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Harley Drag Racing 2019: Looking Ahead

By Tom McCarthy With the new year of 2019 firmly in place, the various motorcycle drag racing sanctions have settled on their venues and are ready to rock the house with plenty of action from coast-to-coast, beginning with the 59th annual NHRA Winternationals. The Lucas Oil Winternationals will happen February 7-10, 2019, at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California, ...

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David Mann ChopperFest

By Tom Christian This year’s David Mann ChopperFest at the Ventura County Fairgrounds took place December 9th as scheduled; last year’s event was rescheduled due to the devastating fires and floods in the area. The recent fires in the area potentially foreshadowed a repeat re-scheduling, but thankfully that was not the case. When arriving at the fairgrounds and doing a ...

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2019 H-D CVO Street Glide 117ci

The CVO moniker is the pinnacle of all things Harley-Davidson. Custom Vehicle Operations pulls out all the stops once a year and a few select models get the star treatment. The Street Glide is one of the Motor Company’s top sellers and the 2019 CVO rolls out with all the bells and whistles, topped off with a ferocious Milwaukee-Eight 117ci ...

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February 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

  CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the February 2019 issue of Quick Throttle, our team of writers report  from Chopperfest, Rocky Point Rally, Easyriders Bike Show and the Morongo Sleigh Ride. We also take a ride on the 2019 CVO Street Glide. In a new article by Tom McCarthy, we look at what’s ahead for motorcycle drag racing in the future. Also, ...

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Rocky Point Rally

By Perry & Traci Nelson The Rocky Point Rally (RPR) is like no other, with an authentic Mardi Gras and Sturgis rolled into one! Throw in beaches and sunsets and you’ve got the perfect rally. Taking place in Puerto Penasco, Mexico, RPR is always on Veterans Day weekend from Thursday through Sunday. We packed up our Road King and headed ...

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Tinker Talk: February 2019

Lubrication Proper lubrication is crucial for most moving parts. This spans far beyond the liquid oils contained in the various cavities throughout a motorcycle. Moving parts such as cables, bearings and pivot points require lubrication to function ideally. If a component slides, rotates, pivots or reciprocates, it likely needs to be lubricated in some way. Unfortunately, many of these things ...

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Easyriders Bike Show Sacramento

Story by Dave Haile & Pastor Z. Photos by Dave Haile, Tristan Haile & Stacy McCleary This year’s Sacramento Easyriders Bike Show, Saturday January 12th, kicked off the night before at Yuba City Harley-Davidson with a pre-show party. As people gathered, we enjoyed good music and a delicious nacho bar. There was a buzz in the air, as everyone anticipated the ...

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Whose Patch is Next?

By Stephen “Bowtie” Stubbs Mongols MC, General Counsel Sitting in a somber federal courthouse in Santa Ana, California, a jury box is full of curious and pensive faces. US Attorney Steve Welk speaks to them forcefully. Welk is going well beyond any legal argument. He is attacking the very soul of motorcycle culture and using every scare tactic that he ...

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Morongo Sleigh Ride Toy Run

By Jerry Nichols A toy drive to benefit the JJ Johnson Foundation, this second annual event was held on December 8th, 2018. The Foundation’s objectives are to improve the living conditions of those in need and to provide employment opportunities through education and training. To accomplish this they work with various government and private agencies and organizations, local and beyond, ...

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Law Tigers Awards Local & National Motorcycle Organizations Significant Charity Donations In 2019

Law Tigers awards $10,000 grant for motorcycle rider training scholarships to Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation and $1,000 to Motorcycle Missions Veteran & First Responder program. January 4, 2019, Phoenix, Arizona – Law Tigers announces the award of a $10,000 grant to the Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation (AMSAF) and announces their $1,000 Hero of The Year winner ...

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