Northwest Featured Stories

Our Adventure at Tahuya Adventure Resort

By Diana Olmstead. Photos by Diana & Robin Hudson Click here for the full Tahuya photo gallery.  Have you ever wanted to escape to the middle of nowhere? Well, I’ve got just the place for you – the Tahuya Adventure Resort. Don’t let the word “resort” fool you into thinking it is a fancy resort with a small army of ...

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2018 Rockin’ the Red Horse Rally

By Diana Olmstead Photos by Diana, Robin Hudson & Breanna Willis Click here for the full Rockin’ the Red Horse Rally photo gallery  On Friday, May 4th, our photographer Robin and I headed east to attend the 2018 “Rockin’ the Red Horse” rally at the Red Horse Diner and Nodding Donkey Bar in Ellensburg, WA. The Red Horse Diner was ...

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ABATE of Washington Swap Meet

By Diana Olmstead On Sunday, March 25th 2018, ABATE of Washington held their 30th Annual Spring Swap Meet at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA. Myself and two QT staff members awoke bright and early that morning to make our way to Monroe. We didn’t ride, we drove, knowing that we would most likely have too much stuff to ...

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Get Ready To Ride

By Gary Gardner It’s April in the Northwest. The sun is shin- ing (sort of), the rain has tapered off (some- what), and the days are getting longer (most definite). It’s a time when riders start dream- ing of getting back on the bike after taking a winter off from riding -which the vast majority of riders around these parts ...

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2018 NWHD Ink & Iron

By Kyler Locke Nothing is more significant in the biker community than the tattoos they wear and all that they represent. Tattoos in the biker community can be traced back to the 1940s and 50s alongside the beginning of motorcycle clubs. Many of the first biker clubs consisted of ex-soldiers and served primarily as a means to continue the same ...

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Saturday Spontaneity

By Bryan Hall It happened a few years ago on a Saturday morning, the laundry was done, the house had been cleaned, the bike washed and serviced… and I was bored. And usually when I’m bored on a decent day, I climb on my bike. The sun was trying to peek out from the clouds, and winning slowly. I had ...

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Black Thursday at the Washington State Capitol

By Brian Lange. Photos by Jack Ottoway & Gabriel Garcia    ABATE of Washington held its annual legislative event Black Thursday again this year on January 18th. What is ABATE, and what is Black Thursday you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. ABATE of Washington is the largest motorcycle rights organization in the state of Washington. We believe that no matter what ...

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2017 Olympia Toy Run – 40th Annual

Photos from the 40th Olympia Toy Run held in Olympia, Washington on December 2nd, 2018

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Wintertime Blues

BY BRYAN HALL Yep, winter’s here. Dammit. The cold and snow has already come and gone in the Puget Sound area (so much for Global Warming), the rain and grey skies are almost a daily occurrence, and a lot of riders are getting their bikes ready for “winter storage”. I get it. Riding in bone chilling cold and driving rain ...

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2017 Oyster Run

For our 2017 Oyster Run gallery, click here.  Written by SloMo Photos by SloMo, Trigger & James Waechter Some say Friday is when the fun starts at The Oyster Run but if you ask me, Thursday night is where the action is! I arrived with a slew of others to help “Limp” Lee set up the barricades, parking signs and ...

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