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2015 Honda CBR300R ABS, 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS SE

Comparison Test: Honda CBR300R ABS vs. Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS SE

Although both resemble larger models in their respective lineups, the Honda... 
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2014 Rider Magazine Holiday Guide

2014 Holiday Gear Guide

With the 2014 riding season drawing to a close and the holidays approaching,... 
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Foxen Canyon Road

Motorcycle Riding in Rural Santa Barbara and San Luis Obisbo, California

Gorgeous springtime panoramic view at 4,500 feet from Figueroa Mountain. (Photos... 
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Energica Ego Electric Motorcycle – First Ride Review

Energica Ego Electric Motorcycle – First Ride Review

Greg Drevenstedt

Made in Modena, Italy, the Energica Ego is a 134-horsepower, all-electric, high-end sportbike. photography by Royce Rumsey & courtesy Energica Over the past several years, electric motorcycle manufacturers have popped up all over the place, like mushrooms on my lawn after a spring rain. U.S. companies like Brammo and Zero have established themselves... read story

F6B Raptor

Motor Trike F6B Raptor—First Ride

Take your choice: Luxury or Sport, Motor Trike’s Adventure series includes conversions of Honda’s... Read more »

2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2R

Intermot First Look: 2015 Motorcycles from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Zero

Held in Cologne, Germany, the International Motorcycle, Scooter and E-Bike Fair, known as Intermot,... Read more »

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Touring and Rallies

Learning to Ride the Alps With Edelweiss

Learning to Ride the Alps With Edelweiss

Jon Langston

The view from my room at Hotel Bemelmans Post of the Rosengarten massif in the Dolomites. Who could ask for more? (Photos by Jon Langston) Riding the Alps is the dream of many a rider, but the challenge of motorcycling Europe’s famous mountain range can sometimes prove to be overwhelming. Even those who consider themselves skilled can find the demanding... read story

Salt Lake to Sin City: Five National Parks and a Highway Through the Sky

The Grand View Point at Canyonlands National Park opens to a breathtaking panorama of the White Rim Plateau... Read more »

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic Learn-to-Ride Class

MSF RiderCourse How did you learn to ride a motorcycle? If you’re an old-timer like me, you likely... Read more »

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2014 Rider Magazine Holiday Guide

2014 Holiday Gear Guide

Rider Magazine Staff

With the 2014 riding season drawing to a close and the holidays approaching, now is the perfect time to take stock of your motorcycle gear and decide what needs to be replaced. Has your favorite riding jacket mysteriously shrunk, or have its seams or zippers blown out? Is your helmet showing its age, or has it been dropped or dinged one too many times?... read story

Aerostich Darien Motorcycle Riding Suit Review

When I get a riding suit I look for protection against the elements, such as cold, heat and rain, but its primary purpose needs to be protection against... Read more »

Bell Bullitt Motorcycle Helmet Review

When it comes to motorcycles or riding gear, nothing draws my attention more than vintage, or even vintage-inspired. So when Bell released its 500 line... Read more »

Continental TKC 70 Tires Review

  Continental’s new TKC 70 radial tires are a good choice for adventure and dual-sport riders who spend most of their time on-road but still... Read more »

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Rider Magazine Blog

dual-sport motorcycle ride

Serendipity in SoCal: BMW Test Rides and a Campout in the Mountains Near L.A.

Steven M. Green

Group rides were headed up by locals who found great routes for both the roadies and the dual-sport contingents. Sometimes, things just come together and make folks happy. In this case, the international motorcycle tour company, MotoQuest, and the Southern California BMW Motorcycle Dealers advertising group formed an unexpected alliance that left those... read story

Petersen Museum Café Racer Cruise-In: Rider Blog

The Petersen Museum in Los Angeles is a mecca for gearheads, be it two wheels or four. The museum is closing for a year, during which time it will be completely... Read more »

Jimmy Lewis Off-Road School Review

A dry lakebed outside of Pahrump, Nevada, serves as the perfect classroom for the Jimmy Lewis Off-Road School. All of the riders in our 1-day class were... Read more »

Kyle Petty Cross-Country Charity Ride Daily Update—Day 8 and Final Thoughts

2014 Kyle Petty Charity Ride Rider magazine asked our two good friends David Andreas and John Puerner, who are participating in the 20th Anniversary of... Read more »

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Rider Magazine Staff

Men’s TPG Rainier Jacket The staff at Rider magazine would like to know more about our readers so that we can better... read story

October 17, 2014

2015 Yamaha R3 – First Look Review

October 16, 2014

2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 in Team Yamaha Blue/Matte Silver Entry-level sportbikes have been coming on strong lately, with the recent... Read more »

2015 Star Motorcycles Bolt C-Spec, Raider and Stryker Bullet Cowl – First Look Review

October 16, 2014

The 2015 Star Bolt C-Spec is a café racer-styled variant of the popular performance bobber. Today at the American International... Read more »

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October 16, 2014

Get the latest motorcycle news delivered right to your Inbox twice a month by subscribing to Rider magazine’s FREE Enewsletter.... Read more »

2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S / ABS – First Look Review

October 15, 2014

A low seat height, adjustable footpegs and Ergo-Fit optional seats and handlebars will allow the Vulcan S / ABS to fit a... Read more »