Unusual Destinations: Ship’s Bell from the Edmund Fitzgerald

Jan 28, 2020 View Comments by Jim Parks

When it was launched in 1958, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald was the largest freighter sailing the Great Lakes. But shortly after 7:10 pm on Nov. 10, 1975, disaster struck the mighty ship. The entire crew of 29 was lost when a severe storm, with waves up to 35 feet high, sent the ship to the […]

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On the Road Impression of the Scorpion Exo Ultra Covert Jeans

Jan 24, 2020 View Comments by Jon Beck

Finally! Wear-anywhere riding pants that are truly appropriate for daily use in virtually any context. Scorpion Exo’s Ultra Covert Jean is a denim-style pant made with Cordura and Kevlar that features a unique, single-layer construction. This means you get the benefit of protective gear without the added bulk from an inner lining, which makes these […]

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New 2020 Tiger 1200 Desert and Alpine Special Editions

Jan 21, 2020 View Comments by Triumph Motorcycles

Triumph announced two new Tiger 1200s, the Tiger 1200 Desert edition and Tiger 1200 Alpine edition. Inspired by some of the most thrilling motorcycle adventures, these new motorcycles incorporate a unique high specification set-up and dedicated paint schemes to deliver even greater adventure capability, style and value for money. Two very special editions Tiger 1200 […]

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Reader Photo Spotlight: Southern Utah

Jan 15, 2020 View Comments

We love to see tour photos from our readers, especially when the trip was inspired by one of our articles. These beautiful photos were taken by Michael Gros, who, inspired by Uwe Krauss’ Utah and Arizona article featured in the March/April 2010, decided to escape the brutal Canadian winter and take his own version of […]

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A Helping Hand: Good Ride’s Tanks For Troops Auction

Jan 08, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

How would you like to support our troops and veterans in need, as well as have a chance to get a one-of-a-kind Indian Motorcycle tank cover? Good Ride’s Tanks for Troops will be holding a silent auction for 24 custom FTR 1200 tank covers, all of which have been custom painted by various talented artists. […]

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DART: Advanced Adventure Rider Training

Dec 31, 2019 View Comments

The mission: “To provide quality off-road training at a fair price for all who wish to learn.” Dragoo Adventure Rider Training has been committed to that mission for the past six years. Founder and RoadRUNNER contributor Bill Dragoo credits the organization’s success to his team’s humility and passion for helping others learn. “Everyone checks their […]

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2020 Zero SR/F Review: This is the Noise That Speed Makes Now

Dec 30, 2019 View Comments by Geoff Drake

Riders who have not experienced an electric motorcycle might think the power output will be quaint, like that of a supercharged electric toothbrush or perhaps one of those ubiquitous city scooters. Despite warnings to the contrary, these same riders have a come-to-Jesus moment when they finally whack open the throttle. This is especially true of […]

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Slipstreamer for Sport Glide

Dec 28, 2019 View Comments

Slipstreamer’s lineup of replacement windshields now includes the T-238/239 series for the Harley-Davidson Sport Glide. Designed for 2018 and newer models, the windshields are made of 3/16-inch aircraft quality acrylic and come in 8-inch, 10-inch, 12-inch, and 14-inch heights, as well as custom heights. They are available in clear, smoke, and dark smoke (the 14-inch […]

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RAM Tough-Claw

Dec 26, 2019 View Comments

The RAM Tough-Claw mounting base is the perfect solution for mounting phones and other devices to motorcycle handlebars ranging from 5/8 inches to 2 ¼ inches in diameter. The design lets you mount a phone navigation solution in seconds, making it ideal for not just your own bike but for rentals as well. Built on […]

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Happy Holidays!

Dec 25, 2019 View Comments

Happy Holidays! We wish you a wonderful Christmas filled with cheer as you celebrate with friends and loved ones! On Donner, on Blitzen, on Dasher, on Prancer All we wish for Christmas Is that the riding season come faster With new destinations, new bikes, and lots of new gear Here’s to a happy holiday season […]

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General Grant Tree: The Nation’s Christmas Tree

Dec 23, 2019 View Comments by Bob Griego

By now, most people throughout the country have put up a Christmas tree in celebration of the upcoming holiday. It’s only fitting that we highlight the General Grant Tree, in Kings Canyon National Park, which was dedicated in April 1926 as the National Christmas Tree. The Nation’s Christmas Tree was named after Ulysses S. Grant […]

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Social Rider: Digital Assistants

Dec 20, 2019 View Comments by Yuval Naveh

Humans are not the strongest, fastest, biggest, or most agile species. However, Homo sapiens excels at one particular feature more than any other creature that has ever lived: exchange of accurate, meaningful, and rich information by way of conversation, either verbal or via gestures or other body language. Some other species have the ability to […]

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2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 S: Diavel at the Crossroads

Dec 19, 2019 View Comments by Jeff Buchanan

When Ducati introduced the Diavel (the name translates to “Devil”) in 2010, the Italian manufacturer broke new ground, entering the somewhat unlikely realm of cruisers. The Diavel was an impressive audition in a world where one manufacturer has enjoyed a virtual stranglehold for some time. The Ducati’s persona and performance helped contribute to the evolution […]

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Zen Motorcyclist : In Memory of a Friend

Dec 17, 2019 View Comments by Bud Miller

I had other ideas for this column, but today I find myself unable to write a single word about anything other than the loss of my dear friend Bob Walden, who died tragically in a motorcycle accident in August in Virginia. Bob and I met through RoadRUNNER after his complimentary letter about one of my […]

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Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Day Ride

Dec 14, 2019 View Comments by Tim Kessel

This entertaining, challenging, and supremely beautiful ride has Kahului, Maui’s largest city, as its axis. It features a short out-and-back on the island’s famed Road to Hana as well as a full loop around the beautiful West Maui region. Variety is the spice of life, and this mini-tour of Maui’s volcanic wonderland is as diverse […]

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