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Motorcycle Journeys Through New England

Here's a new edition of the always well done Motorcycle Journeys Through series from WhiteHorse Press covering New England. New England is a close ride for a huge population of riders. I've personally been to many of the States covered in this book and must say that there are some fantastic roads and scenery.

Full details:

Center Conway, NH, June 2013—Whitehorse Press has just released an all-new edition of one of its most popular touring guides, Motorcycle Journeys Through New England, just in time for riders to make the most of the riding season.

New England has everything a motorcyclist could want: twisty, historic roads; wild and scenic vistas; and interesting, quirky, accessible destinations worthy of stretching your legs. Vermont native and moto-insider Ken Aiken thoroughly covers Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island in 28 routes that catalog the very best they have to offer, from shoreline to summit.

The pace of touring on two wheels is especially well suited to appreciating and pondering the forces—both natural and man-made—that continue to shape New England. Many of the most popular riding roads evolved from native and pre-colonial trade routes, which may have begun as game trails. Routes rise, fall, and sweep with contours that follow a rugged terrain initially traversed during a slower time. Few books before this one have offered up as many regional gems to touring riders. In addition, Aiken has tapped into his lifelong interests in history, architecture, geology, and industry to offer up fascinating tidbits of local detail, adding colour and context to the extrasensory movie that will be playing on your visor.

This all-new edition of Motorcycle Journeys Through New England features full-colour maps with turn-by-turn directions for each suggested route, along with updated information for motorcycle-friendly services, memorable lodging and dining, and points of interest that take you off the beaten path.

Ken Aiken is the author of Motorcycle Journeys Through Atlantic Canada and Touring Vermont’s Scenic Roads, and has written feature articles and reviews for most of the major motorcycle touring magazines in North America. For more than a decade he has been a seminar speaker at Americade in June, and more recently has been the U.S. representative for motorcycle tourism in Canada for the Charlevoix, Mauricie, Saguenay, and the Maritime regions of Québec.

Details on Motorcycle Journeys Through New England:

Softbound, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, 352 pages, colour illustrations and relief maps, detailed route instructions, $27.95. Copies will be available at your local bookstore, motorcycle dealer, or can be ordered in advance directly from the publisher, Whitehorse Press, 107 East Conway Road, Center Conway, NH 03813-4012. Telephone toll free 800-531-1133 or visit their web site at