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What is the meaning of the "Bikers Welcome" sign on restaurants?

I can't speak for any specific proprietor, bikers are often associated with trouble, deserved or not I wouldn't venture a guess. Many people in the Midwest like motorcycles despite the fact they can ...
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape

Since you mentioned those two particular shows, you can find the exact shooting locations from IMDb Westworld locations Moab, UT (several different locations) Monument Valley, AZ (which you have ...
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Are motorised two-wheelers allowed to drive on bicycle lanes in Belgium?

Horizons Unlimited 21 Mar 2015 duibhceK: In Belgium 25km/h mopeds are obliged to use the cycle path everywhere, unless specific signs forbid it. 45km/h limited mopeds are obliged to use the cycle ...
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How to protect one's lungs while driving a motorcycle through heavily polluted cities?

Although unfamiliar with the mask you've pictured, I have used the N-95 in a hospital setting, which is designed to to block 95 percent of fine particles (image from manufacturer 3M). Here's an ...
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape

New Mexico also has a variety of landscapes, many of which are similar to the described ones. Lincoln National Forest is humongous and has a great deal of paths, roads, and other ways to traverse ...
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Malaysia to Papua New Guinea by motorcycle?

Through to West Timor/Timor Leste is the more common route - I've done bits of it, but not the whole shebang. I've ridden all over Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa and Flores - both by scooter and car. You can ...
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Do you need to get a new IDP when you get a new driver's license endorsement?

Your IDP is simply a translation of your existing license into several languages, with the classes of vehicles you can drive endorsed by a stamp. You'll notice that your existing IDP only has the ...
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What is the meaning of the "Bikers Welcome" sign on restaurants?

@Nohbdy's comment and @NuclearFission's comments are both partially correct. Pennsylvania (York, specifically) is home to a major Harley factory, and motorcycle rallies/rides are common. At the same ...
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Flying with motorcycling gear

There's a great guide on how to fly with motorcycle gear psoted on Ride Apart, which goes through all the questions you asked point by point. Starting with the type of luggage, it suggests a duffel ...
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape

I've visited Grand Canyon and Monument Valley, and both are kinda "desert-ish", while the one on the picture looks more Nothern (since there's grass and trees, sometimes even forests). If you want ...
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Motorcycle survival in San Francisco

Ah, it sounds like you're describing Scoot. I've been a member for years, and while I don't use them super-frequently, I've taken a decent number of rides on them. Their safety guide is rather ...
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape

jazzcat's photo shows "The Priest" and "The Rectory" in Castle Valley, Utah, from the north. Castle Valley is just NE of Moab, Utah. It's an area familiar to rock climbers. photo and area info on ...
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Malaysia to Papua New Guinea by motorcycle?

@Tom's answer seems to address your question well re actual routes and modes. This response focuses on different but vitally important aspects of such a journey. The Malaysian peninsula is "safe ...
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Getting a vehicle as a temporary resident in New South Wales, Australia

There are two issues here: licensing (whether you can ride) and registration (whether you can transfer a vehicle to your name). You can use your overseas driver's licence to drive in New South Wales ...
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Labuan Bajo to Ruteng to Bajawa by motorcycle, possible?

Myself and two friends just returned from a trip to Flores a week ago. We rented Honda Tiger motorcycles , 200cc. in Labuan Bajo and went to Maumere and back. The roads are mostly good but very windy ...
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape

Some destinations that come to mind: The Badlands (in South Dakota) Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota) The Grand Canyon (Arizona) The Painted Desert and Petrified Forest (Arizona) ...
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What are the requirements for motorcycle trip across Europe with US registered motorcycle?

I hope someone better qualified than I will come to deal with the insurance and licensing aspects of this. The six words that worry me are "where I plan to sell it". It is perfectly possible to ...
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Leave Georgia (Sakartvelo) without motorcycle

Okay, so I can answer my own question. It seems that it's difficult to get any information about customs even when you're in the country. The lowdown is this: like @Johnnyjanko said, your vehicle has ...
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What documents are required to drive a motorcycle from Kazakhstan to China?

Your question is quite broad and not completely clear, but I assume you arrive from Kazakhstan and want to cross at Khogas into China and then drive on to Beijing and/or Shanghai. I'm no expert but I ...
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Motorcycle insurance in Southeast Asia

Short answer: travel insurance that you purchase beforehand from a reputable organization can cover you in case of accident on a two-wheeled vehicle (and possibly in case of loss). Long answer: Tons ...
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What motorbike to use in Vietnam

The best choice for two people from your list is Honda FT 230 cc. It's most comfortable. The most popular bike for backpackers in Vietnam is Honda Win. But it's too small for two. If you are ...
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Enter Turkey for the second time on a different passport

It is not possible for foreigners holding two passports to stay in Türkiye for 90 days each with their two different passports within the last 180 days. https://www.mfa.gov.tr/general-information-...
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What is the price range to rent a motorbike in Myanmar for a day?

Ridetheworld lists two motorcycle rental locations in Myanmar together with a location map, although I'm not sure if it's accurate. Mandalay Motorcycle Rental offers scooters starting from ...
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape

Big Bend National Park in Texas. This is the largest National Park in the 48 States...as I recall, it is about 750,000 acres. It is all desert, semi-desert and mountains. Google it.
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape

Red Rock State Park in Sedona Arizona I highly recommend Sedona, Arizona and Red Rock State Park just outside of Sedona. I have visited here before and the red colors of the mountains are breath-...
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Malaysia to Papua New Guinea by motorcycle?

I travelled from West Papua to PNG a couple of years back. The only real border crossing is from the Jayapura to Vanimo. I had to pay a "fine" to to exit Indonesia from West Papua and had to walk ...
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