Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Great Lakes Dragaway

By Mary Lou Funk “The month of June at GLD has flown by. It seems in Wisconsin that we skip spring and go right into summer! Now that the weather has turned the corner things are really starting to heat up at GLD. This past month we had two Harley Shootout events scheduled. Mother Nature took care of the first ...

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My MMI Experience

by Ken Boersma Well, there I was. I finally had my Harley. And, you know, it was every bit as much fun as I thought it was going to be. And, I thought, it was so much fun, why not make a career out of the motorcycle industry? And one day, I saw a television ad on the Speed Channel ...

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The Iron Horse Bike & Music Festival

The Iron Horse Bike & Music Festival Memorial Day weekend on the bluffs in Sabula, Iowa was, shortly put, ANOTHER GREAT TIME. With the hill sides filling up early on Friday the party was shaping up. Free admission for Friday night (no camping) started revving things up. The live music was “PURE ROCK THAT ROCKS” by local area favorite JAMMER. ...

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Southwest Edition – July 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – July 2007   Big Bear Choppers – Ride the Mountain  Best Bike Night Bikers Bay

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Bikes Bay

BY WILD BILL Yes, Southwest riders, “Bikers Bay” has arrived in our area. What is Bikers Bay? Is Bikers Bay needed? “Yes” to both questions as I have seen and talked to a lot of you riders who have experienced the famous words “It will be ready next week” (But I want to ride today) or schedule it and had ...

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Best Bike Night in Southern Arizona

I have written about this event in the past and I have also made most all of the Bike nights (Well missed one). Per your request and a lot of work from Mike and his team (Which Mike?). Well they have made it so much bigger and better with the expanded fence so you can walk around outside and check ...

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Rocky Mountain Edition – June 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – June 2007   The Wall Biker for President I Went to the Laughlin River Run & Didn’t Get Shot

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I Went to the Laughlin River Run & Didn’t Get Shot

By Robert Sweeney Photos by Pete Alva And neither did anyone else there. Yet, for days leading up to the event, all during the event and for days after the event, the so-called “news” media kept reminding everyone that 5 years ago there was a deadly shootout between rival outlaw motorcycle clubs in one of the casinos in Laughlin, which, ...

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Biker for President

Former governor of Wisconsin, Tommy Thompson, officially announced his candidacy for president on April 4th, in Des Moines, Iowa. Thompson served as governor for 14 years before stepping down to become Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Bush Cabinet, where he served for four years. He was a member of the Wisconsin legislature from 1967 to 1987, the ...

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Rocky Mountain Edition – July 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – July 2007   Veterans Rally Receives Honors 6th Annual Joker’s Wild Ride

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