Blog Section: Events and Rallies

RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend Sets New Attendance Record in 2011

Aug 10, 2011 View Comments by

The number of riders and passengers attending this year’s Touring Weekend skyrocketed to 260, making it the largest on record since the event began in 2006. While tour leaders were out pre-riding their routes on Thursday, July 14, 2011, motorcyclists from as far away as Seattle, Washington and several Canadian Provinces began arriving at event […]

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AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Aug 08, 2011 View Comments by

The AMA wrapped up another successful Vintage Motorcycle Days event on July 22-24th at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The RoadRUNNER table, located in the AMA tent, saw a steady stream of both new and old subscribers, with many stopping by to say hello and voice their support of our magazine. Notable […]

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9th Annual Track Fest at Gingerman Raceway

Aug 04, 2011 View Comments by

Don’t miss your chance to experience the 9th Annual Track Fest at Gingerman Raceway on August 13 and 14! Activities planned for the weekend include a BBQ night on Saturday, catered by Gingerman Café for only $8 a plate, Live Band Saturday night, and a Bicycle race hosted by Macomb Bike and Fitness on Sunday. […]

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Edelweiss Bike Travel – Death Valley Biker Meeting 2011

Jul 29, 2011 View Comments by

When: October 21-23, 2011 Where: Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (760) 786-3353 Why: Meeting of past and future participants of Edelweiss tours to ride together and get to know each other. More specifically, get feedback from riders who have taken an Edelweiss tour. What: Festivities include 2 nights lodging at the Furnace Creek Ranch, a […]

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Who’s going to Sturgis?

Jul 28, 2011 View Comments by

It’s about that time of year again. Sturgis is just around the corner. Are you making this epic journey this year? Have you ever been? Please share your past experiences and what to expect in the comment section below. It will be my first time to Sturgis, and I am excited. I truly believe every […]

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Victory Storms Sturgis

Jul 23, 2011 View Comments by

Victory Motorcycles is making its presence felt at the 71st Annual Sturgis Rally in 2011. In addition to their unique downtown Sturgis location, Victory will have its largest ever test fleet available for demo rides. As an official Sponsor of the Sturgis Legendary Buffalo Chip, Victory will be participating in Chip activities all week and […]

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Machu Picchu discovered 100 years ago! Come with RoadRUNNER to ride in Peru!

Jul 08, 2011 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER is pleased to announce an additional organized tour. Starting in 2012 we’ll guide readers through Peru. Now that Machu Picchu is celebrating 100 years since discovery by Hiram Bingham in 1911, what better time to visit this UNSECO World Heritage Site? Join the RoadRUNNER team on this tour specially designed for our readers. Savor […]

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Jun 27, 2011 View Comments by

Carlin Dunne sets course record for motorcycles and leads a Ducati class victory in the race to the clouds Pikes Peak, CO (26 June 2011) – Carlin Dunne won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb today on the Ducati Multistrada 1200, setting an all time motorcycle record and giving the Italian brand its second consecutive […]

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Ride To Work Day – Monday, June 20th

Jun 16, 2011 View Comments by

Look for more motorcycles and scooters this year on June twentieth. The date marks the twentieth annual worldwide ‘Ride to Work Day’ event. An estimated one million riders become two-wheeled commuters on that day to help demonstrate that riding is an efficient, economical form of personal transportation. Participant-riders are of all ages, occupations and from […]

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Hoka Hey Winner Donates Half Million Dollar Motorcycle

Jun 14, 2011 View Comments by

Will Barclay gives away the motorcycle that won him a half million dollar purse.  His beloved Electra Glide (named Excalibur) brought him to victory in the 2010 Hoka Hey challenge.  He handed the keys to Mark Story the 2nd place Hoka Hey rider at the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee on Friday June 3rd.  “Mark […]

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DAKAR – Behind The Scenes with Jonah Street

Jun 07, 2011 View Comments by

Take advantage of a great opportunity to spend an evening with one of the fastest rally racers in the world – Jonah Street. Appetizers, beer and wine will be served, so come on and enjoy the fun! On Wednesday, June 8, 2011 6:30 p.m., Jonah will be signing autographs and meeting with fans before the […]

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Wild Ones Weekend at Harley-Davidson Museum

Jun 03, 2011 View Comments by

Don’t miss the fun of a vintage style motorcycle rally during the Wild Ones Weekend, July 9 – 10, at the Harley-Davidson® Museum, when the Knucklehead Motorcycle Club hosts its annual reunion and antique bike show. Enjoy vintage motorcycle field games, such as the plank ride, beanbag toss, slow races and more, all performed on […]

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A Camping Adventure in Amado, Arizona

May 05, 2011 View Comments by

To be honest, I’ve never been a big fan of the desert. I know that some revel in the hot, sandy, dry, dusty, conditions – but not me. However, sometimes you have to go where the action is, which was the case in April when my friend Rick Bradley and I went to the Overland […]

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The Legendary Buffalo Chip® Salutes Women Riders with First Annual Biker Belles™ Celebration During the 71st Annual Sturgis Rall

May 04, 2011 View Comments by

The Legendary Buffalo Chip will recognize the passion, diversity and spirit of women in motorcycling during the 71st annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Women from across the globe will hit the road, Wednesday – August 10, 2011 for the first annual Biker Belles™ celebration.  The event was created to help celebrate women’s role in shaping the […]

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2011 Overland Expo

May 02, 2011 View Comments by

Overlanding describes self-reliant adventure travel to remote destinations where the journey is the primary goal. Typically performed on some sort of off-road vehicle (anything from motorbikes to 4WD cars and trucks). In overlanding, the principal form of lodging is camping and the trips are often for extended periods of time, frequently through multiple countries. While […]

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