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Sixth Annual National Motorcycle Museum Vintage Rally

May 31, 2016 View Comments by

This Saturday, June 4, 2016, is the sixth annual National Motorcycle Museum Vintage Rally, showcasing new exhibits, bike shows, and a swap meet. The Anamosa, IA-based museum will also host a Classic & Antique Motorcycle & Bike Show, including motorcycles, vintage bicycles, and scooters from around the world. Owners of vintage bikes (1988 and older) […]

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Harley-Davidson Reveals the XG750R, Its First All-New Flat-Track Race Bike in 44 Years

May 26, 2016 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson’s Screamin’ Eagle Factory Team has unleashed the XG750R, its first all-new flat track race bike in 44 years. The XG750R will make its official competition debut Sunday, May 29, at the AMA Pro Flat Track Springfield Mile in Illinois. Powered by the fuel-injected, liquid-cooled Revolution X V-twin engine, the bike will be raced by […]

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Indian Motorcycle Teams Up with Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride

May 24, 2016 View Comments by

Today, Indian announced its partnership with the Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride, a cross-country group ride that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren’s courageous and unprecedented motorcycle journey across the United States. In 1916 the Van Buren sisters were the first women to traverse the country, each on her own Indian motorcycle. Their […]

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13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally

May 20, 2016 View Comments by

Join KTM staff and enthusiasts August 19-21, 2016, in scenic Deadwood, SD, for the 13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally. Providing riders of all skill levels with an opportunity to ride with and learn from adventurers from all over the world, the rider rally is designed for KTM 640, 690, 950, 990, 1190, and 1290 […]

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Cycle Trader’s New Site Offers Motorcycle Reviews By Riders, For Riders

May 19, 2016 View Comments by

Cycle Trader has long been a go-to for motorcyclists looking to buy and sell online. Now with the launch of Reviews.Motorcycles, the company’s consumer-generated motorcycle review website, motorcyclists can find reliable reviews in order to be more confident about a purchase. Featuring more than 27,000 reviews and pictures of motorcycles and other powersport vehicles, the […]

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MV Agusta and Pirelli Unveil the Stunning ‘Diablo Brutale’

May 17, 2016 View Comments by

MV Agusta and Pirelli have been working together for several decades, and since 2011 the historic motorcycle manufacturer has relied only on Pirellis to equip its models. So it’s no surprise the two teamed up on a special project: the Diablo Brutale, a combination of MV’s Brutale 800 and Pirelli’s new Diablo Rosso IIIs. The […]

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First U.S. Factory Demo Rides of the Honda Africa Twin to Take Place at DirtDaze Adventure Bike Rally

May 06, 2016 View Comments by

The highly anticipated Honda Africa Twin will make its U.S. factory demo debut at the DirtDaze Adventure Bike Rally in New York, June 7-11, 2016. RoadRUNNER magazine is running a Facebook contest, now through May 26th, to choose the lucky attendee who’ll get to ride the Twin first! “I’m very excited that Honda chose DirtDaze to […]

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Lost Camera? How to Get Your Photos Back

Apr 28, 2016 View Comments by

With summer approaching and many motorcycle tours on the calendar, what should you do if you lose your camera on the road? What happens to the pictures and videos stored on the device? All of those precious moments captured and memories stored in a snapshot, lost to the world. With two billion smartphones world wide, […]

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Go Ride for a Cause: AMA Winds Down Go Ride! Month

Apr 26, 2016 View Comments by

Every April, the American Motorcyclist Association highlights new rides to take as part of AMA Go Ride! Month. The annual event offers a theme for each week in April. After encouraging motorcyclists to ride with the next generation, ride the unknown, and ride with others, week four’s (April 25-30) theme is: Go ride for a cause. […]

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Honda Halts Production in Wake of Kumamoto Earthquakes

Apr 25, 2016 View Comments by

In mid-April, a series of earthquakes as big as 7.3 in magnitude hit Japan’s Kumamoto Prefecture, in the center of the country’s southwestern Kyushu island. Forty-eight people were killed and thousands were seriously injured. Japan hasn’t experienced a natural disaster of this proportion since 2011, when a magnitude-9 earthquake hit the northeastern part of the country […]

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Behind the Scenes: Shamrock Tours—One city, four loops

Apr 23, 2016 View Comments by

Those who’ve been subscribing to RoadRUNNER Magazine for some time will be very familiar with our trademark Shamrock Tours as they’re the cornerstone of each issue. From  RoadRUNNER’s very beginning in 2001, we wanted to create motorcycle tours that are easy and convenient so that our readers would be able to enjoy as many of the magazine’s […]

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KLIM’s Annual Cow Tag Off-Road Ride Celebrates Summer Riding Season

Apr 22, 2016 View Comments by

To celebrate the summer riding season, and to support off-road riding and the advocacy groups that keep trails open, KLIM is inviting riders to participate in a unique event set in the company’s own backyard—the Big Hole Mountain trail system in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest of Southeast Idaho. The Cow Tag Off-Road Ride, on June […]

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Grizzly Reaches Australia, Heading Toward World Record

Apr 21, 2016 View Comments by

Remember Grizzly? The Swiss rider set off in March on a ’round-the-world record attempt. After a lap of the Daytona Speedway during Daytona Bike Week, he made his way south through the U.S., Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Argentina—in just 19 days. The third stage of his trip involved a distance of approximately 2,090 […]

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2016 Summer ADV Rally in Colorado Targets Women and Families

Apr 20, 2016 View Comments by

This summer, former professional motocross racer Pat Jacques and Power World motor sports will host a motorcycle adventure rally targeting women and families. The Power World ADVWoman Rally will be held July 21-24, 2016, at Flying Heels Rodeo Arena in Granby, CO, the event will include classroom sessions as well as on-range dirt bike essentials and adventure […]

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TomTom’s 2016 Traffic Index: One More Reason to Take the Backroads

Apr 18, 2016 View Comments by

Motorcyclists don’t need another reason to take the long way, but TomTom dished one up last month with the release of its 2016 Traffic Index, an annual report detailing cities worldwide with the most traffic congestion. Unsurprisingly, America’s largest West Coast cities took the lead in North America: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, San Jose, and Honolulu. […]

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