Blog Section: News

RoadRUNNER Behind the Scenes: MotoMojo

Jan 27, 2015 View Comments by

Motorcyclists are a peculiar bunch. We live for the open road, but we usually don’t mind a day in the garage either. In fact, often times you can’t have one without the other. Riders, far more than drivers, tend to be do-it-yourselfers willing to tackle a variety of maintenance procedures and repairs on their own. […]

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Polaris Acquires Brammo Electric Motorcycle Company

Jan 25, 2015 View Comments by

The newest addition to Polaris’ ever-expanding collection of brands is the electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo. Polaris has been invested in Brammo since 2011, but this new deal seems to fully integrate Brammo into Polaris. This will include the design and production of electric motorcycles at Polaris’ Spirit Lake facility in Iowa, which is home to […]

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Victory Motorcycles and Klock Werks Kustom Cycles Help At-Risk Youth

Jan 24, 2015 View Comments by

Helping with Horsepower (HWH), a non-profit organization founded by Klock Werks Kustom Cycles in South Dakota, works to promote motorcycle-related charity around the nation. HWH’s Bike Rebuild Program helps kids stay in school and find a new passion by giving them hands-on experience working on motorcycles. However, the Bike Rebuild Program at Pine Bush High […]

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TomTom Unveils New RIDER GPS

Jan 19, 2015 View Comments by

TomTom is aggressively seeking a larger share of the motorcycle market with the all new TomTom RIDER GPS unit. The RIDER comes with a host of motorcycle specific features and route options that will help riders find the best roads wherever they’re riding. The GPS can even suggest what it thinks will be the most […]

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Races to Places Tour

Jan 17, 2015 View Comments by

One look at Horizon Unlimited’s HUB online bulletin board proves that there is no shortage of world-traveling motorcyclists out there. What makes Lyndon Poskitt unique, however, is that he doesn’t just ride from place to place, he rides from race to race. Poskitt, an Englishman, is a former Dakar racer and aerospace engineer who decided […]

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Harley-Davidson Releases New Gear

Jan 15, 2015 View Comments by

H-D MotorClothes, the Motor Company’s gear and apparel line, has released a number of interesting items for 2015. These include several men’s and women’s riding jackets. One of particular interest is the new women’s Rallyrunner 3-in-1 Leather Jacket. The Rallyrunner’s exterior consists of a blend of solid and perforated cowhide. Features include pockets for armor […]

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Tennessee Bans Trucks on “Tail of the Dragon”

Jan 12, 2015 View Comments by

Anyone who’s ridden U.S. 129, the famous “Tail of the Dragon” between North Carolina and Tennessee, knows the dangers posed by tractor-trailers on this narrow and incredibly twisty mountain road. In some places along the 11-mile stretch, it’s impossible for such a long vehicle to make the turn using only one lane. This has resulted […]

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More Motorcycles, More Safety?

Jan 11, 2015 View Comments by

A recent report by the United Kingdom’s Association of Police Chief Officers and the Motorcycle Industry Association contends that one of the best ways to eliminate congestion and improve road safety is to increase the use of motorcycles on public roads. The report repeatedly emphasizes that motorcyclists make better road users than car drivers because […]

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Yamaha Celebrates Racing Champs, Supports Kids in Need

Jan 06, 2015 View Comments by

Yamaha Motor Corp. USA has had a good 2014. The company has introduced a number of new and updated models to the U.S. market to strong sales and rave reviews as well as achieving much success on the racetrack. At Yamaha USA’s annual Star Touring And Riding event, the company celebrated by inducting 11 current […]

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Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER Editors

Dec 25, 2014 View Comments by

Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER editors!  

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Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER Office Team

Dec 24, 2014 View Comments by

  Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER Office Team!

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Manufacturers really do want to hear from you

Dec 23, 2014 View Comments by

PowersportsConnect offers a cool program that gives people the opportunity to voice their opinions to the manufacturers of motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, accessories and more. As a member of PowersportsConnect, you may get to participate in online and paid in-person studies where you get to see, interact with, and even test new products. There’s an added […]

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Imagine Touring Cuba by Motorcycle

Dec 21, 2014 View Comments by

President Obama recently announced that the U.S. and Cuba are starting diplomatic conversations about loosening sanctions, establishing embassies, and ultimately opening up Cuba for American tourists. With its close proximity, Cuba has the potential to become a favorite destination for American tourists. The rich history would make for more than a memorable trip, especially if […]

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RoadRUNNER Behind the Scenes: Reader Ride

Dec 16, 2014 View Comments by

Just about every issue of RoadRUNNER Magazine features a Reader Ride submitted by one of you, our faithful readers!  RoadRUNNER’s audience is by far the most dedicated and experienced group of touring motorcyclists to be found with many spectacular touring experiences under their collective belts. RoadRUNNER’s Reader Ride section allows us the opportunity to share […]

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Letter from the Publisher: No More Getting Lost!

Dec 11, 2014 View Comments by

*Here is a letter from RoadRUNNER‘s Publisher and Editor in Chief, Christa Neuhauser, highlighting the contents of RoadRUNNER Magazine’s February ’15 issue, which is now available at a newsstand near you. Dear Reader, Starting with this issue, we are featuring a new column called A Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy, which will be focusing on satellite navigation. […]

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