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RIDE - Idaho Bucket List - This dual sport route offers plenty of scenery, the best roads Idaho can dish out and high times

Observed Trials Competitions in the Pacific Northwest

NEW - Like a nearly lost language, Observed Trials competitions are making a slow and steady comeback in the Pacific Northwest.

Sweet 16

JOIN IN! - July is Sound RIDER!'s 16th birthday. Join in and contribute to the party.


UPDATED - Racing at the track, Grit City moto night, Yamaha demo truck in the hood and much more.

10 Hot weather myths - BUSTED!

NEW - We reveal the truth about mesh jackets, riding without a jacket and how to beat the heat in general.

News Bytes

LIVE FEED - USFS updates road conditions pages, Tahuya moto resort on tap, tech position open at BMW MC SEA and more.

Now in the SR! Store

Lady Anti Monkey Butt PowderBACK IN STOCK - Anti Monkey Butt Powder - Talc formula for the guys, cornstarch formula for the girls. Stock up now.

TOURING MUST HAVE - Adventure Medical Watertight .9 First Aid Kit - Setting the standard for savvy riders.

Used & Hot Deal Bike Listings

UPDATED - Used Bikes - The coolest used bikes in the Pacific Northwest can all be found here. Check it out!

UPDATED - Hot Deal Bikes - Last year's models, complete with warranties, means you save big.


UPDATED - Super deals from BMW of Seattle for sport bike lovers, the latest in mobile tech and more.

Tips & Tricks

NEW - What makes a boot water tight, stretching, velcro tricks and more.

The Sound RIDER! Show

NEW -  Tom & Derek interview Eric Folkstad about the upcoming Pendleton Bike Week, and Richard at ToS about new gear. Listen to it now!

The Blotter

UPDATED - All the gear, all over the place; bees attack motorcycle officer, all the stupidest things riders could do and then some.

Sound RIDER! 2015 Events

Quick links to all your summer and fall riding fun!

Rally in the Gorge

8/26-30 2015

UPDATED - Things are coming together for the Rally in the Gorge. Check out the recent update.

Sasquatch Dual Sport Adventure Tour

7/6-9 2015

NEW - Join us as we search the Oregon Coastal Range for our perennial pal, who we always find.

Road Trip Napa/Sonoma

10/5-9 2015

NEW - The route is set for five glorious days through northern California and southern Oregon. Chase summer together with us.

Cafe to Cafe Grand Tour

Now through 9/30 2015

UPDATED - 15 tasty locations you can enjoy throughout the summer. Ride to eat, eat to ride! Register today!

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Dualsport Northwest Rally 8/29-9/1 2014


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  1. Motorcycle Camping Myths & Realities

  2. Sasquatch Dual Sport Adventure Tour 2015

  3. Moon Motorcycles

  4. Rally in the Gorge

  5. SR!'s Sweet 16 Celebration

Clem's Enumclaw Powersports


Rich's Custom Seats - Ride more comfortably - LONGER!

MotoStays - Home sharing for motorcyclists. Spend less. Experience more.

The Ultimate Tire Repair Kit- Fixes tubes and tubeless right every time.

Ducati Bellevue


Pacific Northwest Motorcycle Safety - Beginner to advanced rider courses available

Pacific Northwest Touring Books - Leave the main roads behind

Have you met my sister? - check out www.seattledining.com

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Rich's Custom Seats

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Big Skiny Wallets

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