Northwest Featured Stories

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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Deschutes Falls Park

Click here for our Deschutes Falls Park gallery  OK, so we all know that summer is over. The 80+ degree days are gone, the days are more cloudy than sunny, and two-, three-, or four-day road trips are history. By Bryan Hall No, I’m not crying, I think it’s my allergies. Yeah, that’s it. Anyway, the colder, wetter weather may ...

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2017 Bikers at the Beach

By Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson Early in the day on Friday, July 28th, the Quick Throttle staff rolled into Ocean Shores, WA to check out and take part in the ‘Bikers at the Beach’ motorcycle rally. The main gathering point for the ‘Bikers at the Beach’ three day motorcycle rally was at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. However, this ...

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2017 Pendleton Bike Week and Grand Funk Railroad Rocked the town of Pendleton, Oregon

Written by Diana Olmstead. Photos by BlackJack, Diana Olmstead, Robin Hudson and Dominik Miles Read the full coverage with photos from the event On Wednesday, July 19th, the Quick Throttle crew rolled into Pendleton, Oregon, eager to partake in all of the Pendleton Bike Week activities. The town itself is beautiful and well maintained and we thoroughly enjoyed the down-home ...

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Metal Mulisha rocked Northwest Harley-Davidson

By Diana Olmstead For complete coverage and images, read the article in our digital magazine here.  Imagine taking Exit 111 off of northbound I-5 and looking over your shoulder and seeing a guy and a dirt bike several stories up, in midair, and the guy is just barely holding on to the seat of his bike with his hands! Then ...

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Burgers, Bikers and Babes Rally

By MD   |   Photos by Shon McLeod Click here for the Burgers Bikers and Babes Rally gallery  You could not ask for a better day; lots of sunshine for this fan-favored local rider event. It was spectacular, which drove the turnout of bikes, riders, gawkers and dogs to near record numbers. Bikes began rolling in as early as ...

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2017 Rockin’ the Red Horse Rally

Written by Beryl Kelley & Diana Olmstead Photos by Beryl Kelley & Nicole Crossett The Red Horse Diner, a favorite destination just off I-90 in Ellensburg, kicked off the riding season with a huge party, swap meet, and motorcycle run known as “Rockin’ the Red Horse”. The Red Horse Diner is a one of a kind, 50’s style diner set ...

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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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