Harley-Davidson Mission Open Road

May 17, 2015 View Comments by

Free Riding Academy Training for Military – To show their appreciation for America’s servicemen and women, Harley-Davidson will offer free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all active duty military, reservists, retirees, and veterans. The “Learn to Ride” program will fittingly start on Armed Forces Day, which is May 16. The program will wrap up September […]

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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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Rider Training Courses to be Offered at RoadRUNNER’s Touring Weekend

Feb 19, 2015 View Comments by

No matter how long you’ve been riding or how many miles you have under your belt, there’s always more to learn about operating a motorcycle. Like any sport, the more you practice the better you’ll be—and good coaching is important too. The editors and staff of RoadRUNNER Magazine strongly encourage even veteran motorcyclists to challenge […]

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TomTom Unveils New RIDER GPS

Jan 19, 2015 View Comments by

TomTom is aggressively seeking a larger share of the motorcycle market with the all new TomTom RIDER GPS unit. The RIDER comes with a host of motorcycle specific features and route options that will help riders find the best roads wherever they’re riding. The GPS can even suggest what it thinks will be the most […]

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RoadRUNNER Editor Spotlight: David Burbach

Nov 15, 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 photojournalist, David Burbach. Name: David Burbach Current city and state: Winston-Salem, […]

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The new TomTom Rider: Getting More for Way Less

May 16, 2014 View Comments by

We are all used to receiving offers from our favorite accessory makers for an enhanced unit that only costs a little bit more. We know it’s automatic that when you add features, the price goes up. It is once in a very rare while you are presented with the opportunity to get more and pay […]

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Image Issues: Motorcycling in the Media

Feb 03, 2014 View Comments by

1953’s The Wild One starring Marlon Brando was arguably the beginning of what has now become more than half a century’s worth of negative motorcyclist stereotypes. Many people still react with fear and anxiety when a group of “bikers” shows up in their rear-view mirror. Of course, this unfavorable image hasn’t been entirely manufactured by […]

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