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Eagle Leather Showing Off

The runway and models were the center of attention at a recent motorcycle event, something you don’t hear too often. By JD Gore and Jody Davison Up in Lakewood, Washington is a 22,000 sq ft leather goods superstore of sorts, called Eagle Leather. What is there cannot be described as easily as just a store. The amount of highly sought ...

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Black Thursday

By Brian Lange, Legislative Affairs Officer, ABATE of Washington Photos by Brian Lange/ABATE of WA By the time you read this, ABATE of Washington’s annual ‘Black Thursday’ legislative advocacy day January 17th at the Capitol in Olympia will already have gone successfully into the history books.  For nearly forty years ABATE of Washington has gone to the Capitol and fought ...

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ABATE of Washington 40th Anniversary Spring Opener

Click here to view the ABATE 40th Anniversary photo gallery  A Rockin’ Good Time! Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson, Cary Clark & Diana   The Quick Throttle crew woke up early Thursday morning, June 21st, and then met up for a quick cup of coffee before heading off to the 40th Annual Spring Opener which is organized ...

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Sometimes It IS The Destination

By Bryan Hall People always say, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” Most of the time that’s true, the joy of being on the road is just being on the road. Sometimes, however, the journey has a purpose, a reason, a destination. I have family who lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, and I go visit them every ...

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2018 Rockin’ the Red Horse Rally

By Diana Olmstead Photos by Diana, Robin Hudson & Breanna Willis Click here for the full Rockin’ the Red Horse Rally photo gallery  On Friday, May 4th, our photographer Robin and I headed east to attend the 2018 “Rockin’ the Red Horse” rally at the Red Horse Diner and Nodding Donkey Bar in Ellensburg, WA. The Red Horse Diner was ...

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ABATE of Washington Swap Meet

By Diana Olmstead On Sunday, March 25th 2018, ABATE of Washington held their 30th Annual Spring Swap Meet at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA. Myself and two QT staff members awoke bright and early that morning to make our way to Monroe. We didn’t ride, we drove, knowing that we would most likely have too much stuff to ...

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Black Thursday at the Washington State Capitol

By Brian Lange. Photos by Jack Ottoway & Gabriel Garcia    ABATE of Washington held its annual legislative event Black Thursday again this year on January 18th. What is ABATE, and what is Black Thursday you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. ABATE of Washington is the largest motorcycle rights organization in the state of Washington. We believe that no matter what ...

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2017 Olympia Toy Run – 40th Annual

Photos from the 40th Olympia Toy Run held in Olympia, Washington on December 2nd, 2018

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2017 Rockin’ the Red Horse Rally

Written by Beryl Kelley & Diana Olmstead Photos by Beryl Kelley & Nicole Crossett The Red Horse Diner, a favorite destination just off I-90 in Ellensburg, kicked off the riding season with a huge party, swap meet, and motorcycle run known as “Rockin’ the Red Horse”. The Red Horse Diner is a one of a kind, 50’s style diner set ...

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2012 1st Annual Red Horse Rally

The 1st Annual Red Horse Rally: The Party that Almost Wasn’t! By BlackJack Less than a week before the Red Horse Diner was to hold their 1st Annual Red Horse Rally, the Taylor Bridge Wildfire broke out between Cle Elum and Ellensburg. The fires came dangerously close during the week leading up to the event, and for a few days ...

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