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Klim Hardanger: One-piece Riding Suit

Jul 02, 2019 View Comments by

KLIM has announced its latest offering in motorcycle touring gear: the Hardanger One-Piece. The Hardanger is the company’s first full-body riding suit, designed to enhance the comfort and safety of the die-hard tourer—or the commuter who just wants to keep his business suit dry. Fans of KLIM jackets will recognize the overall fabric and design […]

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2019 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Jun 14, 2019 View Comments by

More than 30 bands and entertainers are lined up for the 38th annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip music festival, set for August 2-11 and running concurrently with South Dakota’s 2019 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Keith Urban, Godsmack, Styx, Collective Soul, Toby Keith, Volbeat, Zakk Sabbath, and Reverend Horton Heat are among the headliners of the event. Known […]

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2020 Zero SR/F Electric Bike

Jun 13, 2019 View Comments by

It’s powerful, fast, connected, and stylish: Zero Motorcycles has upped its game with the new 2020 SR/F electric bike, the latest model in the company’s lineup of battery-powered motorcycles. The SR/F is the most powerful entry yet for the California-based company, which has been making electric motorcycles since 2006. Both the standard and premium versions […]

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Project Healing Waters

Jun 11, 2019 View Comments by

After publishing our fly-fishing tour in the March/April issue we received a letter informing us about a great organization with a great cause: Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, a nationwide program dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled veterans and disabled active military service personnel. The nonprofit organization teaches fly-fishing, including fly tying, […]

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2019 Indian Roadmaster Elite

Jun 10, 2019 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle’s newest premium touring bike, the 2019 Roadmaster Elite, is loaded with luxury features and includes snazzy custom paint. Promising the ultimate riding experience, the American manufacturer is releasing just 200 of the bikes worldwide. The luxurious machine is a real looker. Each bike’s hand-finished custom paint job—Wildfire Red Candy over Black Crystal paint, […]

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2019 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR America

Jun 03, 2019 View Comments by

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more patriotic-looking motorcycle than the 2019 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR America. But the distinctive red, white, and blue bike isn’t just about patriotism—or good looks. The manufacturer calls it “the perfect blend of raw power, technology, and design.” Super compact and aggressive-looking, it has the technical features and […]

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Memorial Day: Honoring All Who Served

May 27, 2019 View Comments by

Remembering all who have been lost in the line of duty and all who are serving our country today. We thank you, and we’ll never forget. A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself  – Joseph Campbell  

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Columbia River Gorge Motorcycle Ride: The Dalles, Oregon [Photos]

Apr 25, 2019 View Comments by

If you’re looking for gorgeous scenery and superb riding, it doesn’t get much better than the Columbia River Gorge area. You’ll experience hairpin curves and steep elevation changes, and the region is delightfully remote in many spots. Our Shamrock Tour® here was based out of The Dalles, which makes a perfect site for a multi-day […]

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Look Deep into Nature: Explore National Parks for Free

Apr 22, 2019 View Comments by

I just returned from an awesome motorcycle tour chasing butterflies and wildflowers. You can expect the full article on the wildflower super bloom at Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding areas in an upcoming issue of RoadRUNNER. In the meantime, you can read more about this awesome park in my article, In Pursuit of Wildness: […]

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Don’t Let Fear Stop You From Riding [With Statistics]

Apr 19, 2019 View Comments by

“Motorcycles are dangerous! Aren’t you scared when you ride one?” We hear this a lot, and undoubtedly, most other riders do too. While you often hear this from concerned friends or family that mean well, it doesn’t make it any less frustrating. The frustration stems from the fact that the majority of these statements come […]

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Kawasaki JAMS: From Two-wheels to Watercraft

Apr 10, 2019 View Comments by

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Kawasaki?” For many of us, it’s something related to motorcycling. Maybe it’s one of their legendary machines, like the venerable Mach III, or it’s the ever-popular Concours or the KLR650, one of the original adventure bikes. From One, Comes Many Back in […]

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Sonora Rally: Introduces Adventure Raid

Apr 09, 2019 View Comments by

Sonora, Mexico’s second largest state, is home to an area of million-year-old sand dunes, or “ergs.” Geologically, the Sonoran erg is one of only five of its type in the world, and the only one in North America. It is a mystical and mesmerizing place with unparalleled landscapes, indigenous cultures, and stunningly beautiful beaches. Celebrated […]

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2019 Demo Rides for New Can-Am Ryker

Apr 08, 2019 View Comments by

If you’ve been waiting for a chance to check out the new Can-Am Ryker or are just curious about these three-wheeled machines, here’s your chance. Can-Am will be hosting events in several cities from this month all the way through June. You’ll be able to experience the Ryker on a one-of-a-kind, custom course that will […]

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Metzeler Cruisetec: Cruiser Tires with a Hint of Sportbike

Apr 06, 2019 View Comments by

In recent years, cruiser motorcycles have been getting more powerful with higher levels of performance, leading to increased demands on their tires. These performance gains require more tire grip during acceleration, braking, and cornering. Metzeler has answered the call with an all-new tire series called Cruisetec. The Cruisetec tire is engineered to improve handling and […]

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Safety Just Got More Hi-Tech: KLIM and In&motion Airbag System

Apr 04, 2019 View Comments by

The wearable airbag for motorcyclists has come a long way in the last few years, and KLIM is the latest player to enter the field. KLIM and In&motion, a motorcycle airbag company, have teamed up to develop an “intelligent” wearable airbag system. The partnership will add another level of safety to KLIM’s high-end weatherproof gear. […]

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