City Escape: Fresno, California Day Ride

Apr 30, 2020 View Comments by Tim Kessel

The towering trees and winding roads of Sequoia National Park are on the itinerary for this ride east of Fresno. There are interesting things to see and great stretches of road outside the park boundaries as well. The route starts at the desert elevation of 300 feet above sea level but climbs high into the […]

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Yamaha Now Delivers!

Apr 28, 2020 View Comments

Yamaha just launched its new nationwide Deliver Your Ride program that allows customers to purchase motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and side-by-sides remotely without ever having to visit a store. This is a voluntary program and Yamaha is encouraging each dealer to determine the feasibility based on their local laws and capabilities. “Yamaha is working hard to support our dealer […]

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Indian Motorcycle: Ask Me Anything With Carey Hart

Apr 28, 2020 View Comments

Indian Motorcycle recently started their “Ask Me Anything” series that encourages riders to submit questions to industry influencers and gives them a chance to get to know their favorite motorcyclists. Below is their latest video with Carey Hart. If you’re interested in submitting your own questions, stayed tuned to Indian’s Facebook or Instagram channels. Next […]

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Classic Roads: US Route 6 Across Pennsylvania [With Map]

Apr 27, 2020 View Comments by Jim Parks

US Route 6 is a cross-country federal highway that extends more than 3,000 miles between Provincetown, MA, and US Route 395 in Bishop, CA, although the original alignment extended to Long Beach, CA. In Pennsylvania, US Route 6, which is also called the Grand Army of the Republic Highway (to honor American Civil War veterans), […]

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2020 Suzuki Katana: Retro Literbike Wins on Style

Apr 23, 2020 View Comments

I was predisposed to like this bike, as I fondly remember the edgy original Katana, a groundbreaking design that stunned the moto world in 1982. That first model is one of the most memorable motorcycles of the last four decades. There’s a reborn Katana for 2020, and there’s much to appreciate about this new one.

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Pure Riding Fun on Royal Enfields: The Simple Life

Apr 21, 2020 View Comments

We get lots of bikes at the office, both big and small, but there’s something unique about these … maybe it’s their styling or their simplicity—but they remind us of the bikes we grew up on. Here’s a few videos and tour articles that take you along for the ride, plus a couple riding tests […]

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Unusual Destinations: Mantle Rock, Kentucky

Apr 20, 2020 View Comments by Jim Parks

Mantle Rock, located in Western Kentucky near the Ohio River, is the largest freestanding, naturally formed stone arch east of the Mississippi River. The 188-foot-long formation rises to 30 feet above ground level. Some retellings of the Cherokee Trail of Tears saga suggest that the Cherokee, who were being force-marched to Indian Territory, took refuge […]

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Your Mindset Can Affect Your Health

Apr 16, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

  The world is experiencing an unprecedented situation as COVID-19 continues to surge in numbers. Government officials are scrambling to find ways to flatten the curve of the virus, but with no clear treatment, vaccine, or even knowledge of whether the virus will lose steam during summer months, the weight of reducing the spread and […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Petrified Forest National Park

Apr 13, 2020 View Comments by Bob Griego

I’m on historic US Route 66 heading east for a small village nestled next to the Rio Grande in New Mexico called La Joya. Each year, I make this journey across the wild west, past little communities and towns with interesting names: Newberry Springs, Oatman, Cool Springs, Valentine, Peach Springs, Twin Arrows, Two Guns. They […]

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Indian Now Delivers, Literally

Apr 10, 2020 View Comments

Just because you’re practicing social distancing right now doesn’t mean you can’t get that new bike or accessory you’ve had your eye on. Now you can purchase it all online! Indian Motorcycle just announced their new at-home purchasing program. This special Click.Deliver.Ride program provides home delivery for motorcycles and accessories for ultimate convenience. “Over the […]

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Motorcycle Racing on Ice [Video]

Apr 08, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

Ever wanted to know what it was like to ride a motorcycle across a frozen lake? Well, even if you haven’t considered doing it yourself, you have to admit it sounds pretty intriguing! In preparations of the 2020 Sultans of Sprint Challenge, Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop decided to put the Appaloosa Scout Bobber […]

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MotoMojo: What to Do When Your Bike Quits or Won’t Start

Apr 06, 2020 View Comments by Ken Freund

Motorcycles have become very reliable, but occasionally problems still happen. If the engine stalls on the road, get to a safe place. If it’s losing oil pressure or overheating, stop immediately. Engines need compression, gas, and spark to run; you must determine which is lacking. Most stalls and no-starts are caused by minor problems like […]

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Introducing the BMW R 18: A New Boxer Steps in the Ring

Apr 03, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

BMW has officially stepped into the cruiser segment with the announcement of their all-new model, the R 18. Designed with the purist in mind, the R 18 gets its looks and “attitude” from some of its classic predecessors, such as the R 5, and features no-frills tech—the boxer engine is the superstar on this bike. […]

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Here’s a Preview of What’s to Come in Our May/June Issue

Apr 03, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

The next issue of RoadRUNNER will be headed your way soon! Our May/June 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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2021 Honda ADV150: Scoot into Adventure

Apr 02, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

With Honda’s announcement of the 2021 Honda ADV150 on April 1st, it’s no wonder many would think it was an April fool’s joke–but according to Honda, it’s the real deal. This one-of-a-kind machine is a combination of s scooter and adventure bike. Yep, you read that right. A scooter ADV. Honda’s goal with this model […]

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