Riders of Southern Maine

Riders of Southern Maine

 

ALL ABOUT THE RSM

RIDE AND SOCIALIZE WITH US! Founded in 1988 as a BMW Riders Group, The Riders of Southern Maine is no longer brand specific and welcomes all motorcycling enthusiasts to join our ranks. Our membership includes...
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DOWNEAST RALLY ’24

The 2024 DownEast Rally is scheduled for May 17-19, 2024, and will again be held at Agassiz Village in Poland, Maine.   With two miles of shorefront on beautiful Thompson Lake in the Western Maine...
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OUR NEXT EVENT

Join us for an Upcoming Get-Together! Click here for more details and upcoming events.
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Contribute to the Club and Get Published!

Submit a story or article about a recent ride, your new motorcycle, some new gear you just purchased, an event you’d like everyone to know about . . . or anything else that you think...
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RSM CLUB NEWS

Winter/Holiday Gathering 2024

Members of the Riders of Southern Maine got together on Sunday afternoon/evening February 4th for the Annual Winter/Holiday Gathering!  This...
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Making The Most Of 12 Days on Motorcycles-Postscript

I'm not sure what time the first bike fired up but it was still dark.  And I didn't hear the...
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Making The Most Of 12 Days on Motorcycles-Part 4

THIS IS PART 4 OF A 5 PART SERIES As we were nearly a day early, Jill asked us if...
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Making The Most Of 12 Days on Motorcycles-Part 3

THIS IS PART 3 OF A 5 PART SERIES Ensuring that I'd updated the Zumo's options to avoid highways, we...
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Making The Most Of 12 Days on Motorcycles-Part 2

THIS IS PART 2 OF A 5 PART SERIES Our ride Sunday to the Poconos was uneventful if somewhat ponderous. ...
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Premier Rider Training at BMW in Greer, SC

I had the opportunity a couple of weeks ago to attend the BMW Premier Rider Training session at BMW Headquarters...
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Making The Most Of 12 Days on Motorcycles-Part 1

THIS IS PART 1 OF A 5 PART SERIES Given the vagaries of my job, trying to find vacation time...
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BMW UPDATES AND NATIONAL NEWS

Top 10 Riding Tips for Any Time of Year

Here are the Top 10 ... plus one ... riding tips for any time of year! Get trained! With the Clark Luster program for groups...
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Film trailer released for California North BDR

Film Trailer Released for the BDR California-North Project Seattle, WA - (January 17, 2024) – The adventure motorcycling non-profit, Backcountry Discovery Routes® (BDR®), has just...
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BMW unveils 2024 F 900 GS

BMW Motorrad USA introduced the 2024 BMW F 800 GS, F 900 GS and F 900 GS Adventure in late January 2024. They redesigned these...
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Rebuilding an ’83 R 80 ST for charity

This 1983 R 80 ST is my fifth airhead rebuild/restoration project. I began doing this work back in 2009 and have published documentation on how...
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Time travel

Sci-fi depictions of time travel always show people going back to the past or ahead to the future. Ironically, that’s what many human beings spend...
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Yamaha Champions Riding School Announces Champ U: Traffic Survival.

Yamaha Champions Riding School, the premier motorcycle riding school in North America, is proud to announce a new Champions University digital curriculum: Traffic Survival. This...
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Everyone has a story

MOA member Alan Romefelt emailed me a question for The Ride Inside podcast (you can, too, at [email protected]) and I felt it deserved a response....
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The new BMW R 12 nineT and R 12

The new BMW R 12 nineT and R 12: a classic roadster for dynamic riding on country roads and a classic cruiser for cool, relaxed...
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