Giving Riders in Need a ‘Leg Up’: Interview with Pete Giarrusso from LegUp LandinGear

Jun 07, 2017 View Comments by

A touring motorcycle, especially when packed with gear and pillion, can be a beastly thing to keep upright. Now throw in bad knees, bad hips, or weak legs. Pete Giarrusso is the founder of LegUp LandinGear, a unique retractable stabilization system designed for aging riders and those with disabilities. Run out of Chopper Design, his […]

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The Perfect Fit: Interview with iXS USA’s Didier Devaux

Nov 02, 2016 View Comments by

The story of iXS USA began in Switzerland more than a century ago with a tiny bicycle repair shop. Started by the Hostettler family in 1906 and still owned by them to this day, that tiny shop evolved into what is now known as the Hostettler Group, a diversified international trading conglomerate consisting of eight […]

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RoadRUNNER Interview: Dave Bertram

Apr 29, 2015 View Comments by

From Dirt Track to CEO – RR: Tell us about your motorcycling history. When did you first start riding and racing? Dave: I started like most riders—on a mini-bike when I was 7 years old. My father was a long-time rider, and we rode together with friends on weekends. That’s the greatest thing about motorcycling—you […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Brian Shaney

Nov 01, 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 contributor, Brian Shaney. Name: Brian Shaney Current city and […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Jim Parks

Oct 11, 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, frequent touring article author and Director of Public Relations, Jim […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Ken Freund

Sep 27, 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, frequent contributor, technical editor, and motorcycle tester Ken Freund. […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Alfonse Palaima

Sep 20, 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, frequent contributor and motorcycle tester Alfonse “Fonze” Palaima. Name: […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: Steve Mauk

Sep 13, 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, frequent contributor and Road Rash author, Steve Mauk. Name: Steve […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: John Flores

Sep 06, 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, first up, RoadRUNNER‘s Digital Rider, John Flores. Name: John […]

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Talking Motorcycle Gear Tech: Interview with First Gear’s Greayer Clover

Apr 14, 2014 View Comments by

Greayer Clover is currently the Brand Manager for the high-tech company Firstgear. He has worked extensively in the industry and is an expert in the field of touring and adventure outfitting. RR: How did you get started in the motorcycle and apparel industries? Greayer Clover: My first foray into technical attire was with The North […]

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Christa Neuhauser to Speak at Power of the Road Virtual Conference

Mar 31, 2014 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER Magazine’s Publisher and Editor in Chief, Christa Neuhauser, will be speaking on how to navigate through life’s changes during the Power of the Road Virtual Conference. The conference, which will take place entirely online April 7-11, 2014, will focus on the concept of “Strength Through Balance.” There will be 20 speakers from a variety […]

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Interview with Gary Gray: Spirit Lake Revolution

Feb 28, 2014 View Comments by

Gary Gray is the product director of motorcycles for Polaris, the company that founded Victory Motorcycles and now owns Indian as well. With the rollout of the 2014 Indian Chief lineup at Sturgis last August, Polaris has put Indian back on the motorcycle map and continues to whittle away at Harley-Davidson’s domination of the domestic […]

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Interview with Voni Glaves: Her Million Miles of Smiles

Jan 24, 2014 View Comments by

RR: What first interested you in riding motorcycles? VG: Actually it wasn’t my idea. I didn’t know a single woman who rode, so the idea didn’t even occur to me. I loved riding behind my husband, Paul, so much that he suggested I give it a try. I surely didn’t think that would be a […]

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Interview with Grant & Susan Johnson of Horizons Unlimited: The Long Version

Jan 02, 2014 View Comments by

Editor’s note: This interview was featured in the Jan/Feb ’14 issue of RoadRUNNER. To make the text fit within the space constraints of the magazine we had to cut it down quite a bit. Here is the full-length text from the interview. “Inspiration, information, and connection” is the motto for Horizons Unlimited and its founders, […]

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First Glance: Yamaha FZ-09 (with video)

Nov 14, 2013 View Comments by

When it was announced earlier this year the Yamaha FZ-09 promised high performance at an extremely reasonable price. We were finally able to get a closer look at this stunning new naked bike a few weeks ago at the AIMExpo in Orlando. Yamaha’s GM of Communications, Bob Starr, gave us a rundown of the FZ’s […]

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