Author Archives: Quick Throttle

QT Interview: Jay Leno’s Garage

By Linda Dahl, Pics By Pete Alva Most journalists have their dream interview. If I were asked “dead or alive”, mine starts with Princess Diana. But, Jay Leno has always been very high on my list. I have admired his history, his garage, his drive and his personality. I love his show and his cast (especially Kevin). When the opportunity ...

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Northwest Edition – January 2009

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – January 2009   ASK ARLIN INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW OLYMPIA TOY RUN THANK YOU FROM SANTA JOE

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Rocky Mountain Edition – January 2009

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – January 2009   Denvers Choppers Art Show Toys for Tots Colorado’s Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet

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Road Test: 2008 Yamaha V Star 950 Review – Your Lucky Star

I get to ride a lot of bikes and my dreamcycle pushes 40 grand. Guess I better get a day job. We all have dream bikes but let’s get back to reality. The Yamaha Star 950 is very appealing, low and lean, this V-Star looks deceivingly long and relatively expensive. But at less than 8K brand new it can’t be ...

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2009 L.A. Toy Run

Story & Photos by Pete Alva If it hasn’t been already said, then I will say it now and repeat it throughout my life: It is my foremost opinion that the Harley-Davidson and custom motorcycle riding culture is by far the most caring and thoughtful of all the social groups in America and beyond, that unselfishly goes beyond their capacity ...

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Southwest Edition – December 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – December 2008   H-D Nightster Is This the Real Santa Ride for What’s Right

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Harley-Davidson Nightster

Harley-Davidson has rapidly recognized the fact that lots of women want to ride their own. Not only do they want to ride their own but they want a ride bikes that look cool and feel awesome. One of the solutions to “I am a petite girl and not sure I am ready for a big bike” is definitely the Nightster. ...

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California Edition – December 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – December 2008   Is This The Real Santa? Love Ride 25 Riding for What’s Right

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Ride for What’s Right

By Wild Bill Pictures by Chris & Buick We received the e-mail in late August that CD, our Publisher/Editor, slotted in a last-minute ad in the September Issue Titled “Ride for Ramos and Compean”. CD came up with the “Ride for What’s Right” title and naturally we told him he was a genius. CD informed us he was thrilled to ...

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Love Ride 25

Article by Mike Sayer Pics by Art Hall, Fierce Photography, Pete Alva Anytime a 25th Silver Anniversary is celebrated by anyone or anything it is truly a notable and commendable event. This year marked that significant achievement for Oliver Shokouh, Glendale Harley- Davidson and the literal army of staff and volunteers that made it possible. Glendale H-D, where the actual ...

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