Southwest Featured Stories

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 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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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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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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2018 Mecum Las Vegas January 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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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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IMRG and a Superbowl Bike

By Perry and Traci Nelson The Indian Motorcycle Riders Group (IMRG) held a meet and greet starting at Double D’s and ending at the Roadhouse Bar in Cave Creek, Arizona.  I stopped by to snap some photos and do a live Facebook feed for our Quick Throttle Magazine Facebook page.  I made sure to park my Road King on the ...

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