Entire Laverda Motorcycle Museum Collection for Sale

May 24, 2017 View Comments by

Some news is too fascinating not to share. Currently, 81 Laverda motorcycles, prototypes, and collectibles are for sale, including every model ever made by Laverda from 1950-2000. Due to long-term health issues, renowned collector and marque specialist Cor Dees is looking to sell the entire collection to someone who will keep the motorcycles on display […]

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Ducati Shows Off Custom Scramblers

Feb 03, 2015 View Comments by

To show how customizable their newest motorcycle is, Ducati commissioned three well-known custom bike builders to come up with unique versions of the 2015 Scrambler to be unveiled at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy in late January. The bikes were displayed to the public at Ducati’s “Land of Joy” along with plenty of […]

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First Impressions of a New Bike: The Breva

Jan 18, 2015 View Comments by

*Editor’s note: The opinions reflected in the following piece are those of the author only. Think of her as an easygoing, Italian grandmother in a vivid red dress. She’s the one who makes you cakes, takes you to the park, and holds your hand when you’re sick in bed. As a machine, she has the red […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Italy’s Stelvio Pass

Nov 08, 2014 View Comments by

Having the pleasure of traveling across the pond in late summer, I got to experiencing one of the most iconic paved roads in the world. The Stelvio is just one of the many pass roads experienced on Blue Rim’s Five-Country Tour. It’s the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps and the second highest in […]

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Ducati World Premier Live Stream

Nov 03, 2014 View Comments by

What does Bolgona have in store for 2015? Tune in below to find out!    

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The Grand Alps Tour: Blue Rim’s Tour de France

Mar 22, 2014 View Comments by

With its focus Formerly known as the Grand Alps Tour, Blue Rim’s Tour de France has been renamed to reflect its focus on southeastern France the Grand Alps Tour is Blue Rim’s Tour de France as it covers much of the same ground as the world famous bicycle race. The route also features many gems […]

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2013 Harley-Davidson Owned by Pope Francis Going Up for Auction

Jan 14, 2014 View Comments by

If you’ve ever wanted to own a Papal motorcycle, then this is probably your only chance. Pope Francis was given the 2013 Dyna Super Glide as part of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary celebration. It’s not surprising, however, that his Holiness has donated the bike to be auctioned off for charity. On February 6th it will hit […]

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New! Organized European Tours on Harley-Davidsons

Nov 25, 2013 View Comments by

Have you ever wanted to tour the Old World? To see the Coliseum in Rome, the canals of Venice, or the vineyards of Tuscany? How about Germany’s famous Oktoberfest or Austria’s European Bike Week? For the first time Blue Rim Tours, sponsored by RoadRUNNER Magazine, is offering European tours on Harley-Davidsons that will take you […]

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2014 Ducati 1199 Superleggera

Oct 25, 2013 View Comments by

Have money to burn? Is the Ducati 1199 Panigale R a little too slow, heavy, and cheap for you? You’re in luck! Ducati has just announced the 2014 1199 Superleggera (super light in Italian), a highly exclusive, limited production version of the aforementioned 1199 Panigale. The Superleggera uses a variety of exotic (read expensive) materials […]

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Pirelli Angel GT: Yes, Tires Can Be Fun!

Aug 14, 2013 View Comments by

What do an Italian aircraft carrier, a Porsche test facility, and motorcycle tires have in common? I found out the answer when Pirelli hosted a world press event in Southern Italy, which involved all three. Reportedly, Pirelli did some market research and discovered that more than 30 percent of European replacement motorcycle tires are sport-touring […]

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Vespa’s 50cc Golden Anniversary

May 29, 2013 View Comments by

Growing out of war-ravaged Italy in the late 1940s, the iconic Vespa soon came to symbolize the freedom and mobility of a new generation (with some help from the film Roman Holiday starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck). Rather surprisingly, however, the 50cc Vespa didn’t come on to the scene until 1963. Now, 50 years […]

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MotoGP 2012: Mugello – Race Report

Jul 16, 2012 View Comments by

The MotoGP™ classes produced three hard-fought races at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello this weekend, where it was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who stormed to a dominant victory in the premier-class ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso. Repsol Honda Team’s Pedrosa led into turn one, however Lorenzo got past into the […]

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