Can-Am to Celebrate Spyder’s 10th Anniversary June 2-4

May 09, 2017 View Comments by

Can-Am will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Spyder lineup June 2-4, 2017, at the company’s headquarters in Valcourt, Québec. Can-Am has been planning the event for more than a year, and owners from all around the world are expected to attend. Activities will include VIP access to the Can-Am Spyder production line, along with […]

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Parks Canada Offering Free Admission in 2017

Jan 25, 2017 View Comments by

To celebrate the National Park Service’s 100-year anniversary, last year we launched In Pursuit of Wildness, a new series about exploring our country’s national parks on two wheels. Penned by Robert Griego, a motorcyclist who spent 35 and a half years with the National Park Service, we’ve covered Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, […]

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Rolling Thru America Rolls Into Canada in 2017

Oct 24, 2016 View Comments by

Rolling Thru America is Americade’s hugely popular high-end September-only tour company, and for 2017 its destination is the beautiful and little known Montebello region of Quebec. Montebello is a quaint village sitting among lush natural landscape at the foothills of Canada’s Laurentian Mountains. The group will stay at a stunning hotel, and will enjoy several days of guided riding […]

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Behind the Scenes: The Making of a Tour Article

Sep 13, 2016 View Comments by

In my experience, most memorable adventures start with either a bang on the head, a tap on the shoulder, or an unplanned detour during an otherwise well-planned ride. I have already banged my head yesterday night on the cover of my trailer. Now comes a tap on my shoulder, and this is Christa Neuhauser herself. […]

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Behind the Scenes: The Making of a Tour Article

Dec 02, 2015 View Comments by

In my experience, most memorable adventures start with either a bang on the head, a tap on the shoulder, or an unplanned detour during an otherwise well planned ride. I have already banged my head yesterday night on the cover of my trailer. Now comes a tap on my shoulder, and this is Christa Neuhauser […]

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Tour of the Week: Québec

Oct 23, 2015 View Comments by

Postcards from the Province – Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine is 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 Québec tour was originally featured in the Nov/Dec 2012 issue.

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Tour of the Week: Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Loop

Jun 26, 2015 View Comments by

Riding the Crown of the Continent – Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine is 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 Waterton-Glacier International Peace Loop tour comes from the May/June 2012 issue.

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RoadFOOD: Wolff’s Den Café

Feb 08, 2015 View Comments by

A European coffeehouse and eatery in the heart of Ontario, the Wolff’s Den Café offers a variety of food and beverages from the old world. The café is situated right on the waterfront of Muskoka Bay in Gravenhurst. Here you’ll find handmade soup and sandwiches, espresso drinks, and bakery items to go with a variety […]

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2014 BMW GS Trophy: International Competition

Sep 03, 2014 View Comments by

Every year amateur riders from all over the world come together to test their skills against some of the most challenging motorcycling terrain on earth, hoping to bring the coveted GS Trophy back to their home country. The 2014 edition of the GS Trophy competition starts in just a week or so in the Rockies […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: The Cabot Trail

Jul 12, 2014 View Comments by

The Cabot Trail circumnavigates the mountainous coastline of Cape Breton Island in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It was completed in 1932, joining previously isolated fishing villages along an approximately 180-mile loop. The name traces back to the Italian explorer John Cabot, who reached these shores in 1497. The Cabot Trail winds its way […]

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City Escape: Québec City to
 the Charlevoix Area

Jun 17, 2014 View Comments by

Panoramas, mountains, history, geography, and gastronomy are along this route. Venture on Avenue Royale (Route de la Nouvelle-France), one of the oldest roads in Canada. Take the side roads to quaint villages on the shores of the St. Lawrence and enjoy bakeries and local cheeses.

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New Ferry to Transport Riders from Maine to Nova Scotia

Mar 21, 2014 View Comments by

Starting in May 2014, the Nova Star, a 528-foot ferry, will begin carrying people and vehicles from Portland, ME to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. A one-way ticket for a motorcycle will cost between $49 and $89 and its rider will get on board for $79 to $129 depending on the time of year. The nine-hour voyage […]

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City Escape: Victoria, British Columbia

Feb 26, 2014 View Comments by

Ride west from historic Victoria via Vancouver Island’s rugged coastline to Port Renfrew, then cross the island through remote villages and ancient forests as well as along rushing rivers back to the Trans Canada Highway by Lake Cowichan. Admire the totem poles in Duncan, and ride the spectacular Malahat Highway. Go from April to October.

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City Escape: Toronto, Ontario

Jan 22, 2014 View Comments by

Use Kingston Road and Highway 2 to escape Canada’s most populous city; then let the twisty backroads of the Kawarthas take you away from the crush of traffic. Keep watch for the Buckhorn, Dyno, and Northeys Bay Road. The best times to ride are late September, early October, or early July.

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2014 BMW GS Trophy: Off-Road Olympics

Jan 04, 2014 View Comments by

Every two years (since 2008) BMW holds a competition to see which GS rider is the best in the world. In 2014 that contest is coming to North America for the first time. In September, teams from all over the world will descend on western Canada to vie for the top spot. Though the GS […]

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