Blog Section: Events and Rallies

2014 Northeast V-Strom Rally

Aug 31, 2014 View Comments by

In the spring of 2011 a thread was created on the stromtrooper.com forum asking V-Strom riders in the Northeast region if they wanted to join a camp and ride event. Veteran Connecticut rider Richard Weir, the organizer of the event, noticed that there were no events in this quite large portion of the country and […]

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2014 Edelweiss Feschtl: Party in Lake Placid

Aug 24, 2014 View Comments by

Part reunion, part miniature rally, but mostly just a party, Edelweiss Bike Travel’s annual Feschtl will be held in Lake Placid, NY, September 19-21. Included in the ticket price for the two-day event is a motorcycle tour of the surrounding Adirondack Mountains, two nights in a nice hotel, two breakfasts and two dinners, entry into […]

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West Virginia Wonder: The 2014 RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend

Jul 22, 2014 View Comments by

For its ninth year RoadRUNNER’s annual Touring Weekend was held in the beautiful Snowshoe Ski Resort deep in the mountains of West Virginia. The 300 or so riders and passengers arrived at the Expo Center at the top of the mountain on Thursday night. The crowd, consisting of a great mix of those new to […]

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Touring Weekend Registration Closes on Thursday

Jul 09, 2014 View Comments by

If you’re planning on attending RoadRUNNER‘s 9th Annual Touring Weekend in Snowshoe, WV next week, but you haven’t yet registered, you’re almost out of time! Online registration will close on Thursday, July 10th. If you miss this deadline you’ll need to sign up on site. Follow this link to register: www.roadrunner.travel/order/touring-weekend-registration   Want to receive free […]

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Allan Karl to Join RoadRUNNER’s Touring Weekend

Jun 27, 2014 View Comments by

Every year guests at RoadRUNNER’s annual Touring Weekend get to enjoy keynote speakers that are of special interest to us touring enthusiasts. This year, we’re in for a special treat as Allan Karl will be joining us in Snowshoe, WV to share stories and lessons garnered from his extensive international motorcycle adventures. Allan’s bestselling book, […]

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KTM Adventure Rally Video

Jun 06, 2014 View Comments by

If you needed any more incentive to attend KTM’s 11th annual Adventure Rally, this video will give you all that and more. The rally will take place September 19-21 in Taos, NM. You can get all the info you need from our previous post here.   Want to receive free Touring Tips, reviews, deals and contests, […]

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Americade Sets New Record for Factory Demo Rides

Jun 01, 2014 View Comments by

Once again Lake George, NY, looks like the place to be if you’re looking to test ride some brand new motorcycles. This year’s event, which begins June 2nd (yes that’s tomorrow) will feature the demo fleets of 20 different motorcycle manufacturers. These will include Can Am, Champion Trikes, Christini, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Hannigan Motorsports, Honda, Indian, […]

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BMW RA Rally Comes to Birmingham

May 25, 2014 View Comments by

The 42nd edition of the BMW Riders Association International Rally is coming up soon, May 29th through June 1st to be exact. The event will take place at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL, home of the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, which boasts more than 1,000 motorcycles from all different time periods and manufacturers. Unlimited […]

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The Quail Motorcycle Gathering

May 14, 2014 View Comments by

If you’re a motorcyclist, then chances are you’re at least somewhat interested in vintage and antique bikes (we’re all gear heads, right?). If that describes you, and you’re anywhere close to Carmel Valley, CA, then cancel whatever plans you’ve made this Saturday and head over to The Quail Motorcycle Gathering. The event will be held […]

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Roadsmith Trike’s Ultimate Open House

May 12, 2014 View Comments by

After 42 years in business, Roadsmith Trikes is holding their first ever open house. The event will take place at Roadsmith’s factory in White Bear Lake, MN where they manufacture 18 different trike conversion kits for Honda, Harley-Davidson, Victory, and Indian motorcycles. The open house, which will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on […]

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Riding Courses Offered at RoadRUNNER’s Annual Touring Weekend

May 09, 2014 View Comments by

To sign up for either course, you must do so directly through their websites or by calling them directly: www.motomark1.com (919-637-0947) and www.stayinsafe.com (724-771-2269). Here at RoadRUNNER, we strongly believe that one of the best investments any rider can make is in the area of motorcycle training. Many motorcyclists conclude their riding instruction with the MSF’s Basic […]

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2014 Gold Wing Road Rider’s Association Annual Wing Ding

May 05, 2014 View Comments by

Since 1979 the Gold Wing Road Riders Association has been holding their annual Wing Ding gathering at various cities across the country. This year the event, which is expected to draw around 13,000 Gold Wing riders, will be held in Wisconsin’s capital city of Madison. Fans of Honda’s venerable touring machine will enjoy four days […]

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Motorcycle Sport Touring Association to Give Away FZ-09

Apr 30, 2014 View Comments by

Growing out of a small Honda Sabre and Magna owners club, the Motorcycle Sport Touring Association has become a multi-brand organization for sport touring enthusiasts. The club, which espouses safety, fun, camaraderie, and riding skill improvement, holds a National Rally every year. 2014’s event will take place in Rapid City, SD, June 8th through 11th. […]

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RoadRUNNER Tour Guide and World Traveler Lars Caldenhoven to Attend Touring Weekend

Apr 27, 2014 View Comments by

When Lars Caldenhoven left his native home in the Netherlands to travel the world, he had no idea that his journey would lead him to put down roots on the other side of the world in Arequipa, Peru. As a boy, he was very interested in Native American culture, and as a man this interest […]

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Bob’s BMW Spring Open House

Apr 24, 2014 View Comments by

If you’re going to be in the Washington, D.C. area, make plans to spend this Saturday, April, 26th at Bob’s BMW in Jessup, MD. To celebrate spring and the beginning of the riding season, Bob’s is holding their annual Spring Open House. The event will feature lots of food, a bike show, vendors (including RoadRUNNER […]

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