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

The Two-Day Off-Road Training Course at BMW

Last October, I attended the BMW Premier Training Course at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, SC. That was a one-day...
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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 Riders Association Rally

The annual BMW Riders Association Rally was held at the beautiful Canaan Valley Resort in Davis, West Virginia from Thursday...
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Lamoine State Park Campout

Thursday August 17 thru Sunday August 20 saw the Riders of Southern Maine gather at the Group Campsite and Pavilion...
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Breakfast in Harpswell and Sidecar Rides in Scarborough

The RSM Monthly Breakfast Meeting moved to the School House 1913 Restaurant in Harpswell on Saturday morning, August 5th.  Another...
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BMW UPDATES AND NATIONAL NEWS

U.S. Rider Academy’s On-Road Alpine European Tour – September 2024!

Imagine an eight-day trip—with six riding days—through Germany, Austria, Slovenia and Italy, all organized and led by the U.S. Rider Academy! The tour package includes...
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BMW brings push-button shifting to motorcycles

With the new Automated Shift Assistant (ASA), BMW Motorrad presents an innovative technical solution that makes riding simpler and more comfortable. True to the motto...
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Ridin’ to Redmond

  MOA's national rally is just around the corner! click image for rally website  
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Motorcycle Revival at Duke University

Photos by Bill Snead Perhaps there’s a little moto-cultural myopia going on that causes us to consider “motorcycle training” as something that only involves actually...
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New bike fever

Obsession. Rumination. Insomnia. The angst of buying a motorcycle can be sweet torture. This ordeal may arrive unbidden. You don’t have to be out looking...
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BMW Delays Electric Motorcycle

Recently, BMW Blog uncovered BMW Motorrad head Markus Flasch telling a German outlet that BMW has the technology to build a 124-mile range electric motorcycle. However, the project is being...
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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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