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Get Ready to Rally in 2013

"You set the bar for other rally's to measure up to!" Dennis E - Kelowna, B.C.

Now in it's 8th year, Maxi Scoot Northwest is the West Coast's premier Maxi Scooter rally. A gathering place for maxi scoot riders from all over North America and Canada, the event provides five days and four nights of too much fun for like-minded enthusiasts. Discover what your maxi scoot's low center of gravity is all about as you twist your way through the serpentine roads of the Columbia River Gorge, learn tips and tricks from seasoned professionals and enjoy the stunning scenery of this National Scenic Area.

  • Advance registration will begin in February. Join the mailing list above to get news as it happens

  • In November 2011 Sound RIDER! won the AMA Road Event Promoter of the year award during it's celebration of Champions awards event in Las Vegas

  • 2013 Rally details will be available beginning in April. Information posted on the site until then is from the 2012 rally to give you an idea of how we run it and what happens.

Rally Highlights

Scenic rides and beauty

The setting is like no other. Nestled in the Columbia River Gorge (along the Columbia River on the border of Washington and Oregon) you�ll experience a broad range of, terrain, unique geological features and scenic vistas. Ride hundreds of miles of fantastic roads and experience the magic that is the Gorge.

Guest Speakers, Clinics and Seminars

Each year we feature an impressive collective of guest speakers, clinics and seminars.  Improve your GPS skills, get inspired by our travel speakers and learn tips and tricks for long range riding.

Full Service Fairground & Community

The rally is held at the Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson Washington.  The fairgrounds feature all the facilities to make your experience a pleasant one including fully equipped restroom & shower facilities, spacious tent camping area, and RV hookups (small extra charge).

Like-minded Camaraderie

Throughout your four day experience you�ll enjoy the company of other maxi scoot enthusiasts, share your knowledge and gain from theirs, meet new riders and leave wanting more.

Special Evening Events

Relax during our evening programs which include a silent auction, informative travel presentations, movies, door prize giveaways, fireside chats and more.

Want to come into the area early?

Registered attendees are not allowed on the fairgrounds until 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. If you want to come in early camping is available across the river at the KOA or Port of Cascade Locks Park. See you Wednesday.

Rally Contacts

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2013 Highlights



David Hough is best known for his series of Proficient Motorcycling books, the top selling riding skills books in the world. Dave's years of riding wisdom reveal new insight into riding skills not taught at basic rider courses. Make the most of your ride by enjoying Dave's seminars as well as our on road clinics during the rally.


Need a scooter to ride at the rally? Our rental partner, TourUSA can pick you up at the Portland or Seattle airport and have a scoot ready for you when you step off the plane. Visit their website for more information, then call Pete direct at 1-888-MC-RENTAL to arrange your rental.


Back by popular demand we're going to have camping gear rentals available for rally goers once again. Want to lighten you load and have a tent, sleeping bag, air mat and pillow ready for you when you arrive. No problem. We can accommodate solo, two up and groups. Gear is limited so book yours TODAY!


The beauty of the Columbia River Gorge is enhanced by the fact that it boasts hundreds of miles of twisties. Because of this, our suggested rides change from year to year. It's not possible to ride all the great roads here in a single rally, so we mix it up year-to-year. All attendees get free ride maps complete with turn-by-turn directions and riding skills tips. Optional MapSource GPS files are available for download once you arrive.

Join the mailing list above and get updates as they become available.

Maxi Scoot Northwest is held in the Columbia River Gorge along the Columbia River between Portland and Goldendale in the scenic town of Stevenson, WA at:Skamania County Fairgrounds
710 Rock Creek Dr
Stevenson, WA 98648

Maps to Skamania Fairgrounds (PDF) from:
Seattle, Portland, Spokane, Bend
These maps provide the fastest route to the fairground.  You may get creative beyond that if you're so inclined.


1. Enter the fairgrounds from the north side at the Rock Creek Center entrance. CLICK HERE for a map of the fairgrounds.

2. Park your bike in one of the Bike Barn's. If you are bringing a trailer or toy hauler, unload your bikes in the parking lot, place them in the Dam Bike Barn, then park your vehicle in the RV camping area.

3. Make your way to the southeast building, the Exhibit Hall and check in at the registration desk.

4. Be sure to read the fairgrounds rules in the program (comes in your rally pack when you check in) before you setup your campsite.

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