On nous a demandé maintes fois notre moment favori de parcourir les hautes-terres en moto. La réponse est facile : lorsque les feuilles se transforment en brasier écarlate, orange et jaune. Nous accueillons à bras ouverts les températures plus fraîches dans les hautes-terres de l’Ontario. Lorsque le soleil se lève au-dessus de la cime des arbres pour vous réchauffer le dos et éclairer la toile de fond automnale pour ce que nous
We’ve been asked again and again, when our favourite time of year to ride the Highlands is. That’s easy; when the leaves are blazing their crimson reds, oranges and yellows. We welcome the cooler fall temps in Ontario’s Highlands. When the sun rises above the trees providing some warmth on your back and lighting the fall backdrop which we like to call the big show, you know it’s going to
Voir en francais – We are stoked that the riding season is just around the corner. Winter has been busy at the Ride the Highlands World Headquarters. We’ve been planning and prepping for the new season, and now we’re ready to ride. To kick off this year, we’ve created a list of the top 20 things for you to do in Ontario’s Highlands in 2020, as you wind your way
Voir en français You can often sense it before it arrives on the calendar. Your bike knows it too. Crisp autumn air, the crunch of a few fallen leaves and suddenly it’s Fall. Some of the best riding is right before your eyes, and throttle. The Ontario’s Highlands region cuts a swath smack dab through the heart of massive tracts of deciduous forests. This includes many fall colour rock stars,
Voir en francais – You can’t actually ride them, but they are the perfect spots to ride to with your crew. Bigger is better right? There’s just something about oversized things that grab our attention. Ontario’s Highlands isn’t short on these stops with big appeal, so we’ve made a short list of locations where you can pull over, stretch your legs and snap that pic: Mammoth Cheese, Perth We’ve all
Updated July 2020 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, or adventures to brag about. Ride the Highland’s Top Asphalt
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 different type of deliciousness… that of craft beer and cider.
Voir en français No really, these history lessons are worth pulling your steed over for. Most riders think of historical plaques as dull and boring and just crack the throttle as they cruise by. But we guarantee some of the stories you will learn at these sites will move you to your biker core. Riding through Ontario’s Highlands can sometimes feel like you’ve travelled back in time, literally. Being a
As riders, we’ve ridden through a lot of towns, each one unique in its own way. However, the one thing every town has in common is a main street; the street where all of the action takes place, often the heart and soul of a city or town. There is something about cruising down the main strip of the towns we visit. We have a few theories; it might be
Voir en francais – The curves of Ride the Highlands are thanks to those road builders who went against orders to make things straight. They knew that someday, someone, somewhere, would appreciate their craft. Even though in some cases motorcycles weren’t even invented yet, they knew people would want to have fun, on the very ribbons they’ve cut through the landscape. Paying homage to and recognizing their efforts is important.