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Spring has sprung

For a lot of riders, now's the time the bikes come out and hit the road after months of hiding in the garage or under a cover. Is the bike ready? Are you ready? Here are some tips to easing back into it.

  Around the Pacific Northwest

Cafe to Cafe Grand Tour 2022

Pre-registration is open for the Grand Tour that will have you noshing at restaurants all over the Pacific Northwest and discovering new roads you may have never ridden before. Packets ship 2/28. Learn more and register now.

County Loop: Asotin Dual Sport Ride

Need to break away for a dual sport adventure on the east side? Look no further.

Moto Event Highlights in the PNW and Beyond

Warmer days are here and we can move out of the living room and onto the bike to go do what we like to do best - ride and check out bikes! Make your plans now.

Pacific Northwest Moto Coffee

Coffee experiences with motorcycle themes have been popping up all over the Pacific Northwest. We’ll tell you where to find them.


 Beyond the Pacific Northwest

Healthy, Nutritious Motorcycle Travel Foods

Keep your body and mind sharp by gravitating toward healthier choices when you're on the road. In fact - you might even drop a pound or two?

Exhaust Manifold Cooking

Cook while you ride. Baked potatoes, steak, roasted veggies, and more can all be ready when you reach your riding destination. Check out our unique recipes you can use on the road. If your exhaust manifold is exposed you’re in luck!

ARCHIVE FAVORITE: Back in the old days #2

Riding gear, transmissions, brakes. They've all changed. Feel what it must have been like to travel by motorcycle 100 years ago.

  Regular Features and Columns

The Sound RIDER! Show

SHOW - We cover the latest Pacific Northwest motorcycling news and events. Enjoy discussions about current happenings and interviews with local businesses and key players. A smartcast for smart riders.


UPDATED - Where to watch flat track racing, bike nights, 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 going on 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 books, dealer specials, newest products, and coolest events.

Available Now Inside the Sound RIDER! Store.

IN STOCK! - Tire Repair & Care - Whether you need a tire repair kit to fix tube or tubless tires; refills on patches, inserts and glue, or a decent in-line air gauge that's easy to work with, we've got it all

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

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WE KNOW HOW TO RIDE WARM - MSL Base Layers - The warmest base layers on the market, hands down.

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