Northwest Stories

High Seas Rally 2012

High Seas Rally 2012: 10th Anniversary By Lisa Dalgaard – Pics by Lisa and CD View the High Seas Rally 2012 photo gallery here! HSR Raises $330,000 towards the HOHS Dialysis Fund. If you’ve been reading Quick Throttle for a few years, you’ve probably read our past coverage of one of the most unique biker rallies …

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2013 Victory Cross Country Tour

2013 Victory Cross Country Tour Story: Gary Koz Mraz Photos: Ron Sinoy Let’s talk about me. I consider myself an artist, writer, painter and composer. I spend serious time at these endeavors and inevitably the tools I use are critical to the project’s outcome. Similarly I spend serious saddle time motorcycling and the tools at my disposal also determine the …

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Man and Machine: Von Braun Exhaust

Man and Machine: Von Braun Exhaust   Von Braun Exhaust’s newest Special Projects Division bike focuses on one thing: The magic of motorcycle riding. “A lot of what this bike is about is distillation,” explains Charlie Giordano, Von Braun’s owner and the builder of the bike he calls “John Henry.” “I wanted to create a …

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Black Thursday – Join Us on January 17th in Olympia!

Black Thursday – Join us on Jan 17th in Olympia! Written By Diana Olmstead Many motorcycle riders have heard of Black Thursday and some have not. Black Thursday is organized by ABATE of Washington. ABATE of Washington is a non-profit organization whose primary purpose is citizens’ Rights as they apply to Motorcyclists. Take a moment …

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ROAD TEST: 2013 Harley-Davidson Street Bob Review

By Heath “The Chief” Cofran Additional Photos: Scooter-pro Morning cup of coffee, hot and roasted as the steam rises through the morning sun coming in the window, it’s another amazing day to get out and pick up another motorcycle to give a good week’s test ride. Made in USA has really lost so much of …

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First Look: The 2013 Anniversary Road King

FIRST LOOK: The 2013 Anniversary Road King By Art Hall, Photos by Art Hall and Roger Heffley It’s all about finding the happy medium in just about everything we do. With regards to motorcycling for me, the happy medium is somewhere between a bone shaking rigid and an over the top reverse geared Goldwing that …

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Sturgis 2012 – Part II

Sturgis 2012 – Part II By Randy Twells; Photos- George Childress & Contributors* Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is always a good bet for an epic trip, as you saw in last month’s coverage of our premier photographer George Childress’ coverage of his exploits with camera in hand everywhere on the road, at all the hot venues …

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Sturgis 2012 – Part I

Sturgis, South Dakota 2012 STORY AND PHOTOS BY GEORGE CHILDRESS View the Sturgis photo gallery here! There is really only one king of motorcycle rallies and great American road trips. Hail Sturgis! The 72 year old Sturgis Black Hills Rally and Races has always been a destination where you can bring your highest expectations and …

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