Kentucky Motorcycle Trips and Events List

The Bluegrass State is a great state for offering motorcycle riders multiple scenic environments from which to explore. The bluegrass area with its thoroughbred horse farms, abundant caves and cavern regions; the Kentucky Appalachian mountains, the northern Kentucky river region, and the southern and western water-land regions. Kentucky (KY) is also the home of the world famous Kentucky Derby and historical sites related to the home of Lincoln, Daniel Boone, as well as key historical points on the Underground Railroad and the Trail of Tears.




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June 30, 2015
KY 89 runs along the middle fork of Rockcastle River and Indian Creek. The route is canopied by trees in most parts...
This road is loaded with curves and for the most part, the road is pothole free. We encountered several areas of downed...
Take KY 89 heading east from KY 490 (near Livingston, KY) and the ride ends at McKee, KY at US 421.
June 30, 2015
This is a very decent road with wild life along the way, we saw two deer, three groundhogs and possibly a fox....
Well maintained road with a lot of sweeping turns and hills. For the short distance of 23 miles, it provides some good...
Take KY 587 east from US 421 (near McKee, KY) for 23 miles to KY 11. (north of Pebworth, KY)
January 21, 2015
This route starts off following a valley with long sweeping turns. During the spring it is beautiful with the budding trees. After...
This road is made up of mostly sweeping turns with a few twisties. All of the road is good condition, 801 is...
From Morehead, KY head west on US 60 until you get to KY 801. Turn Left onto KY 801 follow that for...
August 27, 2014
This route is one that I travel all the time and never gets old. The bends, curves, and long sweeping hills of...
The roads are great! They have been repaved within the past couple of years and offer intermediate to advanced riding skill. Everything...
Follow HWY79 off of HWY 41A to HWY 233.
Turn left onto HWY 233.
Follow 233 to the Cumberland River Ferry.
Cross...
July 7, 2014
At the beginning of the ride, one is in the Red River Gorge but soon just skirting the Daniel Boone National Forest....
Road is curvy and as stated above lots of grade and elevation changes. Lower gears are often needed. The pavement surface is...
Beginning at Slade, KY (Natural Bridge State Park) follow Highway 11 south. A few miles before Boonesville turn right on highway 30...
June 8, 2014
If one wanted to see proper horse country in Lexington, KY one has to travel no further. Russell Cave Road is the...
Relatively straight but with a few good rolling hills tossed in there too.
From Cynthia, KY, you'll take Highway 62 southwest out of town and soon find Russell Cave Road on the left (Route 353)....
July 6, 2013
The scenery is rolling hills, with trees that hang over the road for a very cool shaded area! There is a lot...
The road is flowing hills, with curves. Very little Road construction, with many places to stop and adventure! Pavement is in great...
From Eddyville, KY head south on route 93 until you come to the route 139 intersection. Go right (southwest) on 139 down...
July 11, 2012
Good scenery. A lot of farm land and open areas to see quite a good distance and also parts of the stretch...
The road is great in most parts but there are places where it gets a little bumpy and there's patches of blacktop...
Pretty simple, take Tates Creek Road from Lexington KY and follow it the whole way. It runs over a river where you...
April 28, 2012
This was my first trip on my cruiser. Clarksville is nto that great, and neither is Oak Grove. But once you pass...
There are no insane curves and stuff like that. Just a nice easy ride.
You can start this trip in Clarksville Tennessee at the intersection of Tiny Town Road and Pembroke Road. From there head north...
August 2, 2011
Scenery is good with nice views and the occaisonal great vista or overlook but the area is fairly poor so there is...
Many sweepers and twisty in spots. A good deal of elevation changes but not major climbs.
I rode this on my way home to Indiana from the Smokies. Just west of downtown Georgetown 227 branches north off of...
May 23, 2011
The views from the mountaintops are spectacular especially in the spring and the fall. In Lawrence County you ride beside Yatesville Lake....
These are mountain roads that are twisting thru the forests of Eastern Kentucky. The road is 2-lane blacktop. The road department keeps...
This route can be started in either Morehead or Louisa. Exit I-64 at Morehead. The Louisa end can be reached by US...
May 23, 2011
Route takes you through rolling hills with assorted farms and small towns. Most of the ride is "on the ridges" providing panoramic...
Most is solid, well maintained and marked 2 lane. Some small towns where you have to watch your speed. Highway 227 south...
Route starts/ends around Pee Wee Valley, KY, just outside Louisville. From Middleton, take US 60 east all the way to Frankfort and...
May 23, 2011
The scenery should be great but the lack of turn outs to see the views limit this to just OK. While riding...
It is because of this route's "motorcycle road quality" that I submitted it. Simply great twists up one side to the highest...
Route 160 starts in Cumberland KY. off Route 119. Note this is NOT Cumberland Gap which is several miles to the south....
May 23, 2011
This route takes you from Union, KY through Walton, KY, down by the river to Rabbit Hash, KY (directly across the river...
We didn't encounter any problems along the route. The road was very safe, and we didn't encounter any patches of gravel. It...
Beginning in Union, KY, head south on US-42 toward Old Union Rd. Turn left on Frogtown Rd. Turn right at Dixie Hwy/US-25S;...
May 23, 2011
The road cuts back and forth through the forested foothills of the Appalachia. Rides the top of ridges with scenic views, down...
Some very good twists, turns, and hills. Road is not new pavement, and there are some potholes in areas. It does ride...
One way to get to the startign point would be to take South 27 to McCreary County, Stearns, KY. Take the stop...
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Kentucky

2016-07-16 : 2016-07-16

Ride for wounded warriors

Registration begins 9am. Kickstands up 11am. Door prizes Half and half drawing Much more Questions contact sissy at 8065497974 or kyskauh@gmail.com

2016-07-09 : 2016-07-09

Ride The Red

Our second annual Ride the Red is coming up. Come out and support Bethany Christian and enjoy a great ride with a great group of people. We will leave from Bethany Christian School at 10am and ride through Red River Gorge Ky. there will be a stop and then continue the ride on through Natural Bridge Ky. $20 for single riders and $10 for passenger. Everyone who pre-registers by June 10th will receive a t-shirt.

2016-06-23 : 2016-06-26

AMRA Summer Harley Drags & Rally

All Harley Drag Racing, Bike Show, Vendors, Live Music and Many More Fun! ~4

2016-06-20 : 2016-06-20

Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day 2016

Ride your motorcycle or scooter on this day to demonstrate: * The number of motorcyclists to the general public and to politicians. * That motorcyclists are from all occupations and all walks of life. * That motorcyclists can reduce traffic and parking congestion in large cities. * That motorcycles are for transportation as well as recreation. * That motorcycling is a social good. Ride to Work Day was inspired by "Work to Ride - Ride to Work'" marketing materials created between 1989 and 1991 by the Aero Design and Manufacturing Company, a Minnesota based manufacturer of motorcycle riders clothing. In 1992 these items inspired motorcycle magazine editor Fred Rau to write an editorial calling for a national ride to work day. The first annual Ride to Work Day event was proposed in Road Rider magazine (now titled Motorcycle Consumer News) in the May 1992 issue. This is an excerpt from that "Ride to Work" editorial: "You may remember several months ago when Bob Carpenter, commenting in his 'Two Up' column, mentioned how neat he thought it would be if there was one day a year when everyone who owned a motorcycle used it to ride to work. That comment was prompted by a T-shirt produced by Aerostich RiderWear that simply said, 'Work To Ride, Ride To Work.' Everyone seemed to think that a national 'Ride To Work' day was one heck of a good idea." The first Ride to Work Day event date was July 22nd, 1992. For several years various motorcycle businesses informally promoted every third Wednesday in July as Ride To Work Day. These early advocates included Road Rider Magazine, Dunlop Tires, and Aerostich/Riderwearhouse. The event continued to grow as an informal grass roots demonstration every year until 2000. That year a non-profit organization, Ride to Work was formed to help organize and promote Ride to Work Day. The first Ride to Work Day event led by this group was the third Wednesday in July of 2001. This day was the annual day until 2008, when it was changed to the Third Monday In June. This change was made to climatically better accommodate riders world-wide, and to give more riders an opportunity to participate. Ride to Work is a 501 c4 nonprofit, all-volunteer effort. Organizers include Andy Goldfine, Lynn Wisneski and Christine Holt. ~4

2016-06-16 : 2016-06-18

Red Ass Bike Bash - Spring Motorcycle Rally

THE ECONOMY FRIENDLY BIKE RALLY $20 for Weekend or $10 Day Pass VENDORS FIRST TIME SETUP FREE WITH PAYED ADMISSION All Bikes Welcome 25% Military Discount for Active Duty or Veterans NO Support Vehicle Fee Golf Carts Welcome, NO Golf Cart Fee Plenty of Free Tent Camping RV Electric Available, $20 per day First Come First Serve Free Showers,Free Firewood While it Lasts You are welcome to bring your own Adults only, must be 18 to enter NO GLASS, NO DOGS, NO ILLEGALS, NO ATTITUDES, NO WEAPONS, NO COLORS WORN OR FLOWN! ~4

     

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