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Rocky Mountain Edition – February 2009

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – February 2009   H-D Museum The Indian Movie

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BACA Annual State Picnic

By Big D Caveman I recently had the chance to spend the day with Heroes at the American Legion post in Phoenix. Veterans of military service standing alongside Phoenix Firefighters and members of Bikers against Child Abuse (BACA). The American Legion Riders hosted BACA’s annual state picnic with great food and entertainment. BACA members and supporters joined to raise funds ...

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The Harley-Davidson Museum Experience

Pulling open the oversize steel doors and nervously walking inside, I felt a bit like Dorothy entering the castle to see the Wizard of Oz. And then, there it was. The holy grail of Milwaukee iron sitting just a few feet from me: Harley-Davidson motorcycle serial number 1. I was at the Harley-Davidson museum in Milwaukee and feeling like I ...

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Motorcycle Safety Course

My name is Julie Elliott, AKA Jules. First if all, let me give you a little bit of my background information, so you can get a good picture of what this experience was like for me. I am originally from Anderson, Indiana a fairly small city just northeast of Indianapolis, population about 60,000. The average high temperature in December is ...

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2008 – A Special Thank You from Santa Joe Sullivan

thrilled when Quick Throttle Magazine offered me the opportunity to write about this year’s Toy Run and express my gratitude. On December 6 10,000+ motorcyclists attended the 31st annual event. Cash donations have exceeded $12,000 along with truckload after truckload of toys that will benefit the Salvation Army’s Toy n Joy program. This event would not have been as successful ...

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2008 International Motorcycle Show, Seattle WA

  The huge International Motorcycle Show made its usual December appearance in Seattle this year and once again brought with it freakish foul weather and weirdness! The show which runs over three days is a traveling carnival of all things motorcycle including on road, off road, ATVs, touring bikes, accessories, motor clothes and vendors galore. This year we noticed that ...

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2008 Colorado Springs Toys for Tots

by Roadking As an avid motorcyclist for the past 25 years, I can’t tell you how many charity runs I have attended. Like you, Toy Runs are one of my favorites for a number of reasons. I guess there’s just something about bundling up and heading out in the cold weather on a mission to do something good. Also, the ...

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2008 Colorado Motorcycle Show & Swap – Charity Update

CMSS ANNOUNCES CHANGES FOR 2009 SHOW The Colorado Motorcycle Show & Swap meet would like to inform the public of some last minute changes for this year’s show in Denver, CO, which takes place January 31st & February 1st at the National Western Complex. For several years the Mile High Down Syndrome Association has held a motorcycle raffle to raise money ...

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2008 Denver 81 Chopper Art Show

Story & Photos by Patrick Glenn This past fall the Jazz-B Gallery at 719 W. 8th Ave. in Denver was the location of the sixth annual Denver 81 Choppers Art Show to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Denver. A late evening rainstorm had little effect on the attendance, and as what has come to be expected there were ...

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Southwest Edition – January 2009

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – January 2009   IMS Long Beach Jay Leno Interview LA Toy Run Your Lucky Star

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