of northern California and Oregon to the desert hills of Idaho. Written by a motorcyclist, it includes full-color topographic maps and detailed directions formatted for easy reading from tank-bag map windows. Trips are designed for various riding styles, from two-up travelers sightseeing to sport riders looking to ride the curves. For the ambitious motorcyclists headed for Alaska, it includes the best motorcycle trips through British Colombia.

Book News Annotation:

Oregon-based motorcycling enthusiast Hansen has been a contributor to various motorcycle magazines; he's also a fifth grade teacher and teaches a distance writing class for two universities in Portland, Oregon. His book offers fellow motorcyclists a selection of 25 unforgettable routes within the 500,000 square miles of the Pacific Northwest. Intended as a supplement to a good set of road maps, the guide includes scenic rides in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia; a coastal trip; a national park tour; mountain rides; and desert explorations. Each trip includes information on the distance, terrain, natural highlights, route directions, towns, interesting sites, and food and lodging. Illustrated with color photographs. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Bruce Hansen lives in Portland, Oregon and spends most of the good weather riding and writing about the best motorcycling roads in the Pacific Northwest. He is a contributor to Morotcycle Cruiser, Rider, RoadBike, American Iron, and Motorcycle Voyager magazines. When he's not on his bike, behind his camera, or in front of his computer, he teaches a distance writing class through Portland State University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781884313530
Publisher:
Whitehorse Press
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Author:
Hansen, Bruce
Subject:
Northwest, pacific
Subject:
Motorcycles - General
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Motorcycle Journeys
Publication Date:
20050819
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.54x5.58x.64 in. 1.02 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Pacific Northwest » General Travel
Transportation » Automotive » Motorcycles » Touring
Travel » North America » United States » Pacific Northwest

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