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19th Annual Run 21 Bike Rally

By Darlene Stickler, Miles Stickler & Jenna Adams We have been looking forward to Run 21 for quite a while; it is a local run that’s located in Otis, Oregon, which is relatively close to our neck of the woods, and it’s always a great time! This year we invited two Run 21 virgins to go along with us because ...

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Shoestring Budget Road Trip To Sturgis, Part One

By T.J. & Stephanie Thompson Photos by Stephanie Thompson and Glitter & Rust Photography A spontaneous conversation, during lunch time in our living room, led us to the wild idea of planning a trip for 2 people on 2 wheels for 2 weeks with a small budget while attending 2 motorcycle events. Questions arose such as: “How do we pack ...

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FXR Rally and Bike Show

By BlackJack Nestled in the shadow of majestic Mount Rainier, and near the foothills of the Cascades, lies the small but bustling historic logging town of Enumclaw, home to Northwest Motorcycles & Service, a family owned and operated business that retains the classic, old school feel of a small town bike shop. Owners Brian and Kate Caddy are an energetic ...

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Hack Attack: Emergency Roadside Repairs – Tinker Talk 5

We have all heard or made cracks about tape, bailing wire and zip tie repairs. Most repair hacks are not intended to be permanent but they can get you by in a pinch. Being able to perform these types of repairs can make or break your ride. Do yourself a favor and equip your mental tool box with some useful ...

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Bikers at the Beach

By Diana Olmstead Photos By Diana Olmstead, Robin Hudson,Blackjack, Cassie Olmstead On a gorgeous Friday afternoon, July 27th to be exact, the Quick Throttle crew rolled into Ocean Shores, WA to enjoy the ‘Bikers at the Beach’ motorcycle rally. The three-day rally takes place at the Ocean Shores Convention Center with activities spread throughout Grays Harbor County, Washington. Since this ...

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September 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the September edition of Quick Throttle Magazine, we cover the Deadwood 3 Wheeler and White Mountain Bike Rallies, plus we visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. We also take a look at road trips on a shoestring budget, we take a trip up the country and much more!     NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the ...

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AMA urges all road users to exercise caution during Labor Day weekend

Safe vehicle operation encouraged for holiday celebrating America’s workers PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association asks motorists and motorcyclists to make safety a priority as millions of Americans prepare to travel the nation’s public roadways for Labor Day weekend. “The AMA encourages all road users to exercise extra caution and courtesy during one of the nation’s busiest travel weekends,” ...

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Harley-Davidson Anniversary: A Party 115 Years in the Making!

Free live music, new product displays, stunt shows and so much more make the world’s only Harley-Davidson Museum® the Central Rally Point for Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary! MILWAUKEE (Aug. 29, 2018) – The party begins today with 88 events at 27 venues over five days. Harley-Davidson riders and enthusiasts from all over the globe are in Milwaukee for Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary. ...

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Prescott Valley EnduroCross Opener on beIN Sports this Thursday

Webb Versus Haaker Versus a Gnarly EnduroCross Course IRVINE, CALIF. (August 29, 2018) – The opening round of the 2018 AMA EnduroCross series will air on beIN Sports this Thursday night, August 30th, at 9:00 pm EST. Check out the exciting clash between FMF KTM’s Cody Webb and Rockstar Husqvarna’s Colton Haaker as they battled each other and the insanely ...

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Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team Signs Alex Martin to Multi-Year Deal

Brea, CA (August 29, 2018) – The Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team is pleased to announce that Alex Martin has signed a two-year contract to race the Suzuki RM-Z250. The multi-race winner and title contender will contest the 250 regional Supercross series and 250 National Championship. Hailing from Millville, Minnesota, Martin has an impressive racing resume. The 28-year-old has earned two ...

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