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The Patch Trial Verdict

On February 28, 2019, Federal District Court Judge David O. Carter upheld the United States Constitution and stood strong in support of the 1st Amendment when he declared that the United States Government could not seize and ban the use of the Mongols Motorcycle Club’s patch. At stake was the essence of the 1st Amendment- the ability to freely wear ...

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Book Reviews: It Will Get Tough: Cops & Bikers

It Will Get Tough: Cops & Bikers By Mike Cupp I met Ralph “Teach” Elrod at Las Vegas Bikefest late last year. He was manning a booth to promote his book and we chatted for a few minutes about the book and his experience. He mentioned that my friend, Keith Ball (Bikernet.com & 5 Ball Leathers) wrote the foreword introduction ...

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EagleRider Tours: The true Baja & the new Baja – 1,000 miles of adventure

Baja carries a certain wild-west mystique; a ridin’ hard with guns-a-blazing vibe as well as a party-hardy, beers-a-poundin’ appeal. With expatriates from all over the world buying property and relocating here, the main infrastructure is very stable and growing. The new Baja? Between the new toll-roads and the Trans-Peninsula Highway, there’s thousands of miles of two-lane blacktop traversing the world’s ...

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March 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the March 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, our moto-journalists cover the Mecum auction in Las Vegas, Jam-On, and Rocky Point Rally. We also take the 2019 Indian Chieftain Limited on the road in our latest Road Test and we feature a unique piece of machinery called the Ner-A-Car. We take a trip down to Baja on ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 Indian Chieftain Limited

By Ray Seidel When I picked up the 2019 Indian Limited, I could hardly get past the beauty of the sparkly red paint. Pictures in this magazine will not do it justice; you’ll have to see it in person to get the full appreciation. This got a lot of attention from people at the local watering hole, beyond what it ...

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Harley Drag Racing 2019: Looking Ahead

By Tom McCarthy With the new year of 2019 firmly in place, the various motorcycle drag racing sanctions have settled on their venues and are ready to rock the house with plenty of action from coast-to-coast, beginning with the 59th annual NHRA Winternationals. The Lucas Oil Winternationals will happen February 7-10, 2019, at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California, ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide 117ci Review

The CVO moniker is the pinnacle of all things Harley-Davidson. Custom Vehicle Operations pulls out all the stops once a year and a few select models get the star treatment. The Street Glide is one of the Motor Company’s top sellers and the 2019 CVO rolls out with all the bells and whistles, topped off with a ferocious Milwaukee-Eight 117ci ...

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February 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

  CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the February 2019 issue of Quick Throttle, our team of writers report  from Chopperfest, Rocky Point Rally, Easyriders Bike Show and the Morongo Sleigh Ride. We also take a ride on the 2019 CVO Street Glide. In a new article by Tom McCarthy, we look at what’s ahead for motorcycle drag racing in the future. Also, ...

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Tinker Talk: February 2019

Lubrication Proper lubrication is crucial for most moving parts. This spans far beyond the liquid oils contained in the various cavities throughout a motorcycle. Moving parts such as cables, bearings and pivot points require lubrication to function ideally. If a component slides, rotates, pivots or reciprocates, it likely needs to be lubricated in some way. Unfortunately, many of these things ...

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Whose Patch is Next?

By Stephen “Bowtie” Stubbs Mongols MC, General Counsel Sitting in a somber federal courthouse in Santa Ana, California, a jury box is full of curious and pensive faces. US Attorney Steve Welk speaks to them forcefully. Welk is going well beyond any legal argument. He is attacking the very soul of motorcycle culture and using every scare tactic that he ...

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