Author Archives: Quick Throttle

3 Wheeler Rally – Deadwood, South Dakota

By Tom Christian* The Fourth Annual Deadwood  3 Wheeler Rally held July 10-15 in South Dakota started with me riding from Gillette, Wyoming to Deadwood after a 1,368.7 mile ride to Gillette. As the Travelodge at First Gold Gaming Resort was in sight, I thought of the person I needed to contact, Teresa Schanzenbach, the coordinator of this rally. It ...

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September 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon and Ryan

By Shannon Aiku, Ryan Evans & Samantha M. Frontiera Photos by Samantha M. Frontiera & Mike Cupp Shannon: What’s up gang?  It’s Shop Talk with me, Ryan and Samantha! Ryan: Hello everybody! Samantha: How you guys doing? Shannon: We’re back from Sturgis and we’re all in one piece. Except we’re missing Mike. Samantha: We’re kinda missing one. Ryan: Mike’s MIA. ...

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Breaking into the Motorcycle World

By Dani Garcia As a kid, I remember staring out the passenger window of my mom’s sedan as we passed by the corner Yamaha lot of my home town, Indio California.  I would often day dream about when I was old enough to buy one off the lot and ride away into the sunset.  My parents thought it was just ...

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19th Annual Run 21 Bike Rally

By Darlene Stickler, Miles Stickler & Jenna Adams We have been looking forward to Run 21 for quite a while; it is a local run that’s located in Otis, Oregon, which is relatively close to our neck of the woods, and it’s always a great time! This year we invited two Run 21 virgins to go along with us because ...

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Shoestring Budget Road Trip, Part One

By T.J. & Stephanie Thompson Photos by Stephanie Thompson and Glitter & Rust Photography A spontaneous conversation, during lunch time in our living room, led us to the wild idea of planning a trip for 2 people on 2 wheels for 2 weeks with a small budget while attending 2 motorcycle events. Questions arose such as: “How do we pack ...

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FXR Rally and Bike Show

By BlackJack Nestled in the shadow of majestic Mount Rainier, and near the foothills of the Cascades, lies the small but bustling historic logging town of Enumclaw, home to Northwest Motorcycles & Service, a family owned and operated business that retains the classic, old school feel of a small town bike shop. Owners Brian and Kate Caddy are an energetic ...

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Hack Attack: Emergency Roadside Repairs – Tinker Talk 5

We have all heard or made cracks about tape, bailing wire and zip tie repairs. Most repair hacks are not intended to be permanent but they can get you by in a pinch. Being able to perform these types of repairs can make or break your ride. Do yourself a favor and equip your mental tool box with some useful ...

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Bikers at the Beach

By Diana Olmstead Photos By Diana Olmstead, Robin Hudson,Blackjack, Cassie Olmstead On a gorgeous Friday afternoon, July 27th to be exact, the Quick Throttle crew rolled into Ocean Shores, WA to enjoy the ‘Bikers at the Beach’ motorcycle rally. The three-day rally takes place at the Ocean Shores Convention Center with activities spread throughout Grays Harbor County, Washington. Since this ...

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September 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the September edition of Quick Throttle Magazine, we cover the Deadwood 3 Wheeler and White Mountain Bike Rallies, plus we visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. We also take a look at road trips on a shoestring budget, we take a trip up the country and much more!     NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the ...

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AMA urges all road users to exercise caution during Labor Day weekend

Safe vehicle operation encouraged for holiday celebrating America’s workers PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association asks motorists and motorcyclists to make safety a priority as millions of Americans prepare to travel the nation’s public roadways for Labor Day weekend. “The AMA encourages all road users to exercise extra caution and courtesy during one of the nation’s busiest travel weekends,” ...

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