Blog Section: News

2016 RoadRUNNER Calendar

Oct 08, 2015 View Comments by

Twelve Months of Stunning Motorcycle Touring Photography – Ready to start planning all the fabulous motorcycle tours you’ll be taking in 2016? Want to stay on top of birthdays, holidays, and all your other important dates? Then you might as well do it in style with RoadRUNNER Magazine’s 2016 wall calendar. Each month is headlined […]

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First Ever Female BMW GS Trophy Team

Sep 26, 2015 View Comments by

Competition in the Dirt – The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy competition pits teams of amateur riders from all over the world against each other in a grueling competition to see who’s got the skills to pilot an R 1200 GS over some of the world’s toughest terrain. The 2016 event, which will be held […]

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BMW Navigator Street

Sep 20, 2015 View Comments by

A Budget GPS Unit from BMW Motorrad? – Inexpensive isn’t a word usually associated with anything related to BMW, but in the literature for the company’s latest GPS unit it appears in the first sentence. At $550.99, the new entry-level navigation tool from BMW features a 4.3-inch touchscreen that’s bright enough to be easily legible […]

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TraX Adventure Series Luggage Now Available in U.S.

Sep 14, 2015 View Comments by

The Latest from SW-MOTECH – The next generation of adventure oriented motorcycle luggage from SW-MOTECH has now arrived on our shores. The TraX Adventure series is an upgrade over the previous EVO line of side cases. According to SW-MOTECH engineers the new bags are stronger, more durable, easier to carry off the bike, and offer […]

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Buy Your Next Victory Motorcycle… At Costco?

Sep 13, 2015 View Comments by

Polaris and Costco Announce Partnership – The next time you pop down to Costco for a pallet of cereal, a 72-pack of beer, or 34 pounds of chicken you’ll also be able to purchase a Victory Motorcycle, Polaris side-by-side, snowmobile, or any of several other Polaris vehicles. The Costco Auto Program and Polaris are offering […]

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Los Angeles Ducati Week

Sep 09, 2015 View Comments by

Ducati North America’s Inaugural LA Event – Los Angeles, CA will host hundreds of Ducati owners and fans over the long weekend of September 17-20. The Ducatisti, as they’re known, will fill LA’s Westlake Village for a few days of food, entertainment, fashion, and, of course, checking out the latest Ducatis. The first annual Ducati […]

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Progressive 444 Series Shocks for Tri-Glide

Sep 08, 2015 View Comments by

Aftermarket Trike Suspension – In the crowded motorcycle aftermarket often times trikes get overlooked. Usually this is because trikes are, for the most part, somewhat aftermarket themselves. There’s a wide variety of manufacturers supplying trike kits for two wheelers like Gold Wings, Harleys, BMWs, and others. Harely-Davidson, on the other hand, offers two trikes right […]

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RoadRUNNER Video Tutorials for Touring Motorcyclists

Sep 05, 2015 View Comments by

GPS Navigation, Tour Explorer, Route Creation, and More! – Learning your way around modern technology can seem like a daunting challenge at times. As soon as you think you have something figured out, things change and your previous proficiency becomes obsolete. While we at RoadRUNNER can’t help you figure out your new smartphone, as the […]

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RoadRUNNER Labor Day Sale

Sep 04, 2015 View Comments by

Gear Up For Fall with Our Labor Day Specials! – From now until midnight on Monday, September 7, 2015, save big with special offers on select items and free shipping store wide!

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Lightning Motorcycle On Display at Gordon McCall’s Motorworks

Sep 01, 2015 View Comments by

200+ MPH Electric Motorcycle – The Pebble Beach Concours D’elegance is one of the world’s most famous and prestigious car (and motorcycle shows). In the days leading up to the event, high end auto and some motorcycle manufacturers flock to the area in an attempt to get their products in front of the discerning eyes […]

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Yamaha FZ-03 Coming for 2016?

Aug 30, 2015 View Comments by

New Naked R3- In the July/August ’15 issue we reviewed Yamaha’s YZF-R3 sportbike and found a lot to like about the small machine. However, as touring motorcyclists, we’re almost always more interested in naked machines as they tend to be more comfortable and practical for long distance riding than their sportier cousins. Recently photos appeared […]

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Michelin’s Alliance with Harley-Davidson

Aug 29, 2015 View Comments by

Michelin Scorcher Co-Branded Tire – Perhaps no other motorcycle company does co-branding better than Harley-Davidson. Their partnership with Ford Motor Company, for instance, produced a number of high-end, Harley-Davidson co-branded Ford trucks. The Motor Company is at it again with its continued alliance with Michelin Tires. The two companies recently announced that Michelin’s Scorcher range […]

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Two Coasts, Two Track Days

Aug 16, 2015 View Comments by

Willow Springs and VIR Host September Riding Schools – No matter which coast you happen to live on, there’s going to be a first class riding school coming to you this September. On the West Coast, the Willow Springs Raceway in Rosamond, CA, will be the setting for Reg Pridmore’s CLASS (California’s Leading Advanced Safety […]

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BMW in New Mission Impossible Movie

Aug 13, 2015 View Comments by

-Tom Cruise, an S 1000 RR, and Lots of Action Over the past few years BMW has aggressively placed their bikes in a variety of big screen productions including placing a gaggle of F 800 GS’ in 2012’s batman movie The Dark Knight Rises. The latest co-marketing deal with Hollywood involves the new movie Mission […]

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The 48 for 22 Ride

Aug 10, 2015 View Comments by

Combating PTSD by Visiting the Lower 48 – According to the non-profit organization 22 Needs a Face, 22 United States military veterans attempt to take their own lives every day due to the crippling effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). From September 19 through October 3 three members of the Desert Knights of America […]

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