Author Archives: Quick Throttle

LA Calendar Motorcycle Show

Photos by Art Hall July 12-13, 2008, Queen Mary Event Park, Long Beach, CA – The 17th annual Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show Weekend presented by Performance Machine returned to the Queen Mary Event Park in Long Beach on July 12-13th, 2008. Thousands were in attendance to enjoy hot bikes, and cool ocean breezes. The weekend featured many of the ...

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Northwest Edition – September 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – September 2008   EASTSIDE H-D STURGIS 2008 HARLEY-DAVIDSON FOR 2009

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Eastside H-D’s 105th Ride to Milwaukee Party

You have to hand it to Eastside Harley-Davidson, when they do a bike give-a-way they pull out all the stops. Such was the case on Sunday, August 17th when Eastside H-D teamed up with Miller Beer to raffle off a limited edition H-D Nightster 1200 done in the famous Miller Blue paint. Its 1 of 300 that Miller had commissioned. ...

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Men in Plaid

BY ROBERT SWEENEY, PHOTOS BY MONIKA SWEENEY At one time, a story about two grown men riding motorcycles across the country while dressed in skirts would have only seen the light of day in one of the seedier tabloids. Today, in our “anything goes” society, it could very well pass without notice. But on the other hand, it might also ...

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Harley-Davidson for 2009

The big news from Harley for 2009 is that aside from a new touring frame and the release of its long awaited Trike, there really is no big news. Harley has instead opted to, in the words of Willie G. Davidson,“refresh and refine our line for 2009.” Many minor changes across the full line include new badging, higher handlebars, chrome ...

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Rocky Mountain Edition – September 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – September 2008   22nd Annual Ladies Run

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22nd Annual Ladies Run

By Abel There are three official starting points based on where you want to start out from for the 22nd Annual Ladies Run in Fairplay, Colorado that was held on July 12th & 13th but I usually rode along the less traveled route in my past journeys there. This year though I took the main route out of Denver and ...

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Midwest Edition – September 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Midwest Edition – September 2008   Almont Run ’08 Iron Warriors

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Iron Warriors

On June 21 I was at Biker’s Alley in Clive, Iowa when a group of riders with the Midwest Iron Warriors Motorcycle Club (IWMC) stopped by to check out the store. Approximately 116 riders were in Des Moines for their regional meeting. The Midwest Region consists of members from Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North Dakota. Thanks to Jeff ...

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Almont Run 2008

July 19th, 2008: All event organizers know the routine… You set the date, make all the necessary plans, and come the week before, you’re glued to the TV to see what the weather man is going to predict for the event. But considering how this year’s weather has played out around the Midwest, even the weather man can’t seem to ...

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