California

2018 West Coast Thunder

By Tom Christian It was a beautiful morning as I rode down from Big Bear to Riverside Harley-Davidson to cover this event. My mind drifted south to San Diego as I thought about a Thanksgiving conversation that I had with my friend Reta Holbrook’s brother, Donald Bennett. Reta’s family was full of veterans and I had the pleasure to meet ...

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July 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos by Ryan Tonry & Samantha M. Frontiera     Shannon:  Aloha gang, Shop Talk with Shannon… Ryan:  And Ryan. Shannon:  And Ryan, I wasn’t going to exclude you. Ryan:  I’m not worried about that.  What are we talking about? Shannon:  This cool bike that we built. Ryan:  Beautiful paint job, yeah that’s very cool. ...

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July 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine celebrates the Fourth of July with the Men of Fire Ride for Veterans and Flags Across the Dam. Plus, join us for part 3 of our Motorcycling the Himalayas coverage and check out our coverage of West Coast Thunder, Street Vibrations, Run-A-Mucca, Cliff Castle Motorcycle Show and more.     NORTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine ...

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June 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine continues our journey into the Himalayas, plus extensive coverage of the Laughlin River Run. Check out our coverage of Blue Collar Build Off, Old School Drag Racing, Daytona Bike Week and a look at the Tahuya Adventure Resort.     NORTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine tests the Vanderhall Venice and visits the Rockin’ the Red Horse ...

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June 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos by Ryan Tonry, Samantha M. Frontiera & Tom Christian   Ryan: Hey everybody, I’m Ryan Evans from Count’s Kustoms Shannon: I’m Shannon Aikau and this is Shop Talk with Shannon and Ryan today. Ryan: (staring at Shannon) Shannon: What? It is ShopTalk. Ryan: I know, I’ve never been part of ShopTalk…. Shannon: Me neither, it’s the ...

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Gold at Rainbow’s End

At Redwood Harley-Davidson By Kc Robinson. Photos by Kc Robinson & Robert Moody Every biker knows the journey is as much a part of the experience as the destination. While traveling to Redwood Harley-Davidson (RHD) in Eureka, California, you may be lucky enough to come through the Mendocino Coast. Riding the coast on our way to the Redwood Run annually for ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – May 2018

IN THIS EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine salutes Women Riders Month, we check out the Vanderhall Venice, look for Gold at Rainbow’s End, and take a look at the Motorcycles of the Stars — plus more. Check out our updated Ride and Event Calendar, Tinker Talk and New Products.  

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Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition – April 2018

IN OUR 17th ANNIVERSARY EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine goes motorcycling in the Yucatan, plus we visit the NHRA Winternationals and the Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction. We also take an in-depth look at the Triumph Bonneville Bobber and the new “Big Bore” Indian, and a special tribute to the late Micky Jones.  

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2017 David Mann Chopperfest

By Tom Christian; Photos by Tom C & Mike Cupp The David Mann Chopper Fest Motorcycle Art and Culture Show was moved from December 10, 2017 to February 4, 2018 because of the fires in the Ventura area last year, and the event venue (Ventura Fairgrounds) was used as an evacuation center. As I was riding out to cover this ...

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2018 Mooneyes X-Mas Party

By Art Hall  You saw “The Last Picture Show” – well now it is “The Last Mooneyes Xmas Party” which was held at the Irwindale Raceway in the city of that same name where the 605 meets the 210 freeway. December the 9th, 2017 was the final party for this event that moved to the facility back in 2006 – ...

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