Southwest

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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July 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine celebrates the Fourth of July with the Men of Fire Ride for Veterans and Flags Across the Dam. Plus, join us for part 3 of our Motorcycling the Himalayas coverage and check out our coverage of West Coast Thunder, Street Vibrations, Run-A-Mucca, Cliff Castle Motorcycle Show and more.     NORTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine ...

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June 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine continues our journey into the Himalayas, plus extensive coverage of the Laughlin River Run. Check out our coverage of Blue Collar Build Off, Old School Drag Racing, Daytona Bike Week and a look at the Tahuya Adventure Resort.     NORTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine tests the Vanderhall Venice and visits the Rockin’ the Red Horse ...

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June 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos by Ryan Tonry, Samantha M. Frontiera & Tom Christian   Ryan: Hey everybody, I’m Ryan Evans from Count’s Kustoms Shannon: I’m Shannon Aikau and this is Shop Talk with Shannon and Ryan today. Ryan: (staring at Shannon) Shannon: What? It is ShopTalk. Ryan: I know, I’ve never been part of ShopTalk…. Shannon: Me neither, it’s the ...

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2018 Laughlin River Run

Click here to view the Laughlin River Run photo gallery  By Tom Christian This year Laughlin River Run was an action packed week for me from the time I checked in at the Riverside RV park on Monday morning, to Sunday driving home. But it really started before I left for the event, when I was checking out my motorhome ...

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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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