Motorcycle Navigation: Did the Smartphone Kill the GPS Unit?

Oct 28, 2015 View Comments by

The Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy – (Follow these links to read Yuval’s previous articles in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5.) It’s hard to believe, but 10 years ago there were no smartphones. In 2007, the iPhone was released and the term Android was associated with Star Wars movies. […]

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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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Motorcycle Navigation: Designing Your Own Route

Jun 11, 2015 View Comments by

The Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy – “… I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower In my last article (follow these links to Yuval’s previous articles: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), I explained what GPX routes and tracks are and how to use them in the […]

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Tour of the Week: Wheeling, WV Shamrock Tour

May 15, 2015 View Comments by

A Twisty Romp Down Rural Backroads – 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 Wheeling, WV Shamrock Tour comes from the Mar./Apr. 2010 issue.

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Tour of the Week: East Texas

May 01, 2015 View Comments by

Chris Myers Rambles Through the Lone Star 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 East Texas Tour comes from the Sept./Oct. 2010 issue.

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Touring Tip: Planning and Preparation

Apr 03, 2015 View Comments by

With the arrival of warmer temperatures, snow is melting and it’s time to get out and explore new roads and destinations. Before leaving home, though, some planning and preparation is in order. Planning 1. Roads: I am an avid collector of moto-roads, particularly those that haven’t been ridden by me—but need to be. They’re identified […]

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Touring Tip: Trip Planning

May 09, 2014 View Comments by

Last month we discussed ideas for deciding where to go and what to see on your 2014 motorcycle adventures. Assuming that’s been resolved, let’s consider the actual planning steps. Here are my “Four Rs” for trip planning: Research: Assuming that you don’t already know your intended destination, the route to it and the things you want […]

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