National Stories

Big Bear Choppers – Ride the Mountain

By Mike “Spike” Sayer • Photos by Mike Sayer & Art Hall It is hard to believe that summer is already here. The first event that makes summer a reality to me is the Big Bear Choppers – 5th Annual Ride the Mountain event! By now the days are getting longer and warmer, especially when the morning coastal “June Gloom” ...

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Motorcycle Madness

I always enjoy going out of the So. Cal. area for bike shows. For several years I have wanted to attend the Motorcycle Madness Show in Santa Maria as it is only a leisurely three-hour scenic ride up the coast to just below San Louis Obispo. Finally this year I made my commitment early and there was no turning back. ...

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Laughlin River Run 2007

By Mike “Spike” Sayer In anticipation for this year’s Laughlin River Run, marking the Event’s 25th Anniversary, time seemed to drag by through our very strange and unusual southern California weather until the day finally came to load up the Road King and head out towards the Colorado River for five fun-packed days of sunshine and freedom. My lovely wife ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine Expo 2007

2nd Annual Totally-Biased Review by CD & Lisa Dalgaard Pics By Pete Alva, Oso, Mikes Sayer, Randy Twells and Linda Dahl Sun, Fun, Bikes, Music, and (one of my favorite things to do) Shopping. That’s why almost 4,000 attendees came to the 2nd Annual Quick Throttle Expo on St. Patty’s Day weekend, March 17th and 18th. Ok so, this was ...

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The Radial Motorcycle

STORY & PHOTOS BY BERNIE TYRRELL One night in a bar while sketching on a napkin, (a picture of said napkin complete with beer stain is included), John Levey and his two friends/Partners, Chet Thomas and Tim Deml of the Rapid City, SD area who work in the Medical field doing repair to medical equipment such as X-ray machines, came ...

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Lessons from an Old Biker

Four wheels move the body.  Two wheels move the soul. Life may begin at 30, but it doesn’t get real interesting until  about 60 mph! You start the game of life with a full pot o’ luck and an empty pot o’ experience… The object is to fill the pot of experience before you empty the pot of luck. If ...

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Inside Scoop on the MoFlow

Review by Randy Twells Photos by Randy Twells & Randy Aron I met Randy Aron of Cycle Visions not long ago, and he showed me this great air cleaner that he thought up, called the MoFlow. He said, “Let me put this on your bike, and you won’t believe how it improves performance!” I said, yeah sure, ok, I am ...

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Carroll Shelby and Rucker Performance

  TO BUILD THE ULTIMATE AMERICAN PERFORMANCE MOTORCYCLE Shelby Automobiles, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc., (CSBI.PK) and Rucker Performance unveiled a limited production Shelby motorcycle at the Cincinnati V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio, on February 2, 2007.  This incredible high performance American motorcycle, which rivals the power to weight ratio of the famed Shelby Cobra ...

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Harley-Davidson Introduces XL 1200N Nightster

Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycles get a burst of adrenaline with the launch of the new XL 1200N Nightster. With a wicked combination of exceptional performance, unique design and a low seat height, the Nightster has a gritty, urban feel offering a sharp ride for the street. Blending the seat height and mid-mount controls with the powerful torque of the rubber-mounted Evolution ...

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