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New Gear: Shinko E804/E805 Adventure Motorcycle Tires

Great adventures start with great preparation. Get ready for your next trip with Shinko’s E804/E805 adventure motorcycle tires, which are designed to perform both...

BMW R 1250 GS Exhaust from Dr. Jekill and Mr. Hyde | Gear Review

Dr. Jekill & Mr. Hyde’s (J&H) novel exhaust system allows the rider to pick from three different sound modes on the fly. An illuminated,...

New Gear: HJC DS-X1 Dual-Sport Helmet

The HJC DS-X1 dual-sport helmet is designed for both street and off-road riding with useful features and a light weight. Ideal for dual-sport or...

Touratech Suspension Service | Gear Review

Rider’s former editor-in-chief, Mark Tuttle, gives us the lowdown on Touratech suspension service for the Touratech Extreme replacement rear shock for his BMW R...

New Gear: ScorpionEXO Yosemite Motorcycle Jacket

ScorpionEXO’s Yosemite motorcycle jacket is a versatile piece of riding gear designed to handle a wide range of climates and conditions. Whether you're riding...

Let the Good Times Roll: Sport-Touring Motorcycle Tire Buyers Guide

Like most technologies, motorcycle tires are constantly evolving to meet customer needs, which is why we put together this motorcycle tire buyers guide. The...

New Gear: Aerostich Off-Road Motorcycle Jersey

If you need a comfortable long-sleeved shirt for any type of riding, Aerostich’s Off-Road Motorcycle Jersey will become a favorite in your gear closet. See...

New Gear: Nelson Rigg Hurricane Adventure Motorcycle Tank Bag

The Nelson-Rigg Hurricane Adventure motorcycle tank bag provides riders with the flexibility to have luggage available no matter what or where they ride. The bag...

2024 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2024 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. As with previous buyers guides, we will also...

Bridgestone Adventurecross AX41 Adventure Tires | Gear Review

Manufacturers of adventure tires strive for the holy trinity of performance: traction on and off the road, performance in the wet, and longevity. Bridgestone...

New Gear: Shoei X-Fifteen Racing Helmet

The X-Fifteen racing helmet is the next generation in Shoei’s X-series of premium helmets featuring the Shoei-exclusive multi-ply Matrix AIM+ shell and multipiece, multidensity...

New Gear: Fly Racing Kinetic Mesh Kore Motorcycle Racewear

The new Kinetic Mesh Kore motorcycle racewear lineup by Fly Racing is made from an all-new stretch mesh material that provides improved fit, ventilation,...

TCX Infinity 3 Gore-Tex Motorcycle Boots | Gear Review

When it comes to adventure riding, I’ve learned to expect the unexpected. Weather conditions, terrain, challenging situations – it’s all up for grabs. That’s...

New Gear: National Cycle Sport Luggage Rack for Yamaha MT-07

National Cycle adds to its collection of Yamaha MT-07 accessories with the new Sport Luggage Rack, which provides an easy way to tie down...

New Gear: Bridgestone Battlecruise H50 Motorcycle Tires

The Bridgestone Battlecruise H50 motorcycle tires, designed specifically for cruising on big-displacement American V-Twins, provide durability, deliver smoother handling, and increase rider comfort for...

HJC RPHA 91 Modular Motorcycle Helmet | Gear Review

RPHA stands for Revolutionary Performance Helmet Advanced, and the RPHA series is HJC’s top-shelf models. The most recent addition to the line is the...

New Gear: Highway 21 Stronghold Motorcycle Jeans

Few materials provide the comfort, durability, and casual style of denim, and Highway 21’s Stronghold Motorcycle Jeans are designed to uphold a classic jean...

New Gear: Amsoil Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil

Amsoil’s 20W-50 Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil will keep your V-Twin running smoothly with a host of features to reduce heat and wear on your...

New Gear: BMW Motorrad ProRace Motorcycle Boots

ProRace Motorcycle Boots from BMW Motorrad offer features that make them ready for both the track and on-road tours. See all of Rider's apparel reviews...

Shinko SR999 Long Haul Motorcycle Tires | Gear Review

Shinko SR999 Long Haul motorcycle tires are designed for V-Twin cruiser and touring motorcycles, and they handle as good as they look. The tread...

New Gear: Nelson-Rigg Hurricane RiggPak Motorcycle Luggage

Having adjustability in your motorcycle luggage setup can be a game-changer in getting all the storage you need for your next adventure. The Nelson-Rigg...

Wunderlich Side Wind Deflectors for BMW GS | Gear Review

After more than 17 years of riding successive generations of BMW RTs, I recently switched to riding a 2020 R 1250 GS. Even though...

New Gear: Schuberth E2 Off-Road Modular Motorcycle Helmet

The new Schuberth E2 off-road modular motorcycle helmet features an adjustable peak designed to minimize buffeting and a double chin air intake with a...

New Gear: Joe Rocket Sinister Motorcycle Jacket

The 1.2-1.4mm embossed cowhide Joe Rocket Sinister motorcycle jacket features both protection and comfort. See all of Rider's apparel reviews here. The Sinister motorcycle jacket has...

Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Height 31-31.9 Inches

Choices for smaller, affordable motorcycles are growing, and that’s good news for riders looking for a fun bike that won’t break the bank. Whether...

Take It With You: Motorcycle Luggage Buyers Guide

In Rider’s February issue, we shared the results of a survey that offered a fascinating deep dive into our readers’ habits and preferences. One...

ScorpionEXO Covert FX Helmet | Gear Review

The original 3-in-1 style Covert helmets from ScorpionEXO have always been crowd pleasers, offering the ability to transform from a conventional half-helmet to a...

New Gear: Aerostich R-3 One-piece Motorcycle Suit

The Aerostich R-3 one-piece motorcycle suit is made of mil-spec 500D Cordura TLTex fabric and slips on easily over street clothes. It’s waterproof for...

New Gear: Zerofit HeatRub Neck Warmer

There are plenty of riding jackets, pants, gloves, and other gear designed to keep riders warm when the temperatures drop, but keeping your neck...

Sedici ADV Motorcycle Gear Review: Viaggio Helmet and Garda WP Jacket and Pants

With specialized motorcycles comes specialized gear, especially ADV motorcycle gear. Adventure-bike helmets blend features of full-face helmets (such as a chinbar and a faceshield)...

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