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January 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

  CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In our first issue of 2019, we visit the Easyriders Bike Show, Biketoberfest, Coppers and Choppers, Bayou Renegade Rally, SEMA, The Lone Star Rally and much more. Plus, read about the 2019 H-D Sport Glide on our latest Road Test.        NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the January 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Northwest, we test the ...

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Quick Throttle Custom Bike Show

By Mike Cupp Quick Throttle Magazine was the proud sponsor of the Custom Bike Show on Friday afternoon during Las Vegas BikeFest.  It was a beautiful day in Sin City as we approached the new location of BikeFest and began to unload the boxes of swag that our sponsors graciously provided.  As we headed through the vendor area towards the ...

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December 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the December issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we test the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and do some in-depth reporting on Las Vegas Bikefest and Hogs & Heifers’ Rally in the Alley. Plus, we check out Thunder Valley Rally, Operation Restoration and share deals in our QT Holiday Gift Guide. Plus more!      NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the December issue ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special Review

Donning a “Skratch” signature Bell helmet, Ray-Bans, sleeveless flannel and cuffed denims over my MotoBailey motorcycle shoes, I stripped 25 years off my age as I mounted the Sportster Forty-Eight Special-- named after the year Harley-Davidson introduced the small peanut tank.

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ROAD TEST: 2019 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra Review

By : Koz Mraz and Christina Fior Glamorous camping comes in a variety of flavors, from cabins and Airstreams to yurts and covered wagons. And motorcycling generally means you’ll need everything when you get there. A couple has very limited storage on a bike and why she needs all of it, I don’t debate. Alas, glamping and Thousand Trails Idyllwild ...

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November 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the November issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we go Glamping in California on a 2019 H-D Road Glide Ultra and spotlight an artist for David Mann Chopperfest. We also cover Street Vibrations and the World Record Parade. We continue our Shoestring Budget Road Trip with part three, plus much more!      NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the November ...

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ROADTEST: 2019 Harley-Davidson FXDR 114

There’s been much web banter about this new bike and I agree that it’s the modern incarnation of the retired VRSC V-Rod. Like the V-Rod, the FXDR has a raked-out front end, a lower cowl attached to the frame’s down tubes and a wide 240mm rear tire on a solid-disc rear wheel. Most notably, it has the V-Rod clamshell riding position, using forward foot controls with drag bars. The rear wheel is the same 18” / 240mm fat-tire as the Breakout, plus the oval LED headlight is borrowed from the Breakout. The tiny LED speedo is from the Street Bob.

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October 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

In the October issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we feature the 2019 Harley-Davidson FXDR 114, plus our motojournalists report from Bikes & Bombers VII, Mecum Auction Monterey and Sturgis. We also visit Cook's Corners for Ladies Who Ride and we wrap up our coverage of the Himalayas. Plus much more. 

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September 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the September edition of Quick Throttle Magazine, we cover the Deadwood 3 Wheeler and White Mountain Bike Rallies, plus we visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. We also take a look at road trips on a shoestring budget, we take a trip up the country and much more!     NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the ...

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August 2018 Shop Talk with Ryan and Shannon

  Shannon: Aloha everybody!  Shop talk with Shannon and… Ryan: Ryan!  How you guys doing? Shannon: Today we are talking about bikes that actually come back to the shop for certain things.  Well this thing came back to the shop for an ignition problem. Ryan: Of all things… Shannon: I didn’t know it was an ignition, but that’s what it ...

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