News Updated: December 21, 5:42pm PST

The ORR Holiday Dinner will take place at Stanford's Jantzen Beach at 12200 N Parker Avenue, Portland, OR 97217 on Saturday 1/10/15 at 6:00pm. RSVP to ORR.

November 23, 2014: This year the Seattle Motorcycle Show took place early just before Thanksgiving. Here are a few photos from the event where the Kawasaki H2 Turbo stole the show.

The One Motorcycle Show will take place at The Redd Building at 831 SE Salmon St, Portland OR 97214 on Fri 2/13/15 - Sun 2/15/15. Check event website for each day's start and end times.

The Cowboy Dinner Tree ride went ahead in very wet conditions for the first day's trip out through the desert. Sunday and Monday and the steak at the restaurant some 70 miles east of La Pine certainly made up for it. Photos to follow soon.

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