Author Archives: Quick Throttle

A Monumental Memorial Day Ride

By New York Myke, Owner, San Diego Harley-Davidson Photos by New York Myke, Robert Patrick & Steven Crouch The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is a very special and sacred place. As an Air Force Combat Controller, TAC-P, with the 101st Airborne in Vietnam, I brought in air strikes and then had to do BDAs (battle damage assessments) afterwards, basically a ...

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Top-Line Industrial Supply holds toolbox raffle benefiting Carol’s Kitchen

By Sam Baldi General Manager/Owner Top-Line Industrial Supply As some may or may not know, we here at Top-Line Industrial Supply in Beaumont and Temecula, CA, have been holding our Annual Charity Car and Bike Show for the last seven years in June, with all the proceeds being donated to Carol’s Kitchen. Carol’s Kitchen is the local food bank that ...

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My CHP motorcyclist training course experience

By Randy Twells Photos by Kevin Wing, Ken Turner, Barry Hathaway and CaliforniaMotorcyclist.com It was 1998, I was 48, and we had signed up our eighteen-year-old son to take the CHP Motorcycle Training Course as a present. His Dad had recently bought a 1992 Harley Dyna Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition. So the idea was, our son could ride it too. ...

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Getting to Know: Law Tigers Attorney Tom Metier

By Quick Throttle Staff After riding motorcycles for many years, Tom Metier has brought Law Tigers to Washington and Oregon. Riding motorcycles long before he went to law school, Metier grew up in the farm country of Iowa, where motorcycles were like corn – they were everywhere. Metier was riding mini-bikes in the fields by age ten, progressing to rebuilt ...

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6th Annual Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally

By Tom “Bomb” Christian The sixth Annual Deadwood 3 Wheeler Rally in South Dakota was a blessing, because everyone was looking for ‘normal’ in these crazy times. Thank God it was in South Dakota where it was not under the stronghold of this Covid-19 virus, while a lot of other parts of America are affected. The folks who came from ...

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Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys’ Virtual “Stay at Home” Motorcycle Show

On May 11, Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys announced on their Facebook page, “Welcome to the Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Virtual “STAY AT HOME” Motorcycle Show!” Including a form and link, they invited everyone to enter. RBMA added on their website, “Given these difficult times and shows having no other choice but to cancel or postpone, we decided to create the ...

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Flags of Honor

“For the Fallen” Escort By Jerry Nichols Back in April, suffering from run withdrawals due to multiple cancellations, I’m sure you all are feeling my pain as well. I was contacted by my friend US Army Veteran Bernadette “Flat-Tire” Staples from my Run For The Wall family. She invited me to join this Flags of Honor Ride and had me ...

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Rolling with the Patriot Guard on the 4th of July

By New York Myke, Owner- San Diego Harley-Davidson My ride to Washington, DC was as inspiring as it was troubling. The controversy that was building around Independence Day, July 4th, was troubling as well. So I was glad to get a call from Steve Crouch a few weeks after we got back, informing me of a San Diego area July ...

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Tinker Talk – August 2020: Fab Skills: Pop-Riveting

By Justin James The art of metal fabrication is most commonly associated with the welding trade. Welding is indeed a fabrication skill, and probably the most beneficial, but it is certainly not the only one. There are an abundance of different skills that make up the art of metal fabrication. It is possible to fabricate great things without welding. Pop-riveting ...

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Suzuki Riders Dominate at Ridge Motorsports Park

Brea, CA (August 31, 2020) – M4 ECSTAR Suzuki, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.’s official MotoAmerica race program, and Altus Motorsports Suzuki’s Cam Petersen reigned victorious in the series’ first-ever visit to Ridge Motorsports Park. At the conclusion of an eventful weekend, Suzuki teams left Shelton, Washington, with seven additional podium trophies in their possession, highlighted by Sean Dylan Kelly’s dominant win in Sunday’s ...

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