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November 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the November issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, check out our extensive coverage of Street Vibrations, 2019. We also visit Shinetoberfest, Bash in the Redwoods, and Tail of the Dragon. Also don’t forget to read our Chopperfest artist profile of Shawn Dickinson and check out Count Kustoms’ new Shania Twain bike. Plus all of our monthly articles and ...

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Street Vibrations 2019

By Mike Cupp It was a wild week in Reno for this year’s Street Vibrations Fall Rally, held September 25-29. The weather during the week was absolutely beautiful, with daytime temperatures in the 80’s and nighttime temperatures near 70. Saturday morning started off nice. A bit brisk, but sunny and clear. Then the wind picked up and the clouds rolled ...

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October 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the September issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we go to Sturgis and back in our in-depth coverage of what the ten-day motorcycle journey is like. We also head further east for the East Coast Sturgis. In this edition, we pay tribute to the fastest woman on four wheels, Jessi Combs — plus we pay respects in our ...

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Front Line Soldiers: The Crew Chiefs

By Thomas McCarthy In drag racing, it’s the driver that takes the winning machine across the finish line first and gets the lion’s share of the glory. Perhaps that’s as it should be. But it’s the team, the driver’s crew, that gets the machine ready and makes that winning run possible. Drag racing is far more of a team sport ...

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Tinker Talk – October 2019: Tire Inspection

By Justin James Tires are one of the hardest working components on a motorcycle or any vehicle really.  Questionable tire conditions can place limits on your riding ability, experience and safety. A good tire inspection only takes a few minutes. If you are unsure of what to look for, feel free to use this edition of Tinker Talk to guide ...

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Run for the Wall XXXI

We Ride For Those Who Can’t By Jerry Nichols This is the story of my journey as an “FNG”; it’s a military term some of you will know. (The N and G stand for “New Guy.”) During an afternoon ride back in October with my friend we came across a group of riders parking at Peggy Sue’s Diner in Yermo, ...

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A Sturgis Pay It Forward

By T.J. and Stephanie Thompson At the beginning of each year we plan our riding schedule that includes rallies, meet n’ greets, poker runs and our Pay It Forward events. We thought this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally would be the perfect place to help a fellow biker and complete our Pay It Forward experience. Months before the event, Stephanie and ...

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My 10 day journey to and from Sturgis

By DeAnna White Bear Photos by DeAnna White Bear & Justin Veo Being a solo female rider is an exhilarating experience. I’ve been riding solo for four years and even though I feel confident on the open road I still struggle with parking lots and sharp curves and knowing I’m not the only one helps. I see more and more ...

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East Coast Sturgis

Apple Mountain’s  East Coast Motorcycle Rally By Tracey “Gypsy” Kohman Pictures & Video by Pat & Tracey Kohman There isn’t a biker anywhere who hasn’t heard of Sturgis… and there isn’t a biker anywhere who doesn’t have it on their “bucket list.” I spoke about it several times to my husband, Pat, then he told me we don’t have to ...

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Fatal Crash – Fastest Woman on Four Wheels, Jessi Combs Killed

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo      Photos provided by Perry Nelson The “Fastest Woman on Four Wheels” was absolutely flying across the Alvord Desert, in Oregon, attempting to break the land-speed record she had previously set, when something went terribly wrong. This professional driver, Jessi Combs, had no idea that day, that this attempt at a reported 619 mph, would ...

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