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Venice Vintage Motorcycle Club 10th Annual Rally

What better way to test your luck than dropping a few quarters on a raffle ticket that could bring you a free motorcycle? Make...

Can-Am Celebrates the Spyder’s 10th Anniversary

It’s not often you get to be a part of history in the making. But we enjoyed that opportunity during the first weekend of...

Rider Magazine’s 2017 Events Calendar

Your bike is tuned, your helmet and gear are cleaned and your credit card balance has been zeroed; it’s time to head out and...

Dueling Gavels: Experiencing the Big Las Vegas Motorcycle Auctions

Sin City is the logical venue for the celebrations of beauty, excess and conspicuous consumption that are the Bonhams and Mecum motorcycle auctions. Held...

22nd Corsa Motoclassica at Willow Springs

Where vintage bikes have the advantage. For the past two decades the historic Willow Springs International Motorsports Park, located about 85 miles north of downtown...

2017 International Tour Companies Directory

Every two years, the Rider staff compiles an up-to-date listing of tour companies that operate internationally. We only include reputable companies that offer multi-day, fully...

2016 Rice-O-Rama

In September 2016, the Fairgrounds in Spencer, Massachusetts, hosted Rice-O-Rama, the only vintage and custom Japanese motorcycle show and swap meet in New England. This...

Riding Into History Concours d’Elegance 2016

Motorcycle enthusiasts tend to be good people. Generous with their time, always ready to help out for a good cause, and in general we...

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2016

What a show! The day began cool and lightly overcast, but by 11 o’clock the skies were blue and white, with lovely puffy cumulus...

Retracing the Steps of History: The Sisters’ Centennial Ride

“Woman can, if she will.” – Augusta Van Buren   It all started with a very modest idea: gather a small group—say 10 women—and ride across...

Overland Adventure to the Overland Expo

There was a time not too long ago when I looked at riders on massive “adventure” bikes, loaded down with what appeared to be...

11th Annual Barber Vintage Motorcycle Festival

What’s your pleasure? Sidecar racing? Acres of swap meet to be explored? Technical seminars with industry experts? Antique side-shifters whizzing down the racecourse, or...

The 2015 SoCal Norton Owner’s Club Hansen Dam Ride

“The Hansen Dam Rally is put on by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, no frills, all thrills…the rest of the year we’re just a riding club,”...

2015 Overland Expo West

There is something that draws me to the Overland Expo West year after year. The three-day event, now held annually near Flagstaff, Arizona, is...

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2015

In its seven years, the Quail Motorcycle Gathering has never really called itself a Concours d’Elegance, not like many shows where spit and polish...

Life Lessons on the Moonshine Lunch Run

If you enjoy riding long distances and spending time with other people who enjoy riding long distances, there’s nothing else like the Moonshine Lunch...

The 28th Annual Clubman’s All-British Weekend

Alice’s Restaurant sits at the intersection of State Routes 35 and 84, on a ridge above Woodside, California. To be fair, calling those country...

Hollister Freedom Rally: Celebrating the Fourth Biker Style

Lots of noise, lots of music and lots of money spent...which is the way any good motorcycle rally should be. Tens of thousands of...

Rider’s Annual Touring Events Calendar 2015

What could be more fun than saddling up your bike, hitting the road, and joining a few thousand of your closest friends at a...

Hodaka Days 2014: Keep On Hodakin

In a modern day’s twist on the “Old Testament” plagues of ancient Egypt, the tiny Oregon town of Athena is swarmed, infested if you...

Tag-O-Rama: A Motorcycle Game of You’re It

Have you ever ridden just to see a large boulder painted like a reclining, smiling pink pig? Would you jump on your bike to...

Rider's 2015 National Motorcycle Touring Events Calendar

What could be more fun than saddling up your bike, hitting the road, and joining a few thousand of your closest friends at a...

2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has been headquartered in or near Columbus, Ohio, since the late 1920s, with a leafy green campus in the...

10th Annual Barber Vintage Festival Video

More than 65,000 people visited the 10th annual Barber Vintage Festival last October. That’s no surprise really, given all there is for motorcycle enthusiasts...

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2014

Somebody at the The Quail has a secure line to the weather gods. May 17th was a beautiful day in California’s Carmel Valley, as...

2014 Tiddler Run

It had been a long, brutal winter in Northwest Indiana, and while I’m not much for group rides, I’d been looking forward to this...

2014 International Norton Owners Association Rally

Ka-chunk (pause) Ka-chunk Ka-chunk. I am sitting at the picnic table in a campsite under the pines, but the sounds I hear are not...

The 2nd Vintage Motorcycle Festival at the LeMay Museum in Tacoma, Washington

On a beautiful blue-sky Saturday morning, some 300 pre-1980 motorcycles grace the several acres of grass outside LeMay—America’s Car Museum. If any reader thinks...

Cannon Ball Project Departs Saturday, May 3

Saturday, May 3, is a special day. One hundred years ago to the day, Erwin George Baker set off from San Diego, California, on...

Rider’s 2014 National Motorcycle Events Calendar

The sun is warming, the snow banks are melting and the temperatures are finally above freezing. It’s time to change the oil, adjust the...

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