Archive for October, 2010

Digital Camera for the Digital Rider: Casio Exilim G EX-G1

Oct 31, 2010 View Comments by

This camera is for… …slipping into your jacket pocket. …taking photos from scenic overlooks. …sharing photos and videos on Facebook. …4″ x 6″ prints. …butterfingers and bike messengers. This camera is not for… …Poster-sized prints. …Misty dawns and other low-light situations. For more information, visit the Casio website.

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Live from the PDN/PhotoPlus Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York…

Oct 30, 2010 View Comments by

…ok, not quite live, but a day later…. PDN/PhotoPLUS is one of the biggest (if not the biggest) photography show in the US, kind of the the camera world’s version of the IMS Motorcycle Shows. Nearly all the big camera makers are there, as well as aisle after aisle of small company hawking some innovative […]

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KTM Race Orange 1190 RC8 Demo Rides

Oct 29, 2010 View Comments by

KTM Race Orange is excited to offer demo rides on the 2010 KTM 1190 RC8 and RC8 R Superbikes on the November 6th RideSmart Motorcycle School track day at MotorSport Ranch in Cresson, TX. What better way to start off the month than riding a new KTM motorcycle on the thrilling MotorSport Ranch racing course? […]

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2010 GS Trophy in South Africa

Oct 28, 2010 View Comments by

The 2010 BMW GS Trophy in South Africa is fast approaching and teams around the world are getting ready. The GS Trophy is held every two years at different locations. The 2008 Trophy was held in Tunisia. Teams of riders from 12 countries will navigate through Swaziland and Mozambique to compete for the 2010 Trophy […]

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World’s Fastest Motorcycle in Las Vegas

Oct 27, 2010 View Comments by

What is 20 feet long, looks like a blue bullet, recorded more than 376 mph, and is twin-engined? If you guessed the Top 1 Oil Ack streamliner, built by designer Mike Akatiff and piloted by racer Rocky Robinson, then you are right. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d’Elegance in Las Vegas will showcase the […]

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Win items from Gift Guide!

Oct 26, 2010 View Comments by

You’ve probably already received your December ’10 issue of RoadRUNNER and noticed the grand giveaway we’re doing for the holidays. That’s right! Everything that you see between pages 84 and 94 is up for a drawing. All you have to do to enter is fill out the form here, then cross your fingers and hope […]

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(Too) Close to Nature

Oct 22, 2010 View Comments by

One of the benefits of camping, on a motorcycle or otherwise, is the opportunity to get a bit more up close and personal than usual with nature. While this is usually a good thing, sometimes it backfires and leads to some interesting encounters. On what I  believe was my first motorcycle camping trip, which was […]

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Get RoadRUNNER’s 10 Favorite Tours

Oct 20, 2010 View Comments by

Get the full stories, photographs, maps, and more at www.roadrunner.travel/favorites. Purchase a digital edition of all ten tours, complete with maps, GPS routes, and updated travel information for only $14.95.

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Americade 2011 News

Oct 19, 2010 View Comments by

Some exciting news about the 2011 Americade! After 28 years at the Roaring Brook Ranch the organizers are centralizing and moving its social headquarters closer to the Beach and The Forum. The rally’s headquarters will now be at the Fort William Henry Resort, above the Beach Road parking lot (where Americade’s daily MiniTours assemble). “Many […]

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SPOT

Oct 18, 2010 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER editors have been testing the SPOT GPS messenger for the past couple of months. This device can be your lifesaver in case your guardian angel is on break. We used it primarily to send messages back to RR headquarters at the end of the day saying “everything is going great” and track our progress. […]

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I love INTERMOT

Oct 14, 2010 View Comments by

So the INTERMOT is over and it was a success. More than 210,000 motorcycle enthusiasts visited the trade show over the span of five days coming from 108 countries. The INTERMOT Cologne proofed indispensable to the industry. The new e-motion segment clearly showes that the motorized two-wheeler sector has already attained a high, market-ready standard […]

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Nolan N102 with VPS – long term review

Oct 14, 2010 View Comments by

I have been riding exclusively with a Nolan N102 with VPS for the last 4 and one half years.  It has been a trusty companion and performed beyond expectations encompassing more than 20 thousand miles in all conditions. The VPS system performs very well in high sunlight conditions and the inner face shield really does […]

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2011 RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend

Oct 13, 2010 View Comments by

Meet and ride with the RoadRUNNER team. We are currently looking into several options for next years gathering. It’s always a challenge finding a great riding area, that also has the accommodations and facilities necessary for such a large group. In the meantime, please comment on your ideal location for next years Touring Weekend! Dates: […]

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BMW K1600GTL Unveiling [Video]

Oct 11, 2010 View Comments by

Join Jay and Pieter de Waal of BMW Motorcycles as they officially unveil the brand new K1600 GTL for the first time anywhere in North America! Also in attendance, special guest Harrison Ford.

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Motivation for Better Riding

Oct 05, 2010 View Comments by

Many motorcyclists would no doubt like to race either on- or off-road. It’s just the competitiveness of most men (and some women, of course) that is the driving force to become better. I’m always learning and always improving, although sometimes the hard way. All motorcyclists should regularly attend rider education courses to stay sharp and […]

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