Northwest Stories

Hollister Freedom Rally 2015

Story by: Fred Z., pics by: Fred Z., Heidi Priddy, and assorted BFC members The Hollister Freedom Rally 2015 was an incredible celebration of motorcycles, motorcyclists, fun, freedom, and many who were totally enjoying the Biker Lifestyle. While so many of us are die-hard bikers and we live the lifestyle everyday – the rally attracted many of the weekend warriors, ...

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE ANNOUNCES MODEL YEAR 2016 LINE-UP

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — July 28, 2015 — Indian Motorcycle announced their “new models” for 2016 today, but the rumor mill got it wrong – there really were no new models, aside from a welcomed ABS version of the Scout. There were however some killer new paint schemes introduced, to a line of bikes that was already fairly “complete.” Add to ...

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Moon Motorcycles Grand Opening Celebration!

Story and Photos by Diana Olmstead On Saturday June 27th Moon Motorcycles in Issaquah WA held their official Grand Opening Celebration! As I rounded the bend on Poplar Way, the street that their shop is located on, motorcycles and cars were parked all along the curb. As I approached the shop I soon saw that their parking lot was jam ...

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Redwood Run

By Mike Joseph “Redwood Run; just the sound of those two words conjures up visions of grandeur. Giant sequoias; that cool pine smell in the air (mixed occasionally with the heavy scent of ganja), all hitting you in the face as you negotiate 65 mile per hour curves, cutting through Northern California’s Highway 101, an area otherwise known as the ...

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Motorcycles with Car Engines

By Leroy B. Vaughn I was doing a little research a few days ago and I came across a copy of a Popular Mechanics magazine cover from June 1935. The price of the magazine was 25 cents and the cover had an illustration of a racer riding a big motorcycle with the words 300 miles per hour on the exhaust pipe. The motorcycle depicted on the cover was ...

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Eastside H-D 21st Anniversary

Eastside Harley-Davidson Proudly Celebrates 21 Years in Business! by Diana Olmstead Eastside Harley-Davidson couldn’t have picked a better day to celebrate 21 successful years of selling and servicing Harley-Davidson motorcycles here in the Pacific Northwest! The weather was spectacular; hot and sunny, a perfect day for a huge outdoor celebration! As I rolled into the parking lot it was jam packed ...

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He Rode Upon a DARK HORSE…

By CD When I first heard about Indian Motorcycle’s latest release, the 2016 Dark Horse, I was reminded of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. In motorcycling, it’s good to come up with badass names for stuff, and I thought this was another (originally coined though by a previous iteration of Indian, circa 2009). But the horse in Revelations was ...

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GUNNER – 1968 Royal Enfield Bike Project

By Charlie Giordano “With great power comes great responsibility,” was the phrase Uncle Ben told to Spider-Man when the young Peter Parker was going through teenage angst. Keep in mind, when Peter first found he had super powers, he used it for personal gain. And so it is by a stroke of good luck that a fair amount of power ...

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ROAD TEST: 2015 Harley-Davidson 48 Review

By Heath The Chief In the wonderful world of Harley-Davidson there are many many options to choose. If you’re a younger rider like myself there are certain bikes, styles that appeal to us. Sure, I could be into ripping down the canyon on a 1200 GX something or other draggin’ my knee trying to avoid any dirt, dogs or other idiot drivers, or I could be ...

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Emerald City Harley-Davidson Anniversary Luau

By Diana Olmstead On the 3rd Saturday in April, Emerald City Harley-Davidson celebrated their 3rd Anniversary, Luau style! As I rolled in on my bike around noon the first person I noticed was their Sales Mgr, Robert Herrington, standing in the parking lot. He was wearing a festive Hawaiian shirt and lei as well as a grass hula skirt over his walking shorts. No doubt about it ...

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