Northwest Featured Stories

2012 1st Annual Red Horse Rally

The 1st Annual Red Horse Rally: The Party that Almost Wasn’t! By BlackJack Less than a week before the Red Horse Diner was to hold their 1st Annual Red Horse Rally, the Taylor Bridge Wildfire broke out between Cle Elum and Ellensburg. The fires came dangerously close during the week leading up to the event, and for a few days ...

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Children’s Ride 17 – A Groovy Day for Charity

Children’s Ride 17 – A Groovy Day for Charity Story & Photos by Diana Olmstead On Sunday, June 24th, an estimated 400 riders from all across the Puget Sound region hopped on their bikes to participate in Children’s Ride 17. This annual event benefits Seattle Children’s Hospital and their Uncompensated Care Program. The program helps thousands of local families pay ...

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Bring On Those… Good Vibrations

Bring On Those… Good Vibrations BY RANDY TWELLS, PHOTOS BY CAROL INFRANCA Motorcycle Enthusiasts to Thunder into Salem/Keizer for Good Vibrations® Rally at Riverfront Park. Some of the finest bikes in the West ridden by their proud owners will roar into Salem/Keizer for the 3rd Annual Good Vibrations® Motorcycle Rally for three days of biker fun July 15-17, 2012. The ...

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A Gathering of Horses

Written & Photographed By Diana Olmstead On the first weekend in May several hundred chrome horses gathered at the Red Horse Diner to take part in the 4th Annual Iron Horse Trail Bike Show in Ellensburg, Washington. Saturday morning bikes began to fill the parking lot at the Red Horse Diner. The diner is a unique, nostalgic, 50’s style diner ...

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DHD’s Anniversary Party & Food Truck Rally

4,000 Riders Attend DHD’s Anniversary Party & Food Truck Rally! Visit the DHD Anniversary Party & Food Truck Rally Photo Gallery. Written by Diana Olmstead, Photos by Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson Every year, in April, Downtown Harley-Davidson throws a huge party to celebrate their Anniversary! And every year the dealership is packed inside & out! What’s their secret to ...

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2012 Indian Chief Vintage

Story: Gary Mraz and Mike Dalgaard Photos: Ron Sinoy Styles come and go but some designs are just clas- sic, frozen in time and defy fashion fads.  Passing a 2012 Indian Chief on the freeway one could easily assume its a 1940’s skirted fender predeces- sor. For many including myself the 1948-1953 fully “dressed” Indian Chief defined the word “motorcycle” ...

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Bikers In Motion – Part 2

Bikers In Motion – Part 2 Photos by Diana Olmstead and BlackJack              

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Bikers In Motion

Bikers In Motion Photos by Diana Olmstead & BlackJack Visit the Quick Throttle Photo Gallery!

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18,000 Strong Attend The 34th Annual Olympia Toy Run

Written & Photographed by Diana Olmstead The first Saturday in December has become a family tradition for thousands of local motorcycle riders! Why? Because it’s the Olympia Toy Run which benefits The Salvation Army “Toy n’ Joy” Shop! This extraordinary charity ride began in 1977, with 27 men who loved riding motorcycles. These men saw that there were children in ...

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