Author Archives: Quick Throttle

The Lone Star Rally

Galveston, Texas 2018 By Pastor Z. The Lone Star Rally is by far one of the largest rallies in the United States! Estimates hit 400,000 people, and 300,000 motorcycles. It is definitely Texas’ answer to Sturgis. Southern hospitality at its absolute finest. How does this little island named Galveston, immortalized in song by Glen Campbell, draw so many people from ...

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Tinker Talk January 2019

Playing Matchmaker with Motorcycle Parts With it being the middle of winter I am certain that many of you are embarking on significant projects pertaining to your motorcycles. In order to complete these projects in time for riding season, efficiency is key. One of the things that challenges efficiency is downtime. During the off season many motorcycle related businesses are ...

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Biketoberfest 2018

By The Ornery One We received a call from our buddy, Scott: the owner of a bagger bike he named Public Enemy No.1, on October 10th about coming down for the Baddest Bagger show during Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach, Florida. Biketoberfest was the weekend of October 19th-21st 2018. The trip down to Daytona Beach from northwest Arkansas would take us ...

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SEMA 2018

By Sasha Johnson I’ve been to many a convention in my amazing city of Las Vegas. However, I can honestly say I have never been to anything like SEMA. The Specialty Equipment Market Association was developed in 1963 by a group of small manufacturers that supplied performance equipment for premier hot rods. Over fifty years later, it has become the ...

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Bayou Renegade Rally

By Dubois Daniels of Louisiana Biker Magazine Veterans Day Weekend 2018 saw the running of the Bayou Renegade Rally,  an ambitious multi-day progressive poker run that spanned the length of Louisiana. Running from Shreveport to Lake Charles, the event also served to kick off the Bicentennial Celebration of Louisiana’s “No Man’s Land.” The Neutral Strip (No Man’s Land) draws its name ...

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Kickstarting the Christmas holiday with The 41st Annual Olympia Toy Run

By Diana Olmstead. Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana Olmstead.  There is no better way to kickstart the Christmas holiday than by participating in the Olympia Toy Run! I knew the minute I awoke on Saturday, December 1st, that it was going to be a spectacular day. The local weatherman had predicted mostly sunny skies and Santa had predicted a couple ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 H-D Sport Glide

The Sport Glide Softail allows you to cruise the backroads or hit the highway in style. The small batwing fairing comes with a 1.5-inch-high windshield that’s aerodynamically designed to deflect wind from the rider’s chest.

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January 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

  CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In our first issue of 2019, we visit the Easyriders Bike Show, Biketoberfest, Coppers and Choppers, Bayou Renegade Rally, SEMA, The Lone Star Rally and much more. Plus, read about the 2019 H-D Sport Glide on our latest Road Test.        NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the January 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Northwest, we test the ...

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

   

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Suzuki Confirms Continued Production of Hayabusa for the United States

Brea, CA (December 13, 2018) – Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) has confirmed that U.S. market production of the Hayabusa sport motorcycle continues uninterrupted. Production of European specification Hayabusa models has been discontinued due to Euro 4 emission regulations. This situation, and resulting media reports, may have caused confusion and misunderstand among U.S. consumers, media, and dealers. Commenting on ...

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