Author Archives: Quick Throttle

MECUM Las Vegas

By Shannon Venturo I am confident that when most motorcycle enthusiasts take a look at that picture of the huge room full of over 1,750 bikes, they see vintage and custom motos, their hopes, dreams, favorites etc.   I see a little glimpse into what heaven surely must look like!   They hit it out of the park once again. ...

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Black Thursday

By Brian Lange, Legislative Affairs Officer, ABATE of Washington Photos by Brian Lange/ABATE of WA By the time you read this, ABATE of Washington’s annual ‘Black Thursday’ legislative advocacy day January 17th at the Capitol in Olympia will already have gone successfully into the history books.  For nearly forty years ABATE of Washington has gone to the Capitol and fought ...

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Smokehead Reveal Motorcycle Collaboration

‘The Smoker’ will be a bespoke motorcycle expertly crafted by the Ducati Whisperer, Tyler Lunceford Smokehead Islay Single Malt Whisky has teamed up with renowned global biking sensation Tyler Lunceford (known as the Ducati Whisperer of the New York tri-state), challenging him to create his boldest motorcycle ever. The project will follow the creation of a customised Ducati bike, captured ...

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Iconic Harley-Davidson F-150 Pickup Roars Back into Showrooms

Harley-Davidson collaborates with Tuscany Motor Co. for Official 2019 F-150 CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Executives with Harley-Davidson Motor Company (NYSE: HOG) and Tuscany Motor Co., a Fox Factory Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: FOXF) (“FOX”) subsidiary, today introduced the 2019 Harley-Davidson F-150 pickup truck at the Chicago Auto Show. A concept of the Harley-Davidson branded truck was displayed at the Harley-Davidson 115-year Anniversary celebration in ...

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American Flat Track and Russ Brown Announce Expanded Partnership

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 20, 2019) – American Flat Track (AFT) and Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys announced today an enhanced partnership agreement for the 2019 season. In addition to remaining the Official Attorneys of American Flat Track, Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys has also become the first Presenting Sponsor of the AFT Singles class. Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys were riders long ...

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Harley Drag Racing 2019: Looking Ahead

By Tom McCarthy With the new year of 2019 firmly in place, the various motorcycle drag racing sanctions have settled on their venues and are ready to rock the house with plenty of action from coast-to-coast, beginning with the 59th annual NHRA Winternationals. The Lucas Oil Winternationals will happen February 7-10, 2019, at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California, ...

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David Mann ChopperFest

By Tom Christian This year’s David Mann ChopperFest at the Ventura County Fairgrounds took place December 9th as scheduled; last year’s event was rescheduled due to the devastating fires and floods in the area. The recent fires in the area potentially foreshadowed a repeat re-scheduling, but thankfully that was not the case. When arriving at the fairgrounds and doing a ...

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2019 H-D CVO Street Glide 117ci

The CVO moniker is the pinnacle of all things Harley-Davidson. Custom Vehicle Operations pulls out all the stops once a year and a few select models get the star treatment. The Street Glide is one of the Motor Company’s top sellers and the 2019 CVO rolls out with all the bells and whistles, topped off with a ferocious Milwaukee-Eight 117ci ...

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February 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

  CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the February 2019 issue of Quick Throttle, our team of writers report  from Chopperfest, Rocky Point Rally, Easyriders Bike Show and the Morongo Sleigh Ride. We also take a ride on the 2019 CVO Street Glide. In a new article by Tom McCarthy, we look at what’s ahead for motorcycle drag racing in the future. Also, ...

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Rocky Point Rally

By Perry & Traci Nelson The Rocky Point Rally (RPR) is like no other, with an authentic Mardi Gras and Sturgis rolled into one! Throw in beaches and sunsets and you’ve got the perfect rally. Taking place in Puerto Penasco, Mexico, RPR is always on Veterans Day weekend from Thursday through Sunday. We packed up our Road King and headed ...

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