2016 Photo Gallery

9-11 Patriot Ride

On September 11th this ride from Huntington Beach H-D to Original Mike’s in Santa Ana, CA honored remembrance of this day 15 years ago, lives lost and bravery, dedication and sacrifice of first responders.  See full story in CA & SW Editions October issues.  Photos by Tom Christian.

America Ride

Photos by Tom Christian

Bikers at the Beach

Photos by Robin Hudson

Chi Chi’s for Charity at Laidlaw’s H-D

A rock & roll party! First Annual event benefiting City of Hope, a Los Angeles area hospital recognized worldwide for its research & treatment of many serious diseases including breast cancer.  See full story in CA & SW editions December issue. Photos courtesy of Jenn Morgan, Marketing Director, Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson.

Eastside Harley-Davidson’s Grand Opening

Photos by Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson. The Grand Opening of Eastside Harley-Davidson’s new dealership in Bellevue, WA.

Elko Motorcycle Jamboree

This Northeastern Nevada town welcomes motorcyclists from all over the West in June to Rumble in the Rubies!  See the full story in CA & SW editions August issues.  Photos by Debbie Rodriguez.

Highway 101 Run #1

First Annual event at Elk Country RV Resort & Campground in Northern California with 38 Special, Skynnyn Lynnyrd, Fryed Brothers Band & Kelly Quinn aka Throttle Girl, Long Distance Endurance Rider, host and industry ambassador.  Find out more about ‘TG’ at www.throttlegirl.net & on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube: Throttle Girl. Full story in CA & SW Editions December issues. Photos by Kelly Quinn.

Highway 101 Run #2

In A One Night’s Stay, our reporter found a natural paradise and rock & roll too.  Full story in CA & SW December issues. Photos by Debbie Rodriguez.

The Hollister Experience

Quick Throttle’s Geri Cidot got her first Hollister Experience at this year’s Hollister Independence Rally- and the photos to prove it.  See full story in CA & SW Editions August issues. Photos by Geri Cidot.

Hollister Independence Rally- Denvers Choppers Bike Show

Full story in CA & SW Edition August issues. Photos courtesy of Mondo Porras & Les Covington.

Laidlaw’s H-D Demo Event & Afterparty

On September 17th riders got to take all the new 2017 Harley-Davidson models out on the road; then the band Harley and the Pirates (featured on Quick Throttle’s Band Page) played the Afterparty!  Full story in CA & SW Editions October issues.  Photos by Tom Christian.

Laughlin River Run – Part 1

Laughlin River Run Part 1- A Bucket List. See story in CA & SW edition June & NW edition July issues.  Photos by Tom Christian.

Laughlin River Run – Part 2

Music & Mayhem, Burros & Burnouts- See full story in CA & SW Editions July issue. Photos by Pastor Fred Z.

Laughlin River Run – Part 2

Roaming Around at River Run- Laughlin Close Up.  Full story in CA & SW editions July issue. Photos by Ray Seidel.

Laughlin via Route 66

Photos by Ray Seidel and Geri Cidot

Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show

Top custom and race bikes with beautiful models photographed by Jim Gianatsis grace the newest 16 month/2017 pin-up calendars introduced July 23rd at the 25th annual show.  See story & winners list in CA & SW Edition October issues. Photos by Jim Gianatsis & Art Hall.

Motorcycle Oddities

by Ray Seidel

Motorcycles of the Stars

by Ray Seidel

Northwest Harley-Davidson’s Big Bad Bike Show

Photos by Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson

Olympia Toy Run 2015

Photos by Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson

Pendleton Bike Week

Photos by Diana Olmstead & Robin Hudson

Progressive International Motorcycle Show – Phoenix

Photos by Angela Conner and Art Hall

Ride for Autism

The Stars Come Out for the 9th Annual Ride! Actors Dean McDermott and Ian Ziering were this year’s Co-Grand Marshals; approx. $20K net funds raised this year to support Autism charities – Full story in CA & SW Editions September issues! Photos by Tom Christian.

Rocky Point Rally 2015

Photos by Perry & Traci

Run-A-Mucca

Winnemucca, NV is the event with the famous Burning Bike– Full story in CA & SW Editions July issues.  Photos by Debbie Rodriguez.

Run for the Grizzlies

The Big Bear Alpine Zoo in Big Bear, California is a wildlife rehabilitation facility where some animals need lifelong care.  The Run for the Grizzlies held September 12, 2015 addresses the needs of some special bears, the namesake of this San Bernardino Mountains town.  Full story in California & Southwest February issues.  Photos by Tom Christian.

Street Vibrations Fall Rally #1

Denver’s Choppers Vintage Bike Show, Erik Estrada with Reno PD, the new Battle Born Harley-Davidson in Carson City, NV, and Kelly Quinn aka Throttle Girl and more. See full story in CA & SW Editions November issues.  Photos by Flame & Contributors* (*Tripping King Snakes- photo by Tanja Musselman, Aliens Poison bike- photo by Peter Stow/Vue Media Group)

Street Vibrations Fall Rally #2

A Road Trip to Northern Nevada, with scenery along the way.  Bands, bikers, tattoos, Bill O’Reilly & Dennis Miller show, Monte Perlin’s Globe of Death, interesting food and more! See full story in CA & SW Editions November issues.  Photos by Tom Christian.

Street Vibrations Fall Rally #3

Virginia City wildlife, riding, and Reno: Slow Races, Ceremonial Flag Raising, International Bikini Team & bands including Skynnyn Lynnyrd (Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute)- Full story in CA & SW November issues.  Photos by Chris Oggerino.

Street Vibrations Fall Rally #4

Riders (including QT photographer Chris Oggerino) head to the historic mining town of Virginia City, Nevada, where Fritz Beckert is waiting along Geiger Grade Rd. to shoot their photo as they ride by. Then they can stop at his Champagne Photography booth up on C St. to pick up a souvenir photo of their ride, or visit www.champagne-photography.com  – See full story in CA & SW Edition November issues.  Photos by Fritz Beckert.

Street Vibrations Spring Rally #1

Spring Riding in Northern Nevada! Full story in CA & SW Editions August issues. Photos by Irish Flame (Dana Lee Fruend).

Street Vibrations Spring Rally #2

Scenes from all over at Spring Rally with finale at performance by the band Lucky Tongue.  Full story in CA & SW Editions August issues.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Street Vibrations Spring Rally #3

A local Reno area photographer takes us on a tour of Spring Rally through his camera lens.  Full story in CA & SW Editions August issues.  Photos by Chris Oggerino.

Street Vibrations Spring Rally #4

See full event coverage in CA & SW editions August issues! Photos by professional photographer Kevin LeVezu.

Sturgis 1

“If You Didn’t Have Fun, It’s Your Own Damn Fault!”  Full story in CA & SW Editions Sept. issues, Story & photos by Geri Cidot (except Lynyrd Skynyrd concert photo by Gerrit Van de Streek).

Sturgis 2

Photos by Ray Seidel and courtesy of the Buffalo Chip

Thunder on the Lot

This festival of cars, motorcycles and music benefits Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley. Full story in CA & SW Editions August issues.  Photos by: Shannan Arviso-Gibson, Steve Adams, & Damage Inc. photos by Michelle Mathisen.

Top-Line Industrial Supply’s 4th Annual Car & Bike Show

June 25th this event raised $5100 for Carol’s Kitchen feeding the hungry in San Gorgonio Pass.  Full story in CA & SW Editions August issues. Photos-Tom Christian; Donation Presentation photo courtesy of Top-Line Industrial.

Toys for Tots – A Vet Gets the Wheels Turning

Marine Vet Jerry Black’s Batwing Cycles in Lake Elsinore, CA hosted Toys for Tots on Dec. 12, 2015- supported in part with a $50 Daniel’s Jewelry Gift Card from K-Frog 95.1 FM Morning Show with Scott, Heather & Kelly.  Full story in California & Southwest January 2016 issues. Photos by Tom Christian.

Veterans Rally at Tropicana Laughlin

Nov. 10-13th, Tropicana Laughlin hosted the 2nd Annual Run for the Fund Benefiting Veterans by VFW Riders and Men of  Fire Chapter 6, and the AVTT Traveling Wall. Full story in CA & SW editions December issue.  Photos supplied by Tropicana Laughlin, Frank Janicke & Mary Smith.

Victory Octane, 2016 Part 1

Victory Octane, 2016 Part 2

Photos by Heath Cofran

West Coast Thunder

Photos by Tom Christian.

Women Who Ride – Bikerchic NV Christine Z

We met Christine Z at Street Vibrations Spring Rally in Reno, NV.  Read her full story in CA & SW Editions August issues.  Photos by: RT, Courtesy of Christine Z, & Virginia City area road shots by Fritz Beckert/Champagne Photography.

Zachy’s Builds for Ryan Lewis & Macklemore

Keith Wong of Zachy’s Custom Rods in Seattle builds custom Sportster for Ryan Lewis and then is enlisted to build the four motorcycle-led chariot for the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis video “Downtown”. See the story by Diana Olmstead in the February edition of Quick Throttle Northwest.