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A Father, A Daughter, and a Custom Kawasaki W800 Cafe That Saves Lives

The following story is about more than just a Kawasaki W800 Cafe customized to raise awareness for a common but relatively unknown genetic condition...

Anna Grechishkina: World Record Motorcyclist, Ukrainian Patriot

Somewhere deep in the cold, black night, the unlit train passed from one world to another – from a place of beauty and light...

Split Decision: Are Lane Splitting and Lane Filtering Safe?

As part of the Stayin’ Safe advanced rider training program – a method that leads a small group of experienced motorcyclists on road tours...

Justin Bradshaw, REVER | Ep. 63 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 63 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Justin Bradshaw, co-founder and head of business development for REVER, a leading...

IMTBike Sardinia and Corsica Motorcycle Tour Review

Taking my first guided motorcycle tour was a dream that was years in the making, and last fall, I took the plunge by booking...

Ed Conde | Ep. 62 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 62 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Ed Conde, and he was interviewed by contributing editor Scott “Bones” Williams....

Steven Goode | Ep. 61 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 61 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Steven Goode. On May 9, 2023, Goode embarked on the Great American...

On Lane Splitting with Eric Trow | Ep. 60 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Episode 60 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast focuses on the controversial topic of lane splitting, also known as lane sharing. Motorcyclists tend to...

NHTSA Report Shows 2021 Motorcycle Fatalities the Highest Since 1975

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and with the peak motorcycle riding season kicking off in many parts of the country, the National Highway...

Nick Ienatsch | Ep. 59 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 59 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Nick Ienatsch, CEO and Chief Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School....

Backcountry Discovery Routes | Ep. 58 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guests on Episode 58 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast are Inna Thorn, executive director of Backcountry Discovery Routes, and Tim James, BDR’s...

Tim Card | Ep. 57 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 57 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Tim Card, the Visionary of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma...

Kyle Petty | Ep. 56 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 56 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Kyle Petty, a NASCAR racing icon and founder of the Kyle Petty...

Street Survival at the BMW U.S. Rider Academy

When I accepted the assistant editor position at Rider, I expected to ride motorcycles outside of what I was used to. That was one...

Saving the Best for Last: A Ride to the Sturgis Rally – and Beyond

Retirement is underrated, which I discovered both too soon and too late. Fifteen years ago, my employer of 36 years eased me out their...

A Cruiser Guy Goes to Yamaha ChampSchool

The item at the top of associate editor Paul Dail’s resolutions list for 2023 was to get some track experience by attending the two-day...

Guillermo Cornejo | Ep. 55 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 55 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Guillermo Cornejo, co-founder and CEO of Riders Share, a peer-to-peer motorcycle rental...

Kevin Duke | Ep. 54 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 54 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Kevin Duke, Editor-in-Chief at American Rider, a V-Twin magazine published by the...

Babes in the Dirt at MotoVentures

A dozen women from all over the U.S. geared up and threw a leg over their dirtbikes for the Babes in the Dirt weekend...

Killboy | Ep. 53 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 53 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Darryl Cannon, a photographer better known as Killboy. If you’ve ridden the...

Backcountry Discovery Routes: Two Buddies on Yamaha Ténéré 700s in Utah and Arizona

During the long, dark winter in Minnesota, when the ground is covered in snow and ice and our motorcycles are mothballed for months, dreaming...

Winter Motorcycle Riding: Finding Big Warmth on a Small Bike

If you refuse to be deterred by the weather when it comes to winter motorcycle riding (but are perhaps stymied by the tech –...

Perry Steed | Ep. 52 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 52 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is former Army paratrooper Perry Steed. He was interviewed by Rider’s associate editor,...

Iberian Escape | IMTBike Southern Spain Andalusia Tour Review

Every international motorcycle tour is special, but none is as memorable as your first one. For my wife, Carrie, and me, our first international...

Endless Curves | Adriatic Moto Tours Sardinia and Corsica Tour Review

The Sardinia & Corsica - Riders’ Heaven tour was my first guided motorcycle tour. It won’t be my last. For nine days in mid-October,...

A Girl and Her Honda Rebel

When I tell people I have a motorcycle, I get one of three responses. The first is that motorcycles are dangerous and not worth...

Retrospective: BMW /5 Series – 1970-1973

The year 1969 was a tumultuous time in the motorcycle industry, marked by the rise of the Japanese and the beginning of the end...

A Very ‘Statie’ Motorcycle Christmas Tale

In this motorcycle Christmas tale, originally published in the December 2021 issue of Rider, contributor Scott A. Williams relates the story of being cut...

25 Years of ‘The Perfect Vehicle’ by Melissa Holbrook Pierson

Melissa Holbrook Pierson, author of “The Perfect Vehicle” and other books. In 1997, Melissa Holbrook Pierson published The Perfect Vehicle: What It Is About Motorcycles,...

Forrest Hobbs | Ep. 51 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 51 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Forrest Hobbs, who took a “purist” approach to completing the TransAmerica Trail....

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