The Best Guide to Motorcycle Roads, Rides & Events

Why do the routes have different colors? The colors are only different so one route can easily be distinguished from another.

Motorcycle Roads in New Mexico

The continental divide runs from north to south down the center of The Land of Enchantment. The best motorcycle rides in northern New Mexico (NM) will usually involve exploring the southern stretches of the Rocky Mountains with it's alpine mountain scenery. Additionally, great motorcycle roads are found along the state's western boarder with Arizona where they will find stretches of green mountain ranges. However most of the rest of the state is made up of arid, rocky, canyon rich and sun baked scenery. Some of the most popular stops for motorcycle riders are the Billy the Kid Museum, the Carlsbad Caverns, and the town of Santa Fe, NM.

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New Mexico

Trinidad, CO to Des Moines, NM

Heading east out of Trinidad flat with the occasional curve. Art and beer is available at the turn to go to Branson, after this turn stop and enjoy the mountain scenery back to the west. When you cross into New Mexico stop and check out the Toll Gat...

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Edgewood up to Golden on Route 344

Typical high desert type of trees and brush along the entire route. Once out of Edgewood NM there are no stop signs or stop lights making for a easy ride....

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Chinle to Shiprock

In Chinle there are plenty of eateries and fuel stations so fill up before stopping at the Park Information Center. This trip goes along the North rim of the Canyon De Chilly ... not as grand as the Grand Canyon, but beautiful in their own right! T...

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Turquoise Trail SR14

New Mexico's Turquoise Trail (State Road 14) goes from just south of Santa Fe to just east of Albuquerque. You will drive past the New Mexico Penitentiary where the riot happened in 1980. About 14 miles from Santa Fe you will come to Madrid, NM whe...

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High Road to Taos Scenic Byway

From Taos heading south there will be plenty of tall pines with sweeping curves, hills and valleys along with small communities, art galleries, wineries, as you approach the community of Truchas, NM. the terrain turns to high desert landscape as you ...

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