Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Painting with Vicki Racer

BY GERY SCHEMEL When I entered Big River Customs I was face to face with a very cool custom chopper. To my left was a table covered with awards and trophies. There was no doubt this is definitely a bike friendly place. With the smell of art thick in the air, Vicki, the artist I came to interview, greeted me ...

Read More »

California Edition – June 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – June 2008   Road Test: Unleashing the Pitbull Laughlin River Run Arizona Bike Week, Pt. II Bob Laidlaw: 50 Years as a Harley Dealer

Read More »

2008 Arizona Bike Week: Part 2

BY LINDA DAHL Some of you may be asking why we are still covering Arizona Bike Week. Well, to answer your question, when you throw an 11-day party it’s hard to put it all in one issue. The thing about Arizona Bike Week is that there is something for everyone! If you are looking for a party, if you prefer ...

Read More »

Laughlin River Run 2008

  “So there sits Linda at her desk checking e-mail when CD calls whining (as he often does) that we need even MORE staff to cover Laughlin. So she says, “Get me a room in Laughlin and I can leave in an hour.” So he calls her back a few minutes later and says, “It’s done.” Linda picks up the ...

Read More »

Southwest Edition – June 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – June 2008   Road Test: The Pitbull Laughlin River Run Arizona Bike Week, Pt. II Bad Boys Golf Tournament

Read More »

Bad Boys Golf Tournament

BY LINDA DAHL When we think of bikers, we often imagine the open road, greasy hamburgers, a few beers and just general decadence. Well, sometimes you have to leave out the first three and just go for the decadence. I am not sure if I could have imagined bikers and golfers on the same playing field. While I am a ...

Read More »

Northwest Edition – May 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – May 2008   Band of Brothers MS Run V-Rex Road Test Brian Mitchell Bike Build

Read More »

Brian Mitchell Bike Build

BY QUINT After building award winning and famous motorcycles for the late Russ Tom and Downtown Harley, Brian Mitchell is back building bikes again. When Downtown Harley was sold a couple of years ago Brian Mitchell went on to greener pastures at SteelDreams in Burlington, WA. Brian was fulfilling his duties as General Manager for awhile when the owner, Gregg ...

Read More »

2008 Band of Brothers MS Run

Sometimes living and riding in western Washington can be pretty unpredictable weather-wise. Such was the case on March 29th when the Band of Brothers 5th Annual Poker Run to benefit a cure for Multiple sclerosis took place. These diehard riders rode thru sun, rain, snow, hail and bitter cold to raise over $2,000 for the cause. Joining them were riders ...

Read More »

Rocky Mountain Edition – May 2008

Quick Throttle Magazine Rocky Mountain Edition – May 2008   Tom Noll 7th Annual Joker’s Wild Colorado Cannon Run

Read More »