Instameet 2021 – Three Days of Epic Riding

/ February 20, 2022

This past September we had the opportunity to invite and showcase Ride the Highlands to eight motorcycle writers and photographers for an epic multi-day ride. Stationed at Sands on Golden Lake, these motorcycle enthusiasts spent three days riding the Ottawa Valley region of Ontario’s Highlands, touring some of our favourite roads and experiencing what valley hospitality is all about. Check

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Saddlebag Samples

/ August 11, 2021

After a long day of riding Ontario’s Highlands’ handcrafted roads, nothing is better than cracking open a nice cold brew from the samples you’ve collected during your ride, and recapping the day. There is no shortage of craft breweries to wet your whistle along our Ride the Highlands routes and we’ve created a list just for you. Please note: Ride

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Échantillons pour sac de selle

/ August 10, 2021

Après une longue journée en moto à parcourir les hautes-terres de l’Ontario sur les chemins de construction artisanale, il n’y a rien de mieux que d’ouvrir une bonne bouteille de bière froide et de faire le bilan de la journée en dégustant les échantillons recueillis en cours de route. Il n’y a aucune pénurie de brasseries artisanales pour se rincer

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Sticky Throttle Fingers – BBQ to Brake for

/ June 24, 2021

Voir en francais – Fresh black top, hot sun, tantalizing aromas of charcoal BBQs and smokers, and patios with bikes parked out front; these are common themes you’ll experience during a summer ride through the Highlands. Ontario’s Highlands has many restaurant locations that, much like the road builders of the past, understand the importance of taking the time (low and

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Doigts collants sur l’accélérateur – Les BBQ qui valent l’arrêt

/ June 22, 2021

View in English –  L’asphalte frais, le soleil brûlant, les arômes alléchants des BBQ et des fumeurs de charbon de bois, et les patios avec les motos garées devant; ce sont des thèmes communs que vous rencontrerez lors d’un parcours estival dans les hautes-terres. Les hautes-terres de l’Ontario comptent de nombreux restaurateurs qui, comme les constructeurs de routes du passé,

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We Brake for Baking

/ June 1, 2021

Voir en francais – There’s nothing sweeter than spending the summer on your bike. After a long, glorious day on the road, nothing is more satisfying than devouring the handcrafted, delicious treats you’ve found along the way. Summer is way too short to search out all of the amazing must eat baked good locations on our Ride the Highlands’ routes,

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Nous freinons pour les friandises

/ May 31, 2021

View in English – Il n’y a rien de mieux que de passer du temps en moto l’été. Après une merveilleuse journée à sillonner les routes, il n’y a rien de plus satisfaisant que de dévorer les délicieuses friandises artisanales que vous avez dénichées en cours de route. L’été est beaucoup trop court pour aller à la recherche de tous

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Best Biker Burgers to Brake for in Ontario’s Highlands

/ July 15, 2019

Voir en francais – As riders, we are always searching. Searching for those roads less travelled, searching for the twisties to ride, searching for the best butter tart or sticky bun. Many of you have been hunting for the best burgers in Ontario’s Highlands, asking the Ride the Highlands crew where you should stop. We’re happy to tell you that

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Insider’s Cut to Ride the Highlands

/ July 18, 2018

Updated July 2021 Over the past few years we’ve shared lots of secrets to get you excited about rippin’ it up in the Highlands. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or new to the club, we have the insider’s tips that will make your trip. Check out the stories below for the best roads to cruise, places to grab a bite,

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Mmmmmm Motorcycles & Microbrews – 6 Microbreweries & Cideries Worth Riding To

/ October 3, 2017

Voir en français Imagine swinging a pickaxe, everyday, for months on end, knowing that at some point people on two wheels will really appreciate it. The road builders were true craftsmen who carved out the ribbons of the delicious twistiness that are enjoyed by all riders today. Another type of craftsman has emerged in Ontario’s Highlands and is delivering a

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