Northwest Featured Stories

The 39th Annual Olympia Toy Run, It Was All About The Kids!

Written by Diana Olmstead, Photos by Cassandra Olmstead, Robin & David Hudson In the days preceding Saturday, December 3rd, motorcycle riders from all over the Pacific Northwest prepared their bikes for the most anticipated event of the Christmas Season – The Olympia Toy Run! Our family prepared by picking out a dozen toys and items for boys and girls between ...

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THOUSANDS ATTEND THE BIKERS AT THE BEACH MOTORCYCLE RALLY!

By Robin Hudson Anyone who knows me knows that I love going to the beach and I love riding motorcycles with my husband and our friends. So when I heard that there was a new motorcycle event “Bikers at the Beach” taking place in the center of town at Ocean Shores I couldn’t wait to check it out! We rolled ...

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Pendleton Bike Week & Three Dog Night Bring Joy to the World!

By Diana Olmstead On Tuesday, July 19th, the Quick Throttle crew left Olympia, WA and rode 6 hours to Pendleton Oregon to attend the 2nd Annual Pendleton Bike Week. The event started the next day at noon at the Pendleton Convention Center.  We rolled into the parking lot at 2:00pm and it was already filled with a great assortment of ...

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Eastside Harley-Davidson’s New Dealership Grand Opening Party

By Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson  On Saturday July 9th Eastside Harley-Davidson in Bellevue, WA held a spectacular Grand Opening Party to celebrate their official opening at their new location! If there’s one thing this dealership knows how to do it’s to throw a great party! The party started at 1pm and went until 9pm. When the Quick Throttle crew ...

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Northwest Harley-Davidson’s Big Bad Bike Show

By Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson This year Northwest Harley-Davidson shook things up and held their 19th Annual Big Bad Bike Show in the month of June! In past years it had taken place at the end of the August. Having their Big Bad Bike Show in June was a great way to keep their event fresh and kick-off the ...

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A Three Generation Road Trip – Part III

Editors Note: This is a reader submitted article and was edited for readability by Diana Olmstead. Written By Tom Neal II, Photos by Tom II & Tom III We had started the day off by checking out of our hotel room in Dillard Georgia. I was looking forward to this final leg of our trip and experiencing the Tail of ...

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A Three Generation Road Trip – Part II

Editors Note: This is a reader submitted article and was edited for readability by Diana Olmstead. Written By Tom Neal II, Photos by Tom II & Tom III   Docked in Muskegon, Michigan after having just crossed Lake Michigan by ferry from Milwaulkee, we were done with the flat farm lands and ready for some mountains again! We got back ...

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A Three Generation Road Trip – Part I

Editors Note: This is a reader submitted article and was edited for readability by Diana Olmstead. Written By Tom Neal II, Photos by Tom II & Tom III The adventure started out on August 1st 2015 with my mom who is 64 years old, myself at 40, and my 16 year old son. We set out on three separate bikes ...

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A Motorcycle Master and A Music Video

By Diana Olmstead Quick Throttle readers are very familiar with Zacky’s Custom Rods and shop owner, Keith Wong who has been a loyal advertiser for many years. If you’ve ever had a chance to sit and talk with Keith you soon realize that he’s as down to earth as it gets, no ego, just a cool dude who has a ...

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A Rainy yet Rewarding 38th Annual Olympia Toy Run

Story by Diana Olmstead; Photos by Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson Saturday, December 5th, started off as one of the wettest mornings in Olympia Toy Run history. At the crack of dawn a storm dumped several inches of rain in the area. Because we live in the Pacific Northwest and rain is simply part of the season, we adapt. The ...

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