Author Archives: Quick Throttle

David Kohlstaedt Joins Steve Huff Motorsports In The Roland Sands Designs Super Hooligan Ama National Championship Series

Progressive Insurance, powered by Indian Motorcycles, Roland Sands Designs Super Hooligan National Championship Series follows the nation’s top hand built motorcycle shows. Steve Huff Motorsports joins the series in the 3rd round at the HandBuilt TT in Austin, TX, April 13th, 2019. Now in its 4th year, Super Hooligan meshes an international group of riders and custom builders working to ...

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Royal Enfield INT 650 and Continental GT 650 Twin Motorcycles Available in Dealers This Month

Announcing 8-City Consumer Twin Launch Tour Across the US and Canada MILWAUKEE (April 18, 2019) — Royal Enfield, the leader in the global middleweight motorcycle segment, will begin shipping the highly anticipated and all-new INT 650 and Continental GT 650 Twins this month to all U.S. and Canadian dealers. The MSRP for the Twins starts at $5,799 and includes standard ...

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April 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In our 18th anniversary issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, our moto-journalists recap the King’s Day Toy Run, Ed’s Ride, Cycle Expo Super Swap and the Easyriders Bike Show Tour. Plus, we take a look at the 2019 CVO Road Glide 117 in our latest road test. Check out our updated ride and event calendar and much more in ...

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Easyriders Bike Show Tour 2019

By Stacy McCleary Charlotte, NC — On Thursday, January 24, my wife, Danell and I flew out of Oakland, California to Charlotte, North Carolina to attend the Easyriders Invitational Bike Show.  We arrived without any problems and picked up our rental car for the week.  We were lucky enough to have good friends that live twenty miles outside Charlotte.  They ...

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Police Bike: 1978 Harley-Davidson FLHP

By Tracey Kohman I caught up with my friend Woody this summer and he introduced me to his bike, an early 1978 Harley-Davidson FLHP. I was happy to take the small tour and soak up the brief history lesson I was about to get. He began by explaining that “a blind man forged it out of a meteor after it ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 CVO Road Glide 117 Review

By Gary Mraz. Photos by Mike Cupp In 1979 the “Tour Glide,” Harley-Davidson’s first fixed-fairing motorcycle was introduced with only nineteen made that year. The following year Harley produced 4,480 of these bikes.  In 1998 the Tour Glide became the FLTR Road Glide, using the same frame and motor assembly as the Electra Glide but with a completely redesigned “Shark Nose” fairing.  Aerodynamically refined in 2016, ...

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Ed’s Ride 2019

By Perry and Traci Nelson Ed’s Ride is a charity motorcycle event in memory of Ed Miller who passed away from Alpha-1 AntiTrypsin disease. Ed was a member of the Howlers MC. Every year the Howlers Community Service Riders Inc host this ride to benefit the Alphazonies, a non-profit organization. All contributions go directly to this local support group for ...

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Just a Glance

There are times you just need a break from the norm, whether that’s everyday life or the bleak scenery that often envelopes our daily views. By JD Gore As I canvass my schedule, I look ahead at the opportunity to get out. The grey cool sky seems to grip the landscape in an unreleasing hold and it drives the spirit ...

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King’s Day Toy Run 2019

By Perry and Traci Nelson After another one of our hectic, event filled Decembers, we figured, why not spend the first weekend in January riding and chilling on the beach in Rocky Point Mexico for some much-needed, as Bugs Bunny put it, “West and wewaxation at wast.” We decided to get on our Dyna and head down to Puerto Penasco, ...

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TINKER TALK: Assault On The Battery Round 2

Some of you may remember my May 2018 edition of Tinker Talk where I went over testing a motorcycle battery. While at Run-a-mucca Motorcycle & Music Festival last year I was approached by a gentleman who read that one and suggested that I also do one on battery replacement. Ask and you shall receive, my friend. Obviously, every bike is ...

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