Midwest

Chicagoland Toys for Tots

Thanks for showing your level of commitment to start the annual toy drives for both the Chicagoland Motorcycle Parade and the USMC Toys for Tots programs this past Sunday. Despite the rain and cold, the love in your hearts maintained a holiday tradition for our 30th Anniversary Motorcycle Parade, which aided the 2nd Battalion 24thMarines. Once again we were faced ...

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Remembering My Friend: Evel Knievel

By Arlin Harmon One of the great things about the sport of motorcycles is the unique people you meet. I’ve been thinking about one person in particular I met in the late 60’s. He became a good friend. He’s gone now, but left memories that won’t be forgotten. He was one of those special personalities. Wild and crazy like a ...

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Evel Knievel

The story broke Friday afternoon, Nov. 30: “Evel Knievel Dead.” That line could have been written, perhaps should have been written almost 40 years ago and then again over the ensuing 15 years after any one of a dozen spectacular crashes. Instead it was written as Evel passed away of natural causes in Florida at age 69. Proof positive that ...

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Midwest Edition – December 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Midwest Edition – December 2007   Great Lakes Dragaway 2008 Big Dogs

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Great Lakes Dragaway

The end of the 2007 regular season is over at Great Lakes Dragaway but we continue to be open on weekendswith FUN RACING until the snow covers the track. It was a great year filled with events 6 days a week from the start of the season back in April. Bike nights grew and we have plans for more action ...

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Interview: Gregg Allman

By Lisa D. I spoke to Gregory, as his friends call him, on a Thursday afternoon in October. While eating his Georgia peach cobbler, he was proudly telling me about his home on the Georgia bayou and his newest home in Mississippi. He’s a southern gentleman who says he met his soul mate Stacy Fountain 12 years ago and she ...

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Midwest Edition – October 2007

Quick Throttle Magazine Midwest Edition – Ocotber 2007   Cool School Indian 101 Scout Prince of Pistoleers

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Prince of Pistoleers

If Wild Bill were alive today, I know he’d ride a Harley. Black leather vest, crisp white shirt, Looking just a little knarly. He’d wear blue jeans and leather gloves, A gun belt on his hip. Quick with a smile, but quicker on the draw, If given any lip. With the wind blowing through his long hair, He’d be knowing ...

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Cool School

Lucas Motorcycle Oil Pit Stop Sometimes in life you’re presented with an opportunity that you know is a good deal and if you don’t go for it you’ll regret it the rest of your life. You get that voice in your head that says “do it, do it.” A few months ago Lynn and I from Black Magic Customs, Inc. ...

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2007 Sturgis

“A ‘Sturgin’ No More….” Story by Randy Twells Photos by CD, Randy Twells, Wild Bill Saxton, and Linda Dahl I HAD never been to Sturgis. I had heard about it. It seems as though EVERYONE has been to Sturgis, except me, and several times over. And of course, seeing a story write-up or a TV show, showing crowded main streets ...

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