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Two Wheel Adventure: The San Juan Islands

Inflation squeezing your travel budget?

Maybe a few days exploring the San Juans is a better fit for your pocket book right now.

  Around the Pacific Northwest

Cafe to Cafe 2023 - The Grand Tour Returns!

Now in its 15th year, it's back with a whole new list of cafes to dine at around the Pacific Northwest. Ride to eat - eat to ride!


Upcoming Event Highlights

The 'season' is upon us. Dig into all the happenings here in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

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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.


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.


A few of our favorite stays

Now is a great time to plan out a few destinations for summer touring. We spell out a few of our favorites.

 Beyond the Pacific Northwest

Product Review: Ryobi Digital Tire Inflator

You won't find it at the motorcycle shop. This handy inflator is priced right and very portable!

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?

  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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