Euro Fun Run Returns

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Euro Fun Run Returns

Ride West, Moto International and Eastside MotoSports Band Together Offering a $1,000 Purse and More

Three Puget Sound Dealers once again team up to create two great days of riding, a chance to win $1,000 and a fun way to help out Northwest Harvest. (You might want to print out this page.)

On Saturday, April 26th and Sunday April 27th 2003 between 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Ride West BMW, Moto International and Eastside MotoSports will be holding special events at each of their respective stores. The emphasis - see what's new from the European manufacturers.

Test Rides Galore

Have you been interested in checking out the new bikes from BMW, Moto Guzzi, Ducati, or Aprilia? You'll be able to see bikes from more than 10 manufacturers in all and test ride demo models where available.

And just what does available mean? Ride West always has a broad selection of many of the latest models on hand available for test rides. Moto International has worked it out to have a great selection of Moto Guzzi and Aprilia models available and Eastside MotoSports will have a number of Ducatis along with other bikes available in their demo fleet. It's a good day to cop a feel!

Remember, to test ride you must have a valid Washington State drivers license with a motorcycle endorsement and sign a waiver.

You'll also be interested to know each dealer will have special financing options and a lot of current and non current inventory for this event.

Test Ride the new Rockster R1150R from BMW at Ride West.

Win a $1,000 Gift Certificate

It's kinda like a poker run, but nobody remembers how to play poker these days so the dealers made it simple. When you arrive at the dealer tell them you're there for their special event and request a number. At the end of the day turn in all of your numbers at the last dealer you go to and the total will be added up. The person who gets the highest cumulative number will win $1,000 certificate, redeemable at one of the three dealers of your choice.  

The person who gets the lowest cumulative total will win $100.  

The person who comes closest to the average score will win $150 courtesy of Sound RIDER!

Final results will be tabulated the following Monday and released Tuesday.

The possibility of a tie exists so if that happens may God have mercy on the dealers’ souls and bank accounts!

Double Your Chances and Help Out Northwest Harvest

Get out your tank bag, throw on some luggage, or grab your knap sack. Put three cans of non-perishable food into it before you leave home that morning. When you stop into each dealer and present a can of food you will get two numbers, not just one. The canned goods will be given to Northwest Harvest to help stock their food bank.

Eastside Motosports will have the new Ducati 999 on hand for test riding

See Some Cool Bikes and Check Out The Big Swap

Eastside MotoSports has promised to have a number of rare Ducati's on hand for this event. While the store always has a few nice gems on hand, they'll also be displaying bikes from local owners’ personal collections.  

Ride West is running their annual bike swap on the same day. If you've never checked it out it's definitely worth seeing. The parking lot is filled with bikes of all kinds for sale. The inventory is split between private owners and Ride West, but if you decide you want to buy one of the gems you'll be making your purchase through Ride West and not have to deal with a private party transaction. The Ride West Bike Swap is a two day event so if you can't make it in on Saturday, they'll be open Sunday as well. If you have a bike you would like to sell during this swap, contact Ride West directly at 206-527-5511 or by email at


Ahhh Yes… No dealer open house promotion is complete without some vittles. Ride West has once again asked Otis' BBQ to be on site, Eastside MotoSports will have refreshments throughout the day.

Win a Ducati Helmet

Eastside MotoSports is throwing a special Arai Helmet into the win mix as well. The helmet is valued at $500.

Addresses and Directions

Ride West BMW
8100 Lake City Way NE
Moto International
7701 Aurora Ave
Eastside MotoSports
13029 20th St

If You Do It

The wisdom on this event, should you decide to ride, is be sure to bring the canned food and double your winning chances, plan your main meal at Ride West and by all means ride safe and have a great time.

You might want to print out this page.

Moto International will be showing off the latest from Aprilia, the Tuono Superbike.

TM/Spring 03

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