National Stories

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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Rip’s Really Bad Ride

Article By Babydoll Pics: Babydoll, Becka, Pizano and Forrest & Lexi Coss I think most of us know the story, but for those of you who don’t, I will give you the short version of Rip Rose. The first Rips BAD Ride took place in sunny Southern California. Rip Rose had a great dream that he would bring a generous ...

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Moto Expo

Story & photos by Randy Twells San Diego, CA—Motorcycle events in San Diego have seen ups, downs, and gone round and round, literally—The Del Mar Mile having gone by the wayside in the last few years. San Diego proper has struggled in the meantime to hold court as a credible motorcycle event host city, involving a major venue. Flat track ...

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Happy Trails for Us, A Farewell

It all started on our Road Trip on the bike last August when we traveled up the coast through Canada then down through Glacier, Yellowstone and a good portion of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona. (8,000 miles with less than 500 on any freeway). We took a month to do this and the whole time throughout our journey I thought ...

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Patriot Ride

After being unable to make the Quick Throttle Magazine’s Annual 9-11 Patriot Ride happen last year, 2006, due to last minute circumstances that were out of our control, this year’s Ride successfully took place thanks to the folks at Corona Harley-Davidson/Skip Fordyce Harley-Davidson and the organizational skills of Mr. Bob Wolf and many volunteers. Traditionally, Quick Throttle Magazine pays respects ...

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2007 Street Vibrations Reno

Article by Babydoll Pics by Babydoll, Gump, Becka & Lexi This was the 14th Annual Street Vibration Celebration with approximately 40,000 motorcycles roaring into the streets of Reno from September 19th through the 23rd. Street Vibes has grown to be the 6th largest event in the Nation with Sponsored activities located throughout Reno, Sparks, Carson City and Virginia City. There ...

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Las Vegas BikeFest

By Art Hall Well another year had gone by and it was time for the annual trek to Las Vegas where “What happens in Vegas” doesn’t always stay in Vegas (Right O.J.?) Fortunately we don’t have to adhere to that mantra and can bring you the scintillating coverage you are all so used to from QT. I am sure you ...

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Southern California Bikefest

Story & Photos by Pete Alva I first have to say that, I really enjoyed this particular event. The Southern California Bikefest rocked! It reminded me of an article I wrote two years back expressing how lucky I felt we were to have grown up when we did and were the baby boomer children of the 60’s and 70’s. Well, ...

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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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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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