Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Oyster Run and the ABTOR compared

Comparing the Oyster Run and the ABTOR The “Oyster Run” is held on the 4th Sunday in September every year, and has been going on for decades. It is a massive gathering in Anacortes of 15,000 or more motorcycles, and … Continue reading

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ABTOR 2016

The ABTOR for 2016 In about 2002 I invented an event called the ABTOR.  This came about through requests from Cycle Barn customers  (where I worked at the time) regarding the annual “Oyster Run.” The “Oyster Run” is held on … Continue reading

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The 2016 Triumph T 120 at 5,000 miles

The 2016 Triumph T120 Bonneville at 5,000 miles. With my new Bonneville about to hit the 5,000 mile mark, it’s a good time to look back on the ownership experience so far. First impressions:  Well, it’s beautiful. That’s the first … Continue reading

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The final brush strokes on the Kenny Roberts painting

This is a press release (or article) by Bruce Scholten. I’m from Puget Sound and have contributed to CycleNews.com since 1978. That was a year after the Pride of Bellingham – STEVE BAKER – became first American to win the … Continue reading

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Sometimes it takes a really big village

Sometimes it takes a really big village. This saga has several underlying foundations.  The first is that I have been raising funds for Riders for Health with various events for 16 years.  It all began when I went to work … Continue reading

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