Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Springtime in Tucson

Springtime in Tucson, Arizona, a time when the desert briefly bursts into bloom and the wild life begins to stir. Snakes, spiders, scorpions, horny toads, fire ants, killer bees and Bikers all come out to play and there are events every weekend till the harsh summer sun drives us back under our rocks to seek a little shade. One thing ...

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Flags Across the Dam

Memorial Day: the holiday that was instituted to honor Anheuser-Busch, the Miller Brewing Company and Kingsford charcoal. We celebrate this event with backyard barbeques, new-car “Sales-paloozas” and an extra day of workplace non-productivity. Well, at least that’s been the main focus ever since the National Bureau of Irrelevance changed the traditional Memorial Day date from May 30th to the last ...

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California Edition – July 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – July 2008   Rip’s BAD Ride Rip’s BAD Ride Bike Games Indian Rides Again! Cook’s Corner 8th Annual Blessing of the Bikes

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Cook’s Corner 8th Annual Blessing of the Bikes

By Lori McCammon Did you feel the earth move on Sunday, May 4th? If you found yourself within a 5-mile radius of Cook’s Corner in Trabuco Canyon the ground was vibrating. It was the 8th Annual Blessing of the Bikes. Father James Smith from St. Michael’s Abby did the honor of walking from one end of the parking lot (and ...

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2008 Rip’s Bad Ride Bike Games

Rip’s BAD Ride XI was held at Oak Canyon Park on the 8th of June 2008. The B.A.D Ride was started in Southern California by Rip Rose, a biker and photojournalist for Easyriders, who wanted to bring the biker nation together in the fight against diabetes. Today, that dream is a reality. Rip died of diabetes. He had such an ...

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Northwest Edition – July 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – July 2008   INDIAN RIDES AGAIN FRED ROSS MEMORIAL RUN QT BIKE NIGHT AT THE JUNCTION LATUS MOTORS H-D PAYS TRIBUTE TO OUR ARMED FORCES

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Rocky Mountain Edition – July 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – July 2008   Joker’s Wild Indian Rides Again!

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Joker’s Wild

Realities Riders Rally in Old Town Fort Collins for Abused Children The 2008 Realities Ride & Poker Run brought together thousands of bikers riding against child abuse this past Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday, May 25th. This was the 7th Annual Joker’s Wild Realities Ride, sponsored by Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson. This year’s event brought biking enthusiasts from as far as ...

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Midwest Edition – July 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Midwest Edition – July 2008   Route 65 Open House Fox Valley

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Fox Valley

June 1 – Oshkosh, WI Graybeard Productions held their 3rd Annual Fox Valley Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet to benefit Shriner’s Hospital’s For Children. The day turned out to be perfect as it was warm and sunny and the turnout was great. Not only were there tons of riders, but also a lot of curious non-riders who came out to ...

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