Northwest Stories

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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The Return of Hollister

Article by Babydoll Pics by Babydoll, Pizano, and Art Hall We arrived in Bolado Park in our home away from home, with our three dogs and our daughter, knowing that the park would be overflowing with Boozefighter’s from all over, being the 60th anniversary in Hollister and the place where their story began. Many of us still wonder why we ...

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Big Dog K-9 Review

Limited to 100 units, the special chopper-style cruisers are stretched out, blacked out, and individually hand signed and numbered. WICHITA, Kansas (June 15, 2007) – Big Dog Motorcycles®, the world’s largest manufacturer of custom bikes, celebrates the continued success of its K-9™ chopper by closing the 2007 model year – the company’s 13th – with 100 Limited Edition versions of ...

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Journey for Freedom Ride

For all who are wondering, the trip from Seattle to DC this year was awesome and wonderful, and several layers of skin were burnt off, just like last year. Through the help of Coors Brewing Company, among others, the ‘Journey For Freedom Fund’ was able to give out two college scholarships on our way to DC. One recipient, Skyle Messer, ...

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New Product from the Great Northwest

This past winter seemed like the longest one so far. Lots of those gray days laced with intermittent rain. The positive side is you finally have enough time to catch up, maybe even do a little research on new stuff in the catalogs. That’s just what I was doing one afternoon when I got a call from a guy wanting ...

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Mild to Wild 2007

Written by Diana Olmstead The last weekend of April, for 3 full days, the Tacoma Dome and Exhibition Center was the site of the 18th annual Mild to Wild Hot Rod and Harley Show. 190,000 square feet combined between the Dome, filled with some of the finest classic cars and hot rods on the west coast and the Exhibition Hall, ...

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