Do more than croon along with the Mamas and the Papas; make California Dreaming a reality by touring one of the most scenic roads in America by motorcycle. Knees in the breeze and rubber to the asphalt – sound advice for any ride – may seem impossible, as those who traverse the Big Sur segment of the Pacific Coast Highway via Highway 101 frequently find their tires veering towards the sand, surf, and even the ruggedness of the Santa Lucia Mountain Range.
Riders experience a cadre of dramatic interplay between the surreal sights that abound along this stretch of highway, and it enjoys an appropriate declaration by the US Department of Transportation as one of nine “All American Roads.” The entire route features resplendent views, countless historic sites of interest, dozens of lighthouses, plentiful wilderness areas for off-road adventures and picturesque waterfalls. Before gassing up, be sure to prepare adequately for the venture. [Read more…]