Featured Local Events

Here are a few of our favorite local events coming up, but you can see many other events listed on the Road Rider events calendar. Promote Your Events! We always love to hear about YOUR events, rides, and runs, so please email us or send us a message through Facebook with the details so we can include it on […]

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Highlighting 1978: A Look at Motorcycling 37 Years Ago

What did the world of motorcycling look like in 1978? It wasn’t just the year Road Rider first opened its doors to Bay Area riders. Touring bikes were getting bigger, dirt bikes were getting lighter, and American road racing was entering a golden era. Here are some of the highlights from the world of motorcycling in 1978. ♦ By the early […]

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NEW! Dainese Rainsun D-Dry Jacket

There are a lot of clever ideas in the world of motorcycle gear, but far fewer clever ideas turn into great products. Like the idea behind the Dainese Rainsun D-Dry Jacket: let’s give riders a true 2-in-1 winter/summer jacket by making the cold weather layer removable. Sounds like a great plan, right? Well, it’s been done before. But […]

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Coming Soon! Scala Rider Packtalk

Estimated arrival: late April The new Scala Rider PackTalk by Cardo offers a whole new world to club and group riders, revolutionizing multi-point intercom communication. The PackTalk is the very first intercom system to break away from the limitations of daisy-chained group communication, which relies on each intercom unit in the formation serving as a signal beamer. Such a linear connection […]

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Guide To Back Protectors & Replacement Armor

When you buy motorcycle gear you’re paying for protection, and that protection comes in two main forms–abrasion-resistant fabrics and armor inserts that absorb impacts. Our focus here is the latter, impact protection, and in this Guide To Back Protectors and Replacement Armor we’ll give you an overview of what you can typically expect from a pair of motorcycle […]

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We’re Closed On Sunday, April 5th

Sorry, we’ll be closed this Sunday, April 5th. Happy Easter!

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Gloves From Rev’It: Cayenne Pro & Dominator GT

The Rev’It Cayenne Pro and Dominator Gore-Tex gloves are new to Rev’It’s lineup this year and new to Road Rider this week. Designed to meet the demands of hard-charging adventure and dual sport riders who push their gear to the absolute limit, these first-rate gloves deliver durable protection with premium fit. The Cayenne Pro gloves are perforated for the summer season, while […]

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New! Alpinestars T-GP R Air Jacket

Alpinestars T-GP R Air Jacket is new and improved for 2015, turning it into a standout among its A-stars summertime brethren. The Alpinestars T-GP R Air shares the top spot in the Alpinestars summer mesh line-up with the T-GP Pro Air, a similar jacket with a slightly more aggressive fit. But the T-GP R Air wins our vote for most protective, […]

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Rev’It! GT-R Air Jacket

The Rev’It! GT-R Air is back in stock at Road Rider for spring. Like our bestseller, the Rev’It Airwave, the GT-R Air is extremely lightweight and airy, but with a sportier fit with precurved arms and elbow stretch panels for riders leaned over on a sportbike. The GT-R Air also offers a bit more road coverage […]

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Shoei Hornet X2

The Hornet is Shoei’s premium dual sport helmet, designed to offer the best of both worlds for riders who don’t stop where the pavement ends. The newly released Shoei Hornet X2 boasts many improvements and innovations over its predecessor, the class-leading Hornet DS. Most significantly, the redesigned louvered peak and shell shape of the Hornet X2 dramatically […]

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