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The Mazda Laguna Seca Moto GP

Oct 24, 2008 View Comments by

What’s so special about the Moto GP at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway? Some events are merely events, and some places are merely places, but at the motorcycle races in Monterey, California, what’s happening and where it’s happening conspire to create a unique life experience.

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Explore The World By Bike

Oct 23, 2008 View Comments by

Edelweiss Bike Travel kicks off the 2009-touring season with seven new worldwide tours.

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Five Country Tour 2008 – Dream Vacation

Oct 23, 2008 View Comments by

The Road Runner Five-County Tour 2008 was to be our dream vacation. We began dreaming shortly after selling a cabin in the Ozarks and setting aside funds for that one great trip. After much research and debate we began to narrow our choices.

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Honda Demonstrates Life Saving Motorcycle Technology

Oct 22, 2008 View Comments by

In its efforts to improve safety for everyone, especially vulnerable road users, Honda’s leading motorcycle to car communication system is being demonstrated for the first time in Europe at the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium event taking place at the Opel Test Track in Dudenhofen, Germany, from 22-23 October 2008.

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Honda hybrid motorcycles in 2011

Sep 29, 2008 View Comments by

Honda Motor Co. will start selling hybrid motorcycles as early as the mid-2010s, and with smaller electric motorcycles coming out as early as 2011, the automaker has announced.

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The MSF Includes Scooters

Sep 25, 2008 View Comments by

In response to the dramatic increase in the number of new scooter riders on our streets, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation is now offering a half-day, entry-level scooter training and education course.

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South Coast Motorcycle Celebration

Sep 25, 2008 View Comments by

Vanson Leathers, in partnership with supporting area businesses and attractions, will be hosting this year’s South Coast Motorcycle Celebration at their design and manufacturing headquarters located at 951 Broadway in Fall River, Massachusetts on November 20-23.

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Best Western and Harley-Davidson Make It Easier To Hit the Road

Sep 24, 2008 View Comments by

From September 14 through November 21, members of Best Western and Harley-Davidson’s Ride Rewardsâ„¢ will earn double points or double airline miles when they stay two or more nights at a Best Western property in North America.

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Moto Express Washâ„¢, the Country’s First Automated Motorcycle Wash

Sep 24, 2008 View Comments by

The country’s first automated, touch-free wash for motorcycles has opened in Indianapolis, and recently got a full test run during the inaugural Red Bull Indianapolis GP motorcycle race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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RoadRUNNER Tours for GPS

Aug 19, 2008 View Comments by

We’re happy to report that all of our US tours from the past 3 issues of RoadRUNNER Magazine are now available for download from our website. In addition, subscribers are now able to view any articles from issues they have received in the past through their subscription, including full text, maps and GPS files. All that is required is a RoadRUNNER online account that is linked to a subscription.

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Indians At Sturgis

Aug 17, 2008 View Comments by

The 2009 Indian Chief lineup is on display in the Black Hills at the 68th Anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The 2009 Chief Standard, Deluxe, Roadmaster and Vintage models can be seen on the corner of 4th and Lazelle in downtown Sturgis.

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Skimp on Gas, Not Books

Aug 15, 2008 View Comments by

College students who purchase a new Piaggio Fly 50 or 150 scooter get one of the most fun, fuel-efficient and low-emission rides around. And, through October 15, 2008, they’ll also enjoy several free trips to the gas pump and plenty of storage to haul a laptop and book bag, courtesy of a free $50 gas card and top case offer from Piaggio.

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The Motor Company Does Italian

Aug 14, 2008 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson, Inc. today announced the completion of its purchase of the privately held Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta Group. The Company has acquired 100 percent of MV Agusta Group shares for total consideration of approximately 70 million euros ($108 million), which includes the satisfaction of existing bank debt for approximately 45 million euros ($69 million).

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“Long Way Down” Is Coming To America

Aug 01, 2008 View Comments by

Beginning August 2 at 9 p.m. and continuing every Saturday for 10 weeks, Fox Reality Channel will be airing Long Way Down for the first time in American households.

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Women Riders … Bikes … Camera … Action!

Aug 01, 2008 View Comments by

To help inspire women to get into the sport of motorcycling, Harley-Davidson has announced a special contest challenging female film makers to capture the passion, spirit, independence and empowerment that embodies the spirit of female riders. Female film makers are encouraged to submit a two minute film about women riders to the Motor Company for the chance to win $5,000, a new High Definition video camera, Harley-Davidson MotorClothes® and the opportunity to showcase their film at a premiere party in Los Angeles.

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