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Scrambling for a gift idea for dad (or yourself) this Father’s Day? Motorcycle enthusiasts – or anyone who’s dreamed of the quintessential American adventure of cruising the open road – will discover an unforgettable experience with EagleRider, which rents Harley-Davidsons, BMWs, Triumphs, and Honda motorcycles and offers guided and self-guided tours through some of the most iconic routes in the country, from Route 66 to the Pacific Coast Highway.
The California-based company, which is marking its 20th anniversary this year, offers a practical and affordable solution for riders, especially beginners and those coming from foreign countries, to get a feel for the road (and the different styles of bikes, in case they’re looking at purchasing one).
It also solves the problem of the ride home, which, let’s face it, is somewhat less appealing than the excitement of the journey there. You simply ride from one of the company’s 70 U.S. locations to your destination – Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Key West are popular ending points – drop off the bike, and fly home.
What’s a good Father’s Day present for a dad who travels? At last night’s Traveling Mom Twitter party, a GPS device emerged as an easy answer – and perhaps a self serving one, since many present at the hour-long Tweetfest have endured creatively navigated car rides with their fathers and husbands.
And then there are those who just think the gadget makes a nice gift, like mother of four Christie Lombardo, who bought her dad a GPS system for Father’s Day last year “since he loves to travel, but he still uses his maps as backup.” Mom Tammy Sigond seconded the GPS idea and also suggested a AAA membership, which you can easily give as a first-time gift or renewal to the dads in your life.
Blogger and mom Mary Heston concurred that swell Father’s Day presents might include “AAA membership, GPS (handheld that coordinates with online maps)” as well as “corn nuts, beef jerky, and ChapStick.” And business owner and mom Karin Sheets says she bought her husband a “computer reader for car repairs last year,” which he thought was cool.
For a twist on the “help dad find his way” gift idea, consider giving dad a driver for Father’s Day, suggested Kerrie Gallagher, who developed the iPad car games app Road Trip: Family Fun.
As you might expect, the Twitter party-goers had Father’s Day gift ideas that went beyond the automotive. Read on for more.
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