Blog Section: Events and Rallies

Rolling Thru Vermont 2011

Sep 21, 2011 View Comments by

There’s an interesting thing about the long ride home from a great touring event. It gives you time to reflect on your experiences and enjoy them again in your mind. Such was the case for me while riding home from Rolling Thru Vermont (RTV). It was a unique weekend that I will never forget. I […]

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Auctions America By RM Expands Its Vintage Motorcycle Event Calendar

Sep 19, 2011 View Comments by

Following its successful debut motorcycle offering in Auburn, IN earlier this month, Auctions America by RM is busy preparing for two new dedicated motorcycle sales – an auction at the Barber Vintage Festival in Birmingham, AL, October 8 and its all-new Las Vegas Premier Motorcycle Auction, January 12 – 14, 2012 in Nevada. The two […]

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Fox Creek Leather’s Second Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Sep 16, 2011 View Comments by

Come celebrate Fox Creek Leather’s Second Annual Customer Appreciation Day, Saturday October 1st. Registration begins at 10AM Saturday morning. If you plan to ride the Grayson Highlands tour, be here by 11:30AM. We’re serving a quick lunch then we’re off to enjoy the autumn colors – rain or shine. October brings a faint touch of […]

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Motorcycles at Monterey

Sep 12, 2011 View Comments by

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® in California featured motorcycles for the third year. John Parham of Anamosa, IA, took first and second places in Class X-1 Italian Touring Motorcycles through 1979 with his 1957 Aermacchi Chimera and 1956 Maserati 160 T4 LV SS0 Sport, respectively. Third place went to a 1947 Gilera® 500 Saturno owned […]

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Sturgis Legends Ride® raises $54,000 for BH Special Olympics, Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sep 07, 2011 View Comments by

The charitable impact of the annual Legends Ride® continues to be felt long after the roar of the 2011 Sturgis Rally has subsided. Legends Ride organizers announced that nearly $54,000 was raised in 2011 for local charities. The Legends Ride, which kicks off the Sturgis Rally, is a ride from Historic Deadwood to the Sturgis […]

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Killington Classic Postponed Until 2012

Aug 31, 2011 View Comments by

Due to serious damage from Hurricane Irene, the 9th annual Killington Classic, scheduled to start Sept 8, has been postponed until 2012. The event headquarters at the Killington Resort and many of the roads in southern Vermont have been temporarily closed due to flooding. (Rolling Thru Vermont, because of its HQ location in northern VT, […]

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Reader Comments: Touring Weekend 2011

Aug 30, 2011 View Comments by

It hardly seems possible, but  it’s been a little over a month since we returned from our 6th Annual RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend. Our staff had a great time and definitely made lasting friendships with some of this year’s participants. But don’t just take our word for it. Read more about what people had to say: […]

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California Travelers Meeting

Aug 16, 2011 View Comments by

Motorcycle travelers meet, learn, and become inspired by sharing stories, skills, companionship and encouragement at the California meeting to be held at Camp Ocean Pines in Cambria, CA on October 14-16, 2011. “This year’s California Travelers Meeting is special because so many celebrity motorcycle travelers live in the state,” says Grant Johnson. “We’ve caught a […]

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RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend Sets New Attendance Record in 2011

Aug 10, 2011 View Comments by

The number of riders and passengers attending this year’s Touring Weekend skyrocketed to 260, making it the largest on record since the event began in 2006. While tour leaders were out pre-riding their routes on Thursday, July 14, 2011, motorcyclists from as far away as Seattle, Washington and several Canadian Provinces began arriving at event […]

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AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Aug 08, 2011 View Comments by

The AMA wrapped up another successful Vintage Motorcycle Days event on July 22-24th at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The RoadRUNNER table, located in the AMA tent, saw a steady stream of both new and old subscribers, with many stopping by to say hello and voice their support of our magazine. Notable […]

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9th Annual Track Fest at Gingerman Raceway

Aug 04, 2011 View Comments by

Don’t miss your chance to experience the 9th Annual Track Fest at Gingerman Raceway on August 13 and 14! Activities planned for the weekend include a BBQ night on Saturday, catered by Gingerman Café for only $8 a plate, Live Band Saturday night, and a Bicycle race hosted by Macomb Bike and Fitness on Sunday. […]

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Edelweiss Bike Travel – Death Valley Biker Meeting 2011

Jul 29, 2011 View Comments by

When: October 21-23, 2011 Where: Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (760) 786-3353 Why: Meeting of past and future participants of Edelweiss tours to ride together and get to know each other. More specifically, get feedback from riders who have taken an Edelweiss tour. What: Festivities include 2 nights lodging at the Furnace Creek Ranch, a […]

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Who’s going to Sturgis?

Jul 28, 2011 View Comments by

It’s about that time of year again. Sturgis is just around the corner. Are you making this epic journey this year? Have you ever been? Please share your past experiences and what to expect in the comment section below. It will be my first time to Sturgis, and I am excited. I truly believe every […]

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Victory Storms Sturgis

Jul 23, 2011 View Comments by

Victory Motorcycles is making its presence felt at the 71st Annual Sturgis Rally in 2011. In addition to their unique downtown Sturgis location, Victory will have its largest ever test fleet available for demo rides. As an official Sponsor of the Sturgis Legendary Buffalo Chip, Victory will be participating in Chip activities all week and […]

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Machu Picchu discovered 100 years ago! Come with RoadRUNNER to ride in Peru!

Jul 08, 2011 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER is pleased to announce an additional organized tour. Starting in 2012 we’ll guide readers through Peru. Now that Machu Picchu is celebrating 100 years since discovery by Hiram Bingham in 1911, what better time to visit this UNSECO World Heritage Site? Join the RoadRUNNER team on this tour specially designed for our readers. Savor […]

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