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Q1 Event Highlights

A new show, a few favorites, and new bikes on tour kick off what will be a great year of moto events in the Pacific Northwest.

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Photo: A CB1000 Trike custom that will be on display at Vancouver's all new Ace Moto Show.

  Around the Pacific Northwest

A few of our favorite stays

Fall is a great time to plan out a few destinations for next year. We spell out a few of our favorites.

Team Oregon Rider Passport

A great item for every rider. Check out this inspirational guide. You don't need to be riding in Oregon to make the most of it.

The Snoqualmie River Trident

3 short easy dual sport rides just east of Seattle.


Idaho's Scenic Byways

Make your way from Lewiston/Clarkston to the Utah border on 4 of the most beautiful roads in the Pacific Northwest.

Destination: Central Oregon

Imagine if you had 5 days to go ride some of the best motorcycling roads in the Pacific Northwest. Not to mention all the other see-and-dos and scrumptious food along the way. Central Oregon is calling.

 Beyond the Pacific Northwest

Moving Ahead

Hard to believe, but Sound RIDER! is heading for its 25th anniversary! See how we're shapeshifting our way there.

Garmin Zumo fixes

Failed map upgrades and lack of memory incidents have a lot of Garmin owners scratching their heads. Is your Zumo a brick, or can it be saved?

ARCHIVE FAVORITE: Electrical Gremlins

How ready are you for the moment when your headlight, tailight, or blinker lights fail?

  Regular Features and Columns


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 tubeless 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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