Archive for November, 2021

21 Best Gifts for Motorcyclists in 2021

Nov 27, 2021 View Comments by

Wondering what to get that special rider in your life? Look no further, because we can help. The RoadRUNNER team has compiled a list of some of our favorite gear. Things we have used, loved, and are asking for this year for the holidays. The motorcyclist in your life is sure to love these gifts […]

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2021 Black Friday Deals Roundup

Nov 25, 2021 View Comments by

We can’t pass up a good deal! The RoadRUNNER team has compiled a list of awesome Black Friday deals across the internet that you don’t want to pass up either! From top of the line helmets and the most comfortable boots you’ll wear to communication devices and GPS units… We’ve done all the hard work […]

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Highlights of the New 2022 Kawasaki Z900SE

Nov 20, 2021 View Comments by

The aggressive, elegant, and inspiring Kawasaki Z900 supernaked gets a fresh variation for 2022 with the introduction of the Z900 SE to the Z line of motorcycles. Channelling the cool and exciting ideals of its Z900 brethren, the new 2022 Z900 SE supernaked comes to life with its aggressive Z Sugomi™-inspired styling and nimble handling […]

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Nathan Wetherington – A Thousand Miles Behind

Nov 19, 2021 No Comments

Text by: Eric Althoff Nathan Wetherington believes grieving is as singular as riding. Only you can know what it’s like when you’re in it. An actor by trade and a rider by destiny, Wetherington’s film debut as a writer-director, A Thousand Miles Behind, incorporates his passion for motorcycles. His film follows a man named Preston (Jeffrey […]

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KTM’s New Generation of WP Apex Semi-active Suspension Smooths The Way

Nov 19, 2021 No Comments

Long gone are the days where a measuring tape, tools, or even a visit to a specialized suspension workshop were necessary to maximize the feeling and setting of a bike. Through KTM’s large and well-designed TFT displays, semi-active technology (SAT) can be selected and modified with a few simple touches of a button. Riders can alter […]

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Motorcycle Relief Project 2021 Fundraiser

Nov 11, 2021 No Comments

Motorcycle Relief Project’s annual fundraiser is taking place on December 4th, 2021 at Performance Cycle of Colorado. The event will take place from 6-9pm and include dinner and presentations from some of the most recent Relief Ride participants as well as MRP swag items. There will also be auction items available for those who wish […]

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Indian Motorcycle’s ‘Honoring Heroes’ Apparel Collection

Nov 10, 2021 No Comments

Indian Motorcycle partners with Veterans Charity Ride on military-themed ‘Honoring Heroes’ apparel collection. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the non-profit military organization & fund veteran rehab efforts. Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, has announced the release of an all-new, military-themed clothing collection where 100% of its proceeds will benefit the Veterans Charity Ride […]

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The Never Ending Tap of Torque: KTM’S LC8 Continues to Drive the Next Generation

Nov 09, 2021 No Comments

Few people knew that KTM were throttling something special on the dyno back in the factory’s R&D department towards the end of the last century. In 2003 they finally took away the covers and unveiled the very first KTM 950 ADVENTURE with the growling V-twin LC8 as the vibrant force at its center. Two years […]

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Why Veterans Day Matters: Motorcycle Relief Project

Nov 09, 2021 No Comments

By Tom Larson Founder, Motorcycle Relief Project   Veterans Day is an official federal holiday that is observed every year on November 11. But why is there a Veterans Day, and why does it matter? Initially known as Armistice Day, the holiday was first established to commemorate the end of World War I. Congress later changed […]

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Yamaha Funds Six All Kids Bike Programs in Georgia and California

Nov 09, 2021 No Comments

National Movement Supports Future of Outdoor Recreation and Health Habits for Youth Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces $30,000 in funding to All Kids Bike, covering the cost for six programs teaching kids in Georgia and California public schools’ kindergarten Physical Education (PE) classes how to ride bikes. With the grant provided through the Yamaha Outdoor […]

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Kawasaki Motorcycles: Going Electric by 2035

Nov 07, 2021 No Comments

  Kawasaki Japan indicated that the brand is working hard to bring electric motorcycles to the market, promising their entire lineup will be electric by 2035… In some markets. The electric and hybrid models will be the only options sold in developed countries (USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Japan). Developing countries will continue to receive […]

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Time of the Motordromes

Nov 06, 2021 No Comments

When America Fell in Love with Speed Text by: Jeff Buchanan Motordrome. The name conjures visions of a futuristic arena for motorized death games in a Road Warrior sequel. In fact, it’s a relic from a bygone era. Motordromes sprang up across America at the dawn of the 20th century to accommodate the public’s insatiable […]

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2022 Aprilia Tuareg 660: Middleweight Italian Adventure Machine

Nov 05, 2021 No Comments

The wait is nearly over, as the Aprilia Tuareg 660 announces its arrival to the market. The most eagerly awaited adventure bike, the off-road bike par excellence, magnificent on and off the asphalt, will be ready to ride starting February 2022 in the US. To celebrate the return of an off-road legend, Aprilia will launch […]

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Lawrence of Arabia: Legacy Beyond the Arab Revolt

Nov 04, 2021 No Comments

Text by: Jeff Buchanan Photos: Brough Superior, Bonhams, RM Sotheby’s, JAP. Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, better known as T.E. Lawrence, was a British Army officer. He became renowned for his role in the Arab Revolt of 1916-1918—which was chronicled in the film Lawrence of Arabia. The young, enigmatic officer’s exploits took him to prominence within […]

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Indian Motorcycle Secures 5th Consecutive American Flat Track Championship

Nov 03, 2021 No Comments

Indian Motorcycle Wrecking Crew Rider Jared Mees Wins Seventh Career Grand National Championship & Indian Motorcycle Privateer Davis Fisher Wins First Career SuperTwins Event at Charlotte Half-Mile Indian Motorcycle Racing, presented by Progressive Motorcycle Insurance, earned its fifth consecutive American Flat Track (AFT) Manufacturer’s Championship, while its Wrecking Crew factory rider, Jared Mees, secured his […]

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