International Escape to Nova Scotia Canada

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The words flow off the tongue, lyrical and ethereal: Nova Scotia. Ignore for a moment that the name translates (quite literally) to New Scotland; to a kid from California, the name sounds so exotic it … [Read more...]

BONUS EXTRAS: Canadian Club – An Epic Search for Whisky (And Youth)

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If you read my Nova Scotia tour story in the August 2011 issue, then you know that it was looooong -- and actually, the original edit was much longer! Below is an excerpt from the cutting-room floor, … [Read more...]

No Kowtowing!

As you may have heard, I was involved in an accident back in October. More on that later -- maybe, anyway. The more I tell mine, the more I realize that everyone's got a crash story -- and if they … [Read more...]

All Star Jam – Woodstock, Cooperstown & Americade

Mountain Jam 2010 in Hunter, NY drew an estimated crowd of 20,000

Baseball, Rock & Roll, and Motorcycles By Jon Langston, photos by Matt Kopec and Jon Langston (and Mike Krager, and Joe Knezevic. And some lady in the parking lot. Oh, and that guy on the street … [Read more...]

2009 Triumph Modern Classics

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Icon of Contradiction What Price Cool? The Bonneville Goes Mainstream By Jon Langston photos by Riles & Nelson (This article originally appeared in RoadBike November/December 2009. This … [Read more...]

Icefields Parkway, Alberta, Canada, Part I

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As the plane began its final descent, the Great Plains disappeared into the shimmering horizon behind me, while in front, the gleaming white peaks of the Rocky Mountains soared ever higher. The sky … [Read more...]

Icefields Parkway, Alberta Canada, Part II

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After Saskatchewan Crossing, the Icefields Parkway started to climb again, and although the scenery remained magnificent, I had less time to appreciate it, as the riding became more challenging with … [Read more...]