Blog Section: News

Sturgis Events – What to do During the Rally

Jul 29, 2015 View Comments by

2015 Sturgis Event Calendar – Things to Do – Friday, July 31 Noon: Opening Ceremony of H-D Rally Point – Harley-Davidson Sunday, Aug. 2 Visit Lazelle Street Indian Display for exact time: Limited Edition Model Year 2016 Chief Classic Giveaway 3:30 p.m. “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis” Welcome Event – Indian Motorcycle 4 p.m. Sturgis […]

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Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Sponsors Summer Motorcycle Events and Rallies

Jul 27, 2015 View Comments by

Supporting the Motorcycle Community – The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS) recently launched its Summer of Sponsorship program in an effort to support the motorcycle community by sponsoring bike nights, events, and rallies all over the U.S, including the 43rd Annual BMW Motorcycle Owners of America (BMW MOA) rally, which was held in Billings, MT […]

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Ducati’s “Ride a Song” Contest

Jul 19, 2015 View Comments by

The Perfect Ride + The Perfect Tunes – Do you have an idea for what you would consider the ideal motorcycle tour? What music would be the perfect accompaniment? If so Ducati wants to hear it. The famous Italian brand has recently entered into a partnership with the online music streaming service Spotify and they’re […]

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AMA Petition Against E15 Entering Final Stretch

Jul 18, 2015 View Comments by

The 10,000 Signature Goal is in Sight – As most motorcyclists are well aware, ethanol is a corn or sugar based fuel additive that is now ubiquitous across the country in the form of E10 (90-percent gasoline, 10-percent ethanol). Ethanol can be harmful to motorcycles and other vehicles due to its adverse affects on the […]

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World Traveler Allan Karl is Back on the Road

Jul 13, 2015 View Comments by

The World Rider Hits the Road Again – Allan Karl, the special guest speaker at last year’s RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend and author of the motorcycle adventure book Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection, is exploring again. If you’ve read Forks you know that Karl has a pension for adventure and story telling. His […]

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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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