Blog Section: On The Road

Down to Mexico Part 1

Feb 03, 2012 View Comments by

In early December my friend Chad McCaskill called me and asked if I would be interested in heading down to Cabo San Lucas in Baja California in the first week in January.  After a little thought, and a check of the budget, I said yes and we began to plan our trip.  The original idea […]

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North to Alaska – Planning the trip

Jul 26, 2011 View Comments by

If you’ve been following my RoadRUNNER blog you know that over the past couple of years I’ve begun to realize that I’m getting older, which is more than just marking off days on a calendar. Even though I don’t feel it, I’m coming up on my 62nd birthday, and the sad fact of the matter […]

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Iron Butt Ride #53: In the Sand and On the Shoulder

Jul 02, 2011 View Comments by

Distance Riding With Bruce At 1:28am ET on Tuesday, 1 June 2011, I logged an ATM slip in SoBe marking the successful completion of what should be certified as my 6th SaddleSore 2000 and 53rd Iron Butt Ride on which I covered a distance of 2,144 miles in 32 hours 12 minutes road time and […]

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Motorcycle Awareness Month

May 06, 2011 View Comments by

In an effort to promote motorcycle safety and awareness, AMA reminds all road users that the month of May is recognized as Motorcycle Awareness Month. “Motorcyclists take to the highways in large numbers every spring, and it’s the responsibility of all road users to welcome us safely and attentively,” said AMA President and CEO Rob […]

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Learning On the Go with On-Street Motorcycle Training

Apr 21, 2011 View Comments by

Motorcycle training can help riders learn new life-saving skills. The courses offered by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and other organizations can help us become proficient riders and perhaps lessen the risk involved with riding motorcycles. As an MSF-certified RiderCoach, I can often be heard on closed parking lot ranges asking students to “Imagine this corner, […]

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You don’t quit riding because you get old…you get old because you quit riding

Feb 10, 2011 View Comments by
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Dr. Gregory W. Frazier presents Alaska Motorcycle Night in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Jan 20, 2011 View Comments by

Dr. Gregory W. Frazier will be presenting at the Alaska Motorcycle Night in Chiang Mai, Thailand on February 16, 2011 at 6:30pm. If you’re in the area, be sure to stop by and say hello, enjoy some BBQ (200THB) and a free slide show presentation and film about the first two motorcyclists to ride from […]

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Holiday Greetings from Simon and Lisa, Our World Travelers

Dec 31, 2010 View Comments by

If you think  you had a crazy 2010, maybe you need to check out what’s been going on with Simon and Lisa Thomas, who have been traveling around the world by motorcycle since 2003. This past year, they made their way through Pakistan and India and are now in Thailand, looking forward to some exciting […]

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Ben Spies at Long Beach IMS

Dec 16, 2010 View Comments by

Ben Spies, Yamaha Factory rider and MotoGP Rookie of the Year, is slated to be in the Yamaha booth from 6-7:30 pm on December 17th at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show.  He will be greeting fans and signing autographs.  Spies also will be presented a one-of-a-kind Yamaha WR450F designed by well-known bike builder and […]

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Start of Edelweiss’ “Discover our Earth” Expedition

Dec 04, 2010 View Comments by

For the last 30 years, Edelweiss Bike Travel has operated more than 1,600 tours all over the world. Almost 30,000 people enjoyed the benefits of riding with the worldwide number 1 in guided motorcycle tours. To celebrate this grand success Edelweiss organized the biggest guided motorcycle tour ever – a tour once around the world! […]

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Reader Ride – Video

Nov 08, 2010 View Comments by

Michael Bishop shot some great footage showing off the fall colors in Indiana. Put your feet up and enjoy. Oct 9 2010 Part 1 Indiana 66 HWY From Cannelton To Derby from Michael Bishop on Vimeo.

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Shenandoah Celebrates 75 Beautiful Years!

Nov 05, 2010 View Comments by

We recently rode the infamous Skyline Drive in the mountains of Virginia. It’s a well known road if you’re a motorcyclist but also just a beautiful place to go on or off the bike. Nestled in Shenandoah National Park, the beauty is something that is really best experienced in person. And now is a great […]

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World Travelers – Where are they?

Nov 02, 2010 View Comments by

So I know some of you have been wondering what we’ve been up to as we’ve been a little quiet recently! Well, after leaving the USA in June last year – 2009 – we’ve experienced some of the most amazingly different and sometimes challenging and confusing cultural aspects of our trip so far….riding through 12 […]

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Buffalo herd at Sturgis from Nick Piazza

Sep 07, 2010 View Comments by

from RoadRUNNER Nick Piazza: I was riding through Custer State Park at Sturgis this year when a herd of buffalo wandered out of a field and across the road. The herd blocked all the traffic for about 45 minutes, but when an opportunity opened up, bikers started heading down the road. I took the attached […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Wynne Benti Joins Thousands at the 38th Annual BMW MOA Rally

Sep 02, 2010 View Comments by

With the snowy peaks of the Cascades as a backdrop, thousands of BMW riders from all over the world, including RoadRUNNER contributor Wynne Benti, converged in Redmond, Oregon for the 38th annual BMW Motorcycle Owners of America (MOA) International Rally, July 15-18.  As nylon tents popped up across the Deschutes County fairground, the venue was […]

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