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History – Seattle to Vancouver 1911

Six Finish Long Motorcycle Race On Time Limit Seattle to Vancouver and Return Endurance Test Marked by Mishaps Find Roads Very Dusty Riders Have Thrilling Experience With Canadian Police Run Into Storms and Washout, but Finish With Colors Flying June 6, 1911, Seattle P.I. – Their eyes, ears and hair filled with the dusty soil… June 19, 2016 admin Preservation

Speedsters at Portland 1919
How Farnham Got the Lion’s Share of the Money and Newman Gathered Up Most of the Glory at the Big Three-Day Meet “14000 motorcycle racing fans can’t be wrong” Riding like very demons, “Dusty” Farnham and “Bob” Newman, both mounted on Indians, cleaned up at Portland in the three-day meet, August 30-31 and… June 19, 2016 admin Preservation

St. Helens Ride, 1950s
Photographer: Bob Chaney Provided to the Pacific Northwest Museum of Motorcycling through the collection of Jon Martin A ride to Mt. St. Helens in the 1950s. Imagine that. No I-5, plenty of Highway 99 and then a ride east to the mountain. There’s a lot we know from looking at the photo. It was most… June 19, 2016 admin Preservation

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1918 – Get ready for Motorcycle Week

1919 – Portland/Seattle New Year’s Endurance Run

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