Helmet Help

Nov 01, 2007 View Comments

Let’s get this out of the way up front: whether you wear a helmet is your choice – or not, depending on where you ride. You do the research, you decide. I never ride without one for three reasons: good or bad, I like my face the shape it is; wind in your hair and […]

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Best Western and Harley-Davidson Reward Riders

Nov 01, 2007 View Comments

One of the curious things about traveling by motorcycle (and particularly by Harley-Davidson) is the mixed bag of perceptions and receptions that one encounters along the way. Some friendly folks stride right over before you even have time to kill the ignition and eagerly chat you up about where you’ve been, where you’re going, and […]

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter October 2007

Oct 29, 2007 View Comments

Here it is October and, at least on the east coast, daytime temperatures are still in the 70 to 80-degree range, perfect for riding your favorite mount in the countryside. RoadRUNNER’s December ’07 issue, its new DVD, and the Forum on its website can provide you with numerous ideas for making the best of this unseasonably warm weather.

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New EagleRider Location Opens in Paris, France

Oct 28, 2007 View Comments

With the grand opening of a new EagleRider Affiliate agency, Harley-Davidson lovers are now able to experience motorcycle rentals and tours in Paris, France. The new EagleRider rental location is located near the world famous Eiffel Tower, and offers a large fleet of late-model Harley-Davidsons.

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2008 Model Unveiling Sells Three Months Production for Ridley Motorcycle

Oct 27, 2007 View Comments

The first ever Ridley Motorcycle Dealer Conference was held earlier this week in the manufacturer’s hometown of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Focused on providing dealers with the guidance and information needed to successfully position the Ridley brand, the event brought dealers together in an open forum setting.

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The Long Way Down – read all about it

Oct 23, 2007 View Comments

In 2004, actor Ewan McGregor completed an astonishing round-the-world bike trip with his friend Charley Boorman, on BMW R 1150 GS Adventure motorcycles. The journey – known as Long Way Round – became one of the most iconic long-distance motorcycle rides of all time.

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BMW G 450 X Makes U.S. Debut at Grand National Cross

Oct 22, 2007 View Comments

BMW Motorrad’s 450cc sports enduro prototype – the BMW G 450 X – will make it first U.S. appearance at the GNCC (Grand National Cross Country) race in Crawfordsville, Indiana October 27-28. Former motocross world champion Simo Kirssi – the lone BMW entrant — will pilot the G 450 X in the class of Pro Bikes in a 3-hour race from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on the 28th.

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MC Community

Oct 22, 2007 View Comments

On December 15, Sisters With A Throttle (SWAT) Motorcycle Club will be hosting our 3rd Annual “B*Gyrlz” Christmas Luncheon for the residential girls of Independence Place in the SOME Place for Kids (SPFK) program.

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Tickets on Sale for the Movie Premier of ‘One Chance To Win’

Oct 21, 2007 View Comments

With the event three weeks away tickets are now available online and by phone for the one-night-only screening of ‘One Chance to Win’ and ‘Behind The Battle-The Making of ‘One Chance to Win’ at the California Theatre in San Bernardino, CA.

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EagleRider Announces It’s Direct to the Public Sale

Oct 12, 2007 View Comments

EagleRider will hold their first, direct to the public, motorcycle inventory sale October 12 – 14, 2007. For the first time ever, you can purchase one of their prior rental motorcycles including brands like Harley-Davidson, Honda, and BMW.

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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Announces “Get Down to Daytona” Contest

Oct 12, 2007 View Comments

Harley-Davidson announces a new contest for women riders, “Get Down to Daytona”, in which women can submit videos about their greatest motorcycle mentor story for a chance to win an all expense paid road trip from Atlanta to Daytona Bike Week with Karen Davidson, great-granddaughter of William A. Davidson, one of the Company’s founders.

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IMT Announces the Touchless Bike Coverâ„¢

Oct 11, 2007 View Comments

IMT announces the arrival of their new fully automatic fully enclosed protection system for motorcycles: The Touchless Bike Cover.

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Ridley Announces New Pennsylvania Partnership

Oct 10, 2007 View Comments

Bob Kay, Ridley Motorcycle Director of North American Sales and Dealer Services has officially announced a new Ridley dealership in Harrisburg Pennsylvania.

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Motorcycle Scene October ’07

Oct 04, 2007 View Comments

Explore the world with Edelweiss – BMW Motorrad to Aquire Husqvarna Motorcycles – Cycle Trader sponsors 2008 AMA Premier Touring Series – Motorcyclists Encouraged to Tread Lightly in the Outdoors – BMW to Launch Motorcycle Rider Training Program at the BMW Performance Center

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter September 2007

Sep 23, 2007 View Comments

In a few weeks the fall colors will be displayed in all their glory for riders to enjoy on their favorite back road foliage routes. Motorcycling has never been more popular, nor has it enjoyed a more positive public image than it does today. That’s due to the hard work of many people, both inside and outside the industry. Whether its raising money for charities, providing new, improved equipment or helping someone become a safer, more accomplished rider, we can all be involved in making a difference.

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