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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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Road Tests

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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Gear

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

Flat Track motorcycle racing

Legends of the Sport Converge on the Pomona Flat Track Finals

Tim Kessel

Flat Trackers in the Expert Class roll onto the Pomona track. Most avid motorcyclists of a certain age remember fondly the golden era of flat track racing in America. I’m north of a half century old and I still remember clearly the first motorcycle race I ever experienced. I say experienced because the sights, sounds and smells of that race still... read story

Horizons Unlimited: The Yosemite Meet-Up

Inspiration and guidance for the around-the-world traveler or for those hoping to be. The campgrounds spread out over acres of well-manicured turf with... Read more »

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

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... Read more »

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 »

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Latest News

Ducati 2015 World Premiere EICMA

Ducati 2015 World Premiere at EICMA (LIVE STREAMING, Nov. 3)

Rider Magazine Staff

Watch the Ducati 2015 World Premiere, broadcast live from the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, right here on Monday, November... read story

October 31, 2014

New Studies Show Lane Splitting is Safe

October 29, 2014

This just in from the American Motorcyclist Association: Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving... Read more »

Take the Rider Magazine Survey, Win a Jacket and Pants from Firstgear!

October 28, 2014

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

Subscribe to our FREE Enewsletter and You Could Win the ‘MSF’s Guide to Motorcycling Excellence’

October 27, 2014

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Legends of the Sport Converge on the Pomona Flat Track Finals

October 24, 2014

Flat Trackers in the Expert Class roll onto the Pomona track. Most avid motorcyclists of a certain age remember fondly the... Read more »

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