Author Archives: Quick Throttle

New Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Combines Style, Power, and Technology

MILWAUKEE (February 3, 2020) – The Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide® motorcycle returns as a mid-year addition to the 2020 portfolio of limited-production, super-premium motorcycles from the Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations™ program. The CVO Road Glide offers the ultimate combination of premier style, thrilling performance, and ride-enhancing technology in a Touring motorcycle for customers who only settle for the best-of-the-best.   The CVO Road ...

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Tinker Talk – February 2020: Money well spent: reusable air cleaners

By Justin James In all my experiences, reusable air cleaners are a great investment. They are more expensive than OEM replacements but after a few service intervals, a reusable air cleaner will have paid for itself. They are also dyno-proven to increase an engine’s power output since they allow for both increased and quicker airflow. Despite these advantages, many people ...

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Rocky Point Rally, part two

By Perry and Traci Nelson The fiesta begins about a mile before rally goers enter Puerto Penasco, at the Barclin’s Pemex gas station. The ‘Rocky Point Rally Welcome Center’ is ready with rally registration, food and music. It’s here where we meet up with old friends and find out about everything that’s going on during the rally. There were several ...

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February 2020 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the February 2020 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we report from David Mann Chopperfest, as well as feature a father/daughter builder team. Take a look at part two of our Rocky Point Rally coverage, as well as a close look of the Mad Max Trike and much more.       NORTHWEST EDITION: In the February issue ...

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A.B.A.T.E. and Black Thursday

A special day for all motorcycle enthusiasts By JD and Jody We received a request from our Editor asking us to cover an event at the Washington State capital on January 16th. I checked my schedule and Jody rearranged hers, so we agreed to head north despite reports of severe winter storms. We were curious about what was going on ...

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David Mann Chopperfest

Where Artists & Builders Come Together By Mike Cupp December weather in Southern California can be fickle. The week leading up to the event was peppered with rainstorms and the weather reports for Sunday were mixed, most were calling for rain all day, but there were some optimistic forecasts that predicted morning drizzle followed by a clear afternoon. Thankfully the ...

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Mad Max Trike

By Steven Youngblood This bike started out as a 1976 Harley Ironhead that was found in an old barn. The old bike was in rough shape and needed lots of love and attention to bring it back to life. So, we loaded it on the trailer and took it to our shop. Once we got the bike back to the ...

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Father and Daughter Builders Win Award at Chopperfest

Brian & Taylar De Iongh By Mike Cupp I’ve seen and heard a lot of stories about father and son motorcycle builds, and it always hits a soft spot in my heart. So, when I saw that a father & daughter team built an award-winning bike at Chopperfest, I knew I had to get their story. I actually spotted the ...

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ThirstyRock Hydration Tank Bag

By Tom “Bomb” Christian The ThirstyRock Hydration Tank Bags are very well thought out, with military grade materials that include the mouthpiece and valve, making it very durable and easy to use. Their secret lies in using dual thermal lining that’s very lightweight, considering what it does; keeping the water and ice melting at a much slower rate in 110 ...

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Actor Ryan Hurst Aims to Save as Many Animals as Possible in 2020 – Giving Away His Custom Road King in Fundraising Campaign

The Sons of Anarchy Star is giving away his Custom Road King to raise money for animal welfare organizations (Los Angeles, CA) – Actor Ryan Hurst, who played Opie on the FX series “Sons of Anarchy” and Beta from AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” made an emotional plea on his Instagram post January 22 about his goal to save as many ...

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