Author Archives: Quick Throttle

First Impressions: Iron Horse Apparel

They say to make that first one the best. We know that initial encounter can be the most lasting. By JD Gore and Jody   It was at the ABATE Swap Meet in Monroe, WA that Jody and I first met Jay and Sharon Doan, owners of Iron Horse Apparel. And just before making their acquaintance we were checking out ...

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A Look at Motorcycle Crash Data

By Brian Lange ABATE of Washington It seems there has been an increase in motorcycle crashes this year, and especially in fatalities.  If this is true, many factors could be contributing to it.  There are several possible reasons for this increase, and the perception that it is so large this year could be to blame. Some of the reasons may ...

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Fun Fabulous Fourth– Women Who Ride

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo Photography by Tonya Harvey and Shannon Venturo     The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays.  It’s always a “feel good” day that takes me back to all the reasons I am proud to be an American.  Family celebrations like picnics, barbecues and fireworks show a great emphasis on the American tradition of ...

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September 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the September issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we head out to the Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally, Carbon County Wyoming, Corbin’s open house party and Rolling Thunder XXXII. We also feature the Niagara County Motorcycle Club plus our updated calendar of events and much more.   NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the September 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine: Northwest, ...

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Niagara County Motorcycle Club

      By Tracey “Gypsy” Kohman I drove past it the first time. It was easy to do… there were only a few visible homes on that stretch of road. As it turned out their clubhouse wasn’t visible. As I came back around and pulled to the side of the road, I was greeted by a handwritten sign that ...

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September 2019 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau and Ryan Evans

With Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos & Video by Samantha M. Frontiera   This is a transcript of the September Count’s Kustoms video featured on quickthrottle.com Shannon: What’s up everybody?  This is Shop Talk with Shannon… Ryan: And Ryan. Shannon: Today we are talking about paint.  Who would’ve guessed? Ryan: (Chuckling) It’s a simple subject, but it’s something I ...

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A Journey Through Carbon County Wyoming

By Tom “Bomb” Christian After leaving the Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally in South Dakota I had an opportunity to ride through Wyoming’s Carbon County to experience a taste of the Old West. It all started in Rawlins, Wyoming at the KOA Journey Family Kampground where I was staying and enjoying the rider friendly atmosphere. Getting an early start was part ...

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Corbin Open House Party

By Stacy McCleary Photos by Stacy’s Nephew Craig   Early Saturday morning of July 6th, I was loading two bikes in my 6’X10’ cargo trailer to go over to Hollister for a bike show.  Less than a mile from my house the trailer came off the hitch, and the safety chains were the only thing holding the trailer to my ...

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Tinker Talk – September 2019: Gimme a brake

By Justin James The moment a soccer mom all jacked up on wine and prescription meds whips into your lane is not the best time to test your brakes. A soft or spongy feel at the lever is a clear indication that your brakes will not react or grab at full power in a moment of need. Depending on the ...

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Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally 2019

By Tom “Bomb” Christian This year was the fifth annual Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally in South Dakota. It was a super hit with everyone who was involved.  Arriving in Deadwood after a long journey from Southern California via Arkansas, people ask me if my GPS was broken. After almost 3,000 miles of sightseeing I was ready for the 3 Wheeler ...

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