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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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

It’s not easy being green

Remember Kermit the Frog’s signature song and 1970 Sesame Street super-hit? Kermit’s ode to involuntary (and sometimes unpleasant) individuality was about the literal color green,...
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Ride Vision Pro2: A groundbreaking advancement in motorcycle safety

Ride Vision’s recently introduced Pro2 system sets the standard for blind spot and distance/collision alerts for motorcycles. The Ride Vision Pro2 system features state-of-the-art AI...
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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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