California Featured Stories

Bikes Invade Antelope Valley – Thunder on the Lot

Story by Art Hall with Randy Twells, Photos by Art Hall Well another good year at another good charity event. Thunder on the Lot had been raising monies for a multitude of children’s causes for 19 years now and has collected about $4.5 million, thanks to all you generous people. Ron and Yvette Emard, owners of Antelope Valley Harley Davidson, ...

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“Being Quick Throttle” at Laughlin River Run

Story by Randy Twells, photos by George Childress and Randy Twells. “Sometime later, after the roar dies down…” Whenever I go to an event, people say “Wow! I wish I had YOUR job!” Yes we get to do all the glam awesome stuff – we get to go right up front, sometimes even onstage, with bands to shoot their shows, ...

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San Diego Harley Gets Their Boots On

Story by Randy Twells; Photos- RT, Petrina Hermann (Chris Kyle tribute) View the SDHD Boots On gallery! On a clear blue-sky day with camera in hand, it was heart-stopping timing to capture the Navy SEALs Leap Frog 3-man team parachuting out of the sky, with the target a 6’X6’ orange fabric crossbar target laid out between two buildings barely 60 ...

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Days of Thunder at El Cajon Harley

Days of Thunder at El Cajon Harley Story & Photos by Randy Twells The weekend was perfect. Blue sky in the El Cajon Valley, nice spring weather, some awesome bikes to ride, what more could you want? Even the brand new Breakout was part of the mix! El Cajon Harley-Davidson gave a party to celebrate the Demo Truck coming for ...

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Burapa – Bigger, Bolder, Better

The Fryed Brothers Do Thailand By Art Hall View the Burapa gallery! ‘Same Same But Different’ is a phrase emblazoned on T-shirts and signs everywhere around Thailand. I am still not completely sure what it means, but it seems to apply here. This years rally was the same as last year but man, was it different. The old adage of ...

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Riding to River Run

GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN Story and photos by Ray Seidel View the Riding to River Run Gallery! Later this month many of us will be heading to Nevada for the Laughlin River Run. According to MapQuest that’s about a 4 hour trip from Riverside. That would be four hours by car, with no stops for rest, restroom, gas, ...

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High Seas Rally 2012

High Seas Rally 2012: 10th Anniversary By Lisa Dalgaard – Pics by Lisa and CD View the High Seas Rally 2012 photo gallery here! HSR Raises $330,000 towards the HOHS Dialysis Fund. If you’ve been reading Quick Throttle for a few years, you’ve probably read our past coverage of one of the most unique biker rallies in the world. 10 years ...

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Bigg’s H-D: 7th Annual Toy Store Invasion Ride

Bigg’s H-D: 7th Annual Toy Store Invasion Ride View the Bigg’s H-D Toy Store Invasion photo gallery! We thought you might like to ride along with Biggs Marketing Director Howie Wahl, as he participated in the Toy Store Invasion. Here is his exciting account! The day is finally here– Saturday, December 8, 2012. It’s the day for the Biggs Harley-Davidson ...

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American Heat – 2012

American Heat – 2012 Story and photos by Ray Seidel American Heat returned to Palm Springs this year for another 3-day weekend, Friday, October 19 – Sunday, October 21. (So one COULD squeeze in both this and Love Ride with some planning). I’ve been to American Heat previously, and will spend the weekend there this time. These street fairs, I ...

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“It Takes (More Than) A Village”…. the LA Ride For Autism

“It Takes (More Than) A Village”…. the LA Ride For Autism Story by Randy Twells; Photos- RT & Jennifer Wicks The 5th Annual LA Ride For Autism got started at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson early the morning of August 4th this year, and even in a busy ride season this was not to be missed for the 300 riders /500+ total people ...

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