California Stories

Motorcycle Madness

I always enjoy going out of the So. Cal. area for bike shows. For several years I have wanted to attend the Motorcycle Madness Show in Santa Maria as it is only a leisurely three-hour scenic ride up the coast to just below San Louis Obispo. Finally this year I made my commitment early and there was no turning back. ...

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The Wall

At the invitation of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and with the assistance of the Yaqui Warriors MC, Vietnam Vets/Legacy Vets MC, and American Legion Yoeme Post 125 the Cost of Freedom Travelling Vietnam Memorial Wall was exhibited in Tucson at the Yaqui-owned Casino Del Sol February 23-25th. This seems an appropriate venue as I am informed that of any ethnic ...

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Laughlin River Run 2007

By Mike “Spike” Sayer In anticipation for this year’s Laughlin River Run, marking the Event’s 25th Anniversary, time seemed to drag by through our very strange and unusual southern California weather until the day finally came to load up the Road King and head out towards the Colorado River for five fun-packed days of sunshine and freedom. My lovely wife ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine Expo 2007

2nd Annual Totally-Biased Review by CD & Lisa Dalgaard Pics By Pete Alva, Oso, Mikes Sayer, Randy Twells and Linda Dahl Sun, Fun, Bikes, Music, and (one of my favorite things to do) Shopping. That’s why almost 4,000 attendees came to the 2nd Annual Quick Throttle Expo on St. Patty’s Day weekend, March 17th and 18th. Ok so, this was ...

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Working Class Heroes

By Mike “Spike” Sayer March 3rd, 2007 San Diego, CA The core of San Diego kicks ass and asks no questions! The famous Dublin Mob (of Dublin Mob Choppers Fame) hosted their 2nd Annual Open House – Rock Party to a standing room only crowd. Only the coolest of the “working-class” cared enough to attend a party that can only ...

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Lobbying Lawmakers at the Capitol

by Splatt the Harley Ratt State Capitol Sacramento , CA April 16, 2007 I’m happy to report that your “Right to Ride” still registers a faint heartbeat on the electrocardiogram. Lucky for us, the finest freedom fighters from the Golden State descended upon the state capitol to lobby the legislature on your behalf. The parking meters were bagged specifically for ...

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The Radial Motorcycle

STORY & PHOTOS BY BERNIE TYRRELL One night in a bar while sketching on a napkin, (a picture of said napkin complete with beer stain is included), John Levey and his two friends/Partners, Chet Thomas and Tim Deml of the Rapid City, SD area who work in the Medical field doing repair to medical equipment such as X-ray machines, came ...

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Lessons from an Old Biker

Four wheels move the body.  Two wheels move the soul. Life may begin at 30, but it doesn’t get real interesting until  about 60 mph! You start the game of life with a full pot o’ luck and an empty pot o’ experience… The object is to fill the pot of experience before you empty the pot of luck. If ...

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Southern California Bike Nights

by Charlene Casey Community. Not a word most people would associate with motorcyclists. Yet, it is the best word I can think of to describe the group of people I’ve met in my brief experience (riding less than 3 years) as a biker chic and proud of it. How many places can you go and see the most beautiful bikes ...

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Inside Scoop on the MoFlow

Review by Randy Twells Photos by Randy Twells & Randy Aron I met Randy Aron of Cycle Visions not long ago, and he showed me this great air cleaner that he thought up, called the MoFlow. He said, “Let me put this on your bike, and you won’t believe how it improves performance!” I said, yeah sure, ok, I am ...

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