Northwest Stories

2007 Olympia Toy Run Preview

Written by Diana Olmstead Mark your calendars! Deck out your bikes with the Christmas spirit! Don’t miss 2007’s biggest holiday event celebrating it‘s 30th year… The Olympia Toy Run, Saturday, December 1st! The Olympia Toy Run started 30 years ago by the Olympia Chapter of ABATE of Washington and was known as the ABATE Toy Run. First year attendance was ...

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Eagle Leather’s Bike Giveaway

Written by Diana Olmstead Eagle Leather’s month long Grand Opening celebration culminated in climatic fashion with the drawing of one lucky ticket holder. All during the month of October, Eagle Leather gave anyone who walked through their doors a ticket and a chance to win a new 2008 Harley-Davidson Dyna Superglide Custom. “This was a genius promotional marketing idea” said ...

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Running with Oysters

I’ll never forget the first time I met John’s wife. She had said, “I heard they hired a long-haired dude who rides a ‘girls’ bike.” I loved my ‘naught-one’ Sporty. It was the first Harley I had ever owned and it was the only bike I had ridden in almost twenty years…plus, it was all I could afford at the ...

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Run with the Wolves 2007

By Mike Dalgaard From the huge complimentary breakfast at Kamilchee Trading Post & the Little Creek Casino, to the even larger “HOG Feed” at the Junction and everything in between this was a great ride and event. The lure of large cash prizes, a great route, unusual stops, a tour of Wolf Haven and a killer band drew more then ...

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Interview: Gregg Allman

By Lisa D. I spoke to Gregory, as his friends call him, on a Thursday afternoon in October. While eating his Georgia peach cobbler, he was proudly telling me about his home on the Georgia bayou and his newest home in Mississippi. He’s a southern gentleman who says he met his soul mate Stacy Fountain 12 years ago and she ...

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Northwest Edition – October 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – October 2007   Indian 101 Scout – Nostalgia 2008 Big Dog Motorcycles

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2007 Sturgis

“A ‘Sturgin’ No More….” Story by Randy Twells Photos by CD, Randy Twells, Wild Bill Saxton, and Linda Dahl I HAD never been to Sturgis. I had heard about it. It seems as though EVERYONE has been to Sturgis, except me, and several times over. And of course, seeing a story write-up or a TV show, showing crowded main streets ...

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2008 Big Dog

With two chopper-style bikes and three pro-street models – including the completely redesigned Pitbull and all-new Mutt WICHITA, Kansas (September 5, 2007) – Big Dog Motorcycles, the world’s largest manufacturer of custom bikes, jump-started the custom motorcycle niche nearly 15 years ago, and, with each model year, new benchmarks are set in terms of style, technology, and riding comfort. For ...

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Washington’s “Good To Go”?

by Mike Dalgaard As all of you know, the 2nd Tacoma Narrows Bridge opened to traffic on July 16th. This new bridge collects a toll on the Peninsula side of the bridge going south, and the old bridge is free coming north. In an effort to further improve traffic flow across the bridge, the D.O.T. created every bureaucrats dream, more ...

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Rally for the Troops

Written by Diana Olmstead Destination Harley-Davidson held their 4th Annual Rally for the Troops this past Saturday at their Tacoma dealership. Over 1000 bikes and riders from all across the Pacific Northwest, adorned with American flags, gathered to show their support of the men and women in our military who risk their lives to serve and protect our country and ...

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