Southwest Stories

ROAD TEST: 2013 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Custom – The Stuff of Dreams

By: Gary Koz Mraz Photos by: Ron Sinoy The CVO moniker is the pinnacle of all things Harley-Davidson.  Custom Vehicle Operations pulls out all the stops once a year and a select few models get the star treatment.  It’s the stuff dreams are made of.  I rolled out to Huntington Beach to shoot this beauty with photographer extraordinaire Ron Sinoy.  ...

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Bikes Invade Antelope Valley – Thunder on the Lot

Story by Art Hall with Randy Twells, Photos by Art Hall Well another good year at another good charity event. Thunder on the Lot had been raising monies for a multitude of children’s causes for 19 years now and has collected about $4.5 million, thanks to all you generous people. Ron and Yvette Emard, owners of Antelope Valley Harley Davidson, ...

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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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2013 Victory Hi-Ball: 4 Parts Whiskey, 1 Part Fun

Editor’s Note: According to my Madmen 60‘s cocktail app, a High Ball is an old school drink combining an alcohol and a mixer, and includes classics like the Greyhound, Seven and Seven, and the Moscow Mule. This Editor and his magazine do not endorse mixing alcohol and riding. We just wanted an excuse to talk about Madmen… CD By Gary ...

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“Being Quick Throttle” at Laughlin River Run

Story by Randy Twells, photos by George Childress and Randy Twells. “Sometime later, after the roar dies down…” Whenever I go to an event, people say “Wow! I wish I had YOUR job!” Yes we get to do all the glam awesome stuff – we get to go right up front, sometimes even onstage, with bands to shoot their shows, ...

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Arizona Bike Week 2013

What a kick@$$ time it was! By Digger Dave View the Arizona Bike Week gallery! People from all over the U.S.A poured in to partake of AZBW , and they were ready for a good time, myself included. Riders from Italy, Australia, France and Denmark, Germany, Spain and many other countries.  I met a hell of a lot of them ...

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20 Questions (sort of) with Kerri Kasem

20 Questions (sort of) with Kerri Kasem By Lisa Dalgaard Photos: www.michaelhelms.com We spoke with Kerri Kasem on a Wednesday just after she wrapped up her radio show with Nicki Sixx (of Motley Crue) called SIXX SENSE. First question I ask her is, are you really a motorcycle rider? It’s hard to believe this beautiful 5’ 6” cover model and radio ...

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San Diego Harley Gets Their Boots On

Story by Randy Twells; Photos- RT, Petrina Hermann (Chris Kyle tribute) View the SDHD Boots On gallery! On a clear blue-sky day with camera in hand, it was heart-stopping timing to capture the Navy SEALs Leap Frog 3-man team parachuting out of the sky, with the target a 6’X6’ orange fabric crossbar target laid out between two buildings barely 60 ...

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Days of Thunder at El Cajon Harley

Days of Thunder at El Cajon Harley Story & Photos by Randy Twells The weekend was perfect. Blue sky in the El Cajon Valley, nice spring weather, some awesome bikes to ride, what more could you want? Even the brand new Breakout was part of the mix! El Cajon Harley-Davidson gave a party to celebrate the Demo Truck coming for ...

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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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