2014 Overland Expo East – Asheville NC, Oct 3-5

Oct 02, 2014 View Comments

If you enjoy overland adventure riding, or you’ve been longing to give it a try, you won’t want to miss this weekend’s Overland Expo in Asheville, NC. The event will bring together overlanders from all over the world for a weekend of camping, camaraderie, entertainment, training, and more. The Expo will be held on the […]

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Meet and Eat with John Flores

Oct 01, 2014 View Comments

RoadRUNNER’s resident foodie and touring aficionado, John Flores, is about to embark on a tour of some of the Northeast’s best pizza joints—and he’s inviting you to join him, share some pizza, talk motorcycles, and check out the 2015 Indian Scout he’s riding. The following are the dates and links to the local places where […]

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Motus Barber Vintage Festival Block Party

Sep 30, 2014 View Comments

The 10th Annual Barber Vintage Festival will be taking place October 10-12 at the Barber Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, AL. The festival is a must-visit event for anyone interested in antique or vintage motorcycles (and cars). Since the Vintage Fest is taking place virtually next door, Motus Motorcycles is hosting their second annual Motus Factory […]

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Review: Stage One Slip-On Exhaust for Indian Chieftain

Sep 29, 2014 View Comments by David Burbach

For many riders, the first thing they do when the buy a new bike is to swap out the overly restrictive OEM exhaust from something a little more soul stirring. Though we here at RoadRUNNER do not advocate for loud pipes, we certainly appreciate a healthy exhaust note as much as everyone else. So when […]

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CSC RX-3 Cyclone: The $3,000 ADV Bike

Sep 28, 2014 View Comments

Yes, it’s made in China. So are a lot of things. Does that mean it’s value priced and built cheaply? Well the jury’s still out on the build quality, but the price sure is right. The “it” we’re talking about is the RX-3 Cyclone. Its current price is only $2,895 for bikes in the first […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Ken Freund

Sep 27, 2014 View Comments

You’ve read their articles and perhaps met them out on the road or at RoadRUNNER‘s annual Touring Weekend, but what do you know about our illustrious group of writers and editors? We decided to ask each one a few simple questions and share their responses with you, next up, frequent contributor, technical editor, and motorcycle tester Ken Freund. […]

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Tour of the Week: Western Colorado-Mesas, Mountains, and Mines

Sep 26, 2014 View Comments

Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine will be releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s Colorado Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s December 2005 issue.

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Trans America Trail: Craters and Underground Rivers

Sep 25, 2014 View Comments by Joseph Trey

Waking up on an empty stomach leaves both Luke and I seriously ready for breakfast. The fact that the recommended Dinner Bell Café is “way on the other side of town” according to some locals does not deter us from gearing up and making the trip. Four minutes and one mile later we are seated […]

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Make Your Motorcycle Last Forever

Sep 24, 2014 View Comments

Motorcycles are made better than ever. Their design, materials and machin-ing are more accurate and precise – and reliability is greater than it’s been before. To that end, here are some tips on how to keep your motorcycle going as long as you want and save money too. The three basic tenets to ensure a […]

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Review: M-Tech Men’s Adventure Jacket

Sep 23, 2014 View Comments by John Flores

The challenge with multi-season motorcycle gear is that, in trying to be all things for all seasons, they end up being all-compromise, not quite vented enough on a hot summer day and vents that leak cold air (and possibly water) when the temperature drops. Multi-purpose liners do help in colder weather, but when removed result […]

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2015 KTM Freeride E: The Electric Dirt Bike

Sep 22, 2014 View Comments

It seems like more electric bikes come on the market every week. Some are from major motorcycle companies and others are from start-ups hoping to capitalize on the future market potential of the environmentally friendly rides. But at least with current technology (no pun intended), electric power has two glaring drawbacks when compared with internal […]

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Edelweiss Around the World Motorcycle Expedition: Moscow to Bangkok

Sep 21, 2014 View Comments

Not for the faint of heart, Edelweiss Bike Travel’s Around the World Expedition strays far from traditional international motorcycle tour destinations. The 2014 edition began on August 10th in Moscow, Russia. The riders will spend the next 63 days on the road covering 8,700 miles in the process. The journey will wander through eastern Russia […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Alfonse Palaima

Sep 20, 2014 View Comments

You’ve read their articles and perhaps met them out on the road or at RoadRUNNER‘s annual Touring Weekend, but what do you know about our illustrious group of writers and editors? We decided to ask each one a few simple questions and share their responses with you, next up, frequent contributor and motorcycle tester Alfonse “Fonze” Palaima. Name: […]

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Tour of the Week – California: Mendocino Coast

Sep 19, 2014 View Comments

Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine will be releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s California Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s Fall 2002 issue.

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Trans America Trail: Denio Junction Goat Gouda!

Sep 18, 2014 View Comments by Joseph Trey

We awake to a wonderful breakfast at The Griddle; a culinary treat complete with a sassy waitress who will perk you up even more than the coffee. We fuel up knowing that today’s goal is somewhere in Oregon. According to the TAT maps, there’s fuel in Denio, about 100 miles away, but we play it […]

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