Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER Editors

Dec 25, 2014 View Comments

Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER editors!  

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Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER Office Team

Dec 24, 2014 View Comments

  Happy Holidays from the RoadRUNNER Office Team!

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Manufacturers really do want to hear from you

Dec 23, 2014 View Comments

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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Review: SHOEI Neotec Helmet

Dec 23, 2014 View Comments by Florian Neuhauser

During the last two years, I have almost exclusively worn the SHOEI Neotec helmet on tours. It’s very comfortable and fits a wide range of head shapes. I have a long, oval shape and there are no pressure points within the Neotec. Besides comfort, the modular design is perfect for my work. While taking pictures, […]

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City Escape: Charlotte, North Carolina

Dec 22, 2014 View Comments by David Burbach

Overview Leaving the hustle and bustle of the Queen City, it doesn’t take long to find curvy, scenic mountain roads that will delight any motorcyclist. There are several interesting stops along the way, but this loop is all about the ride. The area’s moderate climate makes this route rideable from spring through fall.

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Imagine Touring Cuba by Motorcycle

Dec 21, 2014 View Comments

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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A Motorcyclist’s 
Guide to the Galaxy: Satellite Navigation, Part 1

Dec 20, 2014 View Comments

Navigation: A Modern-Day Necessity for Riders For motorcyclists, navigating from one point to another was previously quite a demanding task. Working out the maps required a lot of skill and time, holding many maps took space, as well as continuously determining the current position of the motorcycle, all while exposed to the elements. In recent […]

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Tour of the Week – Shamrock Tour: Around Gillette, Wyoming

Dec 19, 2014 View Comments

Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine will be releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s Gillette, WY Shamrock Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s May/June 2005 issue.

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Review: Happy Trails Teton 9” Aluminum Panniers for Kawasaki KLR 650

Dec 18, 2014 View Comments by Steve Mauk

Rugged simplicity is what sets the Kawasaki KLR 650 apart from its fuel-injected, sensor-laden adventure bike brethren. When selecting luggage for my KLR, it only made sense to outfit the bike with luggage that followed the same design principles. The Happy Trails Teton series of panniers does just that. The KLR 650 panniers are constructed […]

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MotoMojo: Hydraulically Actuated Clutches

Dec 17, 2014 View Comments

Early motorcycles often had a foot-operated clutch and a hand-operated shifting mechanism that followed automotive practice. It no doubt made for some interesting scenes as new riders tried to master the technique, wobbling on one foot while starting out on a steep, off-camber hill while 
carrying a passenger, likely a girlfriend they were trying to […]

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RoadRUNNER Behind the Scenes: Reader Ride

Dec 16, 2014 View Comments

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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T CLOCS Video from Motorcycle Safety Foundation

Dec 15, 2014 View Comments

Remember T CLOCS? For many of us the term is familiar but its meaning has been lost somewhere in the countless miles and years that have passed since we took the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic Rider Course to get our motorcycle endorsement. T CLOCS is an acronym for Tires, Controls, Lights, Oil, Chassis, and Stands […]

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The Pacific Northwest Coast Volcano Tour

Dec 14, 2014 View Comments

The country’s upper left-hand corner is home to some of the most beautiful and interesting geography anywhere in the world. Frank Covucci Motorcycle Tours is planning an expedition to take in this stunning area by motorcycle. The tour will take place August 11-21, 2015 and will travel through Northern California, Oregon, and Washington. The route […]

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Staying Comfortable When the Road is Long

Dec 13, 2014 View Comments by David Burbach

Car drivers must really wonder what’s going on. I’m sailing down the highway with my chin nearly resting on the bars with my shins on the pegs. I’m just taking a quick stretch, but for the brief moment I’m in their vicinity, my fellow road-goers must think me rather odd. Sure it looks strange, but […]

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Tour of the Week: Northeast Oregon

Dec 12, 2014 View Comments

Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine will be releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s Northeast Oregon Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s Mar/Apr 2004 issue.

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