Archive for December, 2017

New Hampshire’s White Mountains

Dec 28, 2017 View Comments by

Leaf-peeping in New England is serious business. Each autumn, as the days and nights shift from warm to cool and memories of days spent lazing on the beach in light summer outfits become as fuzzy as sweaters pulled out of storage, people from across the country and around the world make the pilgrimage to this […]

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Bucket List Roads: California Route 299

Dec 20, 2017 View Comments by

Route 299 runs east from US 101 in Arcata, CA. Near the coast, temperatures are usually cool and fog is often present, especially in the morning hours. The route has many high-speed, sweeping curves for riders wanting more than just a “relaxing ramble.” Although 299 continues east of Redding, the section between the Pacific Coast […]

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2018 MotoVermont News

Dec 19, 2017 View Comments by

Bush-Moto Tour Bushcraft-moto [/ˈbo͝ oSH-kraaft,mo’to/] – The ability to adapt and improvise with limited resources during exploration of remote or wilderness areas by motorbike. Highlights: Professional riding instruction by Dusty Wessels of West 38 Moto Local experts specializing in wilderness survival and foraging Guided off-road routes through the lush and beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont where mud, rocks […]

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Bonus Content: Brattleboro, VT Shamrock Tour

Dec 18, 2017 View Comments by

Enjoy this bonus content from the Brattleboro, VT Shamrock Tour® article featured in the Feb’18 issue. Native American: The Indian “Motocycle” In almost every town, people gathered to ogle our enormous Indian Roadmaster, regaling us with stories of past glories and distant relatives who have owned, ridden, or simply lusted after the giant twin with […]

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RoadRUNNER donates to Second Harvest Food Bank

Dec 12, 2017 View Comments by

Dear Reader, The entire team at RoadRUNNER Magazine wishes you Happy Holidays filled with warmth, joy, kindness, and hopefully some moto fun. With another year publishing the best travel magazine for motorcyclists, we’ve amassed more miles than ever before. Many of those miles took us on the most beautiful highways and byways, far away from interstates […]

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Dec 12, 2017 View Comments by

  There’s still time to be a gift-giving super hero this Christmas. Make your special motorcyclist jump for joy with these holiday gift ideas!   Ultimate Seats www.ultimateseats.ca (877) 672-0288 Ultimate Seats are designed with your ultimate comfort as the first priority. Our design expertise guarantees to give you a long-distance, no “numb bum” ride […]

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Dec 11, 2017 View Comments by

  Christmas is just around the corner. Put a smile on your favorite motorcycle rider’s face with these gift ideas!   Sena: 30K Mesh Intercom Communication System www.sena.com Rev up your ride with mesh intercom technology, the next generation of motorcycle communication. With one click of a button, instantly connect to a virtually unlimited number of […]

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Get custom Dainese leathers during their Custom Works Tour

Dec 11, 2017 View Comments by

The Custom Works tour will visit North American cities where Dainese has partners with select retail stores. Through Custom Works, a master tailor will take measurements and walk the customer through the selection process of materials, color choices and the potential wish list of add-ons, logos, special numbers and other options to ultimately create their […]

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Dec 10, 2017 View Comments by

  Still scrambling around for that last minute present? These ideas will have your motorcycle friend running around the house like the kids on Christmas morning!   RKA: STARR I & STARR II Bags www.rka-luggage.com, (707) 836-7659 Started in 1985, RKA products are designed and manufactured in Sonoma County California. The STARR I and STARR II […]

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Dec 09, 2017 View Comments by

  Still have a few people on your Christmas list but don’t know what to get? Check out these cool gift ideas for touring motorcyclists that are sure to spread some infectious holiday cheer!     Point Two Air Vests: Airbag Protection www.pointtwoairvests.com These motorcycle-specific air vests have the highest level of certification with European Standards […]

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Dec 08, 2017 View Comments by

  Is the stress of finding the perfect motorcycle gift getting you down? Don’t sweat it! We’ve got you covered. Here are today’s gift suggestions—and we’ll keep them coming!   Moto-Skiveez®: Traveler Shirt www.motoskiveez.com Moto-Skiveez®’ is pleased to introduce our new “Traveler Shirt.” This traditional styled shirt comes prepackaged into its own stuff sack. Constructed using […]

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Chasing Cumberland Curves Teaser

Dec 07, 2017 View Comments by

“Cam, do you want to do a tour with me in September?” I ask. “Totally, I would love to.” “What’s the current state of your 1976 Honda CB400F?” “It’s currently in my living room with the carburetors on the kitchen counter,” he says. “Will it run by September?” “I think I can get it running […]

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Dec 07, 2017 View Comments by

  Ready to get your holiday shopping done? Of course you are—but you can’t seem to come up with a great idea for the special motorcyclist in your life. We can help with that. Here are some ideas for inspiration!     Love Jugs: The Cool-Master www.love-jugs.com, (561) 499-0974 The most powerful and effective V-Twin Engine […]

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Of Pearl Harbor, an Indian Motorcycle, and an American Hero

Dec 07, 2017 View Comments by

December 7 is a date that is important to this writer, as it should be for all Americans. The “date which will live in infamy,” as FDR called it in his presidential address, sparked the beginning of the nation’s direct involvement in WWII. The bombing of Pearl Harbor galvanized American resolve like few events in […]

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The Nation’s Christmas Tree

Dec 06, 2017 View Comments by

Reflecting back on my last National Park Service assignment, Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park were managed as one giant park with a huge Sierra heart.  After all, these parks have two of the largest living trees in the world.  The largest sequoia tree resides in Sequoia National Park and that is special.  […]

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