Annual Reader Survey Results 2013

Oct 14, 2013 View Comments by

At the end of September we surveyed you, our loyal readers, about your motorcycling hobby, the magazine, and various other aspects. We compiled results for you to explore.

 
What type of motorcyclist do you consider yourself the most?

1. Tourer (67.39%)
2. Cruiser (13.76%)
3. Adventure rider (13.48%)
4. Commuter (5.37%)

 
How long have you been riding motorcycles?

1 – 5 years (3.77%)
6 – 10 years (11.72%)
11 – 15 years (8.75%)
15+ years (75.77%)

 
Do you wear protective gear?

1. Full gear (79.29%)
2. Helmet, but no gear (18.52%)
3. No helmet, no gear (2.18%)

 
What brand(s) of motorcycle(s) do you own? (Check all that apply.)

1. Honda (38.4%)
2. BMW (24.9%)
3. Harley-Davidson (24.9%)
4. Kawasaki (14.8%)
5. Yamaha (17.1%)
6. Suzuki (17.3%)
7. Triumph (10.1%)
8. Other (3.0%)
9. Ducati (4.5%)
10. KTM (3.5%)
11. Moto Guzzi (1.8%)
12. Victory (3.3%)

 
What type(s) of motorcycle(s) do you own? (Check all that apply.)

1. Touring (49.0%)
2. Sport Touring (28.4%)
3. Cruiser (22.9%)
4. Dual Sport (20.1%)
5. Adventure (14.6%)
6. Classic/Vintage Bike (12.1%)
7. Standard (9.3%)
8. Sport (8.0%)
9. Scooter (7.3%)
10. Trike (3.8%)

 
On average how many miles do you ride per year?

0 – 5,000 miles (27.2%)
5,001 – 15,000 miles (58.2%)
15,001 – 25,000 miles (12.0%)
25,001 – 35,000 miles (1.8%)
35,001+ miles (0.7%)

 
How important are the following for researching and planning motorcycle tours? Please rank as 1 being the most important to 5 being the least important.

1. Internet
2. RoadRUNNER Magazine
3. Family/Friends’ Tips
4. Books
5. Other Magazines

 
Would you recommend RoadRUNNER magazine as a trip planning resource to a friend?

Yes (95.8%)
No (4.2%)

 
Have you ever ridden a tour specifically because of an article you read in RoadRUNNER magazine?

Yes (50.1%)
No (49.9%)

 
Do you believe the motorcycle community is accurately portrayed in movies and on TV?

No (83.2%)
Yes (16.8%)

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As long as I can grab a handlebar, I'll ride it. Trail riding is becoming my favorite hobby as of late. Hope to meet you on the road.