Rea Leads Points Going Into WSBK Laguna Round

In his early 20s with some successful years of motocross racing under his belt, Jonathan Rea was reluctant to make the move from knobbies to slicks. Thanks to some convincing from fellow Northern Irishman Eugene Laverty, the rest is history. Having blasted his way through British Superbike, Rea moved up to World Superbike with Ten Kate Honda in 2009. He’s been […]

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Free Mount and Balance On Metzeler ME888, ME880

Don’t miss email notifications about sales and specials like this! Click here to sign up for our email list.   BUY A SINGLE OR A SET OF METZELER ME888 or ME880 Tires, GET THEM MOUNTED AND BALANCED FOR FREE! Now Through August 2nd Make sure your tires are in good shape for your road trips! […]

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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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Sturgis Trademark Lawsuit Update

Updated: June 3rd, 2015 Partying and good times abound during Bike Week, but behind the masses of bikes and the beauty of the Black Hills there is crack running right through the middle of Sturgis, South Dakota. Many of the happy visitors might be oblivious to the drama, but you can be sure the residents […]

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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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Countdown to MotoAmerica Round 1

The schedule has been released for this year’s inaugural MotoAmerica American road racing championship. There will be eight race weekends, including a single California stop at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the fall when WSBK comes to town. With Round 1 at Circuit of the Americas only weeks away, here’s what we know about our new MotoAmerica championship: Rebuilding […]

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Farewell, Texas Tornado

After an incredible pro career spanning over two decades, Colin Edwards said his farewells to MotoGP on Sunday at the Indianapolis Grand Prix. News of Edwards’ retirement came earlier this year when he announced at the Circuit of the Americas round in Austin, Texas that 2014 would be his last year on a MotoGP bike. […]

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CHP Lane Splitting Guidelines Disappear

Two weeks ago, the California Highway Patrol’s Lane Splitting Guidelines quietly disappeared from the CHP website and literature. Published in early 2013, the Guidelines were hailed by many supporters of lane splitting, as well as by some lane splitting opponents, for providing motorcyclists AND motorists some measure of guidance on safe and respectful lane splitting. […]

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The End of Big Racing At Laguna Seca? Not So Fast

With the World Superbike race weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca less than a month away, it’s worth reminding everyone that MotoGP will not be returning to Laguna Seca this year. But the disappointing end of MotoGP racing at Laguna Seca was not the end of the track’s life as a prominent and internationally-beloved motorcycle […]

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Thunderhill West Open For Business

The much-anticipated Thunderhill West track extension is now open for business. Select track days this summer will give riders access to the new 1.9-mile section or even the full 4.8 miles that include the original ‘east’ track and the new T-hill West section. Check out the Thunderhill track days on our events calendar or contact […]

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