Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Eagle Leather hid and we Sought

There are several versions of the game, but Easter is a classic time. Eagle Leather takes it up a notch for all ages. By JD Gore and Jody Davison The wee hours on the Saturday, before Easter Sunday, Mike at Eagle Leather was secretly hiding his version of Easter eggs. There weren’t many, six total, but they were like a ...

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Zipping at the top of the world

By Bryan Hall Everyone says it, and mostly it’s true: “There’s never anything good on TV.” I’ve said it so many times I have lost count. Come on, admit it: you’ve said it too. It was one of those times when I accidentally stumbled across something worth watching. One of the actors from “The Living Dead” is also a rider, ...

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Kicking off Spring Northwest H-D Style

There are many ways to usher in Spring, but a party is always a fun way By JD Gore and Jody Davison   One thing we should be able to agree on is that spring weather is fickle. The saying that “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes” is the epitome of the Northwest. We get plenty of ...

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Dysfunctional Veterans: 2019 Blue Collar Build Off Champions

By Justin James Photos by Michael Hernandez. Model: Baylee Krisine Smith The 2019 Blue Collar Build Off brought some of the most talented custom motorcycle builders you’ve never heard of to Las Vegas and the Saddle Sore Ranch over the weekend of March 29-31. A total of 26 teams started the competition and eighteen made it to the finale. Of ...

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Tinker Talk – June 2019: Broken Carburetor Fuel Inlet Replacement

By Justin James Nearly all OEM H-D Keihin carburetors from 1970 to 2006, and many other large bore Keihin carburetors, are equipped with a plastic/brass fuel inlet. This piece of junk will eventually leak or break. Unfortunately, many people fail when trying to repair or replace the inlet and end up replacing the entire carb. Over the years I have ...

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Bling Devas

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo After riding with many great people in her early days as a new “biker chick,” and a lot of miles by herself out on two wheels,  “Dazzlin” decided that she wanted to start an all-female motorcycle club.   “It was early 2014 and I was blasting down a mountain with two other women: Carolyn Shirley “Cupcake” ...

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Buffalo Motorama 2019

By Tracey Kohman Arriving in Buffalo, New York, the roads were wet and slippery. I was happy the Motorama, held March 29th-31st, was an indoor event! I arrived as early as possible to make sure I would get parking near the building because of the rain. As early as I got there, I still had to walk a block from ...

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Sedona: Planes, Trains and Sidecars

By Koz Mraz & Christina Fior Thousands of motorcyclists come to Arizona for fun in the sun, but many don’t realize that 33% of Arizona is forested and mountainous with Humphreys Peak reaching an elevation of 12,562 feet. From the snow-capped mountains and pine forests of Show Low to the stunning red rocks of Sedona, you can traverse extraordinarily diverse ...

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ABATE of Washington 41st annual Spring Opener, June 27-30

Hello to all our motorcycling friends! We invite you to come party and help us celebrate our 41st Annual Spring Opener! Bring your friends, get away from the daily grind and enjoy this fun, exciting, old school biker campout! Spring Opener is held at Silver Ridge Ranch in Easton, Washington, which is seventy miles east of Seattle off I-90. Take ...

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Spring Thaw

By Tracey Kohman East Coast in the springtime is when everything wakes up from the cold snowy winter…trees are growing their leaves back, the flowers are blooming, the grass is greener, and the bikes are coming out! Time for excitement and time to celebrate having made it through the winter months! One such celebration has been held in Northampton, PA ...

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