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Aerostitch AD-1 Pants

Oct 28, 2016 View Comments by

Aerostich’s new AD-1’s are waterproof all-weather advanced-technology protective pants suitable for all types of riding. They provide the classic jeans-cut fit, meaning the waist will fall at about the same location as the belt-line of your jeans (versus Aerostich’s similar-looking Darien Pants, which fit like khaki pants). Full-length separating side zippers help the pants go […]

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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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Preservation 50 at Death Valley National Park

Oct 11, 2016 View Comments by

October 15-16, 2016, the National Park Service is hosting Preservation 50 at Death Valley National Park. At Preservation 50, the public is invited to learn about Death Valley’s rich cultural heritage through presentations by local historians, archaeologists, and tribal members. Free presentations will be from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, October 15, in […]

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Aerostitch Second Generation Ultralight Rain Pants

Oct 05, 2016 View Comments by

  Two things any touring motorcyclist benefits from: rain gear, and an ability to pack efficiently. Aerostitch’s second generation Ultralight Rain Pants can be stashed in a backpack or on your bike, proving useful when skies suddenly turn gray and conditions get wet. The three-layer waterproof nylon pants pack away in a small, self-store zippered […]

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Take the Road: Metzeler Short Film Premieres at Motorcycle Film Festival

Sep 29, 2016 View Comments by

Take the Road, a short film by Metzeler, premiered earlier this month at the Motorcycle Film Festival in Brooklyn. The movie, which lasts 10 minutes, is about Project X, a bike created by Deus Ex Machina and based on the Yamaha XJR1300. The tank was painted by Italian artist Aryk Old Paint, and the motorcycle was […]

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2017 RoadRUNNER Calendar Now Available

Sep 27, 2016 View Comments by

What better way to keep track of your appointments than by combining them with great motorcycling photography? Now available online, the 2017 RoadRUNNER calendar helps you stay apprised of birthdays, meetings, to-do’s, and other events while offering a daily dose of travel inspiration. From tree-shrouded Albanian backcountry and snowy Italian roads to Baja California and the coast of […]

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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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RoadRUNNER Special Collector’s Issue Now Available

Sep 22, 2016 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel is excited to announce the release of its special collector’s issue, Touring America’s Backroads. Find inspiration in our stunning photography and helpful trip planning information. Featuring 10 of the country’s best and most scenic motorcycle tours, this high quality issue comes complete with RoadRUNNER’s signature tankbag maps and GPS files. A mix of previously […]

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Shamrock Tour® – Ashland, Oregon

Sep 18, 2016 View Comments by

On November 27, 1941, travelers on US Highway 99 south of Yreka, Caifornia were astonished to find a band of men blocking the road and waving hunting rifles. They handed out a Proclamation of Independence, which informed one and all that the State of Jefferson was in “patriotic rebellion against the States of California and […]

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Moto Guzzi Celebrates 95 Years

Sep 16, 2016 View Comments by

It has been 95 years since Carlo Guzzi and Giorgio Parodi founded Moto Guzzi, the “eagle brand.” To celebrate the anniversary, Moto Guzzi organized an Open House, its traditional mid-September event. This year, more than 25,000 fans from Europe, Australia, China, Japan, and the United States descended upon the Mandello plant from September 9-11 to participate. The record […]

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2017 BMW C Evolution Scooter to Be Available in U.S.

Sep 14, 2016 View Comments by

As interest in electric vehicles continues to rise, BMW has announced a new version of its C Evolution e-scooter. First introduced in 2012, the C Evolution has not been available for sale in the U.S., but this is set to change. The new model will be available in two versions. The U.S. will likely get […]

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PTSD Awareness Ride: Alaska to Argentina on a CB500X

Sep 12, 2016 View Comments by

Iraq war veteran Zachary Sherman is riding his Honda CB500X from Alaska to Argentina to raise public awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder and raise money for The Soldiers Project, a nonprofit organization that provides free mental health services to post-9/11 veterans. Sherman’s route will wind 9,484 miles through North, Central, and South America.  He will be participating in awareness-raising events while in Seattle from September 13-14, in Sacramento September 23-26, and Los Angeles September 29-30.  […]

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Dick Burleson Named 2016 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend

Sep 09, 2016 View Comments by

Each year at the ceremony inducting a new class into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, an existing Hall of Famer is honored as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend. For 2016, that legend is Dick “King Richard” Burleson, the most successful racer in the history of the AMA National Enduro Championship.  From 1974 to […]

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