Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Humble Hero Gets Harley

It started with a conversation at a local Starbuck’s while CD was waiting for his coffee. I went back in to see what the hold up was and CD introduced me to Bob Lopez. Bob was telling him about his son who had just returned from a tour in Iraq and would be picking up his brand new Harley at ...

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Northwest Edition – August 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – August 2008   BIKE FEST AT SEASIDE THE OILY TRUTH

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Rocky Mountain Edition – August 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain – August 2008   Tejon Street Bike Fest America’s Wounded Warriors

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America’s Wounded Warriors

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, JUNE 4, 2008—The final results are in and the Defenders of Freedom Veterans Recognition Ride to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project has been an overwhelming success. With over 215 participants and $2,700 in donations collected this over 40 mile ride, “The Longest Law Enforcement Escorted Motorcycle Parade in the State of Colorado”, was noted by many participants ...

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Tejon Street Bike Fest

By Abel The 8th Annual Tejon Street Bike Fest was held on June 22nd and I was looking forward to it as it has become one of my favorite one day events to attend. Each year since I’ve been attending, it has gotten to be a bigger and better gathering of music, merchandise, and motorcyclists from all over southern Colorado. ...

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Midwest Edition – August 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Midwest Edition -August 2008   An Unknown Legend Charity Ride MDA Tub Run

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MDA Tub Run

BY “CHOPPER” Greg Powers June 13th & 14th was a weekend to remember. The South-Central Wisconsin Hog Chapter outdid themselves once again organizing and running the 14th Annual MDA Tub Run. Friday (June 13th) 450 people showed up for the Poker Run greeted by great weather and sunshine.The stops were all local favorites, leaving Kutter Harley Davidson around 3:00p.m. and ...

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Charity Ride

CHICAGOLAND RIDERS HELP 97.1 FM, THE DRIVE & CHICAGO CYCLE LEND SUPPORT TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS 97.1 FM The Drive and Chicago Cycle recently hosted the “2008 Drive Charity Ride Series.” The three ride series took place on April 13th, May 18th, and June 22nd. The April 13th ride began at Chicago Cycle and ...

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An Unknown Legend

BY ROBERT “COOCH” KUCZERA There are the famous and the not so famous motorcycle legends. Jack Kirchgesler was a not so famous, but truly a legend. It was faith in how I met him seeking shelter until a hailstorm passed during Sturgis bike week of 2002. Whereupon he became a Sturgis friend and historian whom I visited for the last ...

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Southwest Edition – July 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – July 2008   Flags Across the Dam Indian Rides Again! Cook’s Corner 8th Annual Blessing of the Bikes Springtime in Tucson

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