Northwest Featured Stories

The 34th Annual Oyster Run: A Beautiful Sun Shiny Day in Anacortes

By Diana Olmstead The 34th annual Oyster Run took place on Sunday, September 27th. The morning started off a bit overcast and chilly but within a few short hours it became a beautiful sun shiny day in Anacortes, WA. The Quick Throttle crew actually rolled in the night before and settled into The Fidalgo Country Inn, located at the junction ...

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2015 Northwest Harley-Davidson’s Big Bad Bike Show

Story & Photos by Diana Olmstead I awoke on a beautiful Saturday morning in August, it was the 22nd to be exact; I was pumped up to hop on my bike and take a nice little ride to Northwest Harley-Davidson in Lacey, WA. Of course any time I’m headed to the Harley shop I’m happy… it’s like an adult candy ...

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Run 21

Bikers Took Notice of the Party in Otis! Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Diana, Robin Hudson & Jason Eck On Friday, July 24th, the Quick Throttle crew saddled up to make our way to one of the oldest and largest old school motorcycle campouts in Oregon – Run 21! For the 2nd year in a row, the event was held in the ...

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Moon Motorcycles Grand Opening Celebration!

Story and Photos by Diana Olmstead On Saturday June 27th Moon Motorcycles in Issaquah WA held their official Grand Opening Celebration! As I rounded the bend on Poplar Way, the street that their shop is located on, motorcycles and cars were parked all along the curb. As I approached the shop I soon saw that their parking lot was jam ...

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Eastside H-D 21st Anniversary

Eastside Harley-Davidson Proudly Celebrates 21 Years in Business! by Diana Olmstead Eastside Harley-Davidson couldn’t have picked a better day to celebrate 21 successful years of selling and servicing Harley-Davidson motorcycles here in the Pacific Northwest! The weather was spectacular; hot and sunny, a perfect day for a huge outdoor celebration! As I rolled into the parking lot it was jam packed ...

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Emerald City Harley-Davidson Anniversary Luau

By Diana Olmstead On the 3rd Saturday in April, Emerald City Harley-Davidson celebrated their 3rd Anniversary, Luau style! As I rolled in on my bike around noon the first person I noticed was their Sales Mgr, Robert Herrington, standing in the parking lot. He was wearing a festive Hawaiian shirt and lei as well as a grass hula skirt over his walking shorts. No doubt about it ...

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The 37th Annual Olympia Toy Run: “It’s All About the Kids”

Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson, Nan Bridges, Jacob Hudson, Lisa CvC On Saturday December 6th, 2014 riders from all across western Washington converged in Lacey, WA for the 37th Annual Olympia Toy Run that benefits the Salvation Army ‘Toy n’ Joy’ Shop! The weather wasn’t bad, just a bit of light rain and drizzle off and on ...

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A Biker Christmas Story

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Indian of Auburn: Grand Opening Demo Days

This past October 10th, 11th and 12th were big days for the newly opened “Indian of Auburn” store on West Valley Highway just off I-18 in Auburn. The new shop combined its Grand Opening Celebration with a very timely visit from the Indian factory demo truck, which was packed to the rafters with all the new 2015 Indian models including ...

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North Cascades Harley-Davidson Oyster Fun Party!

By Diana Olmstead The Quick Throttle Staff woke early Saturday, Sept 27th, looking forward to the day ahead of us – a nice ride to Burlington to check out the Oyster Fun Party at North Cascades Harley-Davidson! We picked a location in Mason County to meet up and then headed off on a truly enjoyable, beautiful and scenic ride via ...

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