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California Superbike School Review – Level I

Like any hobby, sport, or activity, riding a motorcycle gets better as the rider gets better. While nothing quite compares to the initial thrills...

2024 Americade Bring It Bike Show Winners

We were excited to return to Lake George, New York, for the 41st annual Americade rally and our Bring It Bike Show. Held at...

Americade and Bring It Bike Show | Ep. 71 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Episode 71 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is sponsored by Fly Racing. We talk about Americade and the Bring It Bike Show. On Episode...

Americade Bring It Bike Show Hero: Hugh Smith Jr. and his ‘Milwaukee Packout’ Bike

As we gear up to head to Lake George, New York, for the 41st Americade rally (May 29-June 1), we are excited to host...

Steed Rides Again for Veteran Suicide – This Time with a Crew

Just because his first mission is complete doesn’t mean the battle is over for Perry Steed. In May 2022, the former Army paratrooper set...

Motor School with Quinn Redeker: Brain Racing

Over the years, I’ve done plenty of things to stay ahead of the next guy during motorcycle competitions. Mondays and Wednesdays were my heavy...

Backcountry Discovery Routes | Ep. 70 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guests on Episode 70 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast are Paul Guillien and Ron West of the Backcountry Discovery Routes organization, which...

Skyline Parkway Scenic Byway in Duluth, Minnesota | Favorite Ride

A couple summers ago, I flew to Minneapolis for a CFMOTO press launch and to visit our parent company’s home office. When CFMOTO gave...

Motor School with Quinn Redeker: Left Foot, Right Foot, Heavy Foot, Light Foot

Hey, a smidge of Dr. Seuss-inspired thinking never hurt anybody. Moreover, while this article is dropping in May, I’m writing it during the holiday...

MV Agusta International Women’s Day Event

This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) held particular significance for me as I had the distinct privilege of touring the KTM North American headquarters...

2024 Adventure Bikes with Kevin Duke (Part 2) | Ep. 69 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Episode 69 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is sponsored by FLY Racing. Host Greg Drevenstedt invites his friend Kevin Duke, a veteran motojournalist...

Motor School with Quinn Redeker: Which Way Do You Lean?

I think it’s fair to say there are a few subjects we should all steer clear of if we want to foster a harmonious...

A Scenic Casa Grande, Arizona Motorcycle Ride

Arizona is known for its five Cs – copper, cattle, cotton, citrus, and climate – all of which are represented on the state’s great...

Rocker MC at Bard College: New School Meets Old School

Some think the face of motorcycling is aging. Not so in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, where one man is bringing the biker zeitgeist to Bard...

Suzuki National Demo Tour Schedule Announced

It’s hard to know if a motorcycle is right for you until you’ve ridden it, but many dealers don’t offer test rides. At Rider,...

10 Most Significant Motorcycles of the Last 50 Years

The following feature on the 10 most significant motorcycles of the last 50 years first appeared in the March issue of Rider as part...

Remembering ‘Dr. John’: John Wittner, Dentist Turned Moto Guzzi Engineer

Rider offers condolences to the family and friends of Dr. John Wittner, DMD, who passed away Feb. 15 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, at the...

Motor School with Quinn Redeker: Clutch Situation

People ask me if I miss being a motor cop. Let’s unpack that. Do I miss washing off petrol and sunscreen at the end...

A Scenic (and History-Laden) Southern Utah and Arizona Loop | Favorite Ride

Living at 6,000 feet in Cedar City, Utah, most of my winter riding involves heading south, which offers a quick drop in elevation and...

Syd’s Run: If You Can’t Be Fast, Be Spectacular

If anyone in Australia told you another Syd’s Run is coming up, you might think it has something to do with Sydney. However, it...

2024 Motorcycles with Kevin Duke (Part 1) | Ep. 68 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Episode 68 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is sponsored by FLY Racing. Host Greg Drevenstedt talks with his friend Kevin Duke, a longtime...

REVER Launches PDF Map Compatibility

If you’re a fan of Rider’s touring stories, you’ve likely noticed that we have been using REVER maps to accompany the stories. The REVER...

Motor School with Quinn Redeker: How’s Your Dismount?

In my career, my police motor slammed the pavement exactly five times when deploying the kickstand and dismounting the bike. And yes, it was...

Small Town Tennessee Motorcycle Loop | Favorite Ride

These days, I’ve become so enthralled by all the great motorcycle roads around the world and on my bucket list that I forget about...

Rally for Rangers Announces 2024 Rally Dates, Locations

Rally for Rangers, a nonprofit organization whose mission is “to protect the world’s special places by empowering rangers around the world with new motorcycles...

Rider Magazine Top 11 Stories of 2023

That's right, this one goes to 11. Here at Rider magazine, we believe that joke should never get old. Something else we hope never gets...

Riding South Dakota’s Black Hills BDR-X

If you’re looking for a golden adventure riding opportunity, the Black Hills BDR-X marks the spot. Backcountry Discovery Routes are adventure/dual‑­sport routes that typically...

Motor School with Quinn Redeker: Ride Less and Ride Better

When I was 9, I spent every single day riding my dirtbike in the hills north of Los Angeles with all my delinquent buddies....

Sonoma Motorcycle Rides, On My Own and With Family | Favorite Ride

This is a tale of two amazing rides. One threads its way through some of Northern California’s beautiful wine, lake, and hill country. The...

Two-Up on a 1971 Triumph Daytona from Texas to California

In May 1974, my wife and I, then students at Baylor University in Texas, took advantage of the break between semesters to ride two-up...

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