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Shoestring Budget Road Trip Part 3

By T.J. and  Stephanie Thompson Photos by Stephanie Thompson The moment we have been waiting for… on the eighth day we arrived at the biggest motorcycle rally in the world; the 78th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota! First things first, we rolled down main street to check out the crowd and the scene. The streets were already filling ...

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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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David Mann Chopper Festival Artist Spotlight: Irene Airbrush

By Mike cupp Irene Airbrush came to Southern California in 2016, immigrating from Odessa, Ukraine.  She sought out Ken Moreland’s shop and boldly went inside to ask for a job.  Her timing was impeccable, as Ken was frustrated with his current painter, and told her if she could paint his next bike, she had a job.  Needless to say, her ...

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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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NHRA Top Fuel Harley 2018: Stronger Than Ever

By Tom McCarthy The NHRA Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley 2018 season was the strongest yet for the nitromethane-burning monsters that thunder down 1,320 feet of racing surface at speeds often in excess of 220 MPH. With the front wheel dangling in the air and flames belching from the exhaust pipes, pass after pass, the Top Fuel Harleys never ...

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Shoestring Budget Road Trip, Part Two

Our bags are packed and the bike is loaded. Our journey is really starting! The morning of July 26th we rolled out of our driveway in Harrison, Arkansas, and busted through our sleepy little town.

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Biker Belles: Encouragement, Empowerment, Mentorship, Charity.

The prestigious 10th annual Biker Belles charity event kicked off from the legendary Buffalo Chip CrossRoads. Leading the ride through the Black Hills grandeur were road captains Laura Klock and Karlee Cobb. A number of prominent female influencers on the moto scene gather annually with other lady riders to share their passion for two wheels and inspire others. The mission of the event is to celebrate women’s role in shaping the culture, art and history of motorcycling.

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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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Going Up The Country

By Jerry Nichols Just a short road trip from Helendale, CA where I’m from, to Thatcher, UT and back, only 1,417 miles. Always a fun trip on my 2014 Indian Chieftain, I rolled out of Helendale with perfect riding weather, 68 degrees…. Going up the country, I chose to bypass Peggy Sue’s Diner, saving my belly room for some good ...

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