Be sure to save the date for two great rides that will make you
feel good about your driving and good about yourself! This Saturday be
sure to turn out for Bikers Against Statewide Hunger's Annual Turkey
Run; and on Sunday, October 21, be sure to attend Eagle Leather's free
ride clinic and demo "Riding in the Rain."
Help Feed the Needy for Thanksgiving
Even though Bikers Against Statewide Hunger (BASH) has a year-round mandate to help feed hundreds on a daily basis, it prides itself in being able to provide about 400 "Turkey Baskets" to families for Thanksgiving.
fee for riding in the Turkey Run is $20 and that buys about two turkeys
-- BASH get's special pricing for purchasing in bulk. That means 200
riders can fund about 400 turkeys! Here are specifics for the ride:
Name: Turkey Run Date and Time: Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 AM, Rain or Shine Where: BASH Office, 118 141st St Ct S, Tacoma, 98444 Donation: $20 and any dry or canned goods you can donate Wrap: The Right Spot around 3 PM
budget cuts have forced BASH to raise an added $4000 for this year's
Thanksgiving dinners, and the group is appealling for added
contributions in the form of dry and canned foods (stuffing, chicken
stock, canned yams, corn and string beans) and cash. Eagle Leather has pledged as much as $400 in a food for cash initiative that
has already started and will run until November 18. Regardless of
whether or not you can join the Run on Saturday, stop by either Eagle
Leather location now thru Nov. 18 and drop off food for BASH. Eagle
Leather will collect the food, deliver it to BASH and contributed $1 for
every 2 pounds of food brought into the store for the effort -- up to
Fear the Rain No More! Hands-on clinic and demo is Sunday, Oct. 21
riding pros Chris Johnson of Washington Motorcycle Safety Training and
Bret Tkacs of Puget Sound Safety are teaming up with Eagle Leather to
host a first of its kind clinic we are calling "Ride in the Rain."
Lucky Participant will Win Gerbings
make the event more fun, Eagle Leather will give away a Microwire
Heated Jacket Liner by Gerbings Heated Clothing valued at $219.95.
Registered participants will receive their drawing ticket at sign-in in
Lakewood between 9:30 and 10 AM, then must be present to win at the
drawing that will be held in Auburn just about 1:30 PM. Five other door
prizes will also be given to randomly drawn participants at the same
There is no fee for this event but seats are limited to 150 riders and registration is required. Here are event specifics:
Name: Ride in the Rain: Demo and Skills Clinic Date and Time: Sunday, Oct. 21, 9:30 AM, Rain or Shine -- Hopefully Rain! Where: Eagle Leather Lakewood, 10222 South Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA 98499 Event Fee: None -- FREE Wrap: Eagle Leather Auburn
a clinic on group riding led by Tkacs and a brief introduction to rain
gear by Eagle Leather, Johnson will head up a demo in the parking lot on
special techniques for handling slippery and wet surfaces. After that,
the group is set to ride on their own to Eagle Leather Auburn where
Johnson will take on questions and answers. After that, Tkacs will lead
the group back inside for a discussion on new licensing requirements.
The most important part of this event is that you get registered before all the seats are gone. Register now to reserve your seat! http://forms.eagleleather.com/af2?LinkID=CH00095905eR00000027AD