Archive for March, 2019

2019 BMW F 750 GS & F 850 GS: On- or Off-road, Adventure is the Word!

Mar 30, 2019 View Comments by

BMW’s approach to updating its middle-class machine is an interesting one—they’ve introduced two models very close in displacement, yet quite different in terms of temperament. The all-new F 750 GS and F 850 GS bikes possess the essential rugged good looks and dual-purpose functionality of the established GS machines, while each manages to retain a […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Wildflowers along Dry Creek

Mar 29, 2019 View Comments by

Just last week, my wife Denise and I traveled to Anza-Borrego State Park to capture the wildflower “super bloom.”  The desert was transformed into a sea of color.  A detailed account of this area and this incredible wildflower phenomenon will be featured in a future issue of RoadRUNNER in my In Pursuit of Wildness column, […]

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What’s the Big Deal About Motorcycling?

Mar 28, 2019 View Comments by

What’s more exciting? Watching a movie or being in the movie? Those were the words Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Christa Neuhauser at RoadRUNNER magazine used when I asked for her thoughts on why motorcycling was such a big deal. And what a perfect sentiment. While watching something may be fun, it can’t top the actual experience—unless […]

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Three East Coast Rallies Join Forces

Mar 26, 2019 View Comments by

Touratech and the producers of the DirtDaze and Americade bike rallies are teaming up this summer for the Touratech DirtDaze Rally. Set for August 15-18 at the Suicide Six recreational area in South Pomfret, VT, the adventure bike rally is being billed as the biggest and best ADV motorcycle riding experience on the East Coast. […]

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Cager Ragers: Hidden Dangers of the Road [With Video]

Mar 25, 2019 View Comments by

It’s probably not too big of a stretch to assume most of us have had a moment or two on the road where anger makes us want to go Redrum like Jack Nicholson’s character in Stephen King’s The Shining. Perhaps some of us have given into that anger on occasion. Not me, of course. I’m […]

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2019 Zero Motorcycles: First Impressions of the Latest in Electric Motorcycles

Mar 24, 2019 View Comments by

It’s possible to sum up this bike review in three words: I want one. As someone who regularly shoots cameras that don’t use batteries, riding a motorcycle that runs exclusively on one is an interesting exercise. The Zero DSR is possibly the most technology-driven bike I’ve ever thrown a leg over, yet in the quest […]

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City Escape: Cheyenne, WY

Mar 23, 2019 View Comments by

When it’s time to get out of Wyoming’s capital city, this short foray south into Colorado features great scenery and some intoxicating winding roads. For just a single-day ride, this Cheyenne City Escape is remarkably diverse. You will roll through both arid grasslands and alpine forests. The roads themselves are equally varied, with long straights […]

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Products and Accessories to Watch For

Mar 22, 2019 View Comments by

DIAMOND BRAND BELAY BAG Whether it’s strapped to your back or mounted to your motorcycle seat, Diamond Brand Gear’s Belay Bag ($ 139) will store all your adventure essentials securely and stylishly. The bag is durable and built to last. It has a customizable fit and a back pad that’s designed to take the weight […]

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City Escape: Topeka, Kansas

Mar 21, 2019 View Comments by

For folks who have the misimpression that Kansas is just one huge flat wheat field, the Flint Hills region is in fact a landscape of subtle beauty and fascinating history. If you’re not from these parts, and even if you are, prepare to be surprised.

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