Author Archives: Quick Throttle

A Look Back at Autumn

By Tracey “Gypsy” Kohman Having grown up on the east coast I learned how fleeting autumn is, and if you don’t catch it quick, it’ll be gone. It has always seemed that there was only one day where the leaves and colors are in full bloom, and you have that day to absorb it and enjoy it. It’s nearly guaranteed ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 Indian FTR 1200 S Review

By Ray Seidel Indian’s Flat Track Racer for us mere mortals is nothing like what I expected. In years past, in the early 20th century, fully one half of Indians sales were because of its wins on the race track against Harley-Davidson. Today, we all know Indian has been killing the competition on the race track for the last couple ...

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Canyons, Waterfalls and a Frosty Morning

By Bryan Hall It was a dark and stormy night. Well, OK, it was daytime, and it really wasn’t that dark, but the weather people said it might rain. I had planned a trip to play tourist… go visit some parks and waterfalls, ride some roads I had not been on before, and generally get the wind in my face. ...

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2019 Hogs & Heifers Rally in the Alley

Hogs & Heifers Saloon 14th Anniversary Party By Penny Osiecki  |  Photos by Mike Cupp Bike Week in Las Vegas wouldn’t be the same without Hogs & Heifers Saloon’s annual Anniversary Party that kicks off five days of motorcycles and mayhem. Before I start this article, here is a little bit of history on Hogs & Heifers and how they came ...

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ABATE of WA: Black Thursday

By Brian Lange It isn’t unusual when speaking to someone about ABATE or our annual legislative event Black Thursday, to hear them say; “Oh yeah…ABATE…you’re the helmet guys.” While ABATE (A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments) was originally formed to fight bureaucratic overreach that restricted citizens’ freedom of choice, today ABATE is about much more than just being “the helmet guys.” ...

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Quick Throttle Cover Archive

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2019 Lone Star Rally

By Pastor Z  Photos by Pastor Z., Joanna & Ken Valliere, and Zach Tate – Courtesy of the Lonestar Rally Brothers and Sisters – Here’s one to add to your bucket list if you haven’t hit it yet.  The 2019 Lone Star Rally was “Totally off the charts!” Here’s why: There is so much to see and do that you’ll stay busy ...

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November 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the November issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, check out our extensive coverage of Street Vibrations, 2019. We also visit Shinetoberfest, Bash in the Redwoods, and Tail of the Dragon. Also don’t forget to read our Chopperfest artist profile of Shawn Dickinson and check out Count Kustoms’ new Shania Twain bike. Plus all of our monthly articles and ...

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The Kernville Kampout

By Sasha Johnson Rise and Ride Friday morning started with a cold 4 am wake up call. After grabbing coffee and gas, we were on the way to our group’s first meet-up spot at the world’s largest Chevron in Jean, Nevada. The excitement was palpable, as this would be Black Patch MC’s first field trip with every member and supporter ...

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The Oyster Run – “38 Years and Counting”

By Steve & Shaunna Wasserman Touted as the largest motorcycle run in the Pacific Northwest, the legendary Oyster Run held in Anacortes, Washington draws nearly 20,000 enthusiasts each year. Taking place north of Seattle on Fidalgo Island the fourth Sunday of September each year, riders are encouraged to Arrive Early and Stay Late….. Founded in 1981 by Limp Lee, the ...

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