City Escape: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Aug 24, 2017 View Comments by

This scenic loop west of Colorado Springs includes some great small towns and miles of tree-lined splendor. Some iconic mountains and rock formations are mixed in for good measure. The ride is best made from late spring through early fall. Rocky Mountain weather is, to say the least, variable, so you should pack the full […]

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Classic Roads: Riding High on Colorado’s San Juan Skyway

Apr 28, 2017 View Comments by

Colorado’s San Juan Mountains are home to some of the most beautiful alpine landscapes in the Centennial State. They are also home to a collection of exceptionally scenic and challenging motorcycle roads. Starting in Durango, riders motor north on U.S. 550. This stretch of road between Durango and Ouray, which tops out above 11,000 feet, […]

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14th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally Details Announced

Dec 09, 2016 View Comments by

Due to popular demand, KTM’s three-day rally will return to the picturesque village of Crested Butte for a second time. Entering its 14th year, the KTM Adventure Rider Rally is an opportunity for riders of all skill levels to learn from and ride with adventurers from all over the world. Designed for KTM Adventure and Enduro […]

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Continental Divide, Part 2: Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico

Dec 01, 2016 View Comments by

Our route out of Rawlins, WY, takes us through the city’s center before turning south and heading out of town. It is a great day for riding, with mostly clear skies and cool temperatures, as we enter the Medicine Bow National Forest. Not far from the Colorado border we come upon Aspen Alley, a peaceful […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: The Silver Thread Scenic Byway (Colorado State Route 149)

Oct 08, 2016 View Comments by

State Route 149 begins at its junction with U.S. 160 in South Fork, CO, and snakes northward through the San Juan Mountains to U.S. 50. Along the way it passes through the Rio Grande National Forest. Riders cross the Continental Divide at Spring Creek Pass at an elevation of 10,901 feet. Points of Interest: South […]

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RoadRUNNER Special Collector’s Issue Now Available

Sep 22, 2016 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel is excited to announce the release of its special collector’s issue, Touring America’s Backroads. Find inspiration in our stunning photography and helpful trip planning information. Featuring 10 of the country’s best and most scenic motorcycle tours, this high quality issue comes complete with RoadRUNNER’s signature tankbag maps and GPS files. A mix of previously […]

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Tour of the Week: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Oct 16, 2015 View Comments by

Meandering the Midwest – 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 Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, and Nebraska tour was originally featured in the Sep/Oct 2011 issue.

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12th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally (video)

Oct 14, 2015 View Comments by

The Epitome of ADV Riding – The KTM Adventure Rally is one of the nation’s premiere motorcycle adventure touring events. Held from September 18–20 in Crested Butte, CO, the rally included some of the biggest names in off-road riding including Jimmy Lewis, Mike Lafferty, Russell Bobbitt, Chris Filmore, Andrew Short, and Quinn Cody. 2015 marks […]

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The Great Divide Memory Ride Report

Jul 16, 2015 View Comments by

3400 Miles and a Mountain of Memories – It was amazing. A ride along the Great Divide has been a goal of mine for years. The fact that it was a tribute for my father and a fundraiser for Alzheimer’s research made it extremely significant to me personally. You can see the details in my […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Trail Ridge Road, Colorado

Jul 11, 2015 View Comments by

The Highest Paved Road in America – Extending from Estes Park, CO, to Grand Lake, CO, it’s the highest continuous paved road in the United States. It follows a historic path that the Ute and other Native Americans used for thousands of years. Due to winter snowpack, the road is usually open only between Memorial […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway

May 09, 2015 View Comments by

Colorado Routes 141 & 145 –  The Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway is located in the rugged and remote red rock country of western Colorado. In earlier times the area was home to the Ute Indians and, reportedly, an infamous outlaw, Butch Cassidy, used it as a hideout. A variety of wildlife still call the area home, […]

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2015 American Victory Motorcycles Rally

May 04, 2015 View Comments by

The AVR Comes to Colorado – Victory owners from across the country are invited to gather in Colorado Springs, CO, June 25–28 for the American Victory Rally. The dates of the rally nicely coincide with the nearby Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event (June 22–28). Pikes Peak won’t be the only high-speed entertainment for riders […]

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Chrome Thunder Luxury Tour Company Announces First Tours

Apr 13, 2015 View Comments by

Designed to cater to high-end customers who like a bit of luxury with their motorcycle tours, Chrome Thunder is a new tour company based out of Fort Collins, CO. The company will start out with six inaugural tours that will include Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, and California. Chrome Thunder will be offering […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Joe Trey

Oct 25, 2014 View Comments by

You’ve read their articles and perhaps met them out on the road or at RoadRUNNER‘s annual Touring Weekend, but what do you know about our illustrious group of writers and editors? We decided to ask each one a few simple questions and share their responses with you, next up, RoadRUNNER blogger and Adventure Hermit, Joe Trey. Name: Joe Trey […]

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Tour of the Week: Western Colorado-Mesas, Mountains, and Mines

Sep 26, 2014 View Comments by

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 Colorado Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s December 2005 issue.

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