Classic Roads: Lakes to Locks Passage

Jul 28, 2017 View Comments by

The Lakes to Locks Passage is a byway in upstate New York that follows an interconnected waterway of canals and lakes extending from near Albany, NY, to the border with Quebec, Canada. This linked series of state and federal roads runs through Adirondack hamlets, charming small cities, bucolic rural landscapes, cultural and recreational sites, and […]

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Western New York: Exploring History on a Scrambler

Jul 22, 2017 View Comments by

Peel back the thin veneer of modern life and you will find layers and layers
of history, stories of struggle and conquest, innovation and revolution. Turn your motorcycle into a time machine and immerse yourself in the past.

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RoadRUNNER at Americade 2017

Jun 02, 2017 View Comments by

One of our favorite events of the year is just a few days away—Americade! Celebrating its 35th year, the Americade Motorcycle Rally will take place June 6 – 10 in beautiful Lake George, NY. Here’s a few of the things we’re looking forward to: Following George A. Wyman: Tracing the First Transcontinental Road Trip In 1903, […]

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DirtDaze Adventure Bike Rally Sign-Up Starts March 1, 2017

Feb 25, 2017 View Comments by

Sign up for DirtDAZE, the adventure bike rally in Lake Luzerne, NY, is about to open. This year’s rally will run from June 7 – 10. The event is a fun, adventurous, and educational multi-day festival for dual-­sport and adventure motorcycles in northeastern New York. Guided rides and rider training sessions are known to sell out, […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (NY 97)

Oct 22, 2016 View Comments by

What is It? Paralleling the course of the upper Delaware River, this byway was constructed in the 1930s to link Port Jervis, NY with Hancock, NY. From the beginning it was envisioned as both a scenic highway and a means of opening up this western section of New York. Today, it’s one of the favorite East […]

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City Escape: New York, New York

Oct 11, 2016 View Comments by

Escape the city’s hustle and bustle into New Jersey’s backcountry. It’s not nicknamed the Garden State for nothing! Ride through beautiful farmland, forests, and past too many lakes to count. Crossing the Delaware River, this route pokes into Pennsylvania and New York countryside.

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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: Southwestern New York

Oct 30, 2015 View Comments by

Untraveled Roads in the Empire State – 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 Southwestern New York tour was originally featured in the May/June 2005 issue.

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Recap: 2015 Americade Rally

Jun 30, 2015 View Comments by

The Nation’s Premiere Touring Rally – Every year during the first week of June the sleepy vacation town of Lake George, NY, is transformed in to the center of the motorcycle universe. The town’s main street becomes a continuous parade as hundreds of motorcycles of all types cruise the strip. Down by the beach (on […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Lower Hudson River Ramble

Jun 06, 2015 View Comments by

Another Great Ride in New York – Roads navigating both shores of the Hudson River, between Bear Mountain State Park and Poughkeepsie, NY provide a scenic journey into America’s past and continuing into the present. Although the distance traveled is relatively short, riders are apt to tarry at the fascinating points of interest. Points of […]

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The 2015 Americade Rally

Feb 26, 2015 View Comments by

Since the first Americade Rally in 1983, the event has grown into the largest gathering of motorcycle touring enthusiasts in the country drawing 50,000 riders from all over the U.S., Canada, and the world. The rally is held in Lake George, NY, the first week of June every year, falling June 1-6 in 2015. The […]

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Tour of the Week: Shamrock Tour Ithaca, New York

Oct 17, 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 Ithaca, NY Tour comes from RoadRUNNER‘s February 2010  issue.

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2014 Edelweiss Feschtl: Party in Lake Placid

Aug 24, 2014 View Comments by

Part reunion, part miniature rally, but mostly just a party, Edelweiss Bike Travel’s annual Feschtl will be held in Lake Placid, NY, September 19-21. Included in the ticket price for the two-day event is a motorcycle tour of the surrounding Adirondack Mountains, two nights in a nice hotel, two breakfasts and two dinners, entry into […]

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Americade Sets New Record for Factory Demo Rides

Jun 01, 2014 View Comments by

Once again Lake George, NY, looks like the place to be if you’re looking to test ride some brand new motorcycles. This year’s event, which begins June 2nd (yes that’s tomorrow) will feature the demo fleets of 20 different motorcycle manufacturers. These will include Can Am, Champion Trikes, Christini, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Hannigan Motorsports, Honda, Indian, […]

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Harley-Davidson to Bring Demo Fleet to Americade

Mar 20, 2014 View Comments by

If you’re interested one of the Project RUSHMORE Harley-Davidsons or perhaps the new Street 500 or 750, the Motor Company is going to be offering test rides on all of their models at this year’s Americade Rally. The rally continues to be a great place for potential buyers to try out new bikes as most […]

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