The USA Roads are some of the best roads to ride your motorcycle on, riding from Interstate, to secondary roads to rural roads, you will find the condition of USA Roads are amazing!
With over 2.7 million miles of paved roads in the USA, you will find a few to your liking!
It is fascinating that there are over 2.7 million miles of paved roads in the USA and most are well maintained. Given the shear number of miles, most of the roads are in top notch shape. If you can’t find a great biking road here you’re just not riding enough. The diversity of weather throughout the states does have some impact on the roads. For example in the northern states you will find more frost heaves and thus more construction during the summer months. Another great example is the over 400 mile Blueridge parkway. Here no heavy commercial traffic is allowed and the blacktop is second to none with little maintance required. No matter where you ride in the USA, you are certain to ride some incredible maintained roads.
Get off of the Interstate and ride a back road.
Everyone has had to ride on the heavy traffic infested interstate highways of the USA. Mostly to make up time as the speed limits tend to be quite a bit higher and at times it can be the only way to get where your going. Interstates are numbered in a grid: even-numbered routes for east–west routes (with the lowest numbers along Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico), and odd-numbered routes are north–south routes (with the lowest numbers along the Pacific Ocean). With-in these interstates and especially in bigger cities there are HOV lanes which we recommend you ride these lanes. It is much safer. So where ever you can, ride a usa numbered highway or state highway..less traffic, safer, better scenery and we can almost guarantee you will meet a lot more riders and locals along the way.
Ride a Scenic byway
Get off the beaten bath and ride your motorcycle on a scenic byway.
A National Scenic Byway is a road recognized by the United States Department of Transportation for one of the six “intrinsic qualities”: archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and/or scenic. The program was established by Congress in 1991 to preserve and protect the nation’s scenic but often less-traveled roads and promote tourism and economic development. The National Scenic Byways Program (NSBP) is administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
The most scenic byways are designated All-American Roads, which must meet two out of the six intrinsic qualities. The designation means they have features that do not exist elsewhere in the United States and are unique and important enough to be tourist destinations unto themselves. As of November 2010, there are 120 National Scenic Byways and 31 All-American Roads, located in 46 states (all except Hawaii, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and Texas)
Roads in the USA vary from State to state
Every state maintains there own secondary highway systems and you may notice a difference at state border crossings. Most secondary and rural roads are all paved, with decent shoulders with the ditches mowed and trimmed.
Big Trucks, RV’s, and lots of vehicles
Be prepared for lots of traffic while riding in the usa, especially on the interstates.
Here is a link to the Numbered Highways in the United States.
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Not just educated facts like the lowest road in the USA and North America for that matter is California’s highway 178 or also called badwater road in Death Valley.
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Not just interesting facts like the Empire State Building in New York is sometimes struck by lightning hundreds of times each year because it doesn’t have a lightning conductor.
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