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SR! Monthly Motorcycle Marketplace

Welcome to the Sound RIDER! virtual Motorcycle Marketplace. We understand that our readers want to know about specials and events that are currently underway at Northwest shops, as well as national motor sports entities in general, and the Marketplace does just that. Check out what's going on this month.

Pendleton Bike Week 7/20-24

 Pendleton Bike Week is July 20th - 24th and it's bigger and better than ever.  The .45 caliber poker run, custom bike show, great rides, and Three Dog Night in concert.  You wont wat ot miss the tattoo contest at the Hardtail Saloon and so much more. Get your bike week passes at  

Charge while you ride, big and small

Some phones need more than 1 amp to charge. This multi input SAE to USB system allows you to charge phones and tablets, both big and small using a simple SAE (Battery Tender) connector from your bike. Select the 1 amp or 2.1 amp onput. Order one up today, charge your phone while you ride and never worry again about being stranded without the power you need to make a call, send a text or listen to music.

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New Giannelli Exhaust by Arrow for 2016 Honda CB500F

Giannelli by Arrow announces its newest X-Pro racing fitment for the 2016 Honda CB500F. The Giannelli X-Pro exhaust was designed to be a minimalistic system, very similar to those designed for Moto2 race bikes. This exhaust fits the look and design of the new CB500F perfectly and at a budget every rider can appreciate.


  • Stainless Steel construction
  • Black silencer sleeve, laser-etched with Giannelli’s legendary logo
  • Includes removable dB reducer allowing users to control the sound output
  • Improved midrange performance
  • Improved acceleration
  • Saves over 5.5 pounds compared to OEM exhausts
  • Part # 73564XP
  • MSRP $393.40

Available from better local Honda dealers including Cycle Barn, Hinshaw's, South Sound Honda, Ride Motorsports, or online at

Giant Loop adds new products for the Honda CB500X

Giant Loop has added a heap of new parts for the Rally Raid Honda CB500, so it’s even easier to make the Rally Raid Honda CB500X/F Adventure (Level 3) dual sport conversion – and to customize the Level 1 and stock Honda CB500. Here’s what’s new:

  • Barkbusters Storm Handguard Complete Kit
  • Continental TKC80 Twinduro Tires (17″ front and rear, 19″ front)
  • Inner Tubes (17″ front/rear, 19″ front)
  • BikeMaster Dual USB Port/ Plug Charger
  • Renthal Aluminum Fat Bar RC High Black (OEM 7/8″ and 1-1/8″)
  • R&G Shocktube Rear Shock Protector (8″ x 11.5″ for Level 1 & 3 Tractive Shock)
  • R&G Honda Engine Case Cover (CBR500R, CB500F ’13, CB500X)
  • R&G Radiator Cooler Guard for Honda CB500F ’13-’16 & CB500X ’13-’16
  • All parts are available through Giant Loop at

    Arrow Exhaust Full Titanium System for 2016 Africa Twin

    Building on the recent release of Arrow's Africa Twin slip-on designs, Arrow Exhaust is proud to announce its retro race full Titanium system. Arrow's claim to fame began in the off-road sector and in 1998 Arrow helped power the winning Honda Africa Twin in the Dakar Rally. With famed rider Edi Orioli (four-time Dakar Rally winner) piloting the legendary Honda they dominated the field.

    Fast-forward to 2016, Arrow drew from their storied history to recreate the winning exhaust design used on the 1998 Dakar Honda for the brand new Africa Twin. This full Titanium system mirrors the famed championship exhaust and creates exceptional performance gains for this anticipated motorcycle.

    The slip-on system will utilize the very light Race-Tech silencer in Titanium with a Carbon Fiber end-cap and will also be available in Aluminum or Aluminum “Dark” designs. Also available will be the CAT removal racing link pipe for off-road racers.

    Available from better local Honda dealers including Cycle Barn, Hinshaw's, South Sound Honda, Ride Motorsports, or online at

    Cycle Barn Smokey Point

    One of the largest motorsports dealers in the Puget Sound, Cycle Barn Smokey Point, in Marysville, Washington, is your one-stop-shop for the latest in motorcycles, gear and award winning service. With a show room that clocks in at an enormous 30,000 square feet and features legendary brands like, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki and KTM, Cycle Barn has got you covered if you’re in the market for a new or used motorcycle. Already own a motorcycle or ATV? Then be sure to stop by for one of the area’s largest selection of parts, accessories and technical apparel. Just 30 miles north of Seattle, you can visit them Tuesday thru Saturday, or visit for more information.

    Harley-Davidson CVO Motorcycles

    H-D kicked off the CVO series in 1999. CVO - what's that mean? Custom Vehicle Operations. So this is where Harley staffers get to play and create limited editions of bikes. Author Marilyn Stemp gets inside HQ and provides a first hand look at what goes into determining, designing and creating some of the most sought after models in the H-D line. The book is a had cover, coffee table style book that makes a perfect gift for anyone you know who owns a CVO model.

    Available through better local shops and online.

    BMW Motorcycles of Seattle

    BMW Motorcycles of Seattle is one of the oldest BMW dealers in the world. While the name has changed from Buckingham's to Ride West to BMW of Seattle, our 30 year history gives us more experience than any other dealer around. Plus, our highly qualified service technicians will make sure your motorcycle is in the best operating condition as possible. (206) 527-5511.

    Sea to Summit X-Pot Systems

    Less than 10% of all motorcycle riders actually do any cooking on the road. Many can't fathom the storage required to take a proper cooking setup on the bike. But Sea to Summit has changed all that with their revolutionary X-Pot systems. Combining anodized alloys and silicone, these kits simply collapse into one another for excellent storage minimization. They come in three different configurations. Get the one that's right for you. Available in the Sound RIDER! store

    Skagit Powersports

    Skagit Powersports is one of the most diversified dealers in the entire North Sound region. We love it all, from street to dirt, kids to adults. Our expansive selection would put a smile on anyone’s face just about any day of the year. And be sure you check out our broad array of used bikes and quads while you’re here too. Need a last minute gift item, put Skagit Powersports on your errand list.

    The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles (Ian Falloon) – or – BMW Motorcycles (Doug Mitchel)

    Two new books have hit the market for beemerphiles. The Complete is a fat hardbound start to finish compendium of just about every model ever built by the mark. The latter is a tad simpler and small telling the story of the manufacturer in a paperback bound book. Go simple or treat your beemerphile right with the hardback. Either way, you can’t lose. Available at better dealers, or online

    Hinshaw’s Motorcycle Store


    What began as a small Honda store back in 1961 has grown to carry nearly a dozen OEM brands including Honda, Indian, Kawasaki, KTM, Motus, Norton, Suzuki, Victory, Yamaha and more. There’s always something going on at Hinshaw’s so be sure to check our website often for special discounts, events and more.

    Locksmith Broken Ket Removal kit

    Carrying a spare key in the pocket of your riding jacket isn't insurance enough you'll be able to ride away after breaking a key in the ignition or luggage lock. You still need to get the key out. To do that you'll often need the tools locksmiths have to accomplish the task and now you can get them here. Includes 4 varied barbed extractor wires and 6 varied hook tools so you're certain to have the right tool for whatever broke. Sealed in a zip loc bag, they're small enough to store compactly and easily into your fix-it-arsenal so they're ready when needed, or carry them in a jacket pocket so they don't get locked in somewhere on your bike. With this kit and a spare key, you'll save hundreds in locksmith and towing charges. If you've been there before - you know all about it. Available in the Sound RIDER! store

    Happy Trails

    Outfitting your bike with the proper luggage is likely one of the first steps you'll take as you prepare for that "big trip." Happy Trails offers a full line of hard-bodied, aluminum panniers and mounting equipment so you can turn your bike into the ultimate adventure machine. Rugged durability combined with a functional, yet stylish design, make for an eye-pleasing aesthetic. And the added peace of mind of a fully locking luggage system means that you can load up and ride for days….or weeks!

    See the selection at

    If you're a Northwest or national motorsports company and have a special event or product you need our readers to know about, contact Stacey Swanson at 925-292-9470.

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