Northwest Featured Stories

First Annual Wallowa County Thunder Run

It started as a dream, and that dream turned into a whisper, and the whisper turned into a chorus of thundering motorcycles as the men and women who rode them descended upon the towns of Joseph and Enterprise, Oregon for the First Annual Wallowa County Thunder Run. For the four days from August 21st (Thur) to August 24th (Sun) at ...

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Lawless Harley-Davidson Grand Opening Rock-n-Roll Party!

A History Making 3 Day Event! Written By Diana Olmstead, Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana Lawless Harley-Davidson held a history making Grand Opening! It wasn’t just a one day celebratory bash; it went on for three solid days! The dealership, located in Renton on East Valley Rd, had an overall turnout of 10,000 people between Friday July 11th and ...

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Highway 101 Lighthouse Run

Dont’ Give Away the Secret: The Lighthouse Run is the Gem of the Pacific Northwest Story by Rick Tilbury Photography by Vocaleyes Photography Additional Photos by Rick Tilbury It starts with a quiet rumble. Two riders riding together steer their way into the parking lot of the Mill Casino. Before they even have a chance to kill their engines a lone rider behind them ...

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“Ride in Remembrance” At Northwest Harley-Davidson

Story & Photos by Diana Olmstead On Friday May 16th Northwest Harley-Davidson was packed to maximum capacity with thousands of Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldiers and their family members. It was an unbelievable sight as I rolled off the I-5 Exit 111 and took in the view of the dealership to my left. As I made my way to the roundabout ...

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101 Critical Days of Summer

Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana On Thursday, May 15th, a spectacular sunny day in the mid 80’s, I attended the 2014 Naval Base Kitsap Summer Safety Stand-down “101 Critical Days of Summer” event. The event began at 9am sharp with NBK Commanding Officer, Captain Zwolfer who gave an opening speech to an estimated 250 Active ...

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Emerald City Harley-Davidson 2nd Anniversary 80’s Party Was Radical!

Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana On Saturday, April 26th Emerald City Harley-Davidson celebrated their 2nd anniversary by throwing an 80’s theme party! I honestly had forgotten how much fun the 80’s were until my friend Robin and I walked through the doors of Emerald City H-D. Suddenly our inner 80’s personas emerged. It was if ...

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Letter from the Editor

The month of May is Women Riders Month, a month dedicated to honoring, acknowledging and supporting women who ride. As a longtime rider myself, my Publisher “aka the boss” thought it would be fitting for me to write this month’s column in place of his monthly Letter from the Publisher. He said, “You’ve got free range to write about your ...

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QT Salutes Women Riders

QT Salutes Women Riders

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Urban Custom Bikes Wins Big

Written By Diana Olmstead Photos by Jessica Ruse At the February International Motorcycle Show there were lots to check out in addition to the vendor booths. Dozens of tricked out motorcycles from around the region entered and showcased their bikes in the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show which was sponsored by J&P Cycles. The competition hosts five classes: Freestyle, Modified ...

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Oregon or Bust Iron Butt

When planning an IB, most choose the easiest route. We wanted to make a difficult ride even more of a challenge. By JD Gore The high noon sun is heating up the eastern Oregon mountains and the dry July air was building a tremendous thirst in my throat. As Stormy Hiatt and I pulled into a Mt. Vernon gas station ...

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