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May 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: The May 2019 edition of Quick Throttle Magazine is dedicated to women who ride! We also check out the Bling Devas and motorcycle clubs for women. Plus, we take a look at the 2019 Vulcan Vaquero, report on the NHRA Drag Racing and Daytona Bike Week, plus much more.   NORTHWEST EDITION:  The May 2019 edition of Quick ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 VULCAN VAQUERO

By Koz Mraz This motorcycle is a rodeo of fun for any cowboy or cowgirl. Low slung, muscular and dressed in Metallic Spark Black, the Vaquero will challenge any outlaw bagger to a gunfight. (BUCKAROO: Derived from the word “Vaquero”; in Spanish, the letters B and V are both pronounced “B”) At a price point of $16,799 MSRP the fixed-fairing Vaquero ...

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April 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In our 18th anniversary issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, our moto-journalists recap the King’s Day Toy Run, Ed’s Ride, Cycle Expo Super Swap and the Easyriders Bike Show Tour. Plus, we take a look at the 2019 CVO Road Glide 117 in our latest road test. Check out our updated ride and event calendar and much more in ...

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Easyriders Bike Show Tour 2019

By Stacy McCleary Charlotte, NC — On Thursday, January 24, my wife, Danell and I flew out of Oakland, California to Charlotte, North Carolina to attend the Easyriders Invitational Bike Show.  We arrived without any problems and picked up our rental car for the week.  We were lucky enough to have good friends that live twenty miles outside Charlotte.  They ...

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Police Bike: 1978 Harley-Davidson FLHP

By Tracey Kohman I caught up with my friend Woody this summer and he introduced me to his bike, an early 1978 Harley-Davidson FLHP. I was happy to take the small tour and soak up the brief history lesson I was about to get. He began by explaining that “a blind man forged it out of a meteor after it ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 CVO Road Glide 117 Review

By Gary Mraz. Photos by Mike Cupp In 1979 the “Tour Glide,” Harley-Davidson’s first fixed-fairing motorcycle was introduced with only nineteen made that year. The following year Harley produced 4,480 of these bikes.  In 1998 the Tour Glide became the FLTR Road Glide, using the same frame and motor assembly as the Electra Glide but with a completely redesigned “Shark Nose” fairing.  Aerodynamically refined in 2016, ...

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Ed’s Ride 2019

By Perry and Traci Nelson Ed’s Ride is a charity motorcycle event in memory of Ed Miller who passed away from Alpha-1 AntiTrypsin disease. Ed was a member of the Howlers MC. Every year the Howlers Community Service Riders Inc host this ride to benefit the Alphazonies, a non-profit organization. All contributions go directly to this local support group for ...

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March 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the March 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, our moto-journalists cover the Mecum auction in Las Vegas, Jam-On, and Rocky Point Rally. We also take the 2019 Indian Chieftain Limited on the road in our latest Road Test and we feature a unique piece of machinery called the Ner-A-Car. We take a trip down to Baja on ...

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Harley Drag Racing 2019: Looking Ahead

By Tom McCarthy With the new year of 2019 firmly in place, the various motorcycle drag racing sanctions have settled on their venues and are ready to rock the house with plenty of action from coast-to-coast, beginning with the 59th annual NHRA Winternationals. The Lucas Oil Winternationals will happen February 7-10, 2019, at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California, ...

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David Mann ChopperFest

By Tom Christian This year’s David Mann ChopperFest at the Ventura County Fairgrounds took place December 9th as scheduled; last year’s event was rescheduled due to the devastating fires and floods in the area. The recent fires in the area potentially foreshadowed a repeat re-scheduling, but thankfully that was not the case. When arriving at the fairgrounds and doing a ...

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