Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Kyrgyzstan Explorers

By Craig Jackson Tour by Compass Expeditions –  www.compassexpeditions.com I am sitting in a stone hut, 6 x 3 feet, it is steaming hot and an old bloke is stoking a fire to heat it from the small room outside. I am at 3,200 meters elevation, and the small room has four other sweaty people in it. It is getting ...

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Yuba City Harley-Davidson Party

By Kat Plank It was a hot summer afternoon and the Third Annual Harley-Davidson of Yuba City Anniversary BBQ was in full swing. Women were dancing as the Fryed Brothers Band performed on a stage erected in the dealership lot. The wind swirled Harry Fryed’s long hair and beard around him as he sang and sawed on his fiddle. It ...

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Top-Line Industrial Supply’s 7th Annual Charity Car & Bike Show

By Tom “Bomb” Christian This was the seventh year of the Top-Line Charity Car and Bike Show that keeps growing in size while getting better every year. The weather was cool and foggy when I arrived on my Harley but Mother Nature came through by 11 AM with clear blue skies that made it a perfect day for the show. ...

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West Coast Thunder 2019

By Tom “Bomb” Christian Memorial Day this year was the 20th anniversary of West Coast Thunder, which made it a very special event for all the folks who have been enjoying this ride over the years. As I rode into Riverside the weather was on my mind after all the rain that southern California had seen in the last few ...

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Tinker Talk: 5 and 6 Speed H-D Big Twin Clutch Adjustment

By Justin James In last month’s Tinker Talk we went over how to adjust the clutch in a 5 speed H-D Sportster. This edition will highlight the clutch adjustment process as it applies to H-D Big Twin 5 and 6 speeds that Evo, Twin Cam and Milwaukee 8 models are equipped with. Take note of the fact that Evo and ...

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Laconia 2019: Good times to remember

By Tom McCarthy 2019 was the 96th year of the Laconia Classic, aka Bike Week Laconia, New Hampshire. The event was held June 8th through the 16th in the ‘Cow Hampshire’ town of Laconia, as the ground zero of where the primary celebrations unfold on a daily basis. The roots of this event going back over nine decades show that ...

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August 2019 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau and Ryan Evans

With Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos & Video by Samantha M. Frontiera This is the transcript of the August Count’s Kustoms video featured on quickthrottle.com Shannon: What’s up everybody, this is Shop Talk with Shannon… Ryan: And Ryan. Shannon: Today we’re talking about, with many other things, bringing in a motorcycle that you already have and us doing some ...

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Run-A-Mucca 2019

Seems like a  theme, another rained out Run-A-Mucca. But, WAIT… the die hard rally go-ers know that if it does rain, the weather ALWAYS clears up for the main party! By Tina Zajkowski Photos by Tina Zajkowski and Len Trout Yes, despite the rain, it cleared up for the Soldier of the Year award, bike burn and the concert. It ...

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Trifecta of Fun

In West Richland and Richland, Washington, there were events taking place over four days in June. You can’t take it all in on just one day, it’s a must to experience all you can. By JD Gore and Jody Davison One can go to Anywhere, USA and find events to celebrate one thing or another in their community, whether it’s ...

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ON THE COVER ARTIST: Motor Marc Art

Marc’s humble beginnings are rooted in the tool & die industry, “My background is the reason why I am so detail oriented in my artwork. I am not afraid to try new styles and I have no limits.” His complex brush strokes portray a lifestyle of love, family and home with a bad ass twist. His subject matter turns a ...

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