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Wear Your Leather for Halloween

Great Halloween Costume Ideas All You Need Is Your Leather Jacket Halloween is on Monday, October 31, this year. Come to Eagle Leather in costume. Kids get candy; adults in costum...
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How to Prevent Deer/Cycle Collisions

 Safety Tip of the Week Stay Alert to Stay Safe It’s that time of year again, when romance strikes the dee...
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Alvin Seeks Financial Guidance

 A Little Humor Alvin Seeks Financial Guidance in The Bible Alvin was an avid motorcycle enthusiast but also a...
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Rain in Tacoma

 A Little Humor Does It Ever Stop Raining in Tacoma? Elvira thought, when she moved from Chicago to Tacoma, th...
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Safety Tips from GEICO

 Safety Tip of the Week GEICO's Tips for Riding Safely GEICO’s little lizard goes everywhere safely, so we...
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Six Surprising Gifts for Mom

Six Surprising Gifts for Mom She'll Love These Whether She Rides or Not Mother’s Day is a hundred years old this year. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed it in 1916. Wheth...
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Tips for Short Riders Handling Large Bikes

 Safety Tip of the Week Tips for Short Riders Handling Big Bikes This safety tip is condensed from Tricia Szu...
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Hero is Surprised with Major Bike Repairs

A Hero’s Surprise Infantryman gifted with $10,000 worth of motorcycle repairs We at Eagle Leather honor, respect, and admire all men and women in uniform serving our country. W...
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Winter is Coming: Get Ready for Winter Riding

Three Tips for Winter Riding Riding in Winter is About Preparation The temperature is dropping, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put the bike away. Of course, there is a lo...
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The Iron Butt Memorial Ride is Oct. 10

Can You Ride 1,000 Miles in 24 Hours? Then Join the Iron Butt Memorial Ride! Ride Will Take Place at 2:00 AM on October 10 The fall is one of the best times of the year to ride, s...
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Three Amazing Rides for Fall

The Best Rides for Fall in the Pacific Northwest Three scenic locations that will make for amazing motorcycle rides There is something amazing and special about this time of year...
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The 2015 Oyster Run is September 27

Eagle Leather is a Stop Along the 2015 Oyster Run! The Largest Motorcycle Run in the Pacific Northwest is September 27 For 34 great years, the annual Oyster Run has been bringing riders together on the fourth Sunda...
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The 2015 Oyster Run is September 27

Eagle Leather is a Stop Along the 2015 Oyster Run! The Largest Motorcycle Run in the Pacific Northwest is September 27 For 34 great years, the annual Oyster Run has been bringing riders together on the fourth Sunda...
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Happy Birthday Harley!

Happy Birthday, Harley-Davidson A Little Hog History While members of the Eagle Leather Riding Community ride all different brands of motorcycles (I personally ride a Boss Hoss), a lot—and I mean a lot—of our riders are Harley enthusiasts. Frankly, there i...
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Labor Day 2015 at Eagle Leather

Eagle Leather Labor Day Sale & Last Hot Dog BBQ of the Summer The End of Summer Does NOT Mean the End of Riding Season!Plus - MORE THAN 700 Helmets are 50% off! Labor Day Weekend is Friday September 4 through Monday September 7. Every y...
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Thanks for Sharing Your Memories

You Shared Your Memories with Us on Facebook Eagle Leather Facebook Fans Have Great Stories to Tell! By: Mike Toursal, Owner of Eagle Leather We love chatting with members of our riding community on Facebook. That’s ...
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It's Hot - Tips for Staying Cool

It’s Hot! Staying Cool on the Ride is Key! Expert tips on the right gear for the ride to keep you cool in the summer heat. By: Mike Toursal, Owner Earlier this summer, we did a ...
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The History of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

75 Years of Sturgis: A Look Back The History Behind One of the Greatest Motorcycle Events in the World By Mike Toursal, Owner This weekend is Sturgis—a weekend riders from around the country, and even around t...
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Making Memories on the Ride

Making Memories: Communicating on the Road and Capturing Your Experiences on Camera What's Your Favorite Memory? By: Mike Toursal, Owner Riding motorcycles is more than just a hobby; it’s a lifestyle. The best part...
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A Lane-Splitting Update from California

California Lane Splitting Update Bill on Hold for One More Year That California lane splitting bill that took seven years to become a bill has once again hit a roadbloc...
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Sturgis is Almost Here!

Countdown to Sturgis Making the Most of a Biker's Big Week For serious motorcycle enthusiasts and bikers all over the world, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, is the most highly anticipated event of the summer. Sinc...
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What Being American Means to Mike

Eagle Leather: An American Success Story Happy Independence DayBy: Mike Toursal, Owner of Eagle Leather The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a gre...
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How Eagle Leather Saved One Man's Life

A Newsletter Reader's Story How One Man Learned a Safety Tip That Saved His Life When we sent our newsletter a few weeks ago, it was business as usual. Little did we know just how much of an impact that newsletter would h...
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Too Hot For Leather? We've Got You Covered

Beat the Summer Heat Cool off with Kevlar! Every motorcycle enthusiast knows (or should know) that there are just two kinds of riders: those who’ve been down and those who will go down. That quick run to the corner store...
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The Meaning of Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day Honoring the Holiday Memorial Day was first known as Decoration Day from the custom of decorating the graves of the nation’s Civil War dead. In fact, it didn’t officially become Memorial Day until 196...
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Summer is Here, Which Means BBQs!

It's BBQ Time! Hot dogs are back this summer! Memorial Day is early this year—one more reason to celebrate! And Memorial Day weekend means it’s time for Eagle Leather to fire up the grill. Yup, it’s barbecue time! Tim...
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Happy Mother's Day

This One's for the Moms And All Ladies Who Love to Ride! Last of the Summer Wine, a Brit-com that airs on PBS, is one of the longest running shows on TV. In episodes from the 1970’s, Wally rides with his wife Nor...
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Harley Recall: Must-Read for Harley Owners

Harley-Davidson Recall A Must-Read for All Harley Riders Harley-Davidson recalled nearly fifty thousand motorcycles, beginning April 23. The problem is with the clutch master cylinder. Gas bubbles can affect the clutch ma...
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The Electric Motorcycle

A Lightning Fast Ride! The fastest production motorcycle in the world is electric. That’s right, it runs on batteries. It’s the Lightning LS-218. The Santa Clara, California company has come a long way since Richard Ha...
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The Laughlin River Run

The Biggest Motorcycle Event on the West Coast! Join the Fun at the Laughlin River Run! The Laughlin River Run is the largest motorcycling event on the West Coast. In this, its 33rd year, it begins April 22 and lasts throug...
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Is Lane Splitting Safe?

Lane Splitting Safety Facts and Figures on This Hot Topic The lane-sharing law that passed the Washington State Senate earlier this year is stalled in the House and probably won’t pass this year. However, it may be an idea w...
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Motorcycle Insurance

All About Insurance Facts About Insuring Your Ride Washington State does not require that you have insurance to use a motorcycle, but it certainly is a wise move. Liability insurance covers people and property that you migh...
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Washington Senators Talk Lane Splitting Bill

Your "Modified" Lane Splitting Questions Answered Senators Conway and Sheldon Talk About Bill 5623 Senator Steve Conway represents Eagle Leather’s district and is one of the sponsors of Senate Bill 5623 on lane s...
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Modified Lane Splitting Passes in Washington

Bill 5623 Passes with Amendment Washington Riders Can Now Pass on the Left in the Further Left Lane Bill 5623, which allows motorcyclists to pass very slow or stalled traffic, passed by the Washington State Senate on March 7. The o...
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All About Daytona Bike Week

It's Daytona Bike Week! Check Out What's Going on This Week in Sunny Florida! Bike Week at Daytona Beach, Florida is the biggest motorcycle event in the world. This year it runs from March 6 through March 16—a seven-day week just ...
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Your Take on Washington Motorcycle Laws

We Heard Your Thoughts! You Sounded off on Facebook About Motorcycle Laws! Thanks to all who commented on the Eagle Leather Facebook page about proposed legislation here in Washi...
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Sturgis 75th Anniversary

Happy 75th Birthday, Sturgis! Celebrating a Great Riding Tradition  This year the Sturgis Rally is 75 years old! Brenda Vasknetz is the director of the rally for the city of Sturgis. In a ...
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President's Day Motorcycle Facts

Untitled Document Presidents and Motorcycles Which U.S. President Was a Rider? Googling around to see which U.S. presidents rode motorcycles, we found only Jimmy Carter, and he seems to have given it up when he entered poli...
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Valentine's Day Riding Destinations

Fall in Love All Over Again Great Romantic Riding Destinations Just an hour northeast of Tacoma, Snoqualmie boasts a historic downtown district for strolling and shopping. The Northwest Railroad Museum includes the Depot, wit...
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A Rider's Best Friend

Sit Stay Ride The Story of America’s Sidecar Dogs The documentary film Sit Stay Ride: The Story of America’s Sidecar Dogs features motorcyclists from Washington State, Wisconsin, Ohio, and North Carolina. ...
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Laws that Impact Riders in Washington

Three Laws That Impact Washington Riders ABATE Led the Way for Citizens to Express Their Views on Laws and Legislation that Impact Washington Motorcyclists! As riders, we all know that enjoying the open road means following th...
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New Sale Section at Eagle Leather

Calling All Bargain Hunters and Style Seekers! Check Out the New Sale Section at Eagle Leather for Major Savings and Our Newest Gear for Major Style! You know that feeling you get when you know you have walked out of the store ...
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Use The Ride Guide to Promote Your Ride

Eagle Leather Will Promote Your Ride! Starting or Ending a Ride at Eagle Leather is Free -- And So is Posting on The Ride Guide! Be sure your event is listed on Eagle Leather’s Ride Guide—here’s how: The E...
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5 Resolutions for 2015

Happy New Year! Five resolutions to improve your riding pleasure in 2015. Many people make resolutions at the beginning of the new year. And not so many keep them for more than a few days. But, if those resolutions are desig...
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Gift Ideas for Women

Gift Ideas for Women this Christmas Eagle Leather Has Great Gifts for Ladies Who Love to Ride Ladies who love to ride are awesome—and they deserve awesome gifts from Santa under the Christmas tree! Eagle Leather has the bes...
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Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

Gift Ideas for Men Who Love to Ride Eagle Leather Has Great Gifts for Motorcycle Lovers Wondering what to get the men on your gift list? What to put on your wishlist? Keep him warm with ...
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37th Annual Olympia Toy Run

The Olympia Toy Run Returns! Ride for a Cause This Holiday Season No child should be without a toy for Christmas. In our part of the world, the Salvation Army distributes toys to needy kids who would otherwise go without through i...
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Black Friday at Eagle Leather

Come visit Eagle Leather! Black Friday deals continue all weekend!50% off these featured items November 28-30!Plus much, much more! ...
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Thanksgiving Savings

We Are Thankful for Our Customers! Huge Savings In Store Until 12/2 Eagle Leather says ‘thank you’ by giving you big discounts to hunt down. . . A wise man recently said to me, “I kept asking for various thing...
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We Honor Our Veterans

Veterans Honored This Past Week Veteran's Day was Tuesday, 11/11 Six injured service members received brand, spankin’ new Harley-Davidson motorcycles in Jacksonville, Florida this week. Riding motorcycles has bee...
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The Rider's Wish List

A Wish List of Riding GearMake it Easy for Your Loved Ones to Buy for You This Christmas! A Wish List is a marvelous tool. You can use it to simplify your shopping life and make gift-giving easier for your friends and family. You ...
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Boo! It's Cold Outside

Ride in Any Weather with Heated GearDon't Let Cold Weather Scare You Off Your Bike this Season You know how frozen you can feel riding a motorcycle in cold weather without heated gear. Imagine flying in an open cockpit plane, in ...
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B.A.S.H. Turkey Run This Weekend at Eagle Leather

Join the ride to end hunger in Washington State! The BASH Turkey Run leaves the Eagle Leather Lakewood store at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Eagle Leather is proud to sponsor the Turkey Run by Bikers Against St...
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$9000 Raised for "Amputee Ward"

$9000 Raised for "Amputee Ward" ...
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Motorcycle Rodeo at Lakewood Store on July 6

Motorcycle Rodeo at Lakewood Store on July 6June 26, 2014Giddy Up! It's a Motorcycle Rodeo!...
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Yeehaw! The Eagle Leather Rodeo Is In Town!

Yeehaw! The Eagle Leather Rodeo is in town! ...
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Ride for Oso!

Ride for Oso April 18, 2014 Oso Strong...
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Plan Your Riding Season with The Ride Guide

Plan Your Riding Season with The Ride Guide April 03, 2014 Do You Know About the Ride Guide?...
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Three Rides Every Washington Rider Should Take

Three Rides Every Washington Rider Should Take March 06, 2014 Three Must-See Washington Rides...
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The International Motorcycle Show is Coming!

The International Motorcycle Show is Coming! January 29, 2014 The Seattle International Motorcycle Show  A Weekend of Family Fun!  ...
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Bike Week is a Few Weeks Away!

Bike Week is a Few Weeks Away! January 29, 2014 Daytona Bike Week A Week of Sun...
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Check out the Ride Guide for Motorcycle Events

Check Out The Ride Guide for Motorcycle Events January 09, 2014 The Ride Guide: Your Source for Rides and Events! Promote Your Rid...
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36th Annual Olympia Toy Run.

36th Annual Olympia Toy Run December 03, 2013 36th Annual Olympia Toy Run...
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Riding for a Cause: Gerbils Ride for Ta-Tas

Riding for a Cause: Gerbils Ride for Ta-Tas November 13, 2013 Charity Ride: Gerbils for Ta-TasRide to Benefit Rider Michelle Mantonya, ...
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Anniversary Celebration Grand Finale Party!

Anniversary Celebration Grand Finale Party! November 06, 2013 ...
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Eagle Leather Anniversary Celibration!

Eagle Leather Anniversary Celebration! October 17, 2013 Happy 18th Anniversary Eagle Leather - HUGE Ce...
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Annual Bash Turkey Run Provides Food for Families

Annual BASH Turkey Run Provides Food for Families October 01, 2013 ...
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Eagle Leather Heads to Anacortes!

Eagle Leather Heads to Anacortes! September 19, 2013 Eagle Leather Heads to Anacortes for the 32nd ...
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Eagle Leather Sponsors the 2013 Union Ride

Eagle Leather Sponsors the 2013 Union Ride September 05, 2013 ...
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Labor Day Sale and Giveaway!

Labor Day Sale and Giveaway August 28, 2013 Labor Day Sale and Giveaway! Join Eagle...
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Things to Do at Sturgis!

Things to Do at Sturgis! July 26, 2013 ...
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It's Almost Time for Sturgis!

It's Almost Time for Sturgis! July 10, 2013 ...
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BBQ Sundays are Back at Eagle Leather

BBQ Sundays are Back at Eagle Leather June 20, 2013 ...
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Poker Run Recap at Eagle Leather

Poker Run Recap at Eagle Leather June 20, 2013 ...
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Brian Fisher Memorial Ride

Ride for the Fallen Ride with the Brian Fisher Memorial on Saturday, June 27th, 2015....
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Get Crazy for One Craaazy Ride!

Get Crazy for One Craaazy Ride!May 02, 2013Let’s Get Crazy!...
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Happy Easter from Eagle Leather

Happy Easter from Eagle Leather! March 30, 2013 Happy Easter from...
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Annual Easter BASHket Run at Eagle Leather!

Annual Easter BASHket Run at Eagle Leather March 07, 2013 ...
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72nd Annual Bike Week is Almost Here!

72nd Annual Bike Week is Almost Here March 05, 2013 72nd Annual Bike Week is Almost Here!Daytona Beach, FL plays host to hundreds of thousand...
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A Wounded Warrior Rides Again

A Wounded Warrior Rides Again February 28, 2013 ...
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The Annual Steeplechase Banquet 2013

The Annual Steeplechase Banquet 2013 January 10, 2013 The Annual Steeplechase Banquet...
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Join Eagle LEather at the Olympia Toy Run!

Join Eagle Leather at the Olympia Toy Run ...
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Eagle Leather Celebrates 17 Years

Eagle Leather Celebrates 17 Years November 02, 2012 Attention...
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Preferred Destinatin - The San Juans

Preferred Destination - The San Juans ...
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Eagle Leather Pledges Dollars for Donations

Eagle Leather Pledges Dollars for Donations...
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Oyster Run This Sunday!

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This Labor Day, Stop and Say "Thanks!"

This Labor Day, Stop and Say "Thanks!" September 04, 2012 Dear Eagle Leather Riding Community Friends,Labor Day weekend is upon us. I never knew really why we celebrated labor day until ten or fif...
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Favorite Rides: The Cascade Loop Ranks High!

Favorite Rides: The Cascade Loop Ranks! ...
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Tips For Enjoying Long Rides

Tips for Enjoying Long Rides Ju...
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Ride to Benefit Cancer in Puyallup this Saturday

Ride to Benefit Cancer in Puyallup this Saturday July 09, 2012 ...
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Free Safety Seminars at Eagle Leather

Free Safety Seminars at Eagle Leather ...
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Join us for Mike's Food Bank Ride

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"Just Us Girlsz" Motorcycle Maintencance Conference

"Just Us Girlz" Motorcycle Maintenance Conference April 11, 2012...
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Take a Ride with Mike

Take a Ride with Mike April 25, 2012 Here's a first ever ride that will start at Eagle Lea...
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Tour-Cruising Mexico by Motorcycle

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Join Us for a Street Survival Seminar

Join us a Street Survival Seminar January 23, 2012 Premiering on Thursday, February 9 at 7PM, Master Instructor Bret Tkacs of Puget Sound Safety will deliver a first of its kind Eagle Leather pre...
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Planning Your Late Summewr Rides

Planning Your Late Summer Rides August 19, 2011 ...
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Jake and Omar

Jake and Omar August 12, 2011 DAY ONERoad trip start about 830, we head into Sumner to fuel up then took the back roads to the valley freeway un...
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Every Ride Starts At Eagle Leather

Every Ride Starts At Eagle Leather August 12, 2011 ...
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Marina's Ride To The Arctic Circle.

Marina's Ride To The Arctic Circle July 19, 2011 Ride to the Arctic with Marina Rockinger by virtually following her 1,800 mile motorcycle ride through rugged Alaska.Marina is going...
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Gear Up and Ride!

Gear Up and Ride! January 09, 2012 ...
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South Sound Riders Score!

South Sound Riders Score! May 12, 2011 We'd like to thank the South Sound Riders for letting Eagle Leather attend a recent pre-Ride function to tell them about TheRideGuide.org and a little about how Eagle Leather plans to ad...
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The BIG O Is A Must Ride!

The Big O Is A Must Ride May 02, 2011 Eagle Leather has put t...
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The Ride Guide Rocks!

The Ride Guide ROCKS! April 19, 2011 Jeff & Kim Haynie write Eagle Leather to say "Thanks...The Ride Guide Rocks!"  Originally coming to Eagle Leather to be outfitted for their...
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We've Got A Secret

We've Got A Secret April 19, 2011 Some of you have been wonde...
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