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.
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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.
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).
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
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
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.
Get updates on Maxi Scoot Northwest as they become available.
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REGISTRATION OPENS 2/1/13
FEATURED PRESENTER: DAVID HOUGH
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
NEED A SCOOTER TO RIDE?
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
for more information, then call Pete direct at 1-888-MC-RENTAL to
arrange your rental.
GEAR RENTALS AVAILABLE
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
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
Stevenson, WA 98648
Maps to Skamania Fairgrounds (PDF) from:
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
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