Blog Section: News

Evan McGregor, Charley Boorman Take ‘Long Way Up’ in New Apple TV+ Documentary

Aug 14, 2020 View Comments by

Apple TV+ has given us a sneak peek at Long Way Up, a motorcycle documentary series, starring the actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. Set to premiere globally on Apple TV+ on September 18, the series will cover McGregor’s and Boorman’s riding trip from Patagonia, Argentina to California, U.S.  The series is a spiritual sequel […]

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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride: Ride Solo for a Good Cause

Aug 11, 2020 View Comments by

Britain’s largest motorcycle OEM Triumph is again organizing the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR), an annual global riding event to raise funds for fund and awareness for men’s health issues. The ride takes off on September 27 in cities all over the world. Triumph invites motorcycle enthusiasts to support research into prostate cancer and men’s mental […]

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Harley-Davidson Challenges Riders to Socially-Distanced Adventure

Aug 06, 2020 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson launched its Let’s Ride Challenge on July 29 to celebrate motorcycling and offer riders an opportunity for a socially-distanced adventure. Running through the end of August, the event invites riders from all over the country to engage in motorcycling activities suitable for all skill levels. Through these activities, participants can earn entries for a […]

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Indian Motorcycle Features Apple CarPlay in its 2020 Lineup

Aug 01, 2020 View Comments by

Good news for Apple and Indian Motorcycle fans! Models in Indian’s 2020 lineup that are equipped with the company’s Ride Command system are now fully integrated with Apple CarPlay. This includes the Chieftain, Roadmaster, and the Challenger. Designed to enrich the riding experience, this integration supports an optional Bluetooth headset and allows riders to send […]

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The New Cardo PACKTALK Packs a Punch in Style and Sound

Jul 30, 2020 View Comments by

Have you ever been on a ride with someone and wished you were able to communicate with them with more than just hand signals? Or been on a group ride, when, if communication were feasible, less chaos would have ensued or a rider wouldn’t have gotten lost? Thanks to technology, motorcyclists are now able to […]

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2021 KTM 450 Rally Replica: The Tough Just Got Tougher

Jul 29, 2020 View Comments by

Have you ever wished you could own a fierce, two-wheeled machine designed to tackle infamous races like the Dakar Rally?  Well, you’re in luck. Whether you’re a seasoned or aspiring racer, or just want some glorious decor for your garage (imagine the bragging rights!), with KTM’s 450 Rally Replica you now have your chance—albeit a […]

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Harley-Davidson Electric Motorcycle Owner Makes History

Jul 07, 2020 View Comments by

In the past few months, the world has found new ways to celebrate momentous life achievements and riding motorcycles has been one such outlet.    Diego Cardenas, a California resident, was hoping to spend June 30, 2020, in Spain celebrating his 50th birthday. This Spring, he knew he was going to need a new plan, but […]

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Wild Quest through the Wild West Event [with Video]

Jul 01, 2020 View Comments by

Go Fast. Don’t Die. It’s more than a brand or a slogan—it’s a way of life. It’s a group of like-minded people who love the thrill and spirit of adventure. Who recognize the risk involved in their passion but who do not let fear stop them from living life to the fullest. And in this […]

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Kawasaki To Reproduce Cylinder Heads for 1970s Z1 Motorcycles

Jun 17, 2020 View Comments by

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. just announced that it will now offer reproduced cylinder heads, manufactured in Japan, for the legendary Z1, KZ900 and KZ1000 motorcycles. Introduced in 1972, the original Z1 was one of the first models designed with the US market in mind and went on to solidify Kawasaki’s position as a global leader […]

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Here’s a Preview of What’s to Come in Our July/August Issue

Jun 09, 2020 View Comments by

The next issue of RoadRUNNER will be headed your way soon! Our July/August issue is packed with exciting rides that boast stunning scenery and plenty of points of interest to help inspire your next epic tour. There’s also in-depth motorcycle tests and product reviews, as well as other compelling pieces we just know you’ll love! […]

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2020 CSC Motorcycles RX4

Jun 05, 2020 View Comments by

Everyone needs a getaway vehicle at the ready. For an ever-increasing number of motorcyclists, that vehicle is an ADV bike. Stereotypical adventure-touring rigs are tall and heavy. Speaking directly to those looking for a smaller, lighter, cheaper getaway vehicle, CSC calls the 450-pound, $4,995 RX4 “your adventure within reach.” The 450cc RX4 was developed by […]

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2020 GORE-TEX and Klim

May 29, 2020 View Comments by

It wasn’t that long ago when riding gear was defined mostly by one material: leather. Early synthetic gear was often coarse, stiff, bulky, and barely breathable. But we’re in a golden age of gear now, with a wide selection of fabrics and styles available to suit most any ride. Klim and W.L. Gore & Associates […]

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2020 Yamaha MT-03: Revving for Your Youth

May 26, 2020 View Comments by

Our senior readers (ahem—no offense) will recall the thrills Yamaha delivered in small displacement motorcycles through the late ’70s and into the ’80s. Lightweight twins were quickly tweaked, raced, and became a key part of our culture. In fact, the new 2020 Yamaha MT-03 harks back to the thrills of the RD series of motorcycles, […]

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Memorial Day: Honoring All Who Served

May 25, 2020 View Comments by

Remembering all who have been lost in the line of duty and all who are serving our country today. We thank you, and we’ll never forget. A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself  – Joseph Campbell  

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2020 KTM SX-E 5: Introducing Kids to Motorcycles

May 22, 2020 View Comments by

KTM’s new SX-E 5 is a handy way to share the love of two wheels with the next generation—using electricity. The concept is to bring in people who might not otherwise be into motorcycling by making the user experience less intimidating and more accessible. The electric minibike boasts power similar to KTM’s two-stroke 50 SX […]

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