Southwest

Riding for the Long Haul

By Perry and Traci Nelson It was almost time for spring biker event season in Arizona and what better way to get ready than by going to the annual  Riding for the Long Haul at the Shrine Auditorium in Phoenix.  Every year this event gets bigger and better with so much to do.  The purpose of this event is to help educate ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – May 2018

IN THIS EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine salutes Women Riders Month, we check out the Vanderhall Venice, look for Gold at Rainbow’s End, and take a look at the Motorcycles of the Stars — plus more. Check out our updated Ride and Event Calendar, Tinker Talk and New Products.  

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Laughlin River Run 2018 Map

 

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Riding Through the Desert

By Shannon Aikau Quick Throttle got together with Count’s Kustoms Master Bike Builder Shannon Aikau who is also a cast member on the hit TV show Counting Cars. Since Shannon lives and rides in the desert, he has a ton of desert riding experience we can all learn from. Here is a distilled collection of tips Shannon shared with us, ...

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NHRA Winternationals: Top Fuel Harley

By Tom McCarthy The NHRA Mickey Thompson Tires, Top Fuel Harley (TFH) season kicked off on Sunday February 11, 2018, at the Auto Club Raceway, in Pomona, California with the NHRA Lucas Oil Winternationals. Racing began with two qualifying sessions on Friday, February 9, under sunny skies. Eight Top Fuel (T/F) motorcycles were in attendance on Friday, with two big ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – April 2018

IN OUR 17th ANNIVERSARY EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine goes motorcycling in the Yucatan, plus we visit the NHRA Winternationals and the Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction. We also take an in-depth look at the Triumph Bonneville Bobber and the new “Big Bore” Indian, and a special tribute to the late Micky Jones.  

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2018 Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction

By “Dazzlin” Shannon Venturo and Mecum.com “Following last year’s phenomenal $13-million-plus record sales and 92 percent sell-through rate, the Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction has again cemented its title as the world’s premiere vintage motorcycle auction with a repeat successful performance at this year’s 27th annual Mecum Auction,” stated Mecum officials. The auction featured an estimated 1,750 antique, vintage and ...

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2018 – King’s Day Toy Run, Rocky Point

By Perry and Traci Nelson We have been coming to the Rocky Point Rally for years and have heard of this toy run held every January. December is such a busy month for us, with so much to do and  with so little time,  we really needed a vacation!!  We decided to start the year with a trip to Rocky ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – March 2018

IN THIS EDITION: Quick Throttle takes a look at the new Indian Limited and Triumph Bonneville, plus we tour the Yucatan, King’s Day Toy Run, Rocky Point Rally, David Mann Chopper Fest, Mooneyes, Mecum auctions and much more!  

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Charity ride benefitting Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock

By Perry and Traci     We got a call late Friday night, December 1st, from Pastor Z one of our California QT Correspondents,  to tell us that he was going to be in Phoenix the next day for the Charity Ride Benefiting Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock. Pastor Z rode out here with his chapter of the Bikers For Christ ...

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