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The website TheAmericanJourney.bike, its electronic newsletter The Patriot, and our social media are dedicated to the sport of safe motorcycling. Together, they provide motorcyclists who tour America’s roads a single, easy to use forum that highlights motorcycle safety and provides quick and easy access to some of America’s best motorcycle dealers, tour agencies, safety and skills training, parts, apparel, accessories, shows, events, rallies, rides, rides-to-eat (RTEs), lodging, clubs, insurance, and tools for travel planning.
Social Media. Choose your preferred social media, or use it all! Follow us on Twitter! Like us on Facebook! Join our circles on Goggle Plus! Join our group on LinkedIn! Subscribe to our channel on YouTube! Subscribe to The Patriot! Make TheAmericanJourney.bike your homepage, take advantage of our subscriber benefits, connect with us through our social media forums, and help us make TheAmericanJourney.bike America’s number one resource for safe motorcycling! We are excited to be one of America’s first pet friendly websites, and we encourage you to check out our pet policy. Any questions about TheAmericanJourney.bike, The Patriot, or our social media may be submitted to us through our Contact Us page. Your use of TheAmericanJourney.bike, The Patriot, and our social media is subject to the Terms of Service and all intellectual property rights of TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC.
Safety Notes. A serious but completely random and serendipitous posting of my thoughts on safety. These notes are not prepared by a safety expert, but are posted and intended to make us all think about safety before we hit the road and to make us focus on safety while riding. Remember, safe motorcycling is the full and sole responsibility of the motorcyclist. TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC assumes no risk, responsibility, or liability on the behalf of any rider or other person who views or in any way uses the information in these safety notes.
Subscriber Benefits. Subscribe to our electronic newsletter The Patriot and enter to WIN our monthly promotional giveaway and our sweepstakes! Each month, one or more subscribers to The Patriot will be randomly selected to win a promotional giveaway from TheAmericanJourney.bike or merchandise donated by a participating vendor. And, about every six months, one or more subscribers will be randomly selected to win our sweepstakes. Promotional giveaways and sweepstakes winnings will be mailed to U.S. addresses only. Check out our Monthly Giveaways and Sweepstakes pages for current prizes. The Patriot will highlight new safety notes; new classifieds; new travel tools; and selected vendor advertisements and product spotlights, events, rides, and rides-to-eat.
All subscribers have access to vendor discounts and are eligible for our promotional giveaways and sweepstakes winnings.
And as a subscriber you may submit, at no charge but subject to the relevant terms and conditions, for posting on our website:
- a classified ad with photo related to the sport of motorcycling,
- your favorite photo of life on the road with your motorcycle visiting a national monument, landmark, moment in history,
park, or some other great view,
- your favorite tours, rides, or ride-to-eat locations to share with other viewers, and
- your favorite planning tips, tools, or resources that help you plan your rides.
Classified ads, favorite photos, and all other submissions may be submitted to us through our Contact Us page.
Classifieds. Free online classifieds with photos for all individual subscribers. No vendor advertising allowed here. All classifieds must be related to the sport of motorcycling and may be submitted to us through our Contact Us page.
Vendors. TheAmericanJourney.bike and The Patriot provide motorcyclists a single, easy to use forum that provides quick access to some of America’s best motorcycle dealers, tour agencies, safety and skills training, parts, apparel, accessories, shows, events, rallies, rides, rides-to-eat, clubs, insurance, and tools for travel planning. Vendors may request information about advertising and pricing options from us through our Contact Us page.
Events. One off or annual, local or national, of any and every kind. Bike nights, rallies, shows, festivals, scavenger hunts, or any planned assembly of riders or motorcycles! Listed chronologically. Non-profit, charitable, and fundraising events are posted free. Nominal posting charges apply to all other events. Information about events may be submitted to us through our Contact Us page.
Rides. Describe, organize, share, or fantasize about your favorite ride or ride-to-eat with other motorcyclists. Information about rides may be submitted to us through our Contact Us page.
Travel Tools. There are more than ten million registered motorcycles enjoying the four million miles of public roads in America. This resource is intended to help you plan your ride as safely as possible by providing access to information about traffic; weather; road construction; driving and laws unique to motorcycling; notices; latitude/longitude conversion tools; heat indexes; humidity vs. temperature charts; heat vs. speed charts; mapping; and useful applications for your smart phones. If you have a favorite travel tool not posted here, please email a description of it to us through our Contact Us page.