Southwest

9th Annual White Mountain Bike Rally

By Rusty Childress and Karan Jordan Photos by Rusty Childress Hon-Dah Resort Casino & Conference Center held their 9th Annual White Mountain Bike Rally on June 22 & 23, 2018 in Pinetop, Arizona. Hon-Dah Resort Casino & Conference Center is owned and operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe. With elevations climbing to more than 11,000 feet, the White Mountains ...

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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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August 2018 Shop Talk with Ryan and Shannon

  Shannon: Aloha everybody!  Shop talk with Shannon and… Ryan: Ryan!  How you guys doing? Shannon: Today we are talking about bikes that actually come back to the shop for certain things.  Well this thing came back to the shop for an ignition problem. Ryan: Of all things… Shannon: I didn’t know it was an ignition, but that’s what it ...

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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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Mecum Las Vegas

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo Additional Photos Courtesy Mecum.com The Mecum Motorcycle Auction has become a staple in Las Vegas now.  The family-owned vehicle auction company from Wisconsin brought the motorcycle auction to town for a second spectacular event this year. Making it back-to-back years as a double-header in the city of lights. Las Vegas has a strong international audience that ...

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2018 Spring Street Vibrations

By Chris Oggerino This year’s Spring Street Vibrations took place on June 1st – 3rd in downtown Reno, Nevada. As with prior years, registration is the first thing that opens at the Reno Ballroom. While not everybody registers and a lot of the event is free for the public, registration does have some nice perks. But, I’ll come back to ...

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2018 Men of Fire Ride for Veterans

by Ryan Granath April 27th during Laughlin River Run– We had another successful run to raise money for veterans in the tri-state area (CA, AZ and NV). This was our fifth annual poker run which started at Bullhead Fire Station Number 2 on Hwy. 95 just a few miles south of the Laughlin Bridge. Registration was between 8 and 11 ...

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2018 Pinocchio’s Ride for the Tatas

By Chris Oggerino “Moms on the Run” was founded eighteen years ago; shortly after the Pinocchio family was affected by breast cancer. Since being founded, the Moms charity has generated over four and a half million dollars in fundraising and helped over fifty thousand women. Moms on the Run is focused on helping women affected by breast and gynecological cancers ...

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2018 Flags Across the Dam

By Sasha Johnson The sun at 9am in Southern Nevada on a Sunday morning seems to taunt everyone with the promise to set the valley ablaze this summer, but for now, a balmy 84 degrees will suffice. Today in Boulder City, over 500 motorcycles with flags rigidly attached will travel across the Hoover Dam.  I wouldn’t miss this event for ...

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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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