Author Archives: Quick Throttle

2018 Pinocchio’s Ride for the Tatas

By Chris Oggerino “Moms on the Run” was founded eighteen years ago; shortly after the Pinocchio family was affected by breast cancer. Since being founded, the Moms charity has generated over four and a half million dollars in fundraising and helped over fifty thousand women. Moms on the Run is focused on helping women affected by breast and gynecological cancers ...

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2018 Flags Across the Dam

By Sasha Johnson The sun at 9am in Southern Nevada on a Sunday morning seems to taunt everyone with the promise to set the valley ablaze this summer, but for now, a balmy 84 degrees will suffice. Today in Boulder City, over 500 motorcycles with flags rigidly attached will travel across the Hoover Dam.  I wouldn’t miss this event for ...

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2018 West Coast Thunder

By Tom Christian It was a beautiful morning as I rode down from Big Bear to Riverside Harley-Davidson to cover this event. My mind drifted south to San Diego as I thought about a Thanksgiving conversation that I had with my friend Reta Holbrook’s brother, Donald Bennett. Reta’s family was full of veterans and I had the pleasure to meet ...

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July 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos by Ryan Tonry & Samantha M. Frontiera     Shannon:  Aloha gang, Shop Talk with Shannon… Ryan:  And Ryan. Shannon:  And Ryan, I wasn’t going to exclude you. Ryan:  I’m not worried about that.  What are we talking about? Shannon:  This cool bike that we built. Ryan:  Beautiful paint job, yeah that’s very cool. ...

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July 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine celebrates the Fourth of July with the Men of Fire Ride for Veterans and Flags Across the Dam. Plus, join us for part 3 of our Motorcycling the Himalayas coverage and check out our coverage of West Coast Thunder, Street Vibrations, Run-A-Mucca, Cliff Castle Motorcycle Show and more.     NORTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine ...

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Product Review: 7eye by Panoptx

Interview by Randy Twells With Rider Tom Delgado and 7eye President Daniel Hsu Photos provided by Tom Delgado We were curious about the company that makes 7eye by Panoptx eyewear. So we asked Daniel Hsu its Owner and President for a little background; here is what he told us! “The company started in 1995 but officially incorporated on Nov. 1, ...

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American Motorcyclist Association to field team for 2018 FIM World Junior Motocross Championship

Six riders to represent the United States at international motocross event   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce the six riders who will represent the United States at the 2018 FIM World Junior Motocross Championship, where the best young riders in the world compete on a fast and flowing track in Horsham, Australia, Aug. 24-26. The ...

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE’S SCOUT FTR750 SWEEPS TOP EIGHT AT OKLAHOMA CITY MILE

Reigning Champion & Current Points Leader Jared Mees Records Seventh Victory, Indian Motorcycle Privateer Henry Wiles & Wrecking Crew Rider Bryan Smith Complete the Scout FTR750 Podium Sweep with Second & Third Place Finishes, Respectively                                                                                 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (JUNE 19, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle Racing and its Championship-winning Scout FTR750 race bike continued its dominance of the American Flat Track ...

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HERTZ RIDE AND CARDO SYSTEMS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP

Cardo Systems Devices Now Available to Hertz’s Two-Wheeled Vehicle Renters at Select European Locations Lisbon, Portugal (June 18, 2018) – Hertz Ride, expert in motorcycle rentals and tours, has just announced an exclusive partnership with Cardo Systems, the global market leader in wireless communication systems for motorcyclists, making Cardo its official communication system. The partnership will debut at select Hertz Ride locations throughout Europe and ...

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Ashland Dinner Ride offers leisurely cruise during 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Participants get dinner, pit pass, reserved parking for AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series event PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Dozens of motorcyclists will participate in the Ashland Dinner Ride — an annual tradition that benefits the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame — on July 7 during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. The group ride takes motorcyclists through Ohio’s scenic countryside from Mid-Ohio Sports ...

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