Synopses & Reviews
Forty classic rides through the regions quintessential scenes
With its spectacular and varied scenes, no other region of America can best the Pacific Northwest when it comes to motorcycle touringwhether a Sunday afternoon ride with friends or a multiday adventure. Now, with Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest, bikers have an unparalleled guide describing forty classic rides across the quintessential landscapes of Oregon, Washington, and Vancouver/British Columbiafrom the rugged Pacific coast to breathtaking islands, from rain forests to deserts, from the Cascades to the Rockies.
In friendly prose peppered with anecdotes, sidebars, and interesting asides, Christy Karras and Steve Zusy describe the routesmost representing a days worth of ridingand include a map for each, color photographs, and details aplenty on road conditions and terrain, sites worth stopping for, amenities, and side trips.
Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest is an indispensable tool for anyone hoping to take in the beauty of the region from the back of a motorcycle. The tone of the book is casual and reader-friendly, peppered with anecdotes, interesting observations, sidebars and friendly asides.
About the Author
Christy Karras has written about the arts, outdoors, and travel for publications including the New York Times, Salt Lake Tribune, and Seattle Times, and revised and updated Scenic Driving Utah, 2nd edition (FalconGuides). Whatever she is doing at this moment, she would rather be motorcycle touring.
Stephen M. Zusy has worked as a photojournalist at the Park Record in Park City, Utah, and the Salt Lake Tribune. There's no place hed rather be than on the back of his motorcycle, twisting back the throttle, headed for somewhere.
Christy and Stephen previously collaborated on Motorcycle Touring in the Southwest (GPP Travel).