Archive for September, 2009

Dual Sport Shamrock Tour Makes a Great Birthday Surprise

Sep 23, 2009 View Comments by

My husband Jason turned 40 on June 12, 2009 and I wanted to plan a surprise-riding trip. He loves your magazine and has been nagging me to try one of the Shamrock Tours.

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Hard Rock and a Hog Package Allows Guests to Cruise and Snooze in Style

Sep 19, 2009 View Comments by

With San Diego’s perfect weather lasting well into fall and California Bike Week kicking off at the end of October, Hard Rock Hotel San Diego and San Diego Harley Davidson are teaming up to offer travelers the ultimate vacation getaway and savings that would make any speedster’s rock’n’roll fantasy come true.

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Spyder’s Star Power

Sep 03, 2009 View Comments by

This past August in Verwood, Dorset, UK, actor John Cusack, famous for films including Con Air, Grosse Point Blank, America’s Sweethearts and Being John Malkovich, finished a riding tour like no other.

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Harley-Davidson Helps Unveils New Fit Shops Across the U.S.

Sep 02, 2009 View Comments by

Forget the treadmill and spin class, Harley-Davidson wants motorcyclists to think differently about getting fit. The Motor Company unveiled the Harley-Davidson Fit Shop at dealerships across the country. This unique concept is designed to help riders find the perfect fit for their new or used Harley-Davidson motorcycle using Genuine Harley-Davidson Parts and Accessories.

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“Choose-Your-Alleghenies-Adventure”

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

The Alleghenies along with the GearJunkie.com is pleased to announce the 2009 “Choose-Your-Alleghenies-Adventure” Sweepstakes. The contest will showcase the wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities in The Alleghenies and one lucky winner (and a guest) will win a multi-day, all-expenses-paid adventure vacation this autumn in The Alleghenies.

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Endless Horizon: A Very Messy Motorcycle Journey Around the World

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

In Endless Horizon, Dan Walsh travels four continents trying to escape his problems, only to realize there are no geographical solutions. And once you get used to Walsh’s stream of consciousness style, you’re hooked! His travels are exciting and, at times, downright frightening, but nothing seems to faze him. Weaving in bold political and socio-economic […]

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Heading East

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and that is certainly the case with Andreas Hülsmann’s illustrated book, Heading East, which is packed full of beautiful photography documenting the exciting two-wheeled adventure that he and his wife Claudia took through the former Soviet Union in 2006. Their goal was to reach Lake Baikal, in […]

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One Crazy Ride

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

If you think adventure touring requires aluminum panniers, satellite navigation, and Ewan McGregor, think again. In India, five intrepid (crazy) riders embark on a journey that would make even the most hardened rider’s skin crawl. Determined to discover the Himalayan state of Arunachal Predesh in Northeast India, these explorers set out on a route charted […]

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Givi T421 Voyager Saddlebags

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

We’re fond of saying that we’ll tour on anything. Unfortunately, not all bikes come equipped with bags to stow your stuff. Givi, however, has leveled this bump in the road with their T421 Voyager throw-over panniers. And with them in use, almost anything on two wheels can now become an over-the-road traveling machine. Three generous […]

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Xena XGA Series Ground Anchor

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

Thieves try to steal our stuff and we try to keep them from doing that. It’s a game people have been playing for centuries. Thankfully, the folks at Xena Intelligent Security are dedicated to providing us with the weapons to keep our beloved bikes out of the chop shop. The newest line in their arsenal […]

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Cardo Scala Rider Q2

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

This Bluetooth communication system has been tested at RoadRUNNER over the past few months, but the first appealing thing about it was the very easy setup process. It’s as simple as holing a button – takes only a second or two. To get the actual unit on the side of the helmet, two screws have […]

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Multi-climate Jackets

Sep 01, 2009 View Comments by

There was a time not long ago when leather was the only choice for a proper riding jacket. And unless you were willing to spring for an expensive, custom made racing-type garment, color and styling cues were basic black and biker flick. Fortunately, times and attitudes change and so have our gear options. Advances in […]

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