Slideshow: 15 Wonderful Years of RoadRUNNER

Nov 12, 2015 View Comments by

A Visual Look Back- RoadRUNNER’s December 2015 issue marked the 15th anniversary of the nation’s premier motorcycle touring and travel magazine. To celebrate, the December issue features a 12-page retrospective looking back at some of the memorable moments, personalities, and milestones that have punctuated a decade and a half of RoadRUNNER Magazine. Join us for […]

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Suzuki Celebrates 30 Years of the GSX-R

Apr 09, 2015 View Comments by

It may be hard to believe, but the Suzuki GSX-R line of sportbikes has now been with us for three decades. While most companies are content to celebrate such a milestone with a limited edition anniversary model with differentiating graphics and a hefty price (Suzuki currently offers two 30th anniversary GSX-R models) Suzuki is going […]

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2015 Kawasaki ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition

Jul 15, 2014 View Comments by

If you’re a big fan of team green and want to get your hands on a piece of motorcycling history, then you better act fast! Starting on July 15th (today) buyers can place their orders for a special 30th anniversary version of Kawasaki’s superbike, the ZX-14R. Only 300 of the anniversary models will be made, […]

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Kawasaki’s Ninja Turns 30

May 11, 2014 View Comments by

It’s hard to believe that it has been 30 years since Kawasaki’s quintessential sportbike came on the scene, but here we are. The first motorcycle to bear the Ninja name was the revolutionary GPZ900 (or simply Ninja 900), which featured the world’s first 16-valve, liquid-cooled inline four cylinder motorcycle engine. The Ninja also claimed the […]

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Colorado’s Historic and Scenic Byways Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Jan 30, 2014 View Comments by

The state of Colorado is home to many spectacular roads, and 25 of these are recognized as scenic or historic byways. In 1989, the Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways Program was created to promote these fantastic routes, eleven of which are also designated as America’s Byways. This gives the state more national byways than any […]

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2013 Harley-Davidson Owned by Pope Francis Going Up for Auction

Jan 14, 2014 View Comments by

If you’ve ever wanted to own a Papal motorcycle, then this is probably your only chance. Pope Francis was given the 2013 Dyna Super Glide as part of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary celebration. It’s not surprising, however, that his Holiness has donated the bike to be auctioned off for charity. On February 6th it will hit […]

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BMW R nineT: The Ultimate Retro?

Oct 23, 2013 View Comments by

NineT, get it? Ok, so the name isn’t the cleverest way to commemorate a 90th anniversary, but the R nineT itself certainly looks to be. In RoadRUNNER’s Sept/Oct ‘13 issue we reported on BMW’s Concept 90 collaboration with Roland Sands, a bike that, while certainly interesting, had limited practicality and zero chance of production. Enter […]

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And The World Spins Madly On

Aug 04, 2013 View Comments by

I borrowed the title of this post from a beautiful song by The Weepies. I actually sat down to write about a little helmet and goggles wearing dog I met on Skyline Drive; but I spoke with my sister Sue tonight and my focus changed. We had a nice conversation about life, about my nephews […]

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Vespa’s 50cc Golden Anniversary

May 29, 2013 View Comments by

Growing out of war-ravaged Italy in the late 1940s, the iconic Vespa soon came to symbolize the freedom and mobility of a new generation (with some help from the film Roman Holiday starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck). Rather surprisingly, however, the 50cc Vespa didn’t come on to the scene until 1963. Now, 50 years […]

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Harley-Davidson’s Mexico City Anniversary Parade

May 17, 2013 View Comments by

Most of the time we tend to think of Harley-Davidson as a truly American phenomenon (as in the United States of America). However, our neighbors to the south are pretty enthusiastic about the Motor Company too. As part of Harley’s ongoing 110th Anniversary celebrations, Mexico City hosted its largest ever motorcycle parade on May 11th. […]

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BMW Celebrates 90th Anniversary with New Boxer Model

Feb 15, 2013 View Comments by

What’s the gift supposed to be for a 90th anniversary, kryptonite perhaps? How about a stunning retro-modern café-racer with a boxer engine and shaft drive? Well that’s the plan from Munich. 2013 marks nine decades of BMW Motorrad, and, with this upcoming anniversary model, perhaps the swan song for the iconic air-cooled boxer motor (as […]

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Victory Cross Country Tour 15th Anniversary Edition

Jan 22, 2013 View Comments by

This year Victory Motorcycles turns 15 years old and to celebrate they’re releasing a special anniversary edition of their Cross Country Tour. This anniversary edition CCT will be limited to 150 units and will feature a Antares Red and Gloss Black paint scheme with gold pin striping reminiscent of Victory’s inaugural model, the 1998 V92C. […]

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Harley-Davidson Releases 2013 Models

Aug 22, 2012 View Comments by

Entering its 110th model year, The Motor Company has released a number of updates to its lineup including ten Harley-Davidson models being offered in 110th anniversary editions. These special editions, produced in limited quantities, will feature exclusive paint, bronze 110th anniversary fuel tank badges, as well as all available factory options standard. Harley-Davidson is also […]

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