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Yamaha’s “My Bolt Style” Video Contest

Jun 13, 2015 View Comments by

Make a Video and You Could Win a Bolt! – If you think the Star Bolt is the best thing on two wheels, you might be able to turn that passion into a new ride. Yamaha is looking for enthusiastic owners and fans to create short (two and a half minutes or less) videos showcasing […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson World Ride

Jun 08, 2015 View Comments by

Millions of Miles in Two Days – The annual Harley-Davidson World Ride is coming up again. The Motor Company urges all motorcyclists to “Just Ride” June 27–28 regardless of whether they ride a Harley-Davidson or not. Ken Ostermann, Harley-Davidson’s General Manager of Integrated Marketing Operations, says, “One of the beautiful things about riding a motorcycle […]

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Harley-Davidson Museum Legendary Experiences Tours

May 31, 2015 View Comments by

H-D Museum Tours with Bill Davidson – If you want your visit to the Harley-Davidson Museum to be truly one of a kind, the Motor Company is offering two unique options for experiencing the museum. The first, called the Legends and Lakes tour, begins with a ride from the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI, […]

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Redverz Solo Expedition Tent

May 30, 2015 View Comments by

Just for You and Your Bike – Redverz is famous for making tents not just for people, but for motorcycles too. The Redverz Atacama Expedition II, for instance, can fit up to three people and one fully loaded adventure bike. As nice as the Atacama’s roominess is, it’s a bit of overkill for a solo […]

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Compass Expeditions Offers Ultimate South American Tour

May 26, 2015 View Comments by

Circumnavigate South America – Spanning 128 days, Compass Expeditions’ South America 360 Tour will be run for the second time beginning on February 21, 2016. The tour will circumnavigate the continent of South America through Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. In all, the trip will tally over 20,000 miles. Along the […]

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Ice Bike Comes Back to Life

May 25, 2015 View Comments by

Victory V92 TC Gets Thawed Out – You’ve probably heard of the Swedish propensity to build hotels out of ice. As if that weren’t odd enough, it seems they also enjoy encasing perfectly good motorcycles in the cold stuff. Back in 2011, a rather unfortunate model year 2002 Victory V92 TC suffered a fate similar […]

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Edelweiss Bike Travel’s Feschtl 2015

May 21, 2015 View Comments by

The Edelweiss Party of the Year – Every year Edelweiss Bike Travel invites its past tour participants to meet up for what they call “the biggest Edelweiss party of the year,” otherwise known as the Edelweiss Feschtl. The 2015 Feschtl marks the event’s 35th anniversary and promises to be especially festive. In fact, 2015 will […]

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Victory Electric Prototype Race Motorcycle

May 18, 2015 View Comments by

Polaris Goes Electric at the Isle of Man – Remember when Harley-Davidson’s Project LiveWire made waves last year as the Motor Company’s first foray into battery powered motorcycles? Well, not to be out done, Polaris bought out Brammo, a company already established in the EV market. Now we have the first fruit of the union […]

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Harley-Davidson Mission Open Road

May 17, 2015 View Comments by

Free Riding Academy Training for Military – To show their appreciation for America’s servicemen and women, Harley-Davidson will offer free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all active duty military, reservists, retirees, and veterans. The “Learn to Ride” program will fittingly start on Armed Forces Day, which is May 16. The program will wrap up September […]

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Blue Rim Tours’ Peru Guide to Attend Touring Weekend

May 12, 2015 View Comments by

Lars Caldenhoven to Host Touring Weekend Round Table – Blue Rim Tours, RoadRUNNER Magazine’s sister company, offers a diverse selection of premium international motorcycle tours. Each one gives riders a unique and unforgettable experience due, in large part, to Blue Rim’s knowledgeable and professional local tour guides. Lars Caldenhoven serves this role on Blue Rim’s […]

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BRP Celebrates the 100,000th Can-Am Spyder

May 06, 2015 View Comments by

100,000th Can-Am Presented at SpyderFest – Bombardier Recreational Products recently announced that the 100,000th Can-Am Spyder rolled off the assembly line in Québec on April 20, 2015. That’s quite an accomplishment, especially since the first one was produced just eight short years ago in 2007. That first Spyder was delivered to Jay Leno. The 100,000th […]

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Motorcycle Awareness Month

May 05, 2015 View Comments by

AMA Promotes Rider Safety – The American Motorcyclist Association has dubbed May to be Motorcycle Awareness Month. Throughout the month the AMA is seeking to raise awareness for the prevention of distracted driving and the promotion of training for both riders and drivers. The AMA’s president and CEO, Rob Dingman, says, “The warmer weather in […]

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Yuval Naveh to Host Round Table at Touring Weekend

Apr 19, 2015 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER’s 10th annual Touring Weekend is quickly approaching and this year’s event promises to be especially memorable with a variety of interesting speakers (check out some here) and optional riding courses, great food, and, of course, spectacular riding. RoadRUNNER subscribers will likely be familiar with Yuval Naveh’s article series The Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy […]

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Remembering Emilio Scotto’s Epic Motorcycle Adventure

Apr 14, 2015 View Comments by

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the completion of Emilio Scotto’s historic 10-year, nearly half-million mile motorcycle ride around the world. In 1985, the Argentine quit his job as a pharmaceutical sales representative in Buenos Aires and embarked on the motorized adventure. His record-setting ride circumnavigated the world including all of Europe, Africa, the […]

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Chrome Thunder Luxury Tour Company Announces First Tours

Apr 13, 2015 View Comments by

Designed to cater to high-end customers who like a bit of luxury with their motorcycle tours, Chrome Thunder is a new tour company based out of Fort Collins, CO. The company will start out with six inaugural tours that will include Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, and California. Chrome Thunder will be offering […]

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