Monday, September 9, 2019

Oyster Run in Anacortes Sunday September 22



The 38th annual Oyster Run in Anacortes, Washington is Sunday September 22. This is the biggest biker rally in the Pacific Northwest. The website states that "This is a free event. No official starting point. No time schedule. No required route."

"Sometimes we forget that there are folks out there who have never experienced the Oyster Run and are not sure how it all works. Due to the sheer number of motorcyclists that attend the Oyster Run, we were forced to abandon any kind of scheduled route many years ago! How it works: Schedule your own route, pick a few "Biker Friendly" places along the way there, back or year round. For a full list go to Biker Friendly, Sponsors and Supporters."

"End up in Beautiful Downtown Anacortes! Get there early as the place gets incredibly packed! Depending on the weather, estimates have been anywhere from 10,000 to 20,000 motorcycles in past years. Although there are no organized events until Sunday, a lot of folks come to stay in the area early and make a week end out of it."

I'm told it's not really a red and white thing, it's more of a Bandidos thing although one year several Mongols came up from Oregon. The Cossacks Drill Team is performing on 5th Street at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. On 7th Ave from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM there is Live music. Hats off Lynden sells Oyster Run gear.

2 comments:

  1. I would suggest it is put on by the Bandidos, themselves.

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    1. Yes I think when they say it was just a couple of guys that started it, those guys were Bandidos. It's put on by Limp Lee who I believe is a member. George Wegers is a good guy. He is friends with George Christie. Putting on a run like this is the kind of thing I support. This is what motorcyclists are supposed to do. Leave all the drug trafficking to the criminals and just get out there and ride: http://oysterruninc.org/about

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