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NEW - Sport touring middle weights - Big sport touring bikes give you the willies? Try one of these lighter mounts.

Rally in the Gorge 2015 Video


NEW - Millions of years in the making, several days in the editing studio, take 4 minutes and 49 seconds of your time to learn about this year's event. Crank up the volume!

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10 Hot weather myths - BUSTED!

NEW - We reveal the truth about mesh jackets, riding without a jacket and how to beat the heat in general.


UPDATED - Last call for Sasquatch dual sport/adventure tour registrations, Marymount Motorcycle Week, rallies galore, flat track racing in Idaho, Baconfest and so much more.

Sweet 16

JOIN IN! - July is Sound RIDER!'s 16th birthday. Join in and contribute to the party.

News Bytes

LIVE FEED - USFS updates road conditions pages, IMS moves to Portland, smash and grabs and more.

Now in the SR! Store

Vapor Solar Performance T - Long Sleeve - SAVE 15%NEW - Vapor Solar Long Sleeve T's - Long sleeve t's perfect for wicking excess heat with an added UPF rating.

TechNiche Deluxe Evaporative Cooling Vest - FREE U.S. SHIPPINGBEAT THE HEAT - Techniche evaporative cooling vests - Our summer stock has arrived!

Used & Hot Deal Bike Listings

UPDATED - Used Bikes - The coolest used bikes in the Pacific Northwest can all be found here. Check it out!

UPDATED - Hot Deal Bikes - Last year's models, complete with warranties, means you save big.


UPDATED - Need a job?Super deals from BMW of Seattle for sport bike lovers, the latest in mobile tech and more.

Tips & Tricks

NEW - Tent repair, the seat of your pants, what chaps are really good for, potassium and more.

The Sound RIDER! Show

NEW -  Tom & Derek cover the latest NW motorsports news. Honda's Africa Twin and interview with Jim Palms about his 48Ten ride. Listen to it now!

The Blotter

UPDATED - All the gear, all over the place; bees attack motorcycle officer, all the stupidest things riders could do and then some.

Sound RIDER! 2015 Events

Quick links to all your summer and fall riding fun!

Rally in the Gorge

8/26-30 2015

UPDATED - Things are coming together for the Rally in the Gorge. Check out the recent update.

Sasquatch Dual Sport Adventure Tour

7/6-9 2015

NEW - Join us as we search the Oregon Coastal Range for our perennial pal, who we always find.

Road Trip Napa/Sonoma

10/5-9 2015

NEW - The route is set for five glorious days through northern California and southern Oregon. Chase summer together with us.

Cafe to Cafe Grand Tour

Now through 9/30 2015

UPDATED - 15 tasty locations you can enjoy throughout the summer. Ride to eat, eat to ride! Register today!

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Dualsport Northwest Rally 8/29-9/1 2014


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