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County Loop: Kitsap Runabout

Winter weather got ya locked in? It won't be long, might even be tomorrow that the sun will shine again. Are you ready for your first day out on your bike this year? This low elevation may be just what the doctor ordered

  Around the Pacific Northwest

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.


Epic Rides: Klickitat Turkey Hunter

Now that Klickitat County has completed paving the entire length of Fisher Hill Road, road riders can also enjoy this twisty wonder.

The Rally in the Gorge fades

The Rally in the Gorge as we know it is fading out. But there’s no reason why you can’t grab a few friends next year and enjoy those grand roads.

Submit your 2022 events

We're hard at work preparing our 2022 calendar of events and we want to be sure yours are represented.

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Destination: McMinnville

Looking to make a multi-day trip where you can overnight in the same town each night? McMinnville has great roads surrounding it and all the amenities a rider needs.

 Beyond the Pacific Northwest

2022 Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello

Moto Guzzi is bringing a new bike and motor to market in 2022. Get local Guzziologist Dave Richardson's persepectinve and a whole lot more in this informative article.


Product review: Garmin’s Zumo XT GPS

The latest, the brightest, and the best value in a Zumo yet.

ARCHIVE FAVORITE: Back in the old days

All this talk about 21st technology in the new models makes one wonder what it must have been like to travel by motorcycle 100 years ago.

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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.

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MULTI-PURPOSE GEAR FOR YOUR RIDE AND COVID 19 - Learn what gear you may be using while riding that will double as a safety add-on during the pandemic. If you don't have it, we do.

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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