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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2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

Jun 30, 2020 View Comments by

The Ninja 1000 has been one of the best values in the high-performance sport-touring class since it was introduced in 2014. But what it wasn’t, especially relative to the latest offerings from Europe, was sophisticated. Revisions for 2017 included monoblock brake calipers and an inertial measurement unit for uprated traction and braking safety controls, bringing […]

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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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Suzuki’s Direct 2 You Program

May 14, 2020 View Comments by

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is excited to support dealers’ ability to temporarily deliver products to customers’ homes or offices with “Suzuki Direct 2 You.” Customers can have motorcycles, scooters, and ATVs delivered right to their door and can expect the same quality of service as an in-store visit. “We understand the landscape of […]

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Twisted Road: Rent and Ride With Confidence

May 06, 2020 View Comments by

Twisted Road is a motorcycle rental community that allows owners to rent their personal bikes to other motorcyclists. Whether you fancy yourself touring on a brand-new steed or a vintage model dating back to 1947, Twisted Road makes it possible with its extensive network of riders who offer their bikes to other riders to enjoy […]

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2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S

May 01, 2020 View Comments by

The Low Rider S is the new addition to Harley-Davidson’s Softail line for 2020, reviving a model last seen on the Dyna platform that became defunct in 2017. It hews closely to the previous iteration but it replaces the Dyna’s twin shocks with a shock hidden under the seat in the newly excellent Softail platform. […]

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Yamaha Now Delivers!

Apr 28, 2020 View Comments by

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 Now Delivers, Literally

Apr 10, 2020 View Comments by

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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Zen Motorcyclist: Soothed Through Movement

Apr 01, 2020 View Comments by

When my daughter was little, maybe six or seven, I took her outside on a summer night and we climbed a ladder up to the roof of our house to look at the moon and stars. I’ll never forget it; she looked at me with wide eyes and said, “are we allowed to?” I said, […]

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KTM North America Announces Early Availability for the 890 Duke R

Mar 30, 2020 View Comments by

Big news for KTM fans! KTM just announced the early availability of the KTM 890 DUKE R, which was unveiled at EICMA in Milan, Italy last November. This special “R” model was originally planned for North American release in the Fall of 2020 as a 2021 model but due to market response and demand, KTM […]

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Motorcycle Videos For Inspiration and Entertainment

Mar 26, 2020 View Comments by

While we might be practicing social distancing, that doesn’t mean we can’t still go out and enjoy a nice ride! In fact, motorcycling is scientifically proven to be good for the mind and body. But when you are spending time inside, we have an excellent collection of tour videos to help supplement your appetite for […]

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2020 Yamaha MT-03

Feb 21, 2020 View Comments by

Yamaha has released a stylish new naked sports motorcycle to appeal to junior riders. The MT-03 takes the bones of the YZF-R3 sportbike and repackages them into this sassy new model. Its aggressive, mass-forward appearance gives the MT-03 a leg up over some of its mundane-looking competition. A centrally located LED headlamp and dual position […]

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City Escape: Louisville, Kentucky Motorcycle Tour

Feb 05, 2020 View Comments by

Escape the congested urban humdrum of Kentucky’s largest city, and motor into a pleasing rural landscape west of town. Traveling through two states, you’ll discover soothing scenic vistas, meandering country lanes, back-in-time river towns, and enlightening historical sites that help tell the American story. Spring and fall are optimal times to visit this area. Length […]

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

Jan 08, 2020 View Comments by

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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Zen Motorcyclist : In Memory of a Friend

Dec 17, 2019 View Comments by

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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