Riders for Health celebrates Team Ride West!

Riders for Health Dual Sport Scavenger Hunt is a Seattle area success!

Seattle volunteers Deb Shiell, Dave Preston, and Bill Hucks organized Riders for Health’s first ever Dual Sport Scavenger Hunt last month.


From left: Dave Preston, Tracy Jeffries, Bill Hucks, Que Mathis, Deb Shiell, and Jill Oliver


Riders for Health supporters and dual sport motorcycle enthusiasts in the Seattle area discovered a great way to have fun while raising important funds for Riders for Health. On August 8-10, Cove RV Park in Brinnon, Washington hosted the first annual Riders for Health Dual Sport Scavenger Hunt. About twenty-five participants spent the weekend sleuthing over clues, exploring picturesque roads and trails around the park, and camping in the company of friends and fellow riders.

The event drew support from many corners of the Seattle motorcycling community. Riders for Health would like to thank RideWest BMW for promotional and vehicle support, Cycle Barn of Lynnwood for donating prizes, and SoundRider.com and AltRider.com for promoting the event. Riders would also like to thank volunteers Jill Oliver, Que Mathis, and Tracy Jeffries for helping to make the weekend a success. 

Volunteers raised $550 for Riders for Health through event registration and collecting donations. Plans are under way for next year’s event, with all this year’s participants excited to return. The 2013 Riders for Health Dual Sport Scavenger Hunt already promises to be bigger and better!

To check out pictures of the event and receive updates on what’s happening with Riders for Health in Seattle, be sure to like the group’s page on facebook here.  

About david

I am a 73 year old motorsports nut who lives in Snohomish, Washington. After a 31 year career as an English teacher, I segued into a self-created job in the motorsports business. Now retired, I was involved in customer relations for Ride West BMW in Seattle, after almost 10 years of similar work for the Cycle Barn MotorSports Group. I own, at the current time, a Triumph Rocket 3 (2020) and a 2016 Ford Focus ST. What else would you like to know?
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