Northwest Stories

101 Critical Days of Summer

Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana On Thursday, May 15th, a spectacular sunny day in the mid 80’s, I attended the 2014 Naval Base Kitsap Summer Safety Stand-down “101 Critical Days of Summer” event. The event began at 9am sharp with NBK Commanding Officer, Captain Zwolfer who gave an opening speech to an estimated 250 Active ...

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Emerald City Harley-Davidson 2nd Anniversary 80’s Party Was Radical!

Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana On Saturday, April 26th Emerald City Harley-Davidson celebrated their 2nd anniversary by throwing an 80’s theme party! I honestly had forgotten how much fun the 80’s were until my friend Robin and I walked through the doors of Emerald City H-D. Suddenly our inner 80’s personas emerged. It was if ...

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Laughlin River Run 2014 – A Rally of Epic Proportions

Laughlin River Run

By Pastor Z. Photos by George Childress and Pastor Z. 12 years ago God sent my “personal angel” Esther – to fall into my life (I love you baby)! In 2002 we were married at Laughlin Community Church by our close friend & brother, Pastor Gene Lee. So as we’ve done for many years Esther and I were off in the Urban ...

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Laughlin River Run 2014 – One Huge Party!

Laughlin River Run

By Perry Nelson, Photos by George Childress and Perry Nelson I was covering up the seat on my Bobcat (a small tractor) hours before my Laughlin River Run trip and bam!! I fell off the bucket and, in turn injured 2- of my ribs , ouch…man…Really?…Ugh. My plans instantly changed, now I’m taking the Truck and loading up the 09 Dyna. Traci was not ...

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Laughlin River Run 2014 – A Hail of a Good Time, at Kelly’s Bodacious Biker Palooza ExtravaganzA

Laughlin River Run

By Randy Twells Performance Specialists in the Kingman Airport complex (and a sponsor of Quick Throttle’s Laughlin River Run Event Guide each year) comes up with some unique ways to have fun. Although cold, windy, raining and hailing early in the day, the Biker Palooza Extravaganza show must go on so, between protecting 5th Gear’s band equipment or just dodging the hail that actually ...

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Letter from the Editor

The month of May is Women Riders Month, a month dedicated to honoring, acknowledging and supporting women who ride. As a longtime rider myself, my Publisher “aka the boss” thought it would be fitting for me to write this month’s column in place of his monthly Letter from the Publisher. He said, “You’ve got free range to write about your ...

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QT Salutes Women Riders

QT Salutes Women Riders

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Harley-Davidson Busts Out Two More New Bikes

The Return of the Rebellious Low Rider; Tour Ready Superlow 1200T Revealed MILWAUKEE (March 6, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® (NYSE:HOG) is at it again. Fresh off the unveiling of the new Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 and the launch of Project RUSHMORE, the company unleashed today two new motorcycles that expand its diverse line-up of street bikes, and put more models for more ...

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2014 Arizona Bike Week

by Smiles ~~ just because Photos by Rusty Childress, Smiles, Digger Dave, Perry ‘n Traci, and Angela Conner THIS is my favorite event of the year. This is one of the things that I work towards, live for, and dream about all year long. Arizona Bike Week!   Arizona Bike Week 2014 proved to be the biggest and the baddest of ...

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Urban Custom Bikes Wins Big

Written By Diana Olmstead Photos by Jessica Ruse At the February International Motorcycle Show there were lots to check out in addition to the vendor booths. Dozens of tricked out motorcycles from around the region entered and showcased their bikes in the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show which was sponsored by J&P Cycles. The competition hosts five classes: Freestyle, Modified ...

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