Northwest Featured Stories

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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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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2016 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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