Latest added Albums

Members' Photo

 Views: 187
Posted by nomad
May 26, 2011
in VentureMC - RT2009
MVC 183S
 Views: 188
Posted by nomad
May 25, 2011
in Riding Across USA/Sturgis 2001
 Views: 194
Posted by nomad
Jun 20, 2012
in Route 66 - 2012
07030 18
 Views: 172
Posted by nomad
May 26, 2011
in VentureMC - RT2006


If you have enjoyed RaU, or has RaU helped your business? Then support RaU with any amount of donation:

Photo of The Month - The Mother Road

* Welcome

Welcome to Riding Across USA Forums

You will be glad that you have found the most popular motorcycle web site on the net.  You will find all the commercial features in this site, and they are free for you to use.  Sign up now and share your passion with millions of riders, who love to explore the most beautiful country in the world, USA, especially with a motorcycle.  At Riding Across USA (RaU), no one cares what make of your motorcycle, but your travel stories and photos are what everyone loves to read and enjoy.
So, click here to
register and start to share your moments.  It's free anyway!

Recent Added/Updated Members' Photo Albums

Up Coming Events

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

Latest Posts

Pages: [1] 2   Go Down
Posted by: Steppenwolf, January 09, 2017, 01:21:37 PM

xxvictory motorcycles
Posted by: Steppenwolf, January 09, 2017, 01:21:37 PM
Replies: 0

Board: General topics
Views: 252
Posted by: delbuser, October 30, 2016, 08:41:18 AM

xxDaytona Beach 2 Santa Monica Apr 2017
Posted by: delbuser, October 30, 2016, 08:41:18 AM
Replies: 2

Board: Trip Plans / Suggestions / Questions
Views: 342

Planning a ride from Daytona Beach to Santa Monica in Apr 2017; figure 6 days each way with a few free days and some California ride days. Would like to add a couple of people  in for the ride or join a sponsored ride. Are there any interested individuals, if so lets connect and plan? I have lots of flexibility and figure different West vs. East routes.

New to Forum -  :fb: East Coast 2 West Coast and back...
Posted by: Steve66, March 09, 2017, 10:16:24 AM
Board: New Members

xxHey everyone!
Posted by: Steve66, March 09, 2017, 10:16:24 AM
Replies: 6

Board: New Members
Views: 260

Hey guys, how is it going? I've recently found this forum as I'm planning a roadtrip across USA this year. Unfortunately I just found out that this forum is... dead :/ What's the reason? Have you guys moved somewhere else, like facebook or something?

Posted by: Upstate NY Peter, May 21, 2016, 03:04:43 PM

clipRide Across America - 17 days, 8600 miles, IBA50CC Lots of National Parks
Posted by: Upstate NY Peter, May 21, 2016, 03:04:43 PM
Replies: 3

Board: Your Riding Stories
Views: 870

I  enjoyed a nice ride across America on my Suzuki VStrom and want to write down the details of the trip, so looks like this may be as good a place as any.

I'll give  a brief description here, then when I have some time I'll add the details and pictures of the ride. Long story short, it was awesome.

I started at home in Upstate NY, headed south to jacksonville FL where I took a right and 2 days (46 hours) later was on the West Coast in San Diego.

The daily rides were as follows:

Day 1 - Albany NY to Assateague Island, Virginia

Day 2 - Assateague Isalnd over the Chesapeake bay bridge/tunnels to Jacksonville FL.

Day 3 - Chill in jacksonville and prep for the enxt 2 days.

Day 4 - Jacksonville (Beach) Fl to Ozona, Texas (1305 miles)

Day 5 - Ozona Texas to San Diego Ca (1050 miles)

Day 6 - San Diego CA, Ortega Highway (mountains), Angeles Crest Highway, Angeles National Forest (NF), Mohave (Camp at Red Rock Park)

Day 7 - Mohave to Sequoia National Park (NP), Yosemite NP (Camped on Merced river in Yosemite Valley)

Day 8 - Tour Yosemite Valley, Glacier point (at sunrise), Tioga Pass, Mono Lake, Inyo NF,  Lake Tahoe, to Fernley NV (West side of Rte 50, Americas Loneliest Highway)

Day 9 - Fernley Nevada to Ely, Nevada (Rte 50), hung a right took a  40 mile dirt road shortcut, to Zion NP (Camped)

Day 10 - 6 mile hike in the narrows in Zion NP, rode to North Rim of Grand Canyon (thru Kaibab NF) - camped.

Day 11 - Grand Canyon to Monument Valley, Four Corners to Mesa Verde NP (Camped)

Day 12 - toured Mesa Verde, up San Juan Skyway, thru Telluride  to Ouray where I soaked in the hot springs, Million Dollar Highway, Wolf Creek pass to Great Sand Dunes National Monument (Camped)

Day 13 - Great Dunes NM to Dodge City (Boothill Museum), to Oklahoma City.

Day 14 - Oklahoma City, Ozarks, Sun Studio in memphis, to nashville.

Day 15 - Nashville to Cherohala Skyway, Tail of the Dragon, Foot Hills Parkway, Steak dinner in gatlinburgh,  Newfoudn Gap (Smoky's), to about 50 miles onto the Blue Ridge parkway.

Day 16 - 505 miles on the Blue ridge parkway and Skyline Drive to Front Royal VA.

Day 17-  Front Royal VA, to Scranton PA where I had lunch with my daughter who was in college there at the time, Delaware Water Gap, Hawks nest, up route 30 to home in upstate NY.

Day 18 - Well, it was Monday so I rode y bike to the office as I had to work.

I did this ride in 2012 on my 2012 Suzuki DL650 VStrom, I was 49 at the time. At the time I am writing this, it is now May 2016, I am 53, and I've put about 70,000 miles on that VStrom so far...  rode to Glacier NP last summer, but that is a different story.

I'll post more, along with pics here soon.


Posted by: billgatt, May 03, 2017, 07:58:03 PM
Board: First Trip

xxUS to Canada
Posted by: billgatt, May 03, 2017, 07:58:03 PM
Replies: 1

Board: First Trip
Views: 49

I'm thinking on doing my first trip from Michigan across into Canada and up to Montreal and further maybe on my 71 BSA motorcycle. Just wondering what documentation I need for crossing the border? I'm planning to put the bike on my pickup as far as London then leave on the bike from London. I'm also planning to drop off a few spare parts for my friends old Norton. Anyone see any problems doing this?
Posted by: nomad, October 21, 2016, 08:21:36 PM

xxSturgis 2017
Posted by: nomad, October 21, 2016, 08:21:36 PM
Replies: 6

Board: Sturgis All Year Round
Views: 574

Again...I's still way early for some, but to me, I was running out of time in every single year. :)
This year (2017) I may change my trip a little bit, put the bike on the truck or trailer it, if my son wants to go with me. :)
I know it is not "Riding Across USA", but I have been crossing the country for almost 18 years. My mind is still riding, but the body is not. ;D
Who knows? I keep saying this every year, and I end up riding the bike the whole way. :ls:

Sturgis everyone!  08/04 - 08/13/2017
Let's roll! :)
Pages: [1] 2   Go Up

Riding Across USA on Facebook

Please "like us". Thanks!

Recent Posts

Re: US to Canada
by nomad
[May 03, 2017, 08:38:25 PM]
US to Canada
by billgatt
[May 03, 2017, 07:58:03 PM]
Re: Custom Tear Drop Trailer Forsale
by Steppenwolf
[May 01, 2017, 05:55:14 PM]
Re: Hey everyone!
by nomad
[May 01, 2017, 05:37:14 PM]
Re: Custom Tear Drop Trailer Forsale
by nomad
[May 01, 2017, 05:31:23 PM]

RaU's Sponsors