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The Pick Up Game

    A Little Humor Easily Duped? On her way to Sturgis, Mary sto ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/15/2019 at 01:54 am

What Is Your Motorcycle Rally Must-Have?

Run through this list of things to consider packing besides clothing, food, and water if you’re riding to Sturgis—or anywhere a ways from home:   Tool kit—for your own bike and for others as well—and utility knife, multi-tool, or Swiss army knife Tire fixes— ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/15/2019 at 01:51 am

What's Your Chill Pill

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we don’t worry as much about heat as we would in other parts of the county. But maybe our weather is getting warmer, or maybe you’ll be riding further inland, where it can get very hot indeed. These tips might remind you how to ride safely in very hot weather. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/02/2019 at 00:47 am

Summer Bells: 'Christmas In July' Sale

In the Southern Hemisphere, where winter comes while we in the Northern Hemisphere have summer and the coldest month is July, it makes sense to celebrate Christmas in July. For example, many Australian ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/02/2019 at 00:41 am

Insurance Fraud

    A Little Humor What's the catch? Tony went to buy motorc ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/21/2019 at 01:41 am

Are you covered?

  Motorcycle enthusiasts in Washington State will be required to have liability Insurance ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/21/2019 at 01:40 am

Tips for Traffic

    Safety Tip of the Week How do you stay safe on high traffic roads? ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/15/2019 at 21:45 pm

Speed Limit

    Safety Tip of the Week Speed Demons In the blog, we menti ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/10/2019 at 23:59 pm

Fun-Filled June Events

One of Tacoma’s national treasures, The LeMay Collections at Marymount (Not the Tacoma Dome), has what is judged the largest collect ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/10/2019 at 23:57 pm

A Genius Genie

    A Little Humor Your Wish Is My Command We dusted off an oldi ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/10/2019 at 23:55 pm

Summer Must Haves Part 1: Communication Gear

In the United States, four types of radio technology are used for motorcycle intercoms: FM, GMRS, FRS, and Bluetooth. FM is similar to the FM radio you listen to, but motorcycle intercoms use a narrower frequency. It works best over shorter distances and where there are no obstacles between the transmitter and the receiver. GMRS st ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/05/2019 at 23:06 pm

Memorial Day 2019

Don't miss the fantastic Memorial Day Savings at Eagle Leather all weekend! Also enjoy the first weekend BBQ of the season: May 26 from 12 pm to 4 pm!   ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/25/2019 at 00:28 am

Harley History & Odd Facts You May Not Know

Harley History & Odd Facts You May Not Know You can name every make and model and rattle off the differences in gas tanks and tail pipes. You can even tell what type of Harley is coming down the road by the sound of the engine. You have spent your life rid ...
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  05/23/2019 at 15:03 pm

Father's Day Fun: Unexpected Gift Ideas

Are you in a quandary about what to get that special fellow for Father’s Day? Come to Eagle Leather. No, he doesn’t have to ride a motorcycle to appreciate good leather clothing, or luggage, or T-shirts, or… Well, come in, take a look and let our staff guide you to ju ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/23/2019 at 03:40 am

Breeze Through Summer With New Looks

We’re having a Fashion Show at Eagle Leather on June 8 starting at 2:00 p.m. after our regular store hours. This is a wonderful opportunity to pick out gifts Dad will love—and we include everyone who plays a fatherly role in your life. We can’t give away the secrets of what you will see at the Fashion ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/21/2019 at 03:58 am

Sound=Safety

    Safety Tip of the Week The Loud Pipes Debate We wrote a s ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/16/2019 at 02:06 am

Summer Barbecue Fun

Here at Eagle Leather, we’ve got a few exciting things coming up in the next few weeks. It’s summertime and that means Sunday barbecues! The kickoff is May 26, from noon to four. We’ll have hot dogs with all the fixings along with soda pop and chips. Our Sunday barbecues have become a tradition. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/16/2019 at 01:49 am

Back To Basics

    Safety Tip of the Week Don't Forget! Everyday Safety. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/08/2019 at 03:43 am

Guaranteed Great Mother's Day Gifts

Did you forget? Or have you been procrastinating? Maybe you have something and need a little more. On Mother’s Day we remember our biological moms, but also the mothers of our children, our grandmothers, and all the women who’ve played a motherly role in our lives. Here are some last-minute gift ideas. Let& ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/08/2019 at 03:36 am

In Good Faith

    A Little Humor A Dying Wish Bill had a chain of motorcycle d ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/01/2019 at 03:48 am

Taking Safety Into Your Own Hands

We had some very special events at Eagle Leather on April 20. In addition to an Easter Egg Hunt and drawings, we heard from Derek Roberts of Law Tigers, attorneys who specialize in motorcycle law. Derek pointed out that, though many motorcycle accidents might be blamed on the other guy—driving inattentivel ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/01/2019 at 03:44 am

For The Moms

    Safety Tip of the Week Mom: Your Safety Inspiration Mothe ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/23/2019 at 01:21 am

Motorcycle Chic This Mother's Day

Are you one of the thousands of women who ride motorcycles? Or do you love the look of motorcycle gear? Or do you just need a new leather jacket or boots? Maybe you’re a man looking for that special gift for the “mom” in your life—whether she’s your own mot ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/23/2019 at 01:14 am

Egg Hunt + The History Behind It

The oldest known (so far) decorated eggs come from South Africa’s Richtersveld coastal desert. There, in a natural rock shelter named Spitzkloof A, archeologists found sixty-thousand-year-old ostrich egg shells. Some were engraved. Some were decorated in colors like black, beige, ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/17/2019 at 14:33 pm

Egg-citing Events

There’s a lot going on at Eagle Leather this month. On April 27, we’ll have a Mother’s Day Fashion Show. If you’d like to model, please ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/11/2019 at 00:38 am

Gearing Up

    Safety Tip of the Week Protecting The Skin You're In ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/11/2019 at 00:33 am

Clothing Care

    Safety Tip of the Week Protect Your Investment! Now that ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/29/2019 at 17:37 pm

Clothing Care

    Safety Tip of the Week Protect Your Investment! Now that ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/29/2019 at 17:36 pm

Oh Sweet Karma

    A Little Humor The Bait & Switch Simon was overjoyed to ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/29/2019 at 17:33 pm

Fashion Show Roundup

Our thanks to the models and attendees at our first Eagle Leather showing of motorcycle-inspired fashion last Saturday. We gave away about 30 prizes during the show, for a retail value of about $2,000.00. The prizes were of all sorts, from heated socks to chaps, from boots to jackets, from cooling bandanas to vests. Th ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/29/2019 at 17:28 pm

ABATE's 'Black Thursday' Update

Not so long ago, on January 17, ABATE of Washington State had its annual Black Thursday group lobbying day at Olympia. We followed that by inviting representatives Brian Lange and Louise Bentley from ABATE to a Question and Answer session at Eagle Leather. We talked with Brian today and he has a lot to share. If you wo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/25/2019 at 03:07 am

You're Invited – Spring Fashion Show

You’re invited to a Fashion Show at the Eagle Leather store in Lakewood on March 23. It will start at 2 p.m. (If you’re a model, come fifteen minutes early.) Not only will you get to see some of the latest editions to our Eagle Leather gear, but you’ll get coffee and something good from the bakery—and a chan ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/17/2019 at 17:06 pm

What Not To Wear

    Safety Tip of the Week How To: Avoid The Worst Dressed List ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/16/2019 at 01:45 am

Designer Whims

    A Little Humor A Style Of Humor Here are some odd facts abou ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/16/2019 at 01:43 am

Fashion Show Casting Call!

Have you ever wanted to be a fashion model? Or wondered what it would be like to strut your stuff before an admiring crowd? Or maybe you never gave fashion a thought until right now. No matter what, you can have a chance to model the newest in motorcycle gear at Eagle Leather’s March Fashion Show on March 23. We& ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/16/2019 at 01:40 am

Its Here! Daytona Bike Week

March 8 through 17 is Bike Week at Daytona Beach, Florida. Even if you don’t plan to be there, you can participate in the grand drawing for a 2018 Harley-Davidson FXLR motorcycle. You can enter in person, by mail, or online. Entering is free, but the sponsors do request a donation of fifty dollars for one entry or a hundred d ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/01/2019 at 00:25 am

You're Invited: Feb 23!

On Saturday February 23 the Eagle Leather store in Lakewood will present The Great Gear for the Ride Expo. From ten a.m. until four p.m., representatives from major brands of motorcycle gear will give presentations on the products they sell, answer your questions, and give away gear that (in total) is worth at least $ ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/19/2019 at 00:43 am

The Great Gear for the Ride Expo!

Do you have questions about motorcycle gear? Do you want to know what’s new this year and what’s in the pipeline for the future? Do you have good things to say or complaints to air to a brand rep? February 23 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Eagle Leather store in Lakewood, we’re hosting The Great Gear for th ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/13/2019 at 18:36 pm

A Model Couple?

    A Little Humor Deceiving First Impressions Larry rode his mo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/12/2019 at 01:41 am

Double The Fun

Riding double is true togetherness. Whether you’re sharing the thrills of taking fast curves or just going to work on the freeway, carrying a passenger is both a joy and a responsibility. As motorcycle enthusiasts, we have to remember that accidents can, and do, happen and we must be as prepared as possible to avoid injury. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/12/2019 at 01:33 am

Snow Bike: A Winter Dirt Bike Update

We’ll talk about snow bikes in a minute, but first we’re excited to tell you about something you’re gonna love that’s happening this Saturday, February 9 at the Eagle Leather store. (Online shoppers, you’re out of luck this time.) Here’s the scoop: You come to the Eagle ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/08/2019 at 00:02 am

Harley History

Harley History & Odd Facts You May Not Know You can name every make and model and rattle off the differences in gas tanks and tail pipes. You can even tell what type of Harley is coming down the road by the sound of the engine. You have spent your life rid ...
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  02/06/2019 at 12:12 pm

Harley History and Odd Facts You May Not Know

Harley History & Odd Facts You May Not Know You can name every make and model and rattle off the differences in gas tanks and tail pipes. You can even tell what type of Harley is coming down the road by the sound of the engine. You have spent your life rid ...
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  02/06/2019 at 12:11 pm

Top 20 Rides

Top 20 Must-See Motorcycle Routes In The U.S. One of the best benefits of having a motorcycle is the freedom to ride and see the four corners of our country. If you love scenic rides, then hang tight, we’re delivering the “Top 20 Must-See Motorcycle Rou ...
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  02/06/2019 at 12:11 pm

Top 20 Must-See Motorcycle Routs in the US

Top 20 Must-See Motorcycle Routes In The U.S. One of the best benefits of having a motorcycle is the freedom to ride and see the four corners of our country. If you love scenic rides, then hang tight, we’re delivering the “Top 20 Must-See Motorcycle Rou ...
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  02/06/2019 at 12:10 pm

Your Valentine's Gift Guide

You really don’t want to venture into the women’s clothing section of the department store, do you? And Valentine’s Day is coming. And she’s expecting something nice and thoughtful. Well, luckily for you, we’ve got your back. Any woman would love a leather jacket. Better ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/31/2019 at 03:02 am

In The Know

Did you know that you cannot legally park your motorcycle unless both wheels are parallel to the curb? And some motorcyclists have been ticketed for violating that rule? Changing that law so motorcycles can park vertical to the curb is just one of the amendments to Washington State laws that might be considered this year. But legis ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/25/2019 at 00:31 am

The Best Liars

    A Little Humor Honesty: Not Always The Best Policy Mort the ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/25/2019 at 00:29 am

Park It!

    Safety Tip of the Week The Art Of Parking   ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/25/2019 at 00:22 am

ABATE of Washington Black Thursday 2019

ABATE of Washington will hold their annual “Black Thursday” event on January 17. The event gives Washington motorcyclists a chance to let state legislators know what they think of proposed laws and changes to laws that affect all motorcycle enthusiasts.   It begins at 10 a.m. with an optional ride led ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/17/2019 at 01:36 am

Virtual Reality: The Next Motorcycle Frontier

It’s been almost four years since Victory Motorcycle teamed up with Oculus Rift to produce a virtual motorcycle ride. Participants sat on a Victory bike and wore the Oculus Rift apparatus. The ride began when they were dropped off the back of a trailer (while sitting on a static Victory bike) ready to ride the Needles Highway ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/15/2019 at 01:34 am

Unpopular Opinion

    A Little Humor It's The Small Things Tom, Denis, and Lar ...
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By eagleleather@eagleleather.com
  01/04/2019 at 02:13 am

3D Printing + Motorcycles

The NOWLabs Division of Germany’s BigRep company has printed a working motorcycle. In a tour de force of 3-D printing technology, except for the electrical components, all the parts of the motorcycle were printed using plastic filament. That means, from the seat to the tires, it’s all 3-D printed. The bike ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/04/2019 at 02:07 am

'Tis The Season

It’s that time of year—gift-giving season. This week, let’s think about gifts for men. One of the nicest possible gifts is the gift of warmth. The Gerbing Torrid Softshell Vest ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/14/2018 at 19:13 pm

Tis The Season

It’s that time of year—gift-giving season. This week, let’s think about gifts for men. One of the nicest possible gifts is the gift of warmth. The Gerbing Torrid Softshell Vest ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/14/2018 at 19:09 pm

Don't Let Scammers Be Your Scrooge

According to the Better Business Bueeau, the holiday season is high time for scams. Don’t fall prey to any Scrooge out there – See the suggestion below for spotting and avoiding a holiday (or year-round) racket. • Beware of websites that sell puppies. Ensure via multiple sources that the business is credible – and consider adopting a ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/14/2018 at 19:01 pm

The Flying Motorcycle

Next time the highway turns into a parking lot during your commute, imagine soaring above the traffic in a flying motorcycle. Sure, it seems impossible now, but remember that Orville Wright said it would be forever impossible to cross the Atlantic in an airplane. The future always comes faster than we expect. In fact, ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/07/2018 at 02:18 am

Share The Spirit

We’ve just remembered all the things we are thankful for. We’ve shopped ‘til we dropped for Christmas gifts. Now let’s spare some thought and effort for those who have less. Every year the Salvation Army provides toys for children who would otherwise go without through its Toy ‘n Joy Shop. And every ye ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/30/2018 at 03:45 am

A Winter Danger

    Safety Tip of the Week A Hidden Danger: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/23/2018 at 22:46 pm

Tools + Techniques

Even if you don’t have a ton of mechanical knowledge, you can get a lot of pleasure (and save money) by doing at least some of your own motorcycle maintenance. Don’t get in over your head—leave critical systems like brakes and steering to the pros unless you really, really know what you’re doing. You can fin ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/23/2018 at 22:40 pm

Motorcycle Fashion: Through The Ages

The very first motorcycle riders were wealthy gentlemen who rode in leisurely style. They wore tweed suits, full-length boots, and flat caps. When motorcycles became faster in the early years of the twentieth century, and motorcycles were more widely used, gauntlets entered the motorcyclist wardrobe. Among the first to protect thei ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/09/2018 at 03:10 am

Build-A-Kit

    Safety Tip of the Week A Must-Have Kit Do you have a saf ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/09/2018 at 02:53 am

A Safety Kit Fit For Murphy's Law

Murphy’s Law says that if something can go wrong, it will. That’s true of motorcycles, and especially if you travel off the beaten path, you may have to make some repairs on your own. Let’s consider what tools you should carry with you to turn a disaster into a challenge you can meet. A handy tool is ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/09/2018 at 02:48 am

Winterize Your Ride

It’s getting toward the time when many riders park their motorcycles for the winter. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the supplies and other items you’ll need to do that. You will give yourself a big pat on the back when it’s storage time if you assemble what you need in advance. We&rs ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/27/2018 at 13:46 pm

Stay Smart

    Safety Tip of the Week A Wise Winter Investment When wint ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/27/2018 at 13:43 pm

A Dark Decision

    A Little Humor Fall Foolishness Jerry loved his motorcycle, ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/20/2018 at 22:54 pm

Fall For Fall

You don’t have to go to the forest of Maine or visit the hardwoods of Wisconsin to see beautiful fall color. There are some lovely drives and walks not far from home. Our fall color is best after a dry summer, like the one we just had. Red, orange, and yellow colors come from deciduous trees like maple, ash, and aspen. Shrubs ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/20/2018 at 22:50 pm

Boot Up

    Safety Tip of the Week Skimp On Boots And You'll Pay The Price ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/04/2018 at 17:30 pm

What Boot Are You?

According to a study published by the Center for Disease Control, almost one-third of all non-fatal injuries incurred in motorcycle accidents were to the feet and legs. That’s a lot of pain and suffering! We know we need the protection of leather boots, but not all leather boots are created equal when it comes to riding a bik ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/04/2018 at 17:28 pm

Day Tripping

Okay, the kids have gone back to school, so let’s take advantage of the day. If you took a day off and rode out of the city for lunch and could get back in time to beat the school bus, here are some suggestions. (Be sure you have alternate contact information for the kids in case of emergency.) . This little jaun ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/28/2018 at 01:15 am

Treat Yourself

We write a lot about gear you need for the ride—stuff like helmets, communications modules, cold weather protection. We thought it was time you had some self-indulgence. This blog is all about adornment. No, you don’t need it. But if it makes you happy, you’ll be glad you treated yourself. First off i ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/20/2018 at 02:48 am

37th Annual Oyster Run: Anacortes Overview

On Sunday, September 23, we’ll be at the 37th annual Oyster Run at Anacortes, Washington. We love the chance to bring lots of great gear at great prices to a huge gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts. In past newsletters, we’ve written about the event and its history, about the various entertainments available, and about ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/13/2018 at 17:43 pm

Roommate Drama

    A Little Humor Just Keep Jammin' Archie McTavish was thr ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/07/2018 at 00:47 am

Timeless Together: Motorcycles + Music

Motorcycles and music just go together. Look at the program of events for big motorcycle and car rallies like Sturgis or Daytona – and you'll see that music is a quitessential part of the experience. When it comes to our sountrack for riding, we could debate all day about whether we prefer Pete Seger to Eric Clapton or Bo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/07/2018 at 00:36 am

Lending A Hand During Wildfire Season

This is a horrendous fire season. Wildfires burn north of us in British Columbia, east in Washington State and Oregon, and south in California. Thousands of people have been displaced and many of them have lost their homes. Worse, both firefighters and civilians have lost their lives due to the fires. It’s at tim ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/31/2018 at 03:18 am

Creative Deception

    A Little Humor Wishful Thinking or Lying? Kerry, the policewoman, t ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/31/2018 at 03:00 am

Labor Day: Patriotic And Versatile Essentials

This Labor Day, we’d like to show you some of the products we carry at Eagle Leather that can be worn or used in various work situations. A good pair of gloves is essential in wintertime. Eagle Leather has a wide assortment of gloves for men and for women. You might wear heated gloves for extended riding on colde ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/25/2018 at 03:19 am

Kid-Friendly, Motorcycle Enthusiast Approved

As a motorcycle enthusiast, you probably agree that it’s a good thing to pass your love of riding to the next generation and to instill safe riding habits in the enthusiasts of tomorrow. Today we’ll muse a bit about the best way to encourage safe motorcycle riding in children. If there’s one thing we ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/10/2018 at 01:06 am

No Frowning!

    A Little Humor A Gorilla In The Backseat We’re not at ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/03/2018 at 23:28 pm

Motorcycle Laws: Helpful Reminders

Are you up-to-date on Washington State’s laws for motorcycling? Maybe it’s time for a review. It might save you a ticket or fine. And, if you should be in an accident, it might affect your degree of liability. Follow the rules so that if you get in an accident you might be able to claim funds for medical care and for pa ...
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By Eagle Leather
  08/03/2018 at 23:24 pm

Classic Ways To Keep Cool

Not so long ago we wrote about some terrific new products for hot-weather riding. But there are a whole lot of old favorites that can also help keep you cool. In general, they work by using water to cool you by evaporation. Special polymer crystals in these products are the standout of this classic technology. They can retain a ton ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/24/2018 at 23:37 pm

Karma?

    A Little Humor The Best Revenge Terry was a motorcycle polic ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/18/2018 at 23:58 pm

Sturgis: Music Roundup

This week we're highlighting more concerts you’ll find at Sturgis from Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 12. You can read more about the festival here. We’re writing about the events at the venues ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/18/2018 at 23:43 pm

Sturgis Rally

This year from Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 12, thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts will rally at Sturgis, SD. There’s no way we can tell you all about it in just a few paragraphs, so be sure to get the full scoop here ...
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By Eagle Leather
  07/10/2018 at 01:37 am

Oobleck: The Newest In Protective Gear

Have you ever made Oobleck? You can hold it in your hand and it’s a liquid, but hit it hard and it’s a solid. The name Oobleck comes from Dr. Suess’s Bartholomew and the Oobleck. We’ll tell you how to make it at the end of this blog. What does Oobleck mean to a motorcycle enthusiast? We’re interes ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/30/2018 at 18:41 pm

Dream On

    A Little Humor Dream On   Silas loved the chrome on hi ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/30/2018 at 18:00 pm

Now Available: LS2 Helmets

Eagle Leather has added a whole new line of helmets! We’re excited about them and we think you will be too. The brand is LS2 and the helmets come in a wide range of styles at various price points. All of them are D ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/26/2018 at 23:22 pm

Helmet Care

    Safety Tip of the Week Care For Your Helmet And It Will Care For You ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/26/2018 at 22:46 pm

Explore Our Top Communication Devices

We’ve saved the best communication devices for last. Choosing gear can be controversial, but these three products are unquestionably top-of-the-line. The half-shell Cavalry ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/20/2018 at 23:45 pm

Helmet Roundup

This week we’ll continue to introduce our new line of helmets from LS2, all of which are DOT approved. The line has a variety of styles and features, and our expert sales staff is ready to help you decide which is best for you. Like most of the LS2 helmets, the ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/12/2018 at 01:26 am

Helmet Roundupv1

This week we’ll continue to introduce our new line of helmets from LS2, all of which are DOT approved. The line has a variety of styles and features, and our expert sales staff is ready to help you decide which is best for you. Like most of the LS2 helmets, the ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/12/2018 at 01:17 am

Stay Cool. Stay Stylish.

We recently wrote about some of the new items for women we have at Eagle Leather. This post is about new things for men. We can’t cover everything, so be sure to browse either on the website or in the store. You’ll find some amazing new products, both from the Eagle Leather brand and from other makers. One ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/09/2018 at 00:18 am

Stay Cool

    Safety Tip of the Week Keeping Your Cool This Summer &n ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/08/2018 at 23:48 pm

Planting Trees

    A Little Humor Working Hard Or Hardly Working? Jer ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/08/2018 at 23:18 pm

Summer Looks for the Ladies

Spring is in the air and a new season of motorcycling is about to begin. Let’s take a look at what’s in store (pun intended) for our women customers. At Eagle Leather we have stylish shirts, tunics, and jackets that any woman will be happy to wear. Let’s look at just a few of the newest items. You’ll find mo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/07/2018 at 22:45 pm

New Page

    Safety Tip of the Week Gear Makes Safety Simple ...
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  06/07/2018 at 00:43 am

Do As I Say

    A Little Humor Do As I Say; Not As I do Ethel was ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/07/2018 at 00:24 am

Joke TItle

    A Little Humor Martha at her favorite tavern Ethel was eager ...
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By Eagle Leather
  06/05/2018 at 01:54 am

Communication is Key: Stay Connected on the Ride

Have you seen the commercial for car insurance that features motorcycle riders hollering as they ride, but not understanding what’s said? If you’ve tried to speak from bike to bike, or even with a passenger, you know how true that ad really is. But at Eagle Leather, we have products that can overcome that problem. ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/25/2018 at 16:58 pm

The Latest Chaps from Eagle Leather

If you want more protection for your legs, chaps might just be the way to go. Pronounced “shaps,” they are crotchless and seatless, designed to be worn over your jeans or other pants. If you look on the Eagle Leather website you’ll find several categories of chaps: braided, jean-style, light weight, plain, short, ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/14/2018 at 01:00 am

2018 Rain Gear Tips

Riding in the rain can be a “fact of life” in the Pacific Northwest. The proper gear can make rain a nuisance as opposed to a deal-breaker. One caveat: Don’t expect to stay perfectly dry. Instead wear gear that will keep you relatively comfortable despite some dampness. First, let’s note the difference between ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/29/2018 at 02:57 am

"Bucket List" Rides

If you ask motorcycle enthusiasts what rides are on their Bucket Lists, you’ll get some favorites that probably appeal to most everyone, and others that are less well known. This blog is about a route that’s been named one of the ten best in the United States, but which you might not know too much about. Migrating buffalo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/29/2018 at 01:48 am

No Help At All!

    A Little Humor Thanks for Nothing! Marty was taking a motorc ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/29/2018 at 01:22 am

The Best Motorcycle Museums to Visit

Are you planning now for rides this summer? Or maybe you’ll be taking a trip without your motorcycle. In either case, you could take a day to visit one of the many motorcycle museums around the country. We’ve selected a few, trying to find museums in various parts of the nation. In New England, you’ll ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/19/2018 at 03:12 am

Sharing Your Passion With the Next Generation

If you’re feeling closed in with cabin fever, think how wonderful it’s going to feel when you take to the open road on your motorcycle for the first time this spring! Wouldn’t you like to share that feeling? Maybe with a family member or a friend? Perhaps the best way to share your love ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/07/2018 at 02:18 am

Organizing Group Rides

Organizing a group ride can be as simple as calling a few friends with a time and place. But if you’re planning a ride that’s bigger, you’ll need two things: helpers and planning. There’s a lot more work to planning a group ride, especially a charity ride, than you might think. Get a few people ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/24/2018 at 00:02 am

What's Next for Electric Motorcycles?

The world of electric motorcycles is evolving rapidly. So far this year, Harley-Davidson is entering the market, one of the hottest selling electric bikes sees a substantial increase in battery life and therefore range before recharge, and another has had a whopping price decrease. Harley-Davidson toured the nation a y ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/16/2018 at 00:17 am

Great Apps for Motorcycle Riders

While we wait for winter’s end and the return of good motorcycling weather, we’ve been looking for apps that might make our summer rides more enjoyable. We found quite a few online.   The Eat Sleep Ride ap ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/24/2018 at 19:02 pm

Sunday Games

    A Little Humor Skipping Church for the Olympics Althea was j ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/15/2018 at 02:39 am

Thinking About The Olympics

Thinking about the Olympics, we wondered why there were no motorcycling events—races, of course, and maybe something like polo. After all, there were unfamiliar events in earlier years, like tug-of-war. In Paris at the 1900 Olympics, Danish journalist Edgar Aaybe was covering the games. Denmark and Sweden together fielded a t ...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/15/2018 at 02:36 am

For Your Valentine Rider

Valentine’s Day is coming. For many of us, that thought only brings anxiety—going into unfamiliar departments at the mall, facing sales people who expect you to know about bustiers or boxer briefs. But don’t panic. You can shop for your sweetie at Eagle Leather. Consider a gift of a new helmet or jacket, gloves or ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/27/2018 at 15:58 pm

Winter Weather

    Safety Tip of the Week Winter Weather Advisory With the weather as ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/27/2018 at 01:07 am

Quality Means Business

Did you ever spend big bucks on a pair of pants and have the zipper fail after the first washing? Have you ever tried to get a de-railed zipper back on its tracks while sitting in the bathroom at a rock concert—well, maybe not that, but something similar?   You don’t just blame the zipper; you blame t ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/27/2018 at 01:02 am

2018 Resolutions

Every year we make New Year’s Resolutions, and then, for the most part, we break them. Why not try something a little different this year? How about resolving to take better care of ourselves, to be more kind to ourselves? And we can do that one step at a time, all year long. Here are some ways you can be safer, be more stylish, be more comfortable, and save more ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/11/2018 at 03:37 am

Purchase a Helmet

    Safety Tip of the Week “Don’t spend more protecting your head than it’ ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/11/2018 at 02:57 am

Pay it Forward in the New Year

When it seems disasters are happening all around us—hurricanes, fires, and a tragic derailment—how do we put that aside and celebrate the new year? One good way to do that is to honor those who lost loved ones, or homes, or businesses, or who are injured. Motorcycle enthusiasts are always ready to help a good cause, and reputable charities are not ha ...
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By Eagle Leather
  01/03/2018 at 18:12 pm

Heated Gear Safety

    Safety Tip of the Week Safety First With Heated Gear In the blog, w ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/20/2017 at 01:24 am

All About Mobile Warming

You know Eagle Leather loves Gerbing products for heated gear. Now we’ve added items that use a different technology and can be used on or off your motorcycle. This new gear is great for skiing, hunting, hiking, ice fishing—all winter pursuits. It also makes riding your motorcycle fun again, whether you’re riding ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/20/2017 at 01:14 am

Inventory Reduction Sale: Happening Now!

Maybe you already know that Christmas shopping is easy at Eagle Leather—and if you didn’t know that before, you know it now. But this year is even more special. Because Mike closed the Auburn store, he’s able to have a gigantic inventory reduction sale. And that means you can find some terrific bargains to complet ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/15/2017 at 19:32 pm

The Olympia Toy Run is Dec 2!

The Salvation Army’s Toy ‘n’ Joy shop provides gifts for children who wouldn’t otherwise get them. At the annual Olympia Toy Run, thousands of motorcycle riders each carry a toy to donate so that a child who is having a rough time will get a little joy at Christmas time.   This year the Toy Run is on Saturday, December 2. It be ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/02/2017 at 02:02 am

Gas Saving Tips

Many people commute on motorcycles, which is a big money-saver. But any motorcycle enthusiast can use a few extra dollars. These tips will help you save money when you ride:   Keep a fuel-use journal. Just get a tiny notebook and jot down your mileage and how much gas you buy. You can add any details that might affect fuel consumption and what you try ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/03/2017 at 00:37 am

Halloween Safety

    Safety Tip of the Week How to Be Safe on October 31st Hallow ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/25/2017 at 02:07 am

Motorcycle Themed Halloween Yard Decoration

You can find skeletons riding motorcycle yard decorations for a hundred or two, or you can make your own. If you make your own, you can use your own motorcycle, being careful to lock it up so it won’t be stolen—even if that means taking down the decoration each evening. You can also make the “skeleton” of a motorcycle using two used tires joined ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/25/2017 at 01:45 am

Fair Warning

    A Little Humor Warning for motorcycle enthusiasts The ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/19/2017 at 02:48 am

Celebrating Biketoberfest

Biketoberfest® is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. They’re calling it the chrome anniversary—more appropriate than the traditional silver anniversary. The rally is from October 19 to October 22 in Daytona Beach, Florida. And no, hurricane Irma couldn’t stop it.   The organizers expect to see 150,000 people f ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/19/2017 at 02:42 am

Taking a Turn

    Safety Tip of the Week Safely Taking a Turn Many motorcycle ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/08/2017 at 21:29 pm

What's Next for Eagle Leather?

The only constant thing in life is that stuff changes. Summer changes into fall, which becomes winter, which, in turn, gives way to spring. Children grow up; parents grow old—maybe there’s some cause and effect there as the kids become teenagers. There’s no possibility of growth without change, so usually change is something we welcome. Of course, sinc ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/08/2017 at 21:25 pm

Taking Care of Your Riding Leather

Your leather motorcycle gear is actually skin, and, like your own skin, it needs to be kept clean and conditioned. At least three or four times a year, and preferably every two weeks or so, you should clean and condition your leather gear.   Find a spot where dripping water won’t do any harm. Then hang your leathers on a clothes hanger and get t ...
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By Eagle Leather
  09/28/2017 at 00:25 am

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

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