Over $6 Million Up For Grabs In MotoAmerica For 2018

Mar 16, 2018 View Comments

Six manufacturers are putting their money where their mouths are this year with BMW, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Yamaha offering up a combined contingency of over $4.5 million for the 2018 MotoAmerica Series. Throw in the almost $1.5 million in MotoAmerica purse money and the total haul for the series in 2018 is a […]

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Piaggio Group and Aprilia Remember Founder Ivano Beggio

Mar 13, 2018 View Comments

 Piaggio Group and Aprilia affectionately and respectfully remember Ivano Beggio, founder of Aprilia, who passed away during the night at the age of 73. Max Biaggi: “He placed passion at the service of his skills, he was like a father in racing to me.” For Roberto Colaninno, Chairman and CEO of the Piaggio Group (of […]

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National Park Week 2018

Mar 13, 2018 View Comments

“There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias and redwoods, the Canyon of the Colorado, the Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Three Tetons; and our people should see to it that they are preserved for their children and their children’s children forever, with their majestic […]

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KTM My Ride App – Motorcycle Connectivity and Navigation

Mar 12, 2018 View Comments

KTM’s smartphone connectivity platform, KTM MY RIDE, available on a large number of its Street range increases in functionality for 2018, with the Phone and Music functions bolstered with turn-by-turn navigation and route planning, powered by a dedicated app. Living in a connected world, KTM began introducing the possibility for users to connect their smartphones with […]

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Yamaha 2018 Daytona Bike Week Activities

Mar 08, 2018 View Comments

The 77th annual Daytona Bike Week takes place this year from March 9th through March 18th in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, has several exciting activities scheduled during the event. From new model displays and demo rides, to photo and autograph opportunities with the Yamaha bLU cRU Supercross riders, there will be […]

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SHOEI Neotec II and Sena SRL Communication System

Mar 07, 2018 View Comments

SHOEI announced the Spring ’18 arrival of the all-new NEOTEC II to the North American marketplace, as well as the specially developed, SENA-exclusive SRL Bluetooth Communication System designed for seamless integration with the NEOTEC II.  An every-occasion helmet with the adaptability to excel no matter where your next journey takes you, the NEOTEC II does it all with […]

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Royal Enfield Himalayan Motorcycle Is Now Available in North America

Mar 06, 2018 View Comments

After a long and much anticipated wait, the Royal Enfield Himalayan is available in North America for $4,499 starting in April 2018. RoadRUNNER Magazine is testing the new motorcycle in March with a review in an upcoming issue. Look for the Himalayan to make appearances in RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine, too. Milwaukee, Wis. […]

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Indian Motorcycle Spotlights Unknown Builders with “The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off” Competition

Mar 05, 2018 View Comments

Today, Indian Motorcycle announced The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off. Unlike any other custom motorcycle competition, The Wrench is in search for three non-professional builders who do not make a living building and customizing motorcycles. Indian Motorcycle is looking for wrenchers who do it for the passion, not the pay.      Indian will be […]

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Harley-Davidson at 77th Bike Week in Daytona

Feb 26, 2018 View Comments

Harley-Davidson welcomes all fans to the sunny Atlantic coast of Florida for the 77th Daytona Bike Week, March 9-18, and the unofficial start of motorcycle riding season across the United States. Harley-Davidson rolls into Daytona to help showcase and celebrate motorcycle culture and the community of Harley-Davidson fans who descend on Florida from around the […]

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Harley-Davidson Gas and Oil Artist Leaves Legacy and Young Family

Feb 24, 2018 View Comments

Mathew Hintz, the Official Artist of Daytona Bike Week, died unexpectedly at the age of 41 on December 24, 2017, leaving a wife and four children ages 6 – 13. His 2018 Daytona Bike Week painting was the last piece of artwork he completed before his death. Friends of his family are asking the motorcycle […]

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Third Annual Woman-Led 2018 ADVWoman Rendezvous July 19-22, 2018

Feb 23, 2018 View Comments by Florian Neuhauser

Dates are announced for the third annual adventure rally organized by ADVWoman for women and their families. Held July 19-22, 2018, in Granby, Colorado, the event will include dirt bike and adventure bike rider training, classroom training, a variety of local dual sport rides, camping or hotel facilities, catered meals, awards ceremony, and a DJ […]

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Florida, Alabama, Mississippi: Shadowing the Gulf

Feb 22, 2018 View Comments by Florian Neuhauser

America’s Gulf Coast is lined with miles of pristine, white sandy beaches lapped by the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico’s shallow 
continental shelf. The persistently warm weather and beautiful 
beaches attract tourists in droves, but we haven’t come for a tan.

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Mid-Atlantic Backcountry Discover Route showing at Motorcycles of Charlotte February 21, 2018

Feb 20, 2018 View Comments

RoadRUNNER magazine and Motorcycles of Charlotte are sponsoring the first premiere of the Mid-Atlantic Backcountry Discover Route. It’s the first east coast BDR. Showing is February 21, 2018 at 6:15pm at 731 Westinghouse Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273.

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8th Annual 2018 Strider Cup World Championship July 20-21 in Boulder

Feb 19, 2018 View Comments

Strider Bikes is pleased to announce the dates and locations for its United States 2018 Strider Cup races, part of the international Strider Bike racing series for toddlers and young children. Dubbed by many as the “cutest race in the world,” these family-friendly races for the tiniest competitors will give small children a chance to […]

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A Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy: Dealing with Murphy, Part 2

Feb 13, 2018 View Comments

When we’re riding and running into emergencies, it could be extremely valuable to carry a smartphone or an asset tracker. But the smartphones don’t always have coverage and the asset trackers, as the SPOT3, have limited one-way functionality. Murphy comes in all kinds of unpleasant forms, yet not all of them are life-threatening situations. Hitting […]

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