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Road Trip 2017

The route is set for an Idaho/Oregon Extravaganza

NEW - Our annual five-day tour through the Pacific Northwest offers riders stunning roads, great food and stops along the route, and plenty of good times.

  Around the Pacific Northwest

Classic Motorcycles: The Art of Speed

NEW - Oregon writer, Pat Hahn pairs up with California photographer, Tom Loeser to create a coffee table book that should be in every riders home.

The Whole Story: Moto Raid I & II

NEW - South Sound moto adventurist, Keith Thye releases a new book collection about his 1963 and 2013 trans-Americas rides.

Bob Budschat

NEW - Dave Richardson reflects on one of the Pacific Northwest's most influential racers and shop owner.

Cafe to Cafe 2017

NEW - March 1st is when everyone can tee-off for the annual Cafe to Cafe Grand Tour. This year there are 18 cafes to hit. The front 9, the back 9, or hit all 18! Register today!

Photo Contest: 2016 winners, 2017 guidelines

NEW - Have a look at our 2016 winners and find out how you can enter in 2017.

 Beyond the Pacific Northwest

Finding the neXt Generation

NEW - With motorcycle sales in decline, it's time to put on the thinking cap and figure how to capture the next generation.

The Two Wheel Romantic

ARCHIVE - Whether it's February, or any other time, you too can be a two-wheel romantic. We pull a favorite from the archive to show you how.

  2017 Sound RIDER! Events

Cafe to Cafe 2017 - March through September

NEW - March 1st is when everyone can tee-off for the annual Cafe to Cafe Grand Tour. This year there are 18 cafes to hit. The front 9, the back 9, or hit all 18! Register today!

The Rally in the Gorge - August 23 - 27

NEW - Details are coming together for the 2017 Rally in the Gorge. Click here to see what we know so far and to subscribe to the rally newsletter so you stay up to date as things progress. Registration is open now.

 Road Trip 2017: This year we do an extravaganza through Idaho and Oregon

NEW - Our annual five-day tour through the Pacific Northwest offers riders stunning roads, great food and stops along the route and plenty of good times.

  Rider Know-How

10 healthy, nutritious foods that pack well on your motorcycle

NEW - If we ate the way people did 200 years ago, we'd have a lot less diabetes, cancer and obessity. Here's how to get started on your next motorcycle ride.

Tips & Tricks

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

Back in the old days: Part 4

NEW - A look at the differences between touring now and 100 years ago.  Trust us - you've got it made compared to the old days.

Weight Limits

ARCHIVE - Understanding the gross vehicle weight information found in your owner's manual will help keep you out of trouble on the road.

  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.

Calendar

UPDATED - 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.

Marketplace

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

Available Now Inside the Sound RIDER! Store

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

BACK IN STOCK - Outdoor Research Balaclavas - A winter necessity.

THE NEW STANDARD - Base Layers - Choose from tops, boxers, leggings, and socks. All moisture wicking for any season you ride.


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