Author Archives: Quick Throttle

The Return of Hollister

Article by Babydoll Pics by Babydoll, Pizano, and Art Hall We arrived in Bolado Park in our home away from home, with our three dogs and our daughter, knowing that the park would be overflowing with Boozefighter’s from all over, being the 60th anniversary in Hollister and the place where their story began. Many of us still wonder why we ...

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March of Dimes Rally

The 1st Annual Ride Iowa Motorcycle Ride to benefit the Central Iowa Chapter of the March of Dimes was a huge success bringing in nearly $20,000.00. On Saturday, July 21, 2007 over 1000 bikes converged in Newton, Iowa, on the infield of the Iowa Speedway, for an awesome party to raise money for the March of Dimes. For a minimal ...

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Sturgis on the River

“Always on Father’s Day weekend, never on Father’s Day” is the tag line. This was number 13 for the event now held in Davenport, Iowa, on the banks of the Mississippi River. From the humble beginnings in the Village of East Davenport the Rally has grown to become the largest gathering of motorcycles in the Midwest. This year’s entertainment was ...

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Southwest Edition – August 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – August 2007   The Return of Hollister The Stars Shine at Laughlin River Run  Sedona or Bust

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Sedona or Bust

This year has been a real busy year so far with covering events and Bike nights, Poker runs etc. Trying to get more Southwest involvement in the many things we riders do and charities we cover. So every once in awhile as you all know we need to get away for a little break. Get out and ride and forget ...

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The Stars Shine at Laughlin River Run

Story and photos by Randy Twells With additional photos courtesy of STAR Members The 25th Anniversary Laughlin River Run was also an 11-year milestone for Star Touring & Riding. Manufacturer-sponsored riding organizations are nothing new, and de riguer these days to keep redirecting new life into the bottom line of the motorcycle industry. An All In The Family approach that ...

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6th Annual Joker’s Wild Ride

The 2007 Joker’s Wild Realities Ride & Poker brought bikers together to give abused and neglected children a voice that roared on Sunday, May 27th. Raising over $41,000 in emergency funding, bikers from all over state and as far as Alaska came together to ride against childhood abuse. Donations from this event benefited the Realities For Children Emergency Fund, serving ...

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Veteran’s Rally Receives Honors

Salute to American Veterans Rally Receives Honors from Governor Ritter In a proclamation dated thirteenth day of June 2007, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. has officially proclaimed August 17 through 19, “American Veterans Rally Days in Colorado. “We are extremely honored by the Governor’s proclamation.” Said Chris Mauter, Committee Chairman for the Salute to American Veterans Rally. “This recognition really ...

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Big Dog K-9 Review

Limited to 100 units, the special chopper-style cruisers are stretched out, blacked out, and individually hand signed and numbered. WICHITA, Kansas (June 15, 2007) – Big Dog Motorcycles®, the world’s largest manufacturer of custom bikes, celebrates the continued success of its K-9™ chopper by closing the 2007 model year – the company’s 13th – with 100 Limited Edition versions of ...

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Northwest Edition – July 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – July 2007   Big Dog K-9 Review Journey for Freedom Ride

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