Unless you have been away from FB or the HAMB, you know that the Northwest Deuce Days was a huge success with over 500 Deuces and 1500 other makes of Hot Rods on display in Victoria, BC. I won’t post all of the photos that were posted but I want to thank all photographers who shared their photos so we could all enjoy the event. Victoria is a most picturesque venue with beautiful buildings, landscaping and water surrounding the island. The Ferry Boat, loaded with Hot Rods, is pure bliss to see with multicolored cars all lined up in rows waiting to arrive on the island. Once on the island you’re in fantasy land. I can’t imagine anyone not having a great time during the event. Poker Runs, static displays, lots of enthusiasts sharing the stories about their trip and their adventures along the way. I am very envious and wish I had made the trip. The organizer states this is the last one he will do, so I’m glad the turnout was truly representative of the Deuce lovers worldwide. Congratulations, to the Team of folks who made it possible. The Iconic Deuce will always be the true Hot Rod of our generation.
I wish all participants a safe journey home without any major problems.
“Enjoy life to the fullest while you can. Tomorrow is a long way a way.”
The Empress Hotel provided the elegant setting for the show. Being English, I was very impressed with this place.
Crowds were huge who came to see the Deuces and others makes of Hot Rods.
Tom Busch, father of the famous racers Kyle and Kurt, was presented the “Top Deuce” award by Al.
Tom’s heavy hammered 3-window was the “Top Deuce!”
Tom built the car and lowered the seats below the floorboard so he could see out.
Val and Tom Busch shared a moment after Tom won the award. Way to go Val!
Rich and Val dropped off their Woody, picked up the roadster and headed 1200 miles up the coast. Now that is enjoying retirement!
George and Karen drove their fresh sedan delivery to Victoria without any problems.
The Edelbrock cars were out if full force. I don’t know if Vic had his ship in the Marina like he did a few years ago which was spectacular.
I have always loved Rodger’s Tub and it hasn’t changed that I know of since it was built.
Chet drove his Brizio built roadster and it still looks great with the flames.
Doug had his famous B-400 and matching Mullins trailer in tow parked in front of the Empress.
This looks like Bob’s but I know it isn’t. Whitewall Bob!
A pair of Black Deuces always attract a crowd.
Red roadsters are common but not like this oneâ€¦it is perfect in every way.
Tom and Diane drove their Duvall windshield roadster to Victoria as they have a fleet to choose from.
I had to include one with fenders with my favorite Winterleaf light and dark Brown color scheme â€” which is stock.
Wood and water seem to go together. I love those 40 Woodies.
Rich and Val headed back to Newport to prepare for Wavecrest. Tough life!
A beautiful venue for any event, but perfect for Deuces. Will there be another one in three years? I hope so!