Northwest

19th Annual Run 21 Bike Rally

By Darlene Stickler, Miles Stickler & Jenna Adams We have been looking forward to Run 21 for quite a while; it is a local run that’s located in Otis, Oregon, which is relatively close to our neck of the woods, and it’s always a great time! This year we invited two Run 21 virgins to go along with us because ...

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FXR Rally and Bike Show

By BlackJack Nestled in the shadow of majestic Mount Rainier, and near the foothills of the Cascades, lies the small but bustling historic logging town of Enumclaw, home to Northwest Motorcycles & Service, a family owned and operated business that retains the classic, old school feel of a small town bike shop. Owners Brian and Kate Caddy are an energetic ...

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Bikers at the Beach

By Diana Olmstead Photos By Diana Olmstead, Robin Hudson,Blackjack, Cassie Olmstead On a gorgeous Friday afternoon, July 27th to be exact, the Quick Throttle crew rolled into Ocean Shores, WA to enjoy the ‘Bikers at the Beach’ motorcycle rally. The three-day rally takes place at the Ocean Shores Convention Center with activities spread throughout Grays Harbor County, Washington. Since this ...

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September 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the September edition of Quick Throttle Magazine, we cover the Deadwood 3 Wheeler and White Mountain Bike Rallies, plus we visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. We also take a look at road trips on a shoestring budget, we take a trip up the country and much more!     NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the ...

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ABATE of Washington 40th Anniversary Spring Opener

Click here to view the ABATE 40th Anniversary photo gallery  A Rockin’ Good Time! Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson, Cary Clark & Diana   The Quick Throttle crew woke up early Thursday morning, June 21st, and then met up for a quick cup of coffee before heading off to the 40th Annual Spring Opener which is organized ...

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August 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine’s August edition features an in-depth look at Top-Line’s Charity Bike and Car Show. Along with all of our regular articles and information lists, we’ll also share our reports on Cook’s Corner Chili Cook-Off, the New England Nationals and more. Plus, check out our review of the Polaris Slingshot.     NORTHWEST EDITION:  Quick Throttle Magazine’s ...

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NWHD’s Big Bad Bike Show

By Diana Olmstead Every year Northwest Harley-Davidson hosts their wildly popular Big Bad Bike Show and riders from all over Puget Sound enter their motorcycles in the show hoping for a chance to win one of their cool custom trophies. This year’s 21st Annual Big Bad Bike Show took place on Saturday, June 16th. The day started off right – nothing ...

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Sometimes It IS The Destination

By Bryan Hall People always say, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” Most of the time that’s true, the joy of being on the road is just being on the road. Sometimes, however, the journey has a purpose, a reason, a destination. I have family who lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, and I go visit them every ...

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July 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos by Ryan Tonry & Samantha M. Frontiera     Shannon:  Aloha gang, Shop Talk with Shannon… Ryan:  And Ryan. Shannon:  And Ryan, I wasn’t going to exclude you. Ryan:  I’m not worried about that.  What are we talking about? Shannon:  This cool bike that we built. Ryan:  Beautiful paint job, yeah that’s very cool. ...

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July 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine celebrates the Fourth of July with the Men of Fire Ride for Veterans and Flags Across the Dam. Plus, join us for part 3 of our Motorcycling the Himalayas coverage and check out our coverage of West Coast Thunder, Street Vibrations, Run-A-Mucca, Cliff Castle Motorcycle Show and more.     NORTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine ...

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