Blog Section: Destinations

In Pursuit of Wildness: Zion National Park

Sep 17, 2018 View Comments by

In Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the two bank- and train-robbing bandits sought these red canyons as their hideout from the law. I was mesmerized by Paul Newman and Robert Redford in this modern-day Western, but honestly, the scenery captivated me more. I knew that one day I would have to visit the wild […]

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2018 Ride the Ozarks Rally

Sep 15, 2018 View Comments by

Thousands of motorcycle riders visit the Harrison area each year to explore the many curves, twists and sweepers in the Ozark Mountains. In fact, the Arkansas Ozarks and Harrison are quickly becoming one of the most popular locations for motorcycle riding in the United States. The Ride the Ozarks Rally gives you another reason to […]

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10 Must-See Motorcycle Museums Across America

Jul 25, 2018 View Comments by

1. Barber Motorsports Museum The Barber collection includes more than 1,400 restored motorcycles and cars; over 600 bikes are on display in the museum. Established to preserve motorcycle history, the collection represents 216 different manufacturers from 20 countries. Barber is generally acknowledged as the preeminent motorcycle museum in the U.S. 6030 Barber Motorsports Parkway, Birmingham, […]

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Join The Harley-Davidson Museum As It Celebrates Its 10th Birthday

Jul 13, 2018 View Comments by

Since opening its doors on July 12, 2008, the Harley-Davidson Museum has welcomed hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts, riders and non-riders from around the globe to pay homage to the history and heritage of Harley-Davidson that comes to life at 6th & Canal. Join the Harley-Davidson Museum July 12-15 as we celebrate a full decade […]

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100th Anniversary Issue: 10 Amazing Shamrock Tours – Full Articles With Maps and GPS Files

Jun 01, 2018 View Comments by

The 100th issue of RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine is an important milestone in the life of the publication. To celebrate, we’re providing you with 10 Shamrock Tours. If you’re not already acquainted with these tours, they are our signature motorcycle trips. They involve four separate daylong loops out of the same home base […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Death Valley National Park

May 28, 2018 View Comments by

Death Valley National Park is the hottest, driest, and lowest national park in America. It’s a summer day and I’m filling up my motorcycle gas tank in Baker, CA, when I asked the gas station attendant how hot it is. I’m a bit surprised when he points upwards and says, “The thermometer reads 112 degrees. […]

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Curtiss Classic Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet – August 4, 2018

May 24, 2018 View Comments by

The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, a top family travel destination, will host a display of classic motorcycles from 1904 through the 1970s. In addition to the regular motorcycle show, this year’s special theme is “Hodaka Therapy,” focusing on the classic Japanese import from the 1960s and 1970s. The free Curtiss Classic Motorcycle Show and Swap […]

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Sequoia National Park Entrance Sign Restored

May 23, 2018 View Comments by

Sequoia National Park’s entrance sign, whose powerful presence greets visitors at the boundary, is back in place after almost six months of restoration. Since 1935, this sign has welcomed visitors to the nation’s second-oldest national park. Carved more than 80 years ago, the mammoth 4-foot by 10-foot sign emerged from a slab of sequoia wood, from […]

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Yamaha Chase the Next Horizon on the Ténéré 700 World Raid

May 09, 2018 View Comments by

Yamaha’s commitment to the adventure segment is as extensive as it is impressive. The first bike ever to win the Paris to Dakar Rally was the Yamaha XT500. Not only was it the first bike to win the Dakar Rally, it was the first vehicle to win it outright. Initially, the rally had no separate […]

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AltRider’s Conserve the Ride – June 8-10, 2018 in Central Pennsylvania

Apr 20, 2018 View Comments by

Don’t miss 2018’s Conserve the Ride event near Woodward in central Pennsylvania June 8-10. Expect lush greenery and thick forests, streams and rocks, and lots of camaraderie. We’ve joined the event almost every year, and it’s a highlight at the start of the riding season. Make sure your adventure-ready motorcycle is ready for the challenge […]

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Organized Tours Around the World

Apr 13, 2018 View Comments by

    Rolling Thru America: Rolling Thru Maine The sister company to Americade, the touring rally held in Lake George, NY, each June, Rolling Thru America specializes in motorcycle tours to destinations in the Northeast and Canada. Registration is open for their 2018 Rolling Thru Maine (9/26-9/29) weekend tour, limited to 85 riders. Participants bring […]

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Downtown Local: A Potent Brew of Espresso and Moto Memorabilia

Apr 12, 2018 View Comments by

    Halfway between the Northern California coastal towns of Santa Cruz and Half Moon Bay, at the nexus of some of the best motorcycle roads on the planet, lies the somnolent town of Pescadero. It just might be the coolest coastal burg that no one has heard of. So please, don’t go there. But […]

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The Carrizo Plain National Monument

Apr 09, 2018 View Comments by

    A sleeping giant lies on the valley floor between the Temblor Range and the Caliente Range. That is where this story begins. In 1857, the strongest earthquake in California’s recorded history ripped through the San Andreas Fault, wrenching the western side of the Carrizo Plain National Monument 31 feet northward. But today the […]

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Triumph Motorcycles launches the ATLAK Tour (Atlanta to Alaska)

Apr 05, 2018 View Comments by

Triumph Motorcycles is ready to kick off the 2018 Adventure riding season by hosting a series of outdoor Adventure themed events and everyone is invited! The ATLAK Tour is a continental road trip highlighting Triumph’s dynamic new ADV bikes – the class-leading Tiger 800 and technically superior Tiger 1200 – while celebrating the Adventure lifestyle […]

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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America Returns to East Coast in 2018

Mar 17, 2018 View Comments by

For the first time in more than seven years, 225 riders will travel the East Coast on the Ride’s 24th Anniversary trek raising money to send kids to Victory Junction Former NASCAR driver and NBC Sports racing analyst Kyle Petty is once again revving up his Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America for the 24th […]

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