When The Pavement Ends

Sep 01, 2007 View Comments

If you do enough motorcycle touring in North America, sooner or later you’ll end up where the tarmac turns to dirt. Though it may be just a break in the highway for construction, or a side road leading to your campsite, you’ll need to modify your riding technique to stay upright, especially when surface conditions […]

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Legend of the Motorcycle – International Concours D’Elegance

Aug 29, 2007 View Comments

If you love old motorcycles and motorcycle history, mark your calendar now for May 3, 2008 and plan to be at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay, California for the third annual “Legend of the Motorcycle International Concours D’Elegance.” This event pulls from private collectors around the world some of the most exquisite and pristine motorcycles in existence. Collectors enter and display examples of priceless vintage motorcycles in seven different classes. You’ll also see a host of special interest and celebrity bikes, have an opportunity to hang out in sponsor tents, attend a celebrity auction and see more motorcycle art than you ever thought possible.

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The September/October 2007 Issue Is Out Now

Aug 22, 2007 View Comments

The September/October 2007 issue of RoadRUNNER magazine just hit the bookstores, and subscriber’s can find it conveniently in their mailbox. The website has also been updated with the newest issue, including previews of all the articles.

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Motorcycle Scene August ’07

Aug 17, 2007 View Comments

Whether you’re hitting the twisties, tearing up the back roads, or cruising the boulevard, Moto Guzzi and Aprilia have you covered. With the new Guaranteed Ride Program, new owners don’t have to worry about losing any riding days if their qualified motorcycle breaks down (sorry, no scooters or off-road models are covered). …

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Shamrock Tour DVD: Helen, GA

Aug 13, 2007 View Comments

Christa, Neale, and Chris just got back from riding the latest Shamrock Tour in Helen, Georgia. Along with incredible scenery and world-class riding, this feature tour comes with a twist. A video crew was along for the ride, shooting all the fun. A short preview has been posted on the homepage.

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Passing On the Inside

Aug 10, 2007 View Comments

This summer, Buell Motorcycle Company is promoting a groundbreaking new Track Day Program called “Inside Pass: The Ultimate Track Day.” This program will open premium race tracks around the U.S. to riders of all brands, giving them the opportunity to test ride the latest Buell models on-track during the event. Inside Pass gives licensed riders the rare opportunity to experience a topnotch track day aboard their personal motorcycles, and if they wish, to take on-track demo rides of the latest Buell models. …

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter July 2007

Aug 03, 2007 View Comments

Motorcycling covers a broad spectrum of activities by a diverse group of people, who each enjoy the sport in their own special way. Whether it’s vintage motorcycle collecting, women building choppers, racers chasing a checkered flag or professional athletes riding for charity, we can all enjoy and appreciate each other’s passion for the sport.

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Pirelli Sets Track Record at Hallett

Aug 02, 2007 View Comments

At the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association (CMRA) race event this past weekend at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, Hallett, Oklahoma, Racer Ty Howard set a new overall motorcycle track record using a set of Pirelli Diablo Superbike Slicks.

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Second Annual Christian Neuhauser Memorial Ride

Jul 16, 2007 View Comments

Festivities began at the dinner hosted at the Village Inn in Clemmons, North Carolina by Christa Neuhauser for riders arriving on the evening of July 13, 2007. Much to the delight of the 65 riders from Wisconsin, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, who were gathered early Saturday at the Village Inn, weather conditions were perfect …

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Letter from the Editor: July/August 2007

Jul 14, 2007 View Comments

Usually when you run into a state trooper, it’s about speeding. But not always. Meet Mark Brown, an avid motorcyclist, a North Carolina State Highway Patrolman, and the Training Coordinator for the North Carolina Special Operations Motor Unit. We first encountered Mark when he invited us to one of his training classes in Durham, NC.

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BMW AirFlow 2 Gloves

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

Like their breezy, foot-binding brethren, BMW’s AirFlow Gloves are for use in warm weather only. The AirTex® material just north of the knuckles is combined with Pittards® leather, and perforations between the fingers allow airflow throughout the entire glove. Plenty of extra comfort and motion is on hand, too, thanks to Cordura® stretch material at […]

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BMW AirFlow Boots

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

Keeping the air flowing over the body during those hot days in the saddle is a wonderful thing, and now you needn’t overlook your feet when summer outfits are assembled. BMW’s AirFlow 2 boots have lightweight uppers constructed of leather and fabric with highly breathable AirTex® side panels that allow the wind free access. But […]

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BMW AirFlow 3 Suit

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

The BMW AirFlow 3 suit is the perfect choice for traveling during the summer months. Constructed of tear- and abrasion-resistant Dynatec material and BMW’s AirTex® fabric, this outfit manages to stay cool even in the hottest climes. Equipped with a mesh lining that’s kind to the skin and feels great in the rushing air, it […]

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Caberg Justissimo Helmet

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

The Caberg Justissimo is an extremely well-designed flip-up helmet, featuring one of the best combinations of functionality and ergonomics. The quick-release fastener, top and chin air vents, one-touch chin bar release, and integral sun visor are all deployed with fidget-free simplicity, even with heavy gloves. The interior features a removable and washable CoolMax wicking lining, […]

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REV’IT! Off Track Jacket and Dakar Pants

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

With the popularity of dual-sport bikes on the rise, the definition of a day’s ride is becoming a much more blurry proposition. And while that may be the beauty of these machines, it makes choosing the proper gear all the more difficult. Standard dirt-riding apparel simply doesn’t offer the armor and abrasion resistance needed for […]

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