Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Free Access to Entertainment, Bike Shows, Racing, Shopping, Cheap Drinks and More at the Buffalo Chip’s CrossRoads

New outstanding events, contests, guns and celebrity access combine with stunts, bike shows, live music, demo rides, free fuel, vendors, the Buffalo Chip Garage and more to make the CrossRoads a rally hot spot.   Sturgis, SD – The essential rally experience of visiting the free-access CrossRoads at the west end of the Buffalo Chip is set to offer guests ...

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2018 Spring Street Vibrations

By Chris Oggerino This year’s Spring Street Vibrations took place on June 1st – 3rd in downtown Reno, Nevada. As with prior years, registration is the first thing that opens at the Reno Ballroom. While not everybody registers and a lot of the event is free for the public, registration does have some nice perks. But, I’ll come back to ...

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Mees Hits Grand Slam at Sold-Out Harley-Davidson New York Short Track

WEEDSPORT, NY (July 8, 2018) – American Flat Track fans turned out in droves on Saturday night for the Harley-Davidson New York Short Track, packing the beautifully renovated Weedsport Speedway so tightly that the ticket office was forced to close down shortly after Opening Ceremonies. The massive crowd was rewarded in a major way, too, as reigning AFT Twins presented ...

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Vanderhall Announces Nine New Dealerships

Vanderhall Motor Works is proud to announce the addition of nine new dealerships to its growing North American retail network. The strategic appointments of the additional powersports dealers gives the Utah-headquartered auto-cycle manufacturer a total of 41 stores across the country selling its high-performance three-wheel models. “Ultimately, the addition of these new dealers will assist Vanderhall in further growing overall ...

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A Job Well Done – Tinker Talk 3

Anything worth doing is worth doing right. You should always strive to complete a job in its entirety the very first time it is attempted. We are all faced with the temptation to cut corners every now and then. Cutting these corners may save time and/or money but may often result in having to perform the job a second time. ...

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2018 Men of Fire Ride for Veterans

by Ryan Granath April 27th during Laughlin River Run– We had another successful run to raise money for veterans in the tri-state area (CA, AZ and NV). This was our fifth annual poker run which started at Bullhead Fire Station Number 2 on Hwy. 95 just a few miles south of the Laughlin Bridge. Registration was between 8 and 11 ...

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2018 Pinocchio’s Ride for the Tatas

By Chris Oggerino “Moms on the Run” was founded eighteen years ago; shortly after the Pinocchio family was affected by breast cancer. Since being founded, the Moms charity has generated over four and a half million dollars in fundraising and helped over fifty thousand women. Moms on the Run is focused on helping women affected by breast and gynecological cancers ...

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2018 Flags Across the Dam

By Sasha Johnson The sun at 9am in Southern Nevada on a Sunday morning seems to taunt everyone with the promise to set the valley ablaze this summer, but for now, a balmy 84 degrees will suffice. Today in Boulder City, over 500 motorcycles with flags rigidly attached will travel across the Hoover Dam.  I wouldn’t miss this event for ...

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2018 West Coast Thunder

By Tom Christian It was a beautiful morning as I rode down from Big Bear to Riverside Harley-Davidson to cover this event. My mind drifted south to San Diego as I thought about a Thanksgiving conversation that I had with my friend Reta Holbrook’s brother, Donald Bennett. Reta’s family was full of veterans and I had the pleasure to meet ...

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July 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos by Ryan Tonry & Samantha M. Frontiera     Shannon:  Aloha gang, Shop Talk with Shannon… Ryan:  And Ryan. Shannon:  And Ryan, I wasn’t going to exclude you. Ryan:  I’m not worried about that.  What are we talking about? Shannon:  This cool bike that we built. Ryan:  Beautiful paint job, yeah that’s very cool. ...

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