Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Just One Flag

On my weekly visit to Tucson for my job, one day I decided to avoid the rush of I-10 and took the scenic route 87 by way of Coolidge. As I was driving along, I came upon an old cemetery. It looked old, neglected and sparsely dotted with only a handful of graves. One grave in particular caught my eye, ...

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Rocky Mountain Edition – September 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – September 2007   Tech Tips Victory Vision

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Tech Tips

Choosing & Installing the Proper Handlebars So you have just taken delivery of your brand new Harley-Davidson, it’s time to take a nice, enjoyable ride to get the “feel” of your new machine. You’ve owned many motorcycles over the years, or maybe this is your first one, but the important thing now is just feeling the wind in your face. ...

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Victory Vision

Mike Chesney called Monday and asked if we would be interested in riding the Vision to Colorado picking up the bike in Park City Utah. This was the opportunity of a life time and I jumped on it and any hurdle that came my way to make it happen. I work for a rather large corporation, luckily my boss is ...

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Northwest Edition – September 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – September 2007   Sturgis

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Midwest Edition – September 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Midwest Edition – September 2007   River Ramblings Run to the Wall

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Run to the Wall

It was 8:30 A.M. on May 24, 2007, approximately two hundred bikers are gathered together at the Law Offices of Weigel, Carlson, Blau, and Clemens, S.C., at 3732 West Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In about half an hour, they will begin their annual trek to Washington D.C. to honor all veterans of all wars. It is a ride, a ...

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California Edition – September 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – September 2007   Big Bear Means Business Engine Break-In

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River Ramblings

The Quad Cities is where the Mississippi River makes a turn to the west running through the middle of the QCA, located about 180 miles due west of Chicago. Just look for the BIG X of the 80 & 74 Interstates. This is the Heartland. Here’s a quick up date on a few of the places I have talked about. ...

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Engine Break-in

Ask a couple of mechanics in the same room about how to break in an engine and you’re likely to start a heated discussion. Engine break in is a topic with a wide variety of opinions. Each with varying degrees of validity and each based on experience. There is virtually no published widely available engineering study backing the opinions and ...

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