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Holiday Gift Guide


NEW - Check out a few holiday gift ideas that are sure to make your moto loving buddies pleased as punch that you remembered them this season


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  Around the Pacific Northwest

MOESOF Motorcycle Seat Adapters

NEW - Thin seats on dual sport bikes are fine when you get in the rough stuff. But what about on the highway getting to and from your destination points? One local entreprenuer has the answer.

2018 Sound RIDER! dates announced

NEW - Mark your calendars now for a fun year of riding ahead. Great rides, great locations and good times lie just around the corner.

Did weather turn you around?

NEW - Not sure you can handle our sometimes inclement Northwest weather conditions? See where you fit in and where you can graduate.

 Beyond the Pacific Northwest

International Motorcycle Show

NEW - There's no IMS event in the Pacific Northwest this year, so we traveled to LA to see its only west coast appearance. And here's what we saw.

Trip Planning: Part 1

NEW - Planning a domestic trip? How about some international travel? Maybe a group tour? We've got tips on how to make the most of it before you go.

Becoming a daily commuter

NEW - As commuting habits change, we're seeing less and less motorcycle/scooter commuters. It's time to connect the dots and know how to do it right.


  Rider Know-How

Tips & Tricks

NEW - an all-new round of sensible ideas for the sensible rider. That's you, right?


Staying warm on your motorcycle

ARCHIVE - Our archived favorite provides the tips you need to stay warm on your next ride.

Road Science: Cornering Control

ARCHIVE - David Hough gets into the science of controling your motorcycle through the corners.

  Regular Features and Columns

The Sound RIDER! Show

SHOW - Tom and Derek cover the latest Pacific Northwest motorcycling news and events. Enjoy discussion about current happenings and interviews with local businesses and key players. Grab your headphones and enjoy.


UPDATED - Where to watch Moto GP, club rides for non-members and more. Do you need an excuse to ride? We can help.

News Bytes

LIVE FEED - Find out what's happening daily with updates as they happen. We keep it informative and fun all month long.

Hot Deal Bikes

BUY NEW - New, non-current bikes at great prices, many with warranties. If you were thinking twice about buying new - think again.

Used Bikes

BUY USED - Looking for a used bike? We've got hundreds across all makes, models, and styles.


UPDATED - Check out the latest dealer specials, newest products, and coolest events.

Available Now Inside the Sound RIDER! Store

ALL YOU NEED IN ONE PACKAGE - Tire Air/Care/Repair - We've put together a tire all-in-one-kit that includes a top grade pump, repair kit and in-line gauge for just $100

RIDE WARM - Base Layers, Heat Packs, Toasty Socks and more - We're here to help you stay comfortable and focused on your ride.

POPULAR NOW - Self-guided GPS Tours of the Pacific Northwest - Choose from paved and dual sport/adventure routes.

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Dualsport Northwest Rally


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