Unusual Destinations: Mantle Rock, Kentucky

Apr 20, 2020 View Comments by Jim Parks

Mantle Rock, located in Western Kentucky near the Ohio River, is the largest freestanding, naturally formed stone arch east of the Mississippi River. The 188-foot-long formation rises to 30 feet above ground level. Some retellings of the Cherokee Trail of Tears saga suggest that the Cherokee, who were being force-marched to Indian Territory, took refuge […]

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Your Mindset Can Affect Your Health

Apr 16, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

  The world is experiencing an unprecedented situation as COVID-19 continues to surge in numbers. Government officials are scrambling to find ways to flatten the curve of the virus, but with no clear treatment, vaccine, or even knowledge of whether the virus will lose steam during summer months, the weight of reducing the spread and […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Petrified Forest National Park

Apr 13, 2020 View Comments by Bob Griego

I’m on historic US Route 66 heading east for a small village nestled next to the Rio Grande in New Mexico called La Joya. Each year, I make this journey across the wild west, past little communities and towns with interesting names: Newberry Springs, Oatman, Cool Springs, Valentine, Peach Springs, Twin Arrows, Two Guns. They […]

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Indian Now Delivers, Literally

Apr 10, 2020 View Comments

Just because you’re practicing social distancing right now doesn’t mean you can’t get that new bike or accessory you’ve had your eye on. Now you can purchase it all online! Indian Motorcycle just announced their new at-home purchasing program. This special Click.Deliver.Ride program provides home delivery for motorcycles and accessories for ultimate convenience. “Over the […]

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Motorcycle Racing on Ice [Video]

Apr 08, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

Ever wanted to know what it was like to ride a motorcycle across a frozen lake? Well, even if you haven’t considered doing it yourself, you have to admit it sounds pretty intriguing! In preparations of the 2020 Sultans of Sprint Challenge, Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop decided to put the Appaloosa Scout Bobber […]

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MotoMojo: What to Do When Your Bike Quits or Won’t Start

Apr 06, 2020 View Comments by Ken Freund

Motorcycles have become very reliable, but occasionally problems still happen. If the engine stalls on the road, get to a safe place. If it’s losing oil pressure or overheating, stop immediately. Engines need compression, gas, and spark to run; you must determine which is lacking. Most stalls and no-starts are caused by minor problems like […]

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Introducing the BMW R 18: A New Boxer Steps in the Ring

Apr 03, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

BMW has officially stepped into the cruiser segment with the announcement of their all-new model, the R 18. Designed with the purist in mind, the R 18 gets its looks and “attitude” from some of its classic predecessors, such as the R 5, and features no-frills tech—the boxer engine is the superstar on this bike. […]

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Here’s a Preview of What’s to Come in Our May/June Issue

Apr 03, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

The next issue of RoadRUNNER will be headed your way soon! Our May/June issue is packed with exciting rides that boast stunning scenery and plenty of points of interest to help inspire your next epic tour. There’s also in-depth motorcycle tests and product reviews, as well as other compelling pieces we just know you’ll love! […]

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2021 Honda ADV150: Scoot into Adventure

Apr 02, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

With Honda’s announcement of the 2021 Honda ADV150 on April 1st, it’s no wonder many would think it was an April fool’s joke–but according to Honda, it’s the real deal. This one-of-a-kind machine is a combination of s scooter and adventure bike. Yep, you read that right. A scooter ADV. Honda’s goal with this model […]

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Zen Motorcyclist: Soothed Through Movement

Apr 01, 2020 View Comments by Bud Miller

When my daughter was little, maybe six or seven, I took her outside on a summer night and we climbed a ladder up to the roof of our house to look at the moon and stars. I’ll never forget it; she looked at me with wide eyes and said, “are we allowed to?” I said, […]

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KTM North America Announces Early Availability for the 890 Duke R

Mar 30, 2020 View Comments

Big news for KTM fans! KTM just announced the early availability of the KTM 890 DUKE R, which was unveiled at EICMA in Milan, Italy last November. This special “R” model was originally planned for North American release in the Fall of 2020 as a 2021 model but due to market response and demand, KTM […]

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Overland Expo West Rescheduled for July

Mar 27, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

As most of you are aware, the CDC has recommended the postponement of gatherings of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks in an effort to contain the COVID-19 virus. While their original dates fell within this range, Overland Expo has made the decision to reschedule Expo West for July 24-26, 2020 to […]

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Motorcycle Videos For Inspiration and Entertainment

Mar 26, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

While we might be practicing social distancing, that doesn’t mean we can’t still go out and enjoy a nice ride! In fact, motorcycling is scientifically proven to be good for the mind and body. But when you are spending time inside, we have an excellent collection of tour videos to help supplement your appetite for […]

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Klim Switchback Cargo Pant

Mar 20, 2020 View Comments

Klim, which is known for quality riding apparel, has introduced its versatile Switchback Cargo Pant, designed to be effective both on and off a motorcycle. Claimed to be lightweight and comfortable, it features a durable nylon chassis with Klim Karbonite micromesh and zippered thigh vents for breathability. The pants include six pockets (two hand pockets, […]

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Bohn Performance-Thermal Shirts and Pants

Mar 18, 2020 View Comments

Bohn’s Performance-Thermal undergarments add a layer of warmth and protection for cold-weather riding, providing an armored base layer to wear under pants and jackets. Both the shirt and pants are intended to be worn as a base layer in cool to cold riding conditions and are constructed from stretchy and breathable tricot Lycra. Protection is […]

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