Southwest Featured Stories

2014 Arizona Bike Week

by Smiles ~~ just because Photos by Rusty Childress, Smiles, Digger Dave, Perry ‘n Traci, and Angela Conner THIS is my favorite event of the year. This is one of the things that I work towards, live for, and dream about all year long. Arizona Bike Week!   Arizona Bike Week 2014 proved to be the biggest and the baddest of ...

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Phoenix Wounded Vets Run – “They Fought, We Ride”

by Smiles March 1, 1014 marked the day of the First Annual Phoenix Wounded Vets run.  This run was adopted and inspired by the Boston Wounded Vets run, led by Andrew Biggio.   Boston started this run in 2011 with 1 wounded Vet as the Honoree, and this year there will be 3 different veterans being honored and over 4000 motorcycles ...

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QT Writer Perry Nelson on The Travel Channel’s “Sturgis Raw”

Post by Perry Nelson.

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2013 Rocky Point Rally

Rocky Point Rally

By Perry & Traci Nelson • Photos by George Childress, Perry & Traci Nelson Traci and I had no idea what was in store for us when we were asked to cover the Rocky Point Rally for Quick Throttle Magazine last weekend. With everything from beautiful sunsets, beautiful beaches, beautiful resorts to best of all: the beautiful people of Rocky ...

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The Four Corners Rally

Story and Photography by Rusty Childress View the Four Corners Rally gallery! This year was the 21th annual Four Corners Motorcycle Rally in the town of Ignacio Colorado, celebrating its centennial this year. Ignacio is located a few miles northeast of the point where Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah meet. It is the only place in the U.S. where four states meet and where 5000 ...

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Street Vibrations Spring Rally

Story & Photos by Randy Twells View the Street Vibrations gallery! The wide open spaces of Northern Nevada in springtime! —just getting there is a treat, as usual on my route on old Highway 395 heading up through California’s Owens Valley, past Mono Lake, Bridgeport, Walker River, Topaz Lake on the Nevada line, traversing Washoe and Carson Valley areas, the scenery in all changing ...

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M.I.A.P… (Things you may not be aware of)

By Digger Dave View the M.I.A.P. Gallery! M.I.A.P……If you’re not familiar with this acronym don’t feel alone. Most of us have the M.I.A part down but the “P” is a stickler trying to associate a word that goes along with the rest. Quick Throttle received an email from “Sparklz” in Tucson asking if we would be interested in providing coverage ...

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Ride & Rock With Mogollon

2013 Rock and Ride with Mogollon

The Sounds of Autism AZ. Correspondent, Tracy “Smiles” Photos by “Smiles” View the full picture gallery Sundays are always a great day to ride, and this Sunday was no exception. The sun was shining bright and the temps were delicious in the 70’s and 80’s throughout the day. Pre-rally days for Bike Week 2013 were in full swing and several ...

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A Panther in Pussycat’s Pajamas

306 Horsepower, 200 Miles Per Hour, 1 Fast Black Cat This is not a Victory Vision, the gas tank is not where you expect, in fact nothing you see is standard issue. Yet this Black Cat is not a mythical creature, she is real… and she is real fast. Story Cat Biler and Gary Koz Mraz On a trip to ...

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Big Bubba’s Ride

Big Bubba’s Ride Digger Dave Created a few years ago by Brian (Big Bubba) Vineyard and a few of his friends on one of their “let’s get out of town” rides, it transformed into a rain or shine, freeze or cook, no registration, no T-Shirts, no pins or patches, just a “for the heck of it” ride with friends. Taking ...

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