Author Archives: Quick Throttle

West Coast Thunder 2019

By Tom “Bomb” Christian Memorial Day this year was the 20th anniversary of West Coast Thunder, which made it a very special event for all the folks who have been enjoying this ride over the years. As I rode into Riverside the weather was on my mind after all the rain that southern California had seen in the last few ...

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Tinker Talk: 5 and 6 Speed H-D Big Twin Clutch Adjustment

By Justin James In last month’s Tinker Talk we went over how to adjust the clutch in a 5 speed H-D Sportster. This edition will highlight the clutch adjustment process as it applies to H-D Big Twin 5 and 6 speeds that Evo, Twin Cam and Milwaukee 8 models are equipped with. Take note of the fact that Evo and ...

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Laconia 2019: Good times to remember

By Tom McCarthy 2019 was the 96th year of the Laconia Classic, aka Bike Week Laconia, New Hampshire. The event was held June 8th through the 16th in the ‘Cow Hampshire’ town of Laconia, as the ground zero of where the primary celebrations unfold on a daily basis. The roots of this event going back over nine decades show that ...

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August 2019 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau and Ryan Evans

With Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos & Video by Samantha M. Frontiera This is the transcript of the August 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’re talking about, with many other things, bringing in a motorcycle that you already have and us doing some ...

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Run-A-Mucca 2019

Seems like a  theme, another rained out Run-A-Mucca. But, WAIT… the die hard rally go-ers know that if it does rain, the weather ALWAYS clears up for the main party! By Tina Zajkowski Photos by Tina Zajkowski and Len Trout Yes, despite the rain, it cleared up for the Soldier of the Year award, bike burn and the concert. It ...

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Trifecta of Fun

In West Richland and Richland, Washington, there were events taking place over four days in June. You can’t take it all in on just one day, it’s a must to experience all you can. By JD Gore and Jody Davison One can go to Anywhere, USA and find events to celebrate one thing or another in their community, whether it’s ...

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ON THE COVER ARTIST: Motor Marc Art

Marc’s humble beginnings are rooted in the tool & die industry, “My background is the reason why I am so detail oriented in my artwork. I am not afraid to try new styles and I have no limits.” His complex brush strokes portray a lifestyle of love, family and home with a bad ass twist. His subject matter turns a ...

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Copperhead Run Rally

Two of America’s best pastimes: Motorcycles and Baseball. By T.J. & Stephanie Thompson One was born in 1931 and the other was born in 2007. In the northeast corner of Oklahoma you will find two of the greatest American pastimes. “The Commerce Comet” or you may know him by “The Mick” aka Mickey Mantle; he was one of the best ...

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REVIEW: FXRG Harley-Davidson Sun Shield H29 modular helmet

By Koz Mraz FXRG gear (Functional Xtreme Riding Gear) is engineered to perform in the most extreme riding conditions. It is without a doubt, the best designed gear of the H-D line. I am a big fan of modular helmets for distance touring and this new FXRG® Sun Shield H29 Modular gets everything right.  I wear corrective glasses and my ...

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A Golden Ticket To Ride: Harley-Davidson Riding Academy

By Shawna May I want to start this article with a disclaimer.  I have never written an article or had any desire to write one.  I’m a Registered Nurse (RN), I have been an emergency and operating room nurse for years. Nursing is what I know.  Writing is for people who know what they are doing with paper and pen, ...

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