Those interested in becoming a member of the Tacoma Motorcycle Club must first become an associate member and stay in good standings for one year.
To become an associate member, attendance is required at, at least, 4 regular club meetings, and sponsorship/recommendation from a current TMC member must be obtained.
The Tacoma Motorcycle Club holds meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at The Poodle Dog Restaurant in Fife at 7:00 PM.
The Poodle Dog
1522 54th Ave E
Fife, WA 98424
Although motorcycle riding has always been regarded with a daredevil flare, in the early days it was a staple of transportation. Motorcyclists in the 1920s, when the Tacoma Motorcycle Club was born, were more likely to wear a tie and sporty little cap than the leather of today.
Sporting events associated with motorcycle riding, racing, field meets and hill climbs became the focus of attention for the club through the '30s and '40s. In 1947, TMC bought acreage south of Puyallup to build a new clubhouse and ¼ mile dirt oval track. The annual Bob Knox Memorial Day Race was the major motor sports attraction of Pierce County in those days.
Feeling the encroachment of urban sprawl, the club retreated to the Graham District, where Graham Speedway was built on 80 aces of farmland. Every Friday night, AMA professional racing shows prevailed ... Read More