Yamaha Chase the Next Horizon on the Ténéré 700 World Raid

May 09, 2018 View Comments by

Yamaha’s commitment to the adventure segment is as extensive as it is impressive. The first bike ever to win the Paris to Dakar Rally was the Yamaha XT500. Not only was it the first bike to win the Dakar Rally, it was the first vehicle to win it outright. Initially, the rally had no separate […]

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AltRider’s Conserve the Ride – June 8-10, 2018 in Central Pennsylvania

Apr 20, 2018 View Comments by

Don’t miss 2018’s Conserve the Ride event near Woodward in central Pennsylvania June 8-10. Expect lush greenery and thick forests, streams and rocks, and lots of camaraderie. We’ve joined the event almost every year, and it’s a highlight at the start of the riding season. Make sure your adventure-ready motorcycle is ready for the challenge […]

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Maryville Tennessee Motorcycle Rally to Draw Thousands of Motorcyclists to the Smokies

Mar 20, 2018 View Comments by

The Smoky Mountains is a world-class destination for motorcyclists with its scenic beauty and winding mountain roads. From May 29 through June 2, thousands of motorcyclists will converge in the Smokies for the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) annual rally, set to take place in Maryville, Tennessee. This is the second year the rally will be […]

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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America Returns to East Coast in 2018

Mar 17, 2018 View Comments by

For the first time in more than seven years, 225 riders will travel the East Coast on the Ride’s 24th Anniversary trek raising money to send kids to Victory Junction Former NASCAR driver and NBC Sports racing analyst Kyle Petty is once again revving up his Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America for the 24th […]

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Register Now for the 2016 Touring Weekend

Dec 09, 2015 View Comments by

Christian Neuhauser Memorial Ride & Touring Weekend The Touring Weekend began as a memorial ride for RoadRUNNER magazine’s founder, Christian Neuhauser in 2005. Over the years, the event has continued to grow. We now welcome hundreds of motorcyclists, from across the country and Canada, for this extended weekend of riding, great food, and camaraderie. For […]

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12th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally (video)

Oct 14, 2015 View Comments by

The Epitome of ADV Riding – The KTM Adventure Rally is one of the nation’s premiere motorcycle adventure touring events. Held from September 18–20 in Crested Butte, CO, the rally included some of the biggest names in off-road riding including Jimmy Lewis, Mike Lafferty, Russell Bobbitt, Chris Filmore, Andrew Short, and Quinn Cody. 2015 marks […]

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Vespa World Days

Sep 21, 2015 View Comments by

Scooting to the International Party – Each year the Vespa World Days rally celebrates all things related to the iconic Italian scooter brand. (Fun fact: the word vespa means “wasp” in Italian.) The event takes place in a different city each year; 2014’s Vespa World Days was held in Mantova, Italy while the 2015 event […]

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Motus Factory Block Party

Sep 15, 2015 View Comments by

Test Rides and More! – For the third straight year Motus Motorcycles is hosting a block party in conjunction with the Barber Vintage Festival in Birmingham, AL, Motus’ hometown. The festival, hosted by the Barber Motorsports Museum, attracts thousands of vintage motorcycle enthusiasts every year. With their headquarters only a few miles away in Birmingham’s […]

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2015 Baja Rally – Less Than a Month Out

Sep 06, 2015 View Comments by

Rider Information Released – Perhaps second only to the famous (or infamous, depending on your viewpoint) Dakar Rally, the annual Baja Rally is held in tough terrain on the Baja peninsula and is now just a month away (September 28-October 2). Rally organizers recently released the cryptically named “Statement of Riders’ Essential Information,” which contains […]

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The 2016 RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend

Aug 31, 2015 View Comments by

Mark Your Calendar! – It’s official, the 2016 RoadRUNNER annual Touring Weekend will be held August 11–14, 2016. You’ll want to make sure your schedule is clear for a long weekend of great food, laughter, fun, and, of course, fantastic motorcycle touring. What’s not yet official, though, is where the 2016 Touring Weekend will be […]

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Yamaha Comes to the Killington Classic

Aug 15, 2015 View Comments by

-Test Ride the Latest from Team Blue The Killington Classic is just around the corner (August 27-30) and you won’t want to miss Vermont’s number one motorcycle rally or the state’s beautiful fall weather and motorcycle roads. But, if you’ve been thinking about buying a new Yamaha sometime soon, you have one more reason to […]

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The Cross Egypt Challenge

Aug 05, 2015 View Comments by

Scooters in the Desert – Egypt is one of the oldest, most mysterious, and historically significant nations on earth—does that make it the perfect place for an epic scooter rally? The organizers behind the Cross Egypt Challenge certainly think so. The challenge is an international motorcycle and scooter rally that began in 2011. Since then […]

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Recap: 2015 Americade Rally

Jun 30, 2015 View Comments by

The Nation’s Premiere Touring Rally – Every year during the first week of June the sleepy vacation town of Lake George, NY, is transformed in to the center of the motorcycle universe. The town’s main street becomes a continuous parade as hundreds of motorcycles of all types cruise the strip. Down by the beach (on […]

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Overland Expo West 2015

Jun 18, 2015 View Comments by

Off-road Warriors Unite! – I recently had the opportunity to attend what is billed as “The premier event for overland adventure travel” otherwise known as the Overland Expo. Held for the third year in a row in Flagstaff, AZ, the Expo offers plenty to see and do for those of us who like to stray […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson World Ride

Jun 08, 2015 View Comments by

Millions of Miles in Two Days – The annual Harley-Davidson World Ride is coming up again. The Motor Company urges all motorcyclists to “Just Ride” June 27–28 regardless of whether they ride a Harley-Davidson or not. Ken Ostermann, Harley-Davidson’s General Manager of Integrated Marketing Operations, says, “One of the beautiful things about riding a motorcycle […]

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