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Seeing Three Utah National Parks on a Motorcycle | Favorite Ride

Utah’s national parks – Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion – are known as the Mighty 5. All feature impressive red rock...

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....

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2023 to Feature 14 Show Categories

If you appreciate rare and classic motorcycles, you'll love attending The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2023, which will be held on Saturday, May 6, on...

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...

The $10 New Jersey and New York Motorcycle Ride | Favorite Ride

A good ride doesn’t have to be a long one. With only $10’s worth of gas, I set out to see how much fun...

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...

Americade Celebrates 40 Years

During the week of May 31-June 4, Americade will celebrate its 40th anniversary. What has long been the world’s largest touring rally started from...

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,...

Valley of Fire and Lake Mead in Nevada | Favorite Ride

Johnny Cash sang about fire, murder, heartbreak, and sin, and I think he would have appreciated the symbolism of this ride, given its route....

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....

Chasing My Heritage on a Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip

As motorcyclists, we feel drawn to the open road. As Americans, we want to take in as much of what our country has to...

Motorcycle Camping on a Honda CB500X and Husqvarna Norden 901

The following motorcycle camping trip story was part of Rider's adventure-themed November 2022 issue, which also included stories on the TransAmerica Trail, Trans Canada...

Motorcycle Tips: Riding Alone Off-Road

The following motorcycle tips article was the Exhaust Note feature in Rider's adventure-themed November 2022 issue, which also included stories on the TransAmerica Trail,...

TransAmerica Trail Part 3 | Ep. 50 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 50 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Dave Scott, who completed a solo journey on the TransAmerica Trail. This...

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