Print magazines can be great inspiration for motorcycle enthusiasts who want to learn more about biking, stay connected, and be part of the culture. Sometimes you just want to hold those glossy pages in your hand instead of clicking through digital pages on a screen.
Here’s a comparative list of top UK adventure motorcycle magazines you can buy a print subscription for.
Adventure Bike Rider Magazine
£24.99 / year
Free postage to the UK
Adventure Bike Rider magazine is a long-standing magazine for keen motorcycle riders of adventure, trail and touring bikes.
Their founding motto is ‘it doesn’t matter what brand of motorcycle you ride or where you travel’ so there will be no favouritism here. The focus is on discovery and experience.
The magazine features articles like World’s Most Dangerous Roads (Italy), Europe’s Best Coastal Rides and Explore Transylvania.
Buy a subscription to Adventure Bike Rider
£40.00 / year
Free delivery in the UK
RiDE magazine is more focused on featuring in-depth product tests, buyers guides, road tests. It’s more of a technically-oriented publication when compared to Adventure Bike Rider.
However, RiDE also encourages you to take your bike out on the road by providing detailed routes and tour ideas both in the magazine, and in collectable supplements published through the year. You’ll never be stuck for inspiration.
It includes articles such as New York to California, Britain’s Best Sports Tourer, and Brilliant Ride Outs.
Buy a subscription to RiDE magazine
Motorcycle Sport & Leisure
£43.00 / year
Free postage to the UK
Motorcycle Sport & Leisure is a magazine that offers the latest motorcycle news, test rides and interviews with famous bikers. People featured in the magazine include championship winning racers, to engineers and executives heading up the top manufacturing companies.
Stories of tours from all over the world are included in each issue, along with opinionated editorials from Motorcycle expert columnists. The publication is bike-agnostic, and it doesn’t matter how you like to ride it or how experienced you are. There is something in here for everyone.
It features articles like how to build a retro Dutch bike at home, hottest new bikes, and links to downloadable route maps.
Buy a subscription to Motorcycle Sport & Leisure
If you’re more into adventuring and don’t care about the bikes, choose Adventure Bike Rider. RiDe offers a more technically-satisfying read with adventure-related content thrown in. Motorcycle Sport & Leisure is an even mix of inspiration and product reviews.