California Featured Stories

Thunder on the Lot Takes a Slow Ride… to the Park!

21st Annual Event helps Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley Story by RT/Photos by Art Hall Ron and Yvette Emard are not ones to let… ahem… grass grow under their feet, when it comes to the Kids’ Charities and maximizing their options for a great summertime benefit event. Thus, 2015 Thunder on the Lot was billed as, Thunder is On the …

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Mt. Soledad Bike Blessing & Bandit’s Blood Drive

Story by Pastor Z. and Lisa Dalgaard, photos by Pastor Z. and Randy Twells It was a beautiful morning as we rolled out from Oceanside to head for San Diego Harley Davidson for the annual Mt. Soledad Bike Blessing and Blood Drive. A pack of motorcycles and our black “Urban Assault Vehicle” – the BFC van (commandeered by BFC sister -Shylo) rolled …

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Mike Ness, Social Distortion plays Lost Highway May 30th

On Family, Music & Motorcycles Randy Twells Interview with Mike Ness Photos courtesy Mike Ness/Black Kat Kustoms I had the chance to speak with Mike Ness recently in a phone interview, and get his thoughts on a variety of things. Playing at the Lost Highway event May 30th, who knew he rides a ’53 Pan? – it has …

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Celebrity riders take the “PATH Home”

By Gary Koz Mraz In 2010, Quick Throttle featured actress Katee Sackhoff in our “Women Who Ride.” Later that year Sackhoff and motorcycle riding compadre, Tricia Helfer motorcycled from L.A. to Louisiana to raise funds for the Gulf Restoration Network. Check out their movie “The LA LA Ride” at www.actingoutlaws.tv Katee and Tricia met on …

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Spotlight on Sweetwater Harley-Davidson

By Randy Twells Making the rounds of what’s going on in Southern California, I stopped in recently at the last Harley dealer before the Mexican border, National City’s Sweetwater Harley-Davidson. Founded in 1985 by family Patriarch Tom Horning (RIP), he also started the first HOG chapter in California, and helped create the Tijuana Toy Run …

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Buckcherry to Play 31st Love Ride in Castaic Lake, California

Angela Conner I had the privilege of chatting with Keith Nelson of Buckcherry the other day about his 2 true passions, music and motorcycles. I was already aware of Keith’s affinity for vintage guitars but it didn’t take long to discover that he also loves classic bikes. You would think that a guy in a …

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