The Johnstown Inclined Plane is a 896.5-foot funicular in Johnstown, Cambria County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The incline and its two stations connect the city of Johnstown, situated in a valley at the confluence of the Stonycreek and the Little Conemaugh Rivers, to the borough of Westmont on Yoder Hill. The Johnstown Inclined Plane is billed as the "world's steepest vehicular inclined plane", as it is capable of carrying automobiles, in addition to passengers, up or down a slope with a grade of 70.9 percent. Available from our USRT200 - Scenic Road Trips Map of Pennsylvania and New...
Natural Bridge is a geological formation in Rockbridge County, Virginia, in which Cedar Creek has carved out a gorge in the mountainous limestone terrain, forming a natural arch 215 feet high with a span of 90 feet. Available from in our USRT190 - Scenic Road Trips Map of Virginia, W Virginia, Maryland, Delaware
One of the most popular attractions in Heber Valley is the historic Heber Valley Railroad. The 16 miles of track between the valley and Vivian Park in Provo Canyon offer access to some of the most spectacular scenery in the state. The scenic excursions range from one and a half hours round-trip, to three hours round-trip. Seasonal activity rides are also available. Heber Valley Railroad's popular excursions include Day Out With Thomas, Haunted Canyon, the North Pole Express, Murder Mystery, the Tube 'n Train (snow tubing and train ride) and Rafts 'n Rails (river rafting and train ride). Available in...
The Triumph Thunderbird The Triumph Thunderbird was named by Edward Turner, who had stayed at the Thunderbird Motel while traveling in the US. He liked the sound of it & so named his new 650cc twin after it. The T-Bird has an interesting history among Triumph Motorcycles. The name has been used 3 times, the first which we will delve into here, the 6T ran from 1950 through 1966. The name was revived again in 1981 for the TR65, an entry-level bike made by destroking the Triumph Bonneville 750. And lastly, it was revived again in 1994 by the...
Check out our feature article in the latest edition of the BMW Rider's Magazine titled "ON THE LEVEL"! We have a three page spread with an interview with our founder Jenny Lefferts! By Miles DavisTwo wheel back roads touring – either solo or in small groups – has increased in popularity proportionate to America’s swift urbanization. As city pressures rise and boil over, men and women motorcyclists find themselves escaping for a few precious hours of wind-in-the-face fun and country riding. Many of the adventurous routes explored by meditative riders have grown into carefully guarded personal secrets.Enter Jenny Lefferts,...