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Getting to Know: Law Tigers Attorney Tom Metier

By Quick Throttle Staff After riding motorcycles for many years, Tom Metier has brought Law Tigers to Washington and Oregon. Riding motorcycles long before he went to law school, Metier grew up in the farm country of Iowa, where motorcycles were like corn – they were everywhere. Metier was riding mini-bikes in the fields by age ten, progressing to rebuilt ...

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Road Bites

By Bryan Hall I live for road trips. It’s not a secret, anyone who knows me, or anyone who has read my stories knows that I love being on the road and checking out new places. Road trips take many forms, from a one- or two-day jaunt to a two- or three-week (or longer) excursion. I also love to eat… ...

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The Oyster Run – “38 Years and Counting”

By Steve & Shaunna Wasserman Touted as the largest motorcycle run in the Pacific Northwest, the legendary Oyster Run held in Anacortes, Washington draws nearly 20,000 enthusiasts each year. Taking place north of Seattle on Fidalgo Island the fourth Sunday of September each year, riders are encouraged to Arrive Early and Stay Late….. Founded in 1981 by Limp Lee, the ...

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Dress for the slide, not the ride

By Darren Wright If you ride a motorcycle, you have either heard the saying “Dress for the Slide, Not the Ride,” or you’ve probably said it yourself. I know I have said it more than once. It was late August; the riding season was getting shorter. My wife Sue and I had a four-day weekend away from work and the ...

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Fatal Crash – Fastest Woman on Four Wheels, Jessi Combs Killed

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo      Photos provided by Perry Nelson The “Fastest Woman on Four Wheels” was absolutely flying across the Alvord Desert, in Oregon, attempting to break the land-speed record she had previously set, when something went terribly wrong. This professional driver, Jessi Combs, had no idea that day, that this attempt at a reported 619 mph, would ...

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The Orygun Run

By Sasha Johnson Every year the grass-roots throwback Orygun Run promises new routes, picturesque campsites, and the best moto-parties you’ve ever experienced. After my first time on the run June 28th to July 1st, I can honestly say it’s all of those things and so much more. The Ultimate Road Trip Our weekend-long vacation in Oregon began with a mad ...

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Sun, Snow and a Devil’s Tail

By Bryan Hall Let’s face it: the weather this year has been positively off its meds. Snow, rain, hail, sun, wind…and sometimes all within a few hours! One day it’s 80 degrees, the next it’s freezing cold and raining. The good news is, we survived it all and are gearing up for those road trips. Personally, I have been dying ...

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Women Who Ride 2019

California and Southwest Editions: Northwest Edition:  

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Just a Glance

There are times you just need a break from the norm, whether that’s everyday life or the bleak scenery that often envelopes our daily views. By JD Gore As I canvass my schedule, I look ahead at the opportunity to get out. The grey cool sky seems to grip the landscape in an unreleasing hold and it drives the spirit ...

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