Archive for August, 2008

RoadRUNNER Tours for GPS

Aug 19, 2008 View Comments by

We’re happy to report that all of our US tours from the past 3 issues of RoadRUNNER Magazine are now available for download from our website. In addition, subscribers are now able to view any articles from issues they have received in the past through their subscription, including full text, maps and GPS files. All that is required is a RoadRUNNER online account that is linked to a subscription.

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Indians At Sturgis

Aug 17, 2008 View Comments by

The 2009 Indian Chief lineup is on display in the Black Hills at the 68th Anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The 2009 Chief Standard, Deluxe, Roadmaster and Vintage models can be seen on the corner of 4th and Lazelle in downtown Sturgis.

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Skimp on Gas, Not Books

Aug 15, 2008 View Comments by

College students who purchase a new Piaggio Fly 50 or 150 scooter get one of the most fun, fuel-efficient and low-emission rides around. And, through October 15, 2008, they’ll also enjoy several free trips to the gas pump and plenty of storage to haul a laptop and book bag, courtesy of a free $50 gas card and top case offer from Piaggio.

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The Motor Company Does Italian

Aug 14, 2008 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson, Inc. today announced the completion of its purchase of the privately held Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta Group. The Company has acquired 100 percent of MV Agusta Group shares for total consideration of approximately 70 million euros ($108 million), which includes the satisfaction of existing bank debt for approximately 45 million euros ($69 million).

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“Long Way Down” Is Coming To America

Aug 01, 2008 View Comments by

Beginning August 2 at 9 p.m. and continuing every Saturday for 10 weeks, Fox Reality Channel will be airing Long Way Down for the first time in American households.

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Women Riders … Bikes … Camera … Action!

Aug 01, 2008 View Comments by

To help inspire women to get into the sport of motorcycling, Harley-Davidson has announced a special contest challenging female film makers to capture the passion, spirit, independence and empowerment that embodies the spirit of female riders. Female film makers are encouraged to submit a two minute film about women riders to the Motor Company for the chance to win $5,000, a new High Definition video camera, Harley-Davidson MotorClothes® and the opportunity to showcase their film at a premiere party in Los Angeles.

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Looking back at the RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend 2008

Aug 01, 2008 View Comments by

What could be better than an entire weekend of great roads, great weather, and great company? We can’t think of anything! This past July, RoadRUNNER Magazine welcomed a large group of subscribers, readers, and other motorcycle-touring enthusiasts to Natural Bridge, Virginia for our first full touring weekend

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