Author Archives: Quick Throttle

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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Journey for Freedom Ride

For all who are wondering, the trip from Seattle to DC this year was awesome and wonderful, and several layers of skin were burnt off, just like last year. Through the help of Coors Brewing Company, among others, the ‘Journey For Freedom Fund’ was able to give out two college scholarships on our way to DC. One recipient, Skyle Messer, ...

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California Edition – July 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – July 2007   Motorcycle Madness Big Bear Choppers – Ride the Mountain

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Big Bear Choppers – Ride the Mountain

By Mike “Spike” Sayer • Photos by Mike Sayer & Art Hall It is hard to believe that summer is already here. The first event that makes summer a reality to me is the Big Bear Choppers – 5th Annual Ride the Mountain event! By now the days are getting longer and warmer, especially when the morning coastal “June Gloom” ...

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Motorcycle Madness

I always enjoy going out of the So. Cal. area for bike shows. For several years I have wanted to attend the Motorcycle Madness Show in Santa Maria as it is only a leisurely three-hour scenic ride up the coast to just below San Louis Obispo. Finally this year I made my commitment early and there was no turning back. ...

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Midwest Edition – July 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Midwest Edition – July 2007   The Iron Horse Festival My MMI Experience Great Lakes Dragaway

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