Archive for January, 2012

Harley-Davidson Will Raffle Off Custom Street Glide Starting At $5 Per Ticket To Benefit MDA In Daytona

Jan 28, 2012 View Comments by

A special customized 2012 Street Glide® motorcycle will be the featured prize of the Harley-Davidson 2012 Daytona Bike Week Motorcycle Raffle to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Created just for this event by the Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories® department, the Street Glide has been decked out with a Tango Limited Series Custom Paint Set, […]

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Victory Motorcycles Interviews Christa Neuhauser

Jan 27, 2012 View Comments by

During the IMS in Long Beach, Robert Pandya interviewed Christa Neuhauser, publisher of RoadRUNNER. Watch the video below. See the next “Touring Nation presented by RoadRUNNER” display at the Minneapolis IMS February 3-5, 2012.

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Marketplace Events Plans to Launch American International Motorcycle Expo

Jan 26, 2012 View Comments by

Consumer show organizer Marketplace Events will launch another show – the American International Motorcycle Expo – to further grow their portfolio of more than 30 events. Set to launch in the fall of 2013, company officials said, the new event is meant to “bring together the entire two-wheel industry in a single arena that creates […]

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RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine Supports Operation Gratitude for U.S. Military Personnel Around the World

Jan 25, 2012 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER has teamed up with Operation Gratitude to supply U.S. military personnel around the world with back issues and current issues of RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine. These issues will go to individually named troops in hostile regions such as Iraq and Afghanistan, and to sailors on ships all over the world. RoadRUNNER magazines […]

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Honda Announces Next New-Model Release for 2012

Jan 24, 2012 View Comments by

Honda kicks off the new year with another 2012 model that brings a fresh look to the already extensive lineup of new machines. This latest addition, the NC700X, features adventure-bike styling, an all-new engine tuned for loads of real-world power, plus light and nimble handling thanks to a chassis design that emphasizes mass centralization and […]

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Stayin’ Safe Joins the RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend

Jan 20, 2012 View Comments by

The country’s premier on-street motorcycle training program is back for the newly expanded RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend with an expanded offering of its own.  On Thursday, July 12th, the guys from Stayin’ Safe will conduct a special one-day version of their signature Stayin’ Safe training tour. Participating riders will enjoy even more on-street, real-time, advanced road […]

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Come visit the IMS in NYC and win a free gift

Jan 20, 2012 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER will be represented at the International Motorcycle Show in New York starting January 20th until the 22nd. Christa and Florian Neuhauser, John Flores, and Ken Engelman will be onsite to answer any touring questions, talk bikes, and offer plenty of great deals for subscribers and new readers. Wear your RoadRUNNER hat or t-shirt and […]

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Touring Tip: Exercising Good Riding Judgement

Jan 13, 2012 View Comments by

Becoming a proficient, safe rider involves the accomplishment of many skills and a reservoir of experience in applying them. But even expert riders can be involved in serious accidents. In my experience, the primary preventable reason these accidents occur is because there was a lapse in the rider’s judgement. Here’s an example of one such […]

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Used Motorcycle History Reports

Jan 13, 2012 View Comments by

Don’t buy a pig in a poke! Now, instaVIN reports provide DMV title, salvage, insurance, total loss and other critical information to help identify title problems prior to purchase. This can help uncover potential fraud or expose other events that can affect a motorcycle’s safety and value. Vehicle details decoded from the VIN, such as […]

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Come visit the IMS in DC and win a free gift

Jan 13, 2012 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER will be represented at the International Motorcycle Show in DC starting January 13th until the 15th. Florian Neuhauser and Jim Parks will be onsite to answer any touring questions, talk bikes, and offer plenty of great deals for subscribers and new readers. Wear your RoadRUNNER hat or t-shirt and get a free keychain!

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John Lehman – Celebration of Life to be held January 17th

Jan 13, 2012 View Comments by

The Celebration of Life of John Lehman will be held Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 11:00 a.m. at: Spring of Life Christian Church 1330 S Crismon Rd, Mesa, AZ 85209 *Service in Canada will be held at a later date In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Make a Wish Foundation.

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Banshee Horn on Kickstarter – 17 days left

Jan 10, 2012 View Comments by

Every once in a while, I get an email about a really cool product. As is the case with Banshee Horn currently on Kickstarter. Kickstarter is a site where people can pitch their idea or product to others. The main goal is to collect funds to start the particular project. Peter Olt, the creator of […]

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John Lehman, Founder Lehman Trikes, passes away

Jan 09, 2012 View Comments by

It is with great sadness that John K. Lehman, Founder and Director of Lehman Trikes, passed away on Thursday, January 5, in Arizona. The suspected cause of death was a heart failure brought on by an embolism. John was 60 years old. He is survived by his wife Linda, one son – Quinten, one daughter […]

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Alpinestars Touring Winter Balaclava

Jan 08, 2012 View Comments by

Any time the temperature gets below 60 degrees, especially if the wind is blowing stronger than usual, my Touring Winter Balaclava is must-wear gear for a pleasant ride. The comfort goes beyond the wind barker and the warmth provided by the double-sided Lycra panels and the microfiber inner lining; it also offers a feeling of […]

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2012 Victory Hard-Ball

Jan 04, 2012 View Comments by

During the IMS in Long Beach, Victory unveiled its latest creation, the Hard-Ball. It’s built around the 106ci Freedom V-Twin and combines features from their other models like the ape hangers from the High-Ball, and the hard bags from the Cross Country. The matte black finish and red pin striping give the motorcycle serious attitude. […]

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