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  Time to Rally in the Gorge 8/26-30

The annual pilgrimage where we pay homage to the Sport Bike, Dual Sport, Adventure Bike and Sport Touring aspects of motorcycling in one of the most beautiful places on earth, The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.


Special Features

Boomtime in the Emerald City

NEW - Seattle's experiencing one of it's biggest up-ticks ever. A population increase, more building then ever before and now a $15 minimum wage. So how's this playing out with the local dealers?

Boise to Idaho City Adventure Ride

NEW - Adventure riding near the big city. Tim Bernard of Happy Trails lets loose a favorite route and it's a good'n.


  Also in this issue...

Northwest Motorcycle Exhibit Returns - to Portland

We're moving the annual Northwest Motorcycle Exhibit to Portland to coincide with the International Motorcycle Stop in the fall. Find out how to show your bike. We're looking for 20 of the finest, coolest, rarest, oddest and more.

The Sound RIDER! Show

SHOW - Tom and Derek cover all the latest Pacific Northwest Motorcycling news and events. Then the guys are joined by Connie Adams to discuss highlights of the upcoming Rally in the Gorge. Grab you headphones and enjoy.

  Regular features...


UPDATED - Track days for the ladies, trike-in for the boys. Pro moto for the dirt lovers, a special exhibit for the vintage lovers, the Monkey Butt 300 for the speedsters and a whole lot more going on.

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 we're 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 products from Best Rest, a new comic style book about the life of Steve McQueen, the newest video of highlights from this year's Isel of Man and much more.

Tips & Tricks

EVOLVE - Mesh gear reality, beating back bacteria, expressing your need for 3 seconds of space, buying tires on the internet and making pre-determined stops. Learn new tips and tricks each month right here.


  2015 Sound RIDER! events...

Rally in the Gorge

8/26-30, 2015 - Check out the latest schedule updates, watch the promotional video, sign up for the mailing list and don't miss the 13th annual celebration of 5 days, 4 nights and TOO MUCH FUN.

Napa/Sonoma - The Ultimate Road Trip

 10/5-9 2015 - We're chasing summer into fall with this five-day tour of the volcano, wine and coastal redwoods of California. Join in.

Cafe to Cafe Grand Tour

Now through 9/30 2015 - 15 tasty locations you can enjoy throughout the summer. Ride to eat, eat to ride! Register today!


  Now in the Sound RIDER! store...

NEW - Isle of Man 2015 Review DVD & Blue Ray

NEW - Giant Loop QuikLoop gear security cables in 36" and 84". Pair them together with a PacSafe ProSafe 700 TSA Lock.

NEW - Cycle Pump and EZ Air Gauge now with an optional 90 degree air chuck.


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Dualsport Northwest Rally 8/29-9/1 2014


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