National Stories

ROAD TEST: 2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim Review

Low In Calories, High In Octane: 2012 Harley-Davidson Slim Story: Gary Koz Mraz, Photos: Ron Sinoy Jenny Craig put Softail on a diet and called it “Slim”. With a scaled down narrow rear tire, chopped fender and simple combination stop/turn/tail lights and a side-mounted license plate, Slim deserves its name. From its trimmed front fender to its narrow rear end, ...

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ROAD TEST: 2012 Harley-Davidson’s Sporty 72 Review

By Gary Koz Mrax, Photos by Ron Sindy We gathered at Cook’s Corner in Orange County for the reveal of Harley-Davidson’s two new motorcycles, The Sportster 72 and the Softail Slim (we’ll fill ya in next month on the Slim).  The Seventy-Two is a respectful nod to an era when the cool kids rode a Sting-Ray and the big boys ...

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Harley-Davidson York Manufacturing Facility Video Tour

QT Editor’s Note: “If this doesn’t get you a little excited about motorcycles, then you don’t love motorcycles…“

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2011 High Seas Rally

 2011 High Seas Rally Photo Gallery View the Story in the Digital Magazine By Lisa Dalgaard – Pics by Lisa and CD How did it start? Dean and Debbie Anderson, founders of  this incredible week of  pleasure on the high seas, have perfected the art of  showing folks a good time. In 2002, they began the High Seas Rally Cruise ...

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On the Road in Southern Oregon

Story & Photos by Randy Twells Early September— I had occasion to travel the highways and byways in Oregon recently on personal business, and had planned to visit a few of the motorcycle shops along the way that carry Quick Throttle Magazine. Starting in Portland to say Hi to Casey at Polaris of Portland, I headed east to say Hi ...

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Road Test – 2012 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic Limited Review: Music to My Ears

By Gary Koz Mraz In the orchestral arrangement of Harley Davidson motorcycles the Ultra Classic Electra Glide Limited crescendos as the finely tuned instrument of touring enthusiasts.  A deep exhaust note resonates providing a melody that sets the standard for long distance touring comfort and convenience.  A four speaker, 80-watt Harmon/Kardon Advanced audio system is loud and clear even at ...

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The Year in Pictures

The Year in Pictures They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but they probably should have said that about a GOOD picture. When its good there’s little need for explanation or description. The work featured here, by Quick Throttle’s finest Motojournalists and Photographers like Randy Twells, Art Hall and George Childress, should hopefully speak for itself. That said, we ...

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What’s the future for Indian?

Story and photos by Ray Seidel In what is intended to be the largest gathering of Indian motorcycles west of the Mississippi, the 3rd Biennial Indian Day West was recently held in Pomona, CA. celebrating the 110th anniversary of Indian Motorcycles. Pre-1980 classic motorcycles got free entry, and on hand was The World’s Fastest Indian (which was fired up a ...

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Montgomery Gentry

By Lisa Dalgaard When Eddie was 6 years old  he was on his 1st mini bike- crashed into a swing set.  Then he moved up to 50 or 70 horsepower  bike and got his first Harley in his teens.  The bike he rides now is a ridge with Springer Front end.  It’s a POW  themed bike with  World War 2 ...

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Sturgis in our Rear View Mirrors

View the Sturgis Photo Gallery here! Sturgis Rally is into its eight decade, with the 71st running this year.  Just the name “Sturgis”, sounds bigger than life.    Imagine any other town name, it just doesn’t work.  What the name Sturgis evokes— black & white memories of old panheads, shovels & knuckles, camping in the city park… races, mud, old school… ...

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