Indiana Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Lying at the crossroads of America, Indiana (IN) offers motorcycle rides with a good degree of variations in scenery and amenities. In the northern half of the state you'll find picturesque farming communities woven into hardy hardwood forests. Moving further south the terrain becomes more hilly with equally healthy forest all the way down to the Ohio River Valley and quaint border towns that dot the river's path. The state also is home to some major universities with beautiful and inviting campuses motorcycle riders may enjoy touring - the University of Notre Dame (South Bend), Purdue University (West Lafayette), and Indiana University (Bloomington). And, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a major tourist draws as it is one of the most famous race tracks in all of the world.




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January 24, 2015
These quiet back-roads will follow the creek from Richmond to the lake. You will travel through woods, fields, and a couple very...
The hilly and curvy roads of this route are usually in pretty good shape. Most of the route was chip-sealed in 2013...
Starting at I-40 and S. Round Barn Rd. Go South on Round Barn Rd. which turns into Test Rd. Turn Right onto...
January 23, 2015
You'll see plenty of farms in the river valleys. There is a dam and a covered bridge in the Williams area. From...
The road was resurfaced a couple years ago. The road is mostly sweeping but don't get complacent as there are some sharp...
Head west out of Bedford on SR158. SR450 begins on the left about 1/10 of a mile after crossing SR37. The road...
June 27, 2014
A nice quite road through rolling countryside along Laughery Creek. This is a short ride through scenic Laughery Ceek area. Beautiful rolling...
This route has alot of twisties running through farming country. Everything from tight twisties to some nice sweepers and up and down...
Take RT 262 south of Dillsboro. Turn west onto West Laughery Creek Rd.3-4 miles turn left crossing Laughery Creek. Turn left on...
April 29, 2014
Scenery is your standard Midwest, flat countryside with fields and the occasional woods. Segments of this ride go through rolling subtle hills...
For the most part this ride is on good quality roads. Each one is a state route that isn't overly used, so...
Begin in Warsaw, IN, take IN-15 south approximately 17 miles. Turn West onto IN-114. At Rochester, Turn North onto IN-25. This will...
December 4, 2013
The route is mostly through relatively flat land with intermittent packs of trees (at least of what I could see as it...
The few miles just south of I74 are straight and uneventful. But after that, the road becomes curvy and a joy to...
It runs from exit 164 on I-74 near the IN/OH stateline to Indiana Route 50.I275 near the IN/OH/KY state lines.
March 20, 2013
This ride will expose you to nearly all the different types of scenery you will see in Indiana. From wide farm fields...
Most of the roads are kept in very good shape. In the spring, there will be gravel around the corners and intersections....
Start in Franklin, Indiana, at the Shell where SR 144, SR 44 and US 31 all meet.
Go south on US 31...
December 18, 2012
TUrn left off of US 36 if coming from IL. onto IN 71 and go thru Dana. After Dana the road is...
Road is straight at first then has open sweeping curves and is somewhat hilly. Very nice in the fall when the leaves...
From Dana, IN, pick up IN 71 heading north and follow it all the way till it intersects IN 36 near Newport,...
October 9, 2012
It can be very pretty when the leaves change. If you like rustic rural structures, an old general store, a barn, or...
While you may come upon the occasional large crack due to settling for the most part the road is in excellent condition....
Starting in Nineveh Take South Nineveh Rd to Center lake road then follow Sweetwater trail through a number of turns of the...
August 19, 2012
This route starts in Paris, IL and twists thru farm and woodland, hill and dale until you reach W. Terre Haute, IN...
We road it on 8/18/2012 and most of it was just paved, even the older parts were pretty good
Start in Paris, IL and take the Terre Haute Rd. south to West Terre Haute, IN. When you cross from IL into...
August 5, 2012
Lots of country side, but there are some small towns to pass through.
Includes some good flat straightaways and wooded twisties.
Start at little park on Kalberer Road in West Lafayette. Head West, turn right on Morehouse Rd (which eventually turns into 500)....
May 27, 2012
This route covers Indiana farm and woodland areas. Amish country in the Napanee and Shipshewana area where eating and shopping are good...
Mostly good quality 2 lane state roads and US highways with some 4 lane divided highway. Speed limits range from 30 to...
1. Head north on N Railroad St E toward U.S. 24/W Washington St
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2. Take the 1st right onto...
January 1, 2010
A lot of farm country including some Amish Territory. Small rolling hills and partial lush forest areas as you are on the...
Most are excellent, but you may encounter some patches of rougher country road depending on the time of year.
Start near South Bend, Indiana. You can pick up Kern road just off of US 31 South of the US 20 Bypass....
August 1, 2009
I've made this (round) trip on my bike about 10 times in the last 6 months visiting one of our plants in...
The road itself is in pretty decent shape with only a few spots needing repaving, so you can stretch out and ride....
Route starts on I-465 on the east side of Indianapolis and ends at I-74 just west of Cincinnati (see the above map)....
July 1, 2009
The scenic route along the Ohio river to Madison has some great views of the river, make sure to stop at Belterra...
Road was good with plenty of turns as it follows the Ohio River for much of its path. And, there really wasn't...
From Aurora, follow the Ohio river RT 56 southwest. After you pass through Rising Sun, route 56 will head east and away...
June 1, 2009
A winding two lane highway through the Indiana dunes National Lakeshore. Fall foliage is gorgeous, although anytime of year it is a...
This highway is flat, with quite a few sweeping turns. It is blacktop, and very well maintained, with very few (if any)...
This ride starts in Portage Indiana at the intersection of Indiana HWY 249 and US Highway 12. Take Highway 12 west until...
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Indiana

2015-08-01 : 2015-08-01

Fallen Firefighter Ride

This will be an escorted ride to benefit Supporting Heroes. We will leave Lafayette In and return to Lafayette In. This ride will be just over 100 miles with a stop at half way.

2015-07-23 : 2015-07-26

14th Annual Bare Butts Bike Rally

Clothing optional rally held at a 120 acre sanctioned nudist resort open to all couples, no membership required and singles that are AANR/TNS members 21 years or older. Bike Rides, Bike Show, Live Band, RV/Tent camping, Rentals, Pool, Clubhouse with gameroom, Food Vendor, Biker vendors, a fun time for all ages. No Colors, Weapons, Drugs or Attitudes Visit our website www.sunshower.com to view the grounds and for more info. Life's too short to not enjoy it naturally with some great people. Hope to see you there.

2015-07-18 : 2015-07-18

Russ Spangle's Ride for Life

Ride starts at New Life Christian Church and World Outreach, 744 S. 325 E. Warsaw In 46582. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and motorcycles go out at 11 a.m.. $20/person or $30 w/rider, meal included (or $8 for meal only). Food, music, auction and awards. All proceeds to benefit Heartline Pregnancy Center in Warsaw.

2015-07-11 : 2015-07-11

Little Angels Ride

Ride proceeds benefit infant bereavement program at Hendricks Regional Health to support grieving parents who lose children to miscarriage, stillborn or infant death. Registration at 10, remarks and prize drawings at 11, kick stands up at noon. Partially escorted ride ends in Nashville, IN. T-shirts, bracelets, prizes available.

2015-06-28

Northern Indiana Ride For Kids

What: Northern Indiana Ride For Kids When: June 28, 2015 Where: Pinhook Park - 2801 Riverside Drive, South Bend, IN Come and be part of this fundraising event whether a motorcyclist, fundraiser or volunteer. Let us support the kids - our Stars. The donations will benefit the Pediatric Brian Tumor Foundation’s medical research and family support programs. All makes and models are welcome. The suggested minimum donation is $40/motorcycle. We will appreciate if you fundraise before the event to really help with the children. The online registration will be open until noon on Friday, the onsite registration will be open at 9:00 am until 10:30 am. The ride leaves at 11:00 am, RAIN or SHINE! For more details you can visit http://www.curethekids.org/events/ride-for-kids. ~2

     

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