Author Archives: Quick Throttle

2019 Street Vibrations Spring Rally: it’s the people!

Story by Chris Oggerino; Photos by Chris O & Christine Z We’ve been writing articles about Street Vibrations for several years now. In those articles, you could easily learn what Street Vibrations is. We’ve told you that it’s thousands of bikers coming to Reno to get together and have a great time. We’ve told you that the downtown area of ...

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ROAD TEST: 2020 Zero SR/F electric motorcycle

By Koz Mraz What if you were the fastest thing on the road, 140 lb-ft of torque and 110 horsepower, 0 to 60 in three seconds, faster than many supercars. What if even at 80 mph you could pass cars on the freeway in a blink of an eye. What if you weren’t constantly up-and-downshifting in the mountains, had immediate ...

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Valerie Thompson to challenge speed record and motorsports history as new driver of Target 550 Streamliner

World’s Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer seeks writing new motorsports history on four-wheels with dual-engine Treit and Davenport Streamliner Scottsdale, AZ (July 24, 2019) –Valerie Thompson, the world’s fastest female motorcycle racer, will assume driving duties for the Treit & Davenport Target 550 Streamliner with the goal of breaking the 417.020 mph class record for a four-wheel blown fuel streamliner. The ...

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eGlideGoodies Offers Sealed Glove Box Door for the 2019 Electra Glide Standard

eGlideGoodies’ will be offering our GD-3R Sealed Glove Box Door for the NEW 2019 & ½ Electra Glide Standard. Add security, weather resistance and convenience to your up-front Electra Glide Standard glove box. The hinged design allows quick and easy access to your items, without having to go back to the tour-pak when you need security for valuables. A wrinkle ...

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1,000 Mile Test Ride

By TJ & Stephanie Thompson Industrial grey. Blacked-out. 2019 Road Glide Special. Premium features. Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-Twin engine. Stage II Screamin’ Eagle torque cam. 1,000 mile service. One long, cold 24-hour ride. We could hear the clock ticking as we filled up the gas tank and gathered our witness signatures for the start of our next adventure; the Iron Butt ...

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Getting to know bike builder Stacy McCleary

By Stacy McCleary; Photos by Danell McCleary My name is Stacy McCleary and I am 65 years old.  I’ve been building cars and bikes out of a small garage in my backyard (Stacy’s Garage) for forty years. This all started for me at an early age.  By the time I was ten years old I was building bicycles and mini-bikes; ...

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Creative Photography

By Adam “Picasso” Sternberg For 22 years I’ve been a professional photographer in Las Vegas, Nevada. When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I’m a photographer, they automatically assume I shoot weddings or concerts, but I actually shoot primarily corporate events. I have dozens of Fortune 500 company clients that I work with ...

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We are on our way: remembering “Digger Dave” Hightower

By Nava Gray Sometimes in life it is not where we are going, but how we get there that matters the most. I remember when I was little and my Dad, Digger Dave and I would pack up the saddlebags with a few essential supplies and head off to unknown destinations. My Dad, who called me Navigator, would allow me ...

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July 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the July 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we take a look at the brand-new Yamaha Star Eluder and we get to know Stacy McCleary of Stacy’s Garage. Plus, we visit the Motorcycle Rodeo Boogie, Cliff Castle Casino, Varysburg and we pay respects to our friend “Digger” Dave.   NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the July 2019 issue of ...

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Vietnam Memorial Wall Chopper

By Tracey “Gypsy” Kohman When I heard about the unveiling of the Vietnam Memorial Wall bike, I was excited to see it. I didn’t have much information before starting out and wasn’t sure what to expect. I had stopped along the way when I saw a party going on with bikes lining both sides of the road. Since I had ...

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