Northwest Stories

Indian Motorcycles for 2015

Weeks, even months before the scheduled introduction in Sturgis of the new 2015 Indian models speculation was rampant and rumors buzzed like mosquitos that Indian would be showing an all new model along with its updated Chief line. So it was surprising that as part of a series of weekly “teaser” news releases by Indian just prior to Sturgis, that ...

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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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HARLEY-DAVIDSON REVEALS PROJECT LIVEWIRE™

THE FIRST ELECTRIC HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE H-D Invites Consumers to Ride, React and Shape the Future of this New Bike MILWAUKEE (June 19, 2014) – Innovation, meet heritage. Today, Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) reveals Project LiveWire – the first Harley-Davidson® electric motorcycle. In keeping with the company’s customer-led product development approach, starting next week select consumers across the country will be able to ride and provide feedback on the bike, helping to ...

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ROAD TEST: 2015 Harley-Davidson Street 750 Review

Story / Bike Photos: Heath “The Chief “ Cofran  Music plays: “There’s a new kid in town, I don’t wanna hear it, there’s a new kid in town.” The Eagles were right on with this tune, and the more you listen they tell ya “There’s a talk on the street it sound so familiar, great expectations, everybody’s watching you.” The new kid in town is ...

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ROAD TEST: 2014 Harley-Davidson Low Rider Review

Story / Bike Photos: Heath “The Chief “ Cofran Riding Shot: Christina Cofran As a writer for the magazine, we get to pick up new bikes and ride them for a few weeks so we can give our best understanding of them. I have ridden a bunch of really cool bikes and I enjoy seeing what each of them has ...

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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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Laughlin River Run 2014 – A Rally of Epic Proportions

Laughlin River Run

By Pastor Z. Photos by George Childress and Pastor Z. 12 years ago God sent my “personal angel” Esther – to fall into my life (I love you baby)! In 2002 we were married at Laughlin Community Church by our close friend & brother, Pastor Gene Lee. So as we’ve done for many years Esther and I were off in the Urban ...

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Laughlin River Run 2014 – One Huge Party!

Laughlin River Run

By Perry Nelson, Photos by George Childress and Perry Nelson I was covering up the seat on my Bobcat (a small tractor) hours before my Laughlin River Run trip and bam!! I fell off the bucket and, in turn injured 2- of my ribs , ouch…man…Really?…Ugh. My plans instantly changed, now I’m taking the Truck and loading up the 09 Dyna. Traci was not ...

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