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Side Road Humor

    A Little Humor Do You Know What is Down the Road? You probab ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/20/2017 at 02:26 am

The Oyster Run is This Weekend!

At Eagle Leather we’re getting ready for the Oyster Run at Anacortes. It’s an event Mike loves because it’s another chance to meet customers old and new, and because it takes him back to the beginning of his success, before he had his first store, when he sold motorcycle gear from a van at rallies. Find us at the corner of Commercial Avenue and Ninth S ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/20/2017 at 02:15 am

Tailgating

    Safety Tip of the Week Tailgating The safety tip this week i ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/09/2017 at 17:29 pm

It's Tailgating Season

The pre-game parking lot festivities, tailgating, is part of the modern American football tradition. People nowadays prepare some pretty comprehensive picnics, bringing grills and tables as well as bountiful feasts. How can a motorcycle enthusiast participate in the festivities?   If you’re invited to a group event where most of the participants ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/07/2017 at 17:08 pm

Labor Day 2017

It’s almost time for the last Eagle Leather barbecue of summer. Join us September 3 for hot dogs and all the fixin’s. It’s a great family event where you can meet other motorcycle enthusiasts and the staff at Eagle Leather.   Labor Day rose from the labor movement. The first local ordinances authorizing the holiday were passed in 188 ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/25/2017 at 02:10 am

Get a Job

    A Little Humor Get a Job! Some motorcycle enthusiasts met at ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/25/2017 at 02:01 am

All About Tires

There’s a lot to remember about motorcycle tire safety, from selecting tires to riding on them. We can’t cover it all, but these are some highlights.   When you’re buying new tires, remember to be sure that meet manufacturer requirements for the way you plan to use them. Never put radial tires on a bike that’s not designed for ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/17/2017 at 03:47 am

What's in a Name?

We said on Facebook that about one in five people name their cars and asked what you named your motorcycle. We had a great response (it’s not too late to join in) and we wondered what was behind the whole notion of naming vehicles.   Auto Nation surveyed 2500 people and found that the most popular car name was Betsy (except in the Southwest, w ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/06/2017 at 19:41 pm

Have You Seen the Bear in the Sidecar?

Have you seen the viral video of the bear riding in the sidecar and waving at onlookers? Folks have wondered whether or not it’s a real bear or just a guy in a bear suit, or even a photo-shopped hoax.   It’s the real deal. The bear is named Tim. He was born blind in one eye and would not have survived in the wild. Now 22 years old, he wa ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/03/2017 at 02:53 am

Sidecar Safety

    Safety Tip of the Week Sidecar Safety   Driving a moto ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/03/2017 at 02:41 am

Sidecar Safety

    Safety Tip of the Week Some tips about safe riding at Sturgis   ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/03/2017 at 02:40 am

The Bear Knight

    A Little Humor The Bear Knight Gorval the bear didn’t ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/03/2017 at 02:28 am

Sturgis Safety

    Safety Tip of the Week Some tips about safe riding at Sturgis   ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/26/2017 at 23:48 pm

Millennials Who Ride

The motorcycle industry is looking for a new population of riders to unleash on the open road. After seeing a decrease in sales during the 2008 global financial crisis, motorcycle dealers were left with a huge void to fill. For this same reason, Millennials are in tough financial situations seeking ways to make their dollars stretch. This convergence of circumstances ha ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/26/2017 at 23:33 pm

Tollbooth Drama

    A Little Humor Recommended by Dentists and Tollbooth Workers ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/20/2017 at 03:44 am

Information on the Tacoma Toll Roads

Though this blog concentrates on toll roads and bridges in the Tacoma, Washington area, a lot of the information will apply wherever you ride and find tolls. If you ride on the SR 520 or Tacoma Narrows bridges, you must pay a toll. The easiest and cheapest way to do that is to use a Good To Go! account. If you don’t have one, you can s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/20/2017 at 03:35 am

Sturgis 2017 - What to Know

Use the official Sturgis rally page for a current guide to events like the Mayor’s Ride and the Beard and Mustache Contest. These are some tips culled from various sources on the Internet to help you get there safely and enjoy Sturgis to the fullest. There are more pre-party events the weekend before the Rally officially begins than there are the weekend after, bu ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/13/2017 at 03:56 am

Beautiful Day-Trip Destinations Near Tacoma

Let’s look at some day-trip destinations within an hour or two’s ride from Tacoma.   Castle Rock is just over eighty miles on I5, taking an hour and twenty minutes. Or, you can take WA-7S and US-12W, which is a trip of 113 miles and takes two hours and fifteen minutes. Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens both have visitors’ centers, hik ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/08/2017 at 12:55 pm

Group Rides

    Upcoming Group Rides at Eagle Leather Ride with Friends or Join a Good Cause ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/21/2017 at 03:07 am

Heat Protection

    Safety Tip of the Week Dangers of Heat Did you know that in ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/13/2017 at 02:51 am

Road-Sharing Tips

    Safety Tip of the Week Tips for Riders and Drivers Sharing the Road ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/19/2017 at 02:33 am

Motorcycle Boots

    How to Choose The Right Boots Cruiser and Touring Boots   ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/03/2017 at 03:25 am

Alligator Shoes

    A Little Humor Trudy and The Alligator Hunt Trudy rode her m ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/03/2017 at 02:02 am

Riding Courses

    Safety Tip of the Week Sharpen Your Riding Skills Spring is ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/26/2017 at 03:17 am

Stuntmen Jokes

    A Little Humor How Many Stuntmen Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb? ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/29/2017 at 02:16 am

Rain Gear

    Choosing Rain Gear Staying Safe and Dry   Riding a mot ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/07/2017 at 03:43 am

Drink Safely

    Safety Tip of the Week Drink Responsibly Whether it’s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/01/2017 at 02:40 am

Long Trip Kits

    Safety Tip of the Week What To Carry With You on Long Trips ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/20/2017 at 01:59 am

Motorcycle Art

    Motorcycle Art Motorcycle Artists of The Past and Present   ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/30/2017 at 02:08 am

Gift Ideas for Men

    Christmas Gift Ideas Any Man Would Like From Your Toddler to Your Grandpa ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/12/2016 at 03:52 am

Beware of Glare

    Safety Tip of the Week How to Protect Your Eyes from Glare   ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/05/2016 at 02:53 am

R-2 Detour

    A Little Humor A Robotic Server Argues with a Ventriloquist Carol r ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/09/2016 at 23:19 pm

Eagle Leather's new Website

Announcing the All New EagleLeather.com! Now it is easier than ever to shop Eagle Leather online! This month marks Eagle Leather's 19th anniversary! And just in time to celebrate this miles ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/09/2016 at 22:38 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  10/16/2016 at 22:36 pm

Alphonse and The Thermos

 A Little Humor What Does a Thermos Do? Alphonse was enthusiastic about motorcycles—he rode one and he wor ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/07/2016 at 20:00 pm

Semi-Annual Clearance Sale

Get First Pick at Our Discounted Merchandise Save 25-50% On Motorcycle Gear You are the first to know about the next Eagle Leather’s Semi-Annual Clearance Sale! As valued custome ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/07/2016 at 19:31 pm

How to Ride Your Motorcycle in the Rain

Enjoy the Ride, Even When It Rains Tips for Riding Safely and Comfortably in the Rain Here in the Pacific Northwest, keeping our motorcycles in the garage when it rains just isn’ ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/04/2016 at 22:30 pm

Biketober in Daytona

Biketober in Daytona Is Coming Up A 12-Mile Scenic Ride You Don't Want to Miss When you go to Biketober in Daytona, start at Riverfront Park at the corner of Main and Beach Streets ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/26/2016 at 22:29 pm

John Gets a Flat Tire

 A Little Humor John Gets Some Unexpected Advice I was looking for jokes about motorcycles and wheels and I ra ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/19/2016 at 00:22 am

Riding Inside the Wheel

Think Outside the Box; Ride Inside the Wheel Check Out The Monowheel! Imagine a big wheel—five or six feet tall. Now imagine a motor, a seat and a little gas tank mounted on a tr ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/19/2016 at 00:11 am

Oyster Run Preparations

Eagle Leather Takes the Store on the Road Come Check Out our Tent and Our Cool Gear! The Oyster Run at Anacortes is the only rally Eagle Leather attends. It’s a high point of the ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/15/2016 at 22:59 pm

Harley Davidson Products

Harley Davidson Merchandise at Eagle Leather We'll Help You Find Everything Your Need! Did you watch “Harley and the Davidsons” on the Discovery channel? At Eagle Leather we ho ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/11/2016 at 18:15 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  09/05/2016 at 22:13 pm

How to Choose Rain Gear

Rain Gear Is a Riding Essential The right gear can extend your motorcycling year by weeks, even months. In our part of the world, protection from rain can be the most important factor. In fact ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/05/2016 at 21:52 pm

Safely Riding in a Group

 Safety Tip of the Week Stay Safe While Riding in a Group At big rallies like the Oyster Run, you can find y ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/29/2016 at 22:18 pm

The Annual Oyster Run

The Annual Oyster Run Is Coming Up One of The Happiest Times at Eagle Leather One of the happiest times at Eagle Leather is getting ready for the Oyster Run. We’ve had a booth th ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/29/2016 at 21:53 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  08/14/2016 at 23:10 pm

California Lane-Splitting Bill Update

Major Lane-Change Bill Update The California Lane-Splitting Bill Moves Forward! California motorcycle enthusiasts have been lane-splitting for a long time. Lane-splitting is just ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/14/2016 at 22:49 pm

Help Prevent Motorcycle Theft

Prevent Motorcycle Theft Tips for Keeping Your Bike Safe Do you know that some folks out there steal motorcycles and then sell the parts cheap on Internet auction sites? They can s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/07/2016 at 21:21 pm

How to Prevent CTS

 Safety Tip of the Week How To Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) Studies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/31/2016 at 23:06 pm

Riding Through Mount Rainier

Plan Your Ride through Mount Rainier National Park One of the Most Scenic Rides in the Pacific Northwest This year, the centennial of the National Park Service, seems like a perfec ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/31/2016 at 22:37 pm

Durable Fashion-Forward Leather Gear

Durable Fashion-Forward Leather Gear New Gear from Eagle Leather Eagle Leather has added many new items to its house brand, keeping up with styles and trends and offering the best qualit ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/25/2016 at 22:48 pm

Summer Riding Gear

How To Stay Cool While Riding Expert Tips on Summer Gear from Eagle Leather Looking for an inspirational quote for this newsletter I came across this from Kelly Elmore: “Some of the bes ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/18/2016 at 22:19 pm

Fourth of July Events

Happy Independence Day from Eagle Leather! A Weekend Full of Events and Shows That Will Keep Everyone Entertained What better way to kick off your Independence Day weekend than with a bar ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/27/2016 at 19:21 pm

The Misspelled Sale Sign

 A Little Humor The Misspelled Sale Sign Joe the motorcycle enthusiast walked past his favorite motorcycle s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/26/2016 at 22:28 pm

Electric Motorcycles Safety

 Safety Tip of the Week Safety Features For Electric Motorcycles Every motorcycle enthusiast should know that ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/26/2016 at 22:20 pm

The Light Rider

The All-Electric Light Rider The Motorcycle of The Future Is Here! It’s electric. It’s ultra-light. It’ fast. And it’s made on a 3-D printer. Yup. And what’s more, it’ ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/26/2016 at 22:07 pm

Five Father's Day Gifts For Dad

Five Great Gift Ideas for Dad Happy Father's Day from Eagle Leather! “Not another tie,” Dad’s thinking. Nope. No way. Just no. Shop at Eagle Leather for Father’s Day gi ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/14/2016 at 23:08 pm

The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy

The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) Race A Professioanl Race On The World’s Oldest Motorcycle Racing Course The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) Races have been held every year s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/13/2016 at 20:21 pm

Riding In a Group - Q&A

 Safety Tip of the Week Three Questions and Answers about Riding in a Group Do I have to ride as fast as ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/31/2016 at 23:14 pm

Summer Rides

Join a Group Ride This Summer Enjoy the Road and Support a Good Cause Summertime and the ridin’ is easy. Groups gather to enjoy the open road, stop at a few pit stops, and (often ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/31/2016 at 23:08 pm

The Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day: A Day of Honor and Reverence Remembering Those Who Have Made The Ultimate Sacrifice For Us We can’t tell you when and where Memorial Day began. Several cities vie f ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/24/2016 at 22:21 pm

Eagle Leather BBQs

Eagle Leather Barbecues Are Back! Enjoy Hot Dogs and Great Company Every Sunday It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy—especially on Sundays. That’s because, around noonti ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/23/2016 at 23:31 pm

Good Communications Tips

Good Communications Are an Important Safety Factor Tips for Choosing The Best Intercom System If you’ve never wished you could talk to a passenger or another rider, probably you ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/16/2016 at 22:45 pm

Prince's Bike Controversy

Prince’s Awesome Custom Motorcycle A Controversy and a Detective Story About Prince’s Bike Prince, who once changed his name to a symbol and was referred to in print ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/09/2016 at 21:50 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  05/01/2016 at 19:53 pm

A Famous Irish Invention

 A Little Humor Irish Inventor James Martin Had an Inspiration Patricia is a motorcyclist who is very proud ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/25/2016 at 22:37 pm

What's an Autocycle?

What The Heck Is an Autocycle? This Carlike Three-Wheeler Could Be The Future of Transportation Simply put, an autocycle is sort of a motorcycle and sort of a car and sort of somet ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/25/2016 at 22:35 pm

Why Is Matt Late Again?

 A Little Humor Matt Is Always on Time, Except for One Day a Year Al and his wife Betty owned a motorcycle s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/19/2016 at 23:04 pm

Start Your Ride at Eagle Leather

Planning New Rides for 2016? Here's Why You Should Start Your Ride at Eagle Leather We know you check the Eagle Leather Ride Guide to see what rides are coming up. But many groups ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/19/2016 at 22:48 pm

Burglar Protection

 A Little Humor How To Protect Your Apartment From Burglars Al was getting ready to go to Sturgis. He was re ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/11/2016 at 22:25 pm

The 76th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The Countdown to Sturgis Has Begun Check Out the Most Anticipated Events of the Rally The 76th annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ will run from August 8 to August 14 this ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/11/2016 at 21:26 pm

Gloria Gets a Makeover

 A Little Humor Gloria Wants a Makeover Gloria was in her sixties, and she’d been a motorcycle enthusiast ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/03/2016 at 23:26 pm

Spring Gear Checklist

Prepare Your Gear for The Riding Season Find out If Your Gear Needs to Be Changed or Repaired Now that your motorcycle is ready for spring, it’s time to check your gear. Let’s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/03/2016 at 22:44 pm

Rambo The Rider

 A Little Humor Rambo Needs More Space Mary Thorn is a Floridian who loves motorcycling with her pet, Rambo. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/27/2016 at 15:31 pm

Steps to Picking the Right Goggles

Goggles Are The Ultimate Measure for Eye Safety How To Pick The Goggles That Are Right For You Windshields and sunglasses both help to protect your eyes while you ride, but, unless ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/27/2016 at 15:27 pm

How To Prep Your Bike For Riding Season

Get Ready for Your First Ride of Spring! Five Tips for Getting Your Ride Prepped for Riding Season It can easily take a couple of hours to get your motorcycle ready to ride after t ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/21/2016 at 22:22 pm

A St. Patty's Day Proposal

 A Little Humor A Proposal In Honor of St. Patrick’s Day On March 17, Brendan O’Malley, a motorcycle enthu ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/14/2016 at 21:35 pm

Superstitions for Good Luck

Superstitions for Good Luck Famous Superstitions From Around the World The Irish are known for their superstitions—one more odd than the next. For instance, never wear new clothe ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/14/2016 at 20:46 pm

Florida Riding Safety Tips

 Safety Tip of the Week Safety Tips for Riding in Florida This week’s safety tip is condensed from the web ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/06/2016 at 21:49 pm

Daytona Bike Week 75th Anniversary

Daytona Bike Week 75th Anniversary Ten Days Full of Exciting Events Daytona Bike Week is actually longer than a week. It starts Friday, March 4, and doesn’t end until Sunday, Ma ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/06/2016 at 21:23 pm

Carol Ann Talks to God

 A Little Humor Carol Ann Talks to God Carol Ann, a female motorcycle enthusiast in her fifties, had a heart a ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/29/2016 at 22:04 pm

Rise of Women Motorcycle Riders

Female Bike Ownership Doubled Over The Last Decade Incredible Stats about Women Riders Did you know that the percentage of motorcycle owners in the United States who are female ros ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/29/2016 at 21:47 pm

Moses Talks to Calvin

 A Little Humor Calvin the Thief Talks to Moses While Maurice the motorcycle enthusiast was out riding one eve ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/22/2016 at 21:17 pm

Indian Motorcycle: A Legend Reborn

Indian Motorcycle: A Legend Reborn The Scout Project Is Indian Motorcycle's First Custom Bike Design Competition You can help an Indian® Motorcycle dealer win a trip for two to ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/15/2016 at 22:33 pm

Motorcycle Test Drives

 Safety Tip of the Week Tips for Test-Driving a Motorcycle When you test drive a motorcycle, especially a us ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/08/2016 at 22:43 pm

Marriage Counseling

 A Little Humor Marriage Counseling Mark and Marcy came to Dr. Will the Motorcycling Marriage Counselor. Dr. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/08/2016 at 22:30 pm

Win a Romantic Valentine's Day Prize

Three Great Prizes for Romantic Riders Win one of Three Romantic Valentine's Day Prizes from Eagle Leather What could be more romantic than an evening by, or on, the water? You hav ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/08/2016 at 22:04 pm

Pre-Ride Check Up

 Safety Tip of the Week Testing Your Bike Before a Ride Okay, you’ve done your pre-ride walkaround and che ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/04/2016 at 16:55 pm

Stay Fit to Ride

Great Ways to Stay in Riding Shape Spring is Coming! Make Sure Your Body is Ready to Ride! Spring will come. We promise. And when it does, you’ll want to be ready to ride ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/04/2016 at 16:41 pm

Electric Motorcycle Safety

 Safety Tip of the Week Electric Motorcycle Safety If you’re going to ride—even test ride—an electric ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/29/2016 at 14:59 pm

Accidental Inventions

 A Little Humor Accidental Inventions Three motorcycle enthusiasts were debating the merits of electric mot ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/29/2016 at 14:56 pm

Electric Motorcycles: The Future is Here

Electric Motorcycles: The Green Way to Ride Bikes Like the Zero are Changing the Future of Riding In the last few years, electric motorcycles like the Zero have improved in many w ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/29/2016 at 14:47 pm

Take Good Care of Your Heated Gear

Getting the Most out of Your Heated Gear Extend Your Riding Season through Winter! Heated gear can give weeks—even months—of comfortable riding. At Eagle Leather, we think it’s w ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/21/2016 at 20:24 pm

Win a Romantic Prize for Valentine's Day!

Eagle Leather's Valentine's Day Giveaway! Enter to Win! We’re just past the holiday gift-giving season and heading for Valentine’s Day. It can be hard to find a suitable gift for yo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/16/2016 at 00:35 am

Host Your 2016 Event at Eagle Leather

Partner with Eagle Leather for Your Next Ride We Will Help Make Your Event a Huge Success! Eagle Leather invites you and your group to begin your ride or hold your event at Eagle ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/06/2016 at 23:11 pm

What's Ahead for You in 2016?

Look Back on 2015 to Look Ahead in the New Year! Plan for all the rides you wish you took this year! The month of January is named for the Roman god Janus, who had two faces: one ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/01/2016 at 12:37 pm

It's the Olympia Toy Run!

The Olympia Toy Run is Saturday, Dec. 5 It's all about the kids! Paying attention to current events can make a person feel as though there’s so much misery in the world, that no ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/02/2015 at 21:33 pm

Why Do Riders Wear Black?

Why Black? Read on to learn why motorcycle leather is beloved in black! We at Eagle Leather are excited to celebrate the holidays with all our friends and family members in the ri ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/12/2015 at 22:00 pm

Make Your Eagle Leather Wish List

Make Your Perfect Holiday Wish List Help Santa Help You! An Eagle Leather wish list is like a grownup letter to Santa. And, like a letter to Santa, it can be a great help to you a ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/05/2015 at 22:44 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  10/14/2015 at 22:38 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  10/03/2015 at 09:34 am

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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By Eagle Leather
  09/23/2015 at 17:58 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  09/15/2015 at 19:18 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  09/15/2015 at 19:09 pm

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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By Mike Toursal
  09/07/2015 at 13:44 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  08/27/2015 at 23:35 pm

Don’t Miss Out on These End of Summer Rides

There’s Still Time to Squeeze a Few More Rides Out of Summer! Eagle Leather’s Ride Guide Has Rides Listed All Season By: Mike Toursal, Owner If you’re a serious rider, then you know that the end of summer doesn ...
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By Mike Toursal
  08/20/2015 at 20:18 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  08/11/2015 at 22:11 pm

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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By Mike Toursal
  08/05/2015 at 17:25 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  07/25/2015 at 23:21 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  07/24/2015 at 21:27 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  07/18/2015 at 13:21 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  07/09/2015 at 20:48 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  06/29/2015 at 19:05 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  06/10/2015 at 22:42 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  06/03/2015 at 20:55 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  05/19/2015 at 20:19 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  05/16/2015 at 17:40 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  05/09/2015 at 11:58 am

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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By Eagle Leather
  05/02/2015 at 13:47 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  04/24/2015 at 17:39 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  04/18/2015 at 16:30 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  04/05/2015 at 13:29 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  03/28/2015 at 19:38 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  03/20/2015 at 20:11 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  03/14/2015 at 00:36 am

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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By Eagle Leather
  03/06/2015 at 00:06 am

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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By Eagle Leather
  02/27/2015 at 20:51 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  02/21/2015 at 21:49 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  02/12/2015 at 17:55 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  02/06/2015 at 19:34 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  01/29/2015 at 21:28 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  01/20/2015 at 23:03 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  01/15/2015 at 22:35 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  01/08/2015 at 20:26 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  01/01/2015 at 18:42 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  12/20/2014 at 13:42 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  12/12/2014 at 23:47 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  12/03/2014 at 22:24 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  11/26/2014 at 17:41 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  11/22/2014 at 18:10 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  11/13/2014 at 22:18 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  11/06/2014 at 15:12 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  10/26/2014 at 19:22 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  10/09/2014 at 22:11 pm

Antique Motorcycles: A Rider's Heritage

Preserving the history of motorcycling in the Pacific Northwest Among those welcoming the antique motorcycles on the Cannonball Endurance Run when it arrived in Tacoma this September from Dayton Beach, Florida, were Thomas Samuelsen and Jack Mackey of the Pacific Northwest ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/02/2014 at 23:07 pm

Happy Memorial Day from Eagle Leather

Happy Memorial Day from Eagle LeatherMay 21, 2014Memorial Day – The  Start of Summer, a Time to ReflectMore than just another holiday, Memorial Day is a time to  reflect on the true meaning of the day. It is a day where the men and women who  died while serving in the United States Armed ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/21/2014 at 13:19 pm

A Rider's Proposal

A Rider's Proposal March 20, 2014 50 Motorcycles and A DiamondMan Plans Unique Proposal for Motorcycle-Loving Girlfriend  ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/20/2014 at 13:05 pm

36th Annual Olympia Toy Run

36th Annual Olympia Toy Run December 03, 2013 36th Annual Olympia Toy RunMeet This Saturday at 8 a.m. at Eagle Leather - Kick Stands up at 9 a.m.  ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/03/2013 at 12:51 pm

Rain Gear and Heated Gear Keeps Riders on the Road!

Rain Gear and Heated Gear Keeps Riders on the Road October 19, 2012 Even if you can't join us for the entire Ride in the Rain event (9:30 to 1:30, Sunday, October 21), there are parts of Sunday's presentation that you might want to drop in for. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/19/2012 at 17:12 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  09/04/2012 at 14:18 pm

Visit Eagle Leather Now For Best Selection

Visit Eagle Leather now for best selection May 09, 2012 April 23, 2012  If you have been waiting to buy that special jacket or replace that old pair of chaps, Eagle Leather has just received a massive shipment -- ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/09/2012 at 13:44 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  04/25/2012 at 13:41 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  01/23/2012 at 13:14 pm

Why We're Here!

Why We're Here! October 06, 2011 Well this last week has given us all a not so subtle reminder that it pays to be geared up!  Eagle Leather encourages Riders to actively think about what it will ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/06/2011 at 13:06 pm

Let's Define Gear

Let's Define Gear September 09, 2011 Gear-defined as: implements, tools, or apparatus, especially as used for a particular occupation or activity; paraphernalia: mo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/09/2011 at 12:58 pm

Eagle Leather Privacy Policy

Eagle Leather Privacy Policy September 03, 2011 We value the relationship we have with our customers and are committed to responsible information-handling practices. We take great care in safeguarding your personal information and in complyin ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/03/2011 at 12:57 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  08/12/2011 at 12:41 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  07/19/2011 at 12:32 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  05/12/2011 at 23:52 pm

2011 Is Going To Be A Great Year To Ride!

2011 Is Going To Be A Great Year To Ride! May 02, 2011 We hope you've got a little time to feel fortunate to be a Rider this week, as Eagle Leather is out to prove that we're taking our "Gear For The Ride&q ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/02/2011 at 23:47 pm

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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By Eagle Leather
  04/19/2011 at 17:49 pm