Author Archives: Quick Throttle

For Our Vets!

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo For eleven years now Leather Headquarters has sponsored a huge event to benefit the Boulder City Veterans Home.  Event Coordinator Chay Robinson has a special place in her heart for our vets.  She teams up annually with Leather HQ’s Owner Michael Snyder  to put on this annual event. Chay’s dad is a vet.  She told me, ...

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April 2019 Shop Talk With Shannon Aikau and Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau and Ryan Evans Shannon: What’s up everybody?  This is Shop Talk with Shannon (Aikau). Ryan: And Ryan (Evans). Shannon: Today we’re talking about survivor bikes. Ryan: Shannon and I, we’re huge fans of survivor bikes. They’re done in the traditional ways and they have a lot of the old school traditional appeal to them, that by today’s ...

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Cycle Expo Super Swap

By Tracey Kohman This past week I ventured out to the “Cycle Expo Super Swap” in Syracuse, NY. It was at the State Fairgrounds, so I expected it to be big and I wasn’t disappointed. As I looked around, it was obvious to me that this was where every biker enthusiast was spending their Saturday.  The first stop in my ...

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The Patch Trial Verdict

On February 28, 2019, Federal District Court Judge David O. Carter upheld the United States Constitution and stood strong in support of the 1st Amendment when he declared that the United States Government could not seize and ban the use of the Mongols Motorcycle Club’s patch. At stake was the essence of the 1st Amendment- the ability to freely wear ...

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Team Tinkerin and the 2019 Blue Collar Build Off

By Justin James If you want to make a name for yourself in the custom motorcycle industry you must be willing to venture outside of your comfort zone and push your limits. Over the years I have built many bikes and entered plenty of shows but I have yet to compete in any sort of build off. Recently I have ...

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Book Reviews: It Will Get Tough: Cops & Bikers

It Will Get Tough: Cops & Bikers By Mike Cupp I met Ralph “Teach” Elrod at Las Vegas Bikefest late last year. He was manning a booth to promote his book and we chatted for a few minutes about the book and his experience. He mentioned that my friend, Keith Ball (Bikernet.com & 5 Ball Leathers) wrote the foreword introduction ...

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March 2019 Shop Talk With Shannon Aikau and Ryan Evans

Video & photos by Samantha Frontiera Shannon: What’s up everybody? Shannon from Count’s Kustoms. Ryan: How’s everybody? It’s Ryan. Shannon: And as you can see, we’ve got a few baggers going on right now. What is this? Extreme? Ryan: We’ve got Extreme Stretch, but still very rideable. You know it doesn’t have a 30 inch or even bigger front wheel. ...

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EagleRider Tours: The true Baja & the new Baja – 1,000 miles of adventure

Baja carries a certain wild-west mystique; a ridin’ hard with guns-a-blazing vibe as well as a party-hardy, beers-a-poundin’ appeal. With expatriates from all over the world buying property and relocating here, the main infrastructure is very stable and growing. The new Baja? Between the new toll-roads and the Trans-Peninsula Highway, there’s thousands of miles of two-lane blacktop traversing the world’s ...

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March 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the March 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, our moto-journalists cover the Mecum auction in Las Vegas, Jam-On, and Rocky Point Rally. We also take the 2019 Indian Chieftain Limited on the road in our latest Road Test and we feature a unique piece of machinery called the Ner-A-Car. We take a trip down to Baja on ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 Indian Chieftain Limited

By Ray Seidel When I picked up the 2019 Indian Limited, I could hardly get past the beauty of the sparkly red paint. Pictures in this magazine will not do it justice; you’ll have to see it in person to get the full appreciation. This got a lot of attention from people at the local watering hole, beyond what it ...

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