Blog Section: Events and Rallies

Strider Bikes Announces 2017 Strider Cup National Race Series for Toddlers

Nov 24, 2016 View Comments by

Strider Bikes has announced the dates and locations for its 2017 Strider Cup, a national Strider Bike racing series for toddlers and children. These family-friendly races give small children a chance to put their Strider Balance Bike skills to the test at three stops across the country next spring and summer, as well as the final worldwide event […]

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2017 Touring Weekend Presentations and Workshops

Nov 23, 2016 View Comments by

After a successful 2016 Touring Weekend in Bolivar, PA, preparations have begun for this year’s event, August 10 – 13, 2017, in Kingsport, TN. Located in what is known as the Mountain Empire—which spans from the mountainous counties of Tennessee to Southwest Virginia—Kingsport offers the perfect mix of old-school charm, the amenities of a large […]

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Cycle Gear Hosting Toys for Tots Donation Stations

Nov 16, 2016 View Comments by

From November 16 to December 10, 2016, each of Cycle Gear’s 120 locations will be hosting Toys for Tots donation stations. Toys for Tots is a non-profit public charity run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that provides toys to less fortunate children throughout the United States. All Cycle Gear locations will have the ability […]

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2016 Los Angeles Ride for Kids

Oct 27, 2016 View Comments by

West Coast riders can participate in the 2016 Los Angeles Ride for Kids charity event this Saturday, October 29, 2016. American Honda Motor Company will commemorate its 25-year anniversary by serving as the presenting sponsor and hosting the event at its Torrance headquarters. Local communities are highly encouraged to come out in support. Ride for Kids—the Pediatric […]

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Rolling Thru America Rolls Into Canada in 2017

Oct 24, 2016 View Comments by

Rolling Thru America is Americade’s hugely popular high-end September-only tour company, and for 2017 its destination is the beautiful and little known Montebello region of Quebec. Montebello is a quaint village sitting among lush natural landscape at the foothills of Canada’s Laurentian Mountains. The group will stay at a stunning hotel, and will enjoy several days of guided riding […]

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The Lone Star Rally Celebrates 15 Years

Oct 13, 2016 View Comments by

More than 400,000 motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to head to Galveston Island November 3-6, 2016, for the 15th celebration of the Lone Star Rally. Since it’s inception in 2001, the rally has grown from a well attended, regional-draw bike event to one of the nation’s biggest and most exciting motorcycle rallies. This year’s event will feature concerts […]

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2016 Road Warrior Ride Heads to New Orleans

Sep 24, 2016 View Comments by

The 2016 Road Warrior Ride started last weekend, departing from Johnson Creek, WI, on its way to New Orleans Bike Week, a rally that helps to raise money for veterans. A core group of eight veterans, sponsored by the Road Warrior Foundation (RWF) and Can-Am, are taking the ride atop 2016 Spyder F3 Limited Editions. They […]

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Points of Interest: Sturgis, South Dakota

Aug 12, 2016 View Comments by

Located in rural Meade County, Sturgis is a gateway to the Black Hills, a land dotted with waterways, craggy buttes, and buffalo. Originally named Scooptown but later changed to honor Civil War Union General Samuel D. Sturgis, the historic town is home to approximately 6,700 residents, though this number skyrockets every August during the Sturgis Motorcycle […]

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Sturgis 2016 Event Lineup

Aug 05, 2016 View Comments by

The 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is just days away! Whether you’re already there or packing up your gear for the ride, take a look at some of the events that will be happening during the rally. And don’t forget to stop by the many locations where we’ll be giving away FREE maps! Indian Motorcycle Indian […]

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Special Guest Alonzo Bodden to Host Stand-Up Set at 2016 Touring Weekend

Aug 04, 2016 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER is very excited to welcome special guest and comedian Alonzo Bodden to the Touring Weekend this year. He will perform a stand-up set for our group (registered attendees only) on Friday, August 12, at 8:30 pm in the Chestnut Auditorium at the Antiochian Village. Alonzo’s first big break came when he appeared on the […]

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Invade the Black Hills on Moto Guzzi’s New MGX-21

Aug 04, 2016 View Comments by

Next week, attendees of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will have the opportunity to experience Moto Guzzi’s MGX-21 for the first time, alongside with the latest motorcycles from Mandello. Rally attendees will also be treated to live music, a full booth display with giveaways, demos on the latest models, and a special Moto Guzzi Owner’s Appreciation […]

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Get Your FREE RoadMAP at Sturgis!

Aug 03, 2016 View Comments by

Did you know that the AMA is giving away free maps at motorcycle events, across the country, all summer long? Each large tear-proof, water-resistant map, created by RoadRUNNER‘s mapping department, RoadMAPS, offers 5-7 self-guided rides with information on local history, attractions, and lunch stops. GPS files are also available for free. If you’re headed to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota August 8th – 14th, stop […]

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Stayin’ Safe’s Eric Trow to Kick Off the Touring Weekend

Jul 25, 2016 View Comments by

The Touring Weekend is just weeks away and we’re looking forward to seeing you there. We have a series of fun rides, talks, and performances lined up. It’ll all kick off on opening night, August 11, 2016. After our Welcome Dinner, Eric Trow will talk about “The Dynamics of Being a Safe Rider.” Eric is […]

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Janus Offering Demo Rides at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Jul 08, 2016 View Comments by

We wrote about Janus Motorcycles in the July/August ’16 issue. The brand’s classically designed, small-displacement motorcycles are intended to bring rider and machine closer together. Lightweight, simple to operate and maintain, and made to last, every bike is built to order at Janus’ facility in Goshen, IN. This weekend, however, at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July […]

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Harley-Davidson Museum’s 8th Annual Wild Ones Weekend

Jul 01, 2016 View Comments by

The Harley-Davidson Museum is celebrating its eighth birthday with the annual Wild Ones Weekend, July 7-10. The museum is located at 400 W Canal Street near downtown Milwaukee. Thursday’s Bike Night kicks things off before the Ives Brothers take on the Wall of Death, and other events throughout the weekend will help visitors relive the history of motorcycling. […]

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