Hit the Road, Jack! Unmissable Motorcycle Routes for the Solo Adventurer

Hit the Road, Jack! Unmissable Motorcycle Routes for the Solo Adventurer
Vanesa Lucero
Vanesa Lucero
September 3rd 2023

Hey road warriors and two-wheel aficionados!

Are you in the mood for an epic solo journey on your motorbike? If the answer is a resounding ‘heck yes,’ you’re in the right place!

We’re diving deep into some of the world’s most incredible motorcycle routes that are just begging to be conquered—alone!

The Call of the Open Road

Nothing screams freedom like cruising down a scenic road, wind in your hair, with nothing but your thoughts for company. Ah, bliss!

But not all routes are created equal. Some are heaven-sent for motorcyclists, complete with twisty turns, smooth tarmac, and jaw-dropping vistas. Let’s jump into some top picks!

Route 66, USA: The Mother of All Roads

We can’t start this list without the iconic Route 66, which spans from Chicago to Santa Monica. It’s classic Americana through and through, with diners, vintage gas stations, and the kitschiest of kitsch along the way.

Pro Tip: A must-stop is the Cadillac Ranch in Texas. Grab a can of spray paint and leave your mark!

The Transfagarasan Highway, Romania: Twist and Shout

If you’re after hairpin bends and zigzagging roads, look no further than the Transfagarasan Highway in Romania. Immortalized by the TV show “Top Gear,” this route is a thrill ride from start to finish.

Pro Tip: Best ridden between June and October, unless you have a penchant for snow hazards.

The Great Ocean Road, Australia: A Surf and Turf Adventure

The Great Ocean Road offers more than just stunning coastal views; it’s also one of the world’s best motorcycle routes. Think endless horizons and the Twelve Apostles as your backdrop.

Pro Tip: Watch out for kangaroos. No, seriously, they can jump out of nowhere!

Leh-Manali Highway, India: For the Soul Searcher

Seeking a more spiritual journey? The Leh-Manali Highway in India passes through some of the world’s highest motorable roads. You’ll experience solitude and the Himalayas as your only companions.

Pro Tip: Pack spare parts. The next mechanic could be miles and miles away.

The Amalfi Coast, Italy: La Dolce Vita on Two Wheels

Cobblestone streets, picturesque villages, and Italian charm—what’s not to love? The Amalfi Coast is perfect if you’re looking for a bit of culture along with your road trip.

Pro Tip: Stick to daytime riding. Those cliffside roads are not where you want to be when the sun goes down.

Solo But Not Alone

While you may start the journey alone, along these routes, you’re bound to meet fellow riders who share your sense of adventure. Plus, the locals you encounter can offer insider tips that you won’t find in any guidebook.

Ready to Ride?

Before you rev up that engine, make sure you’re well-prepared. For international routes, ensure you have the necessary permits and documents. A solo trip is also the perfect excuse to splurge on that new GoPro or high-end riding gear—you’ll thank yourself later.


The open road is calling, and it’s high time to answer. Whether you’re crossing continents or just escaping the city for a few days, these routes offer the perfect blend of thrills, serenity, and unadulterated freedom.

Ready to tackle one of these beauties? Let’s hit the road and make some unforgettable memories!

Happy rides!

Vanesa Lucero
Vanesa Lucero
Hey there, fellow adventurers! I'm Vanesa, your enthusiastic explorer and storyteller extraordinaire. Join me as we uncover hidden treasures, immerse ourselves in vibrant cultures, and embark on wild adventures across the globe. Let's conquer bucket lists, embrace the unknown, and make unforgettable memories together. Welcome to my travel wonderland!