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Easyriders mag -1 1971.jpg
First issue, June 1971
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 123,587
Publisher Paisano Publications, LLC
Founder Lou Kimzey, Joe Teresi, Mil Blair
Year founded 1970
Country United States
Language English
Website www.easyriders.com

Easyriders is an American motorcycle magazine, founded in 1970.[1] It is published monthly by Paisano Publications, LLC.

In addition to its coverage of motorcycles (particularly Harley-Davidsons) and related activities, Easyriders is also known for including pictures of nude or topless women[2][3] and paintings by David Mann who was a California graphic artist whose paintings celebrated biker culture.

The Audit Bureau of Circulation reported that Easyriders had an average paid and verified circulation of 123,587 for the six-month period ending December 31, 2007.[4]


In 1979, Paisano launched a companion publication called Iron Horse, which would continue for many years under various owners.


  1. ^ "Easyriders". Paisano Publications, LLC. 2008. Retrieved June 2, 2008. 
  2. ^ Colker, David (1999-06-17). "Easyriders Seeks Direction as the Road Gets Rough; Publishing: New managers grapple with stock crash and protests over the cleanup of the flagship magazine". Los Angeles Times. p. 1. 
  3. ^ Worthington, Rogers (1979-01-11). "A sex and cycles magazine that's more than skin deep". Chicago Tribune. pp. 1, 10 (Tempo section). 
  4. ^ Search of "Consumer Magazines - Search Results". Audit Bureau of Circulations. 2007-12-31. Retrieved 2008-06-02.