Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Road Test: 2008 Yamaha V Star 950 Review – Your Lucky Star

I get to ride a lot of bikes and my dreamcycle pushes 40 grand. Guess I better get a day job. We all have dream bikes but let’s get back to reality. The Yamaha Star 950 is very appealing, low and lean, this V-Star looks deceivingly long and relatively expensive. But at less than 8K brand new it can’t be ...

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2009 L.A. Toy Run

Story & Photos by Pete Alva If it hasn’t been already said, then I will say it now and repeat it throughout my life: It is my foremost opinion that the Harley-Davidson and custom motorcycle riding culture is by far the most caring and thoughtful of all the social groups in America and beyond, that unselfishly goes beyond their capacity ...

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Southwest Edition – December 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – December 2008   H-D Nightster Is This the Real Santa Ride for What’s Right

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Harley-Davidson Nightster

Harley-Davidson has rapidly recognized the fact that lots of women want to ride their own. Not only do they want to ride their own but they want a ride bikes that look cool and feel awesome. One of the solutions to “I am a petite girl and not sure I am ready for a big bike” is definitely the Nightster. ...

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California Edition – December 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – December 2008   Is This The Real Santa? Love Ride 25 Riding for What’s Right

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Ride for What’s Right

By Wild Bill Pictures by Chris & Buick We received the e-mail in late August that CD, our Publisher/Editor, slotted in a last-minute ad in the September Issue Titled “Ride for Ramos and Compean”. CD came up with the “Ride for What’s Right” title and naturally we told him he was a genius. CD informed us he was thrilled to ...

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Love Ride 25

Article by Mike Sayer Pics by Art Hall, Fierce Photography, Pete Alva Anytime a 25th Silver Anniversary is celebrated by anyone or anything it is truly a notable and commendable event. This year marked that significant achievement for Oliver Shokouh, Glendale Harley- Davidson and the literal army of staff and volunteers that made it possible. Glendale H-D, where the actual ...

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Is This The Real Santa?

Pics By Mike Steele Santa Eloyd brings toys and joy, and leaves “forever memories”. Since accepting his Santa clause, Santa has brought joy to thousands of children, who love to pull on his snow white beard to see if it’s truly real. Santa Eloyd will be meeting hundreds of girls and boys at South Coast Plaza this year, just as ...

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Northwest Edition – December 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – December 2008   OLYMPIA TOY RUN IS 31! H-D NIGHTSTER ROAD TEST BIKERS FIGHTING CANCER

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Bikers Fighting Cancer

Nicholas won the hearts of many as he underwent difficult and painful therapies with a brave smile and positive outlook. Biker’s Fighting Cancer was there to help celebrate after the group raised approximately $1000 to assist with getting Nicholas to and from his medical appointments. BFC President Pat (Chemo) Healey, a cancer survivor himself, said, “Nicholas was an inspiration to ...

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