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Reasons to Ride Blog ///

Our Media contains our featured blogs, photos and videos. Our blog contains articles published in house by our team, as well as links to blogs by other top publishers in the industry. This is the place to be whether your reading our blog, our just looking for a quick link to the top news in the industry.

Norm’s Favorite Rides Near Dayton, Ohio
Sport Touring Corner
By Norm Kern

Home for the winter – the Motorcycle Sport Touring Association (MSTA) rally season ended in early November with the Texas Hill Country rally in Kerrville, Texas, so there are no more motorcycle trips for me until at least April, 2023. Still, I like to ride all year round, and will put on the heated gear…

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Just for checking in at our Feature Ride n Win Ride Stops in 2023 Once again, Reasons To Ride will be offering riders the chance to win an incredible vintage motorcycle – restored by the Wheels Through Time Restoration Shop – simply for checking in at featured Ride Stops next year.  The first feature bike…

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The cornerstone of everything we do is our motorcycle event listings.  While we spend a lot of time on the pretty pictures and the articles, it’s really all the events that bring people to ReasonsToRide!  When you boil it all down, motorcycles are a mode of transportation – and we are always looking for places…

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Riding With Brendan

Here it is already! December, another year gone and what a fantastic year of riding it was! I hope your riding season was as eventful as mine and I hope our paths crossed this year!             I had a great fall color run! I was like the many many other riders that wanted to do…

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Seems our lives are spent with a lot of time periods of wanting and waiting. This time of year, especially! Long lines in stores as we hustle around looking for the ultimate gifts for our loved ones, even if we are not particularly shopping for the gifts, we still are found waiting in those lines…

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Merry Christmas!

As a Christian – this is an especially important time of year for me.  As an American and an active member of the riding community – this is a time of brotherhood and good will, regardless of faith and religious belief. We strongly believe that while our bikes embody the spirit and passion we all…

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Fall Photo Contest

Submit your Pics to RtR – maybe see them in the magazine, maybe win some cool prizes! Reasons To Ride (RtR) is inviting everyone to submit photos for consideration as part of our 2022 Fall Photo Contest.  This is a fun, informal contest for amateur photographers and anyone with a camera phone that is interested…

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Interested in hosting a Bike Show at your location in 2023?

We are currently reviewing locations and locking down dates for our 2023 ReasonsToRide Bike Show Series.  For 2023, we are looking to expand the show throughout the Midwest, and we are adding NEW locations and dates in Michigan.  We will be adding both more local BIKE NIGHT SHOWS and larger REGIONAL SHOWS.  We will also…

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“PROUD SUPPORTERS OF THE LOCAL RIDING COMMUNITY.”  So what does that mean? Reasons To Ride is a cooperative effort involving promoters, tech guys, some old school bikers, racers, at least one Pastor, and even a few hockey players/addicts.  Our team includes a few folks that have worn the badge and a few that might have…

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For a limited time only, those entering established events onto the ReasonsToRide.com website will not only have their events listed on the ONLINE + PRINT EVENT LISTINGS; but they will also receive a COMPLIMENTARY PRINT AD for their event to run in the magazine! We only have a limited number of these completely free PRINT…

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Reasons to Ride Marketplace ///

Our Marketplace has RTR branded merchandise. We offer everything from T-shirts to banners for your business. We also have some of our merchandising partners products available as well. Be sure to check back often as we update our store often!