Rocky Mountain Stories

ROAD TEST: 2012 Harley-Davidson’s Sporty 72 Review

By Gary Koz Mrax, Photos by Ron Sindy We gathered at Cook’s Corner in Orange County for the reveal of Harley-Davidson’s two new motorcycles, The Sportster 72 and the Softail Slim (we’ll fill ya in next month on the Slim).  The Seventy-Two is a respectful nod to an era when the cool kids rode a Sting-Ray and the big boys ...

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Harley-Davidson York Manufacturing Facility Video Tour

QT Editor’s Note: “If this doesn’t get you a little excited about motorcycles, then you don’t love motorcycles…“

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The Year in Pictures

The Year in Pictures They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but they probably should have said that about a GOOD picture. When its good there’s little need for explanation or description. The work featured here, by Quick Throttle’s finest Motojournalists and Photographers like Randy Twells, Art Hall and George Childress, should hopefully speak for itself. That said, we ...

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What’s the future for Indian?

Story and photos by Ray Seidel In what is intended to be the largest gathering of Indian motorcycles west of the Mississippi, the 3rd Biennial Indian Day West was recently held in Pomona, CA. celebrating the 110th anniversary of Indian Motorcycles. Pre-1980 classic motorcycles got free entry, and on hand was The World’s Fastest Indian (which was fired up a ...

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Sturgis in our Rear View Mirrors

View the Sturgis Photo Gallery here! Sturgis Rally is into its eight decade, with the 71st running this year.  Just the name “Sturgis”, sounds bigger than life.    Imagine any other town name, it just doesn’t work.  What the name Sturgis evokes— black & white memories of old panheads, shovels & knuckles, camping in the city park… races, mud, old school… ...

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Mid-State Cycles 35th Anniversary

Story and Photos by Darlene Ferris Motorcycles have been in Bob Cleary’s blood for nearly 50 years. When Bob wasn’t up to his elbows in grime working on bikes, he could be found riding, drag racing (gas and top fuel), custom building, selling, or just talking motorcycles. The love of motorcycles became a way of life for Bob when he ...

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2008 Colorado Springs Toys for Tots

by Roadking As an avid motorcyclist for the past 25 years, I can’t tell you how many charity runs I have attended. Like you, Toy Runs are one of my favorites for a number of reasons. I guess there’s just something about bundling up and heading out in the cold weather on a mission to do something good. Also, the ...

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2008 Colorado Motorcycle Show & Swap – Charity Update

CMSS ANNOUNCES CHANGES FOR 2009 SHOW The Colorado Motorcycle Show & Swap meet would like to inform the public of some last minute changes for this year’s show in Denver, CO, which takes place January 31st & February 1st at the National Western Complex. For several years the Mile High Down Syndrome Association has held a motorcycle raffle to raise money ...

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2008 Denver 81 Chopper Art Show

Story & Photos by Patrick Glenn This past fall the Jazz-B Gallery at 719 W. 8th Ave. in Denver was the location of the sixth annual Denver 81 Choppers Art Show to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Denver. A late evening rainstorm had little effect on the attendance, and as what has come to be expected there were ...

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QT Interview: Jay Leno’s Garage

By Linda Dahl, Pics By Pete Alva Most journalists have their dream interview. If I were asked “dead or alive”, mine starts with Princess Diana. But, Jay Leno has always been very high on my list. I have admired his history, his garage, his drive and his personality. I love his show and his cast (especially Kevin). When the opportunity ...

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