Author Archives: BlackJack

2017 Northwest Harley-Davidson’s Big Bad Bike Show

Written by BlackJack  •  Photos by Blackjack & Joe Boyle Click here for the NWHD Big Bad Bike Show gallery  One of the summer’s first events was just that – BIG and BAD (in the good sense!). Northwest Harley-Davidson’s 20th Annual Big Bad Bike Show kicked off the summer season with a bang! Held this past June, the temps that ...

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1st Annual Red Horse Rally

The 1st Annual Red Horse Rally: The Party that Almost Wasn’t! By BlackJack Less than a week before the Red Horse Diner was to hold their 1st Annual Red Horse Rally, the Taylor Bridge Wildfire broke out between Cle Elum and Ellensburg. The fires came dangerously close during the week leading up to the event, and for a few days ...

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Urban Custom Bikes Turns One Year Old!

Urban Custom Bikes Turns One Year Old! Story & Photos By BlackJack Many startup independent shops tend to come and go, often struggling and not even seeing their first anniversary. Not the case for Urban Custom Bikes onPacific HwyinFife,WAwhere business is booming (pun intended) as they celebrated their one year anniversary this past July. What a party it was! Approaching ...

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9th Annual Run for the Border

Looking for a charity event that is beyond the typical poker run? Looking for a ride that is truly about “the ride”? Well, have I got just the ticket for you! Every spring, the Columbia River Harley Owners Group based out of Legend Harley-Davidson inWenatchee, puts on the charity fundraiser “Run for the Border”.

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ABATE Spring Opener 2011

ABATE Spring Opener 2011 ABATE of Washington Strikes Silver! By BlackJack ABATE Spring Opener Photo Gallery The ABATE of Washington Spring Opener held June 16-19 struck silver! Why silver and not gold? Because this year the Spring Opener, ABATE of Washington’s single largest event of the year, was hosted by the Silver Ridge Ranch in Easton, located a stone’s throw ...

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Children’s Ride 16 – Auction Bike by Zacky’s

Check out the “Children’s Ride 16” Auction Bike! Written and Photographed by BlackJack What’s black & blue and bad-ass all over? Hands down, it’s this year’s custom build from Keith Wong at Zacky’s Custom Rods in Seattle for the 16th Annual Children’s Ride auction benefitting the Seattle Children’s Hospital! This is the fifth bike Keith has built for this special ...

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Fred Ross Memorial Run 2008

Photos and Story by BlackJack “I figure if they fought in the rain, we can ride in the rain,” said Shirley Robinson who had just arrived at Legend H-D. She and her husband Roby had ridden in the first FRMR in 2004. Hanging from handlebars, coat sleeves and any other available spot were red, white & blue Fred Ross Memorial ...

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