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Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – May 2015

Southwest Edition May 2015 Table of Contents – May 2015 07 – Cyclone 08 – Women Who Ride 11 – Ride & Event Calendar 14 – Reader Feedback 18 – 2 Dead at Arizona Bike Week 21 – Bob’s Big Day 22 – Interview: Mike Ness 26 – H-D 48 30 – ABW: Cave Creek 32 – ABW: George Childress Pictorial 36 – ...

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2nd Annual Phoenix Wounded Vets Run

Story/Photos by Smiles The Wounded Vets Run is the culmination of a dream, an inspiration by one man in Boston. With a desire to bring awareness to critically wounded vets who have served in the wars overseas, the dream of the Wounded Vets Run came to life. The run originated in Boston in 2011 and was originally inspired by Cpl Vincent Mannion Brodeur, who is one of ...

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Mike Ness, Social Distortion plays Lost Highway May 30th

On Family, Music & Motorcycles Randy Twells Interview with Mike Ness Photos courtesy Mike Ness/Black Kat Kustoms I had the chance to speak with Mike Ness recently in a phone interview, and get his thoughts on a variety of things. Playing at the Lost Highway event May 30th, who knew he rides a ’53 Pan? – it has “Social Distortion” on the tank. But ...

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AZBW – 1st Annual Quick Throttle Premier Builders Bagger Show

The week before the official start of ABW is when the parties start. Ramjets Customer Appreciation Day, The Trifecta and Buddy Stubbs Biker Bash are just a few “big” pre rally events that happen the week before ABW. Next year get here early – you don’t want to miss these! Sunday March 22nd happens to be my Traci’s Birthday, we started out the day meeting Angela and her ...

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2015 Indian Scout: City bike – or all around cruiser?

  Story by Ray Seidel Though now made in Spirit Lake, Iowa, as most readers know, “Indian Moto cycle” was born in 1901 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Production of motorcycles continued until around the summer of 1953, though Indian did NOT (contrary to Wikipedia) go bankrupt – they were acquired by the Brits. Sales continued through several different owners through the years – mostly rebadged imports, and in fact ...

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Derricks, Dinosaurs and James Dean

California Dream Roads Story & Photos by Gary Koz Mraz State Routes 33 and 58 are amongst several of California’s dream motorcycle roads. Combined, they represent over 180 miles of motorcycle friendly riding. The southern start point of SR 33 begins in the seaside mission town of Ventura at the Pier. This I know because I wrote the book: “Piers of the West Coast – Travelled ...

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Frogman’s Rocket 3

Photos of the Decoson and the Rocket 3 by Randy Johnson Randy Grubb has been ranked among the top 15 U.S. fabricators by Hot Rod Magazine. He built Jay Leno’s Tank Car, the Indy Special, the B-702, Piss’d Off Pete, the DecoLiner (the coolest combination of art deco with an RV that we’ve ever seen), the DecoPods, and the body for the Bob Maddox Pulse ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – April 2015

Southwest Edition April 2015 Table of Contents – April 2015 07 – Lifestyles Cycles Re-Grand Opening 09 – New H-D Products 10 – New Indian Products 11 – Side Hauler 14 – 2015 Indian Scout 20 – Natural Born Rider 23 – Quail Motorcycle Gathering 24 – Frogman’s Rocket 3 26 – Ride & Event Calendar 32 – Laughlin River Run 2015 37 ...

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Ramjet’s AZ Bike Week Pre-Rally Party

  Let the games begin! Pre rally stuff starts here in Arizona around the middle of March. The first big Arizona Bike Week pre-rally party is called “Ramjet’s Customer Appreciation Day”. Traci and I hopped on the Dyna and headed up there, sunny, about 85, just a beautiful day in the Valley of the Sun. Ramjets is about a half ...

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ROAD TEST: 2015 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Special Review

By Heath “The Chief” The wind is screaming through your helmet for 500 hundred straight hours on Germany’s infamous Autobahn, at the same time you ride it for 80,000 miles and on top of that you’re riding a Porsche and it’s not like anything you have ever ridden before. Did I fail to mention you’re riding a superbike also? Well, ...

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