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Scouring the Scablands

NEW - Fall riding season is just beginning here in the Pacific Northwest. With cooler temps on the horizon, there's no better time to explore this awesome area of Washinton state on pavement or dirt.

  Around the Pacific Northwest

Monte Christo Super 8

NEW - A dual sport ride in the Columbia Gorge that will get you spinning around and around.

Aerostich comes back to the Pacific Northwest

SPONSORED - Get Happy! Another pop-up store is making it's way to the Portland Metro September 27th through the 30th.

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Rally in the Gorge - 2018 recap

NEW - Sweet 16 is in the books. Find out how it all went down

South Sound Honda/Suzuki/Polaris

ARCHIVE - We freshen up the background on this long-time Pacific Northwest Dealer.

Lost Coast: Part Two

NEW - Andy Cherney dishes up part two in our series on Northern California's Lost Coast. Watch out for sinkholes, potholes and...

 Beyond the Pacific Northwest

In Search of Motorcycle Super Models

NEW -The trials and tribulations of finding riders to photograph from a journalist's point-of-view

Here come the Junior-weights

NEW - Derek Roberts takes a look at the latest small cc dual sports to hit the market. With prices all over the map, you've got options.


Mastering the Throttle

ARCHIVE - David Hough is here to help you take full control of your bike. And that starts with getting that throttle thingy right

  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 flat track racing, 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 often.

Tips & Tricks

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


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

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

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NEW FROM OUTDOOR RESEARCH - Seattle Sun Sombrero - The all-new Seattle Sun Sombrero is the perfect choice for spring and summer off-the-bike attire.

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 $110.

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Avon Motorcycle Tires


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