Ride Guide VT- Our Guide to 5 Vermont Covered Bridges

Vermont is one of our favorite states for exploring covered bridges! With just over 100 covered bridges in the state, this gives Vermont the highest number of covered bridges per square mile in the USA! Ride Guide VT gives you 5 covered bridges you can visit in a day. We

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Moore State Park, A Hidden Gem in MA

Moore State Park is a hidden gem in Massachusetts! Originally home to grist and sawmills in the 18th to early 20th century, Moore State Park is now a great place to visit and explore! Located in Central Massachusetts, we have been here a few times and I am in love

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Cape Cod, Beautiful Seaside Community

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is a beautiful, seaside community made up of 15 towns.  There is so much to do and see, making this a very busy tourist area in the summer.  Location Cape Cod is in the lower, southeast portion of the state of Massachusetts.  The hooked shaped, sandy, peninsula

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Downsizing, The Next Steps

As we begin implementing our plan to become digital nomads and travel the USA by motorcycle, we know downsizing will have to be done in many stages.  Physically and mentally! Physically Downsizing Minimize clothing                                                                                  Give away/sell all our belongings                                 Pack/move to new housing                                      Mentally Downsizing Out with the old,

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Ride Guide Massachusetts – Four Scenic Rides You Need To Take!

Ride Guide Massachusetts will take you on four of our favorite rides in the state! Massachusetts is our home state, and we are excited to share our favorite rides with you. Whether you ride on 2, 3, or 4 wheels, these rides will give you a glimpse into the beautiful

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Our Vision

WHO IS BACK OF THE BIKE LIFE Back of the Bike Life is Pat and Trevor Machado.  A husband & wife team who are ready to downsize, live a minimalist life, and travel the USA by motorcycle.  Read About Us-Meet Pat & Trevor, to learn more about who we are

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About Us-Meet Pat & Trevor

WHO WE ARE Welcome to Back of the Bike Life! We are Pat & Trevor Machado, a motorcycle couple who love to take two-up adventures. Two-up means we are two people on one motorcycle.  Trevor is the rider and Pat is the passenger. We met in 2015 and got married

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