2013 Photo Gallery

Quick Throttle's NW Publisher, Mike Dalgaard aboard the all new 2014 Indian Chief Vintage as he makes his way through the Black Hills outside Rapid City, SD during the Sturgis Black Hills Rally.2013 – Year in Pictures

Your fellow riders at Quick Throttle want to thank you all for viewing our photos and reading our stories; it’s our privilege to give you a look at the wide world of motorcycling through our eyes of amazement, and our camera lenses.

ABATE of WA Spring Opener

ABATE of Washington Spring Opener, June 14-16, 2013, Easton, WA.
Photos by Diana Olmstead

American Heat

Photos by Randy Twells

American Heat – Soul Connection

Soul Connection brings a show-stopping performance of classic & Latin rock to American Heat Motorcycle Rally in Palm Springs, CA October 25-27, 2013.  Photos by Randy Twells.

American Heat – World on Fire

The band World On Fire, whose guitarist Tyler Nelson has been an alternate member of Great White, ignites the stage with classic rock at American Heat Motorcycle Rally, Palm Springs, CA October 25-27, 2013.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Arizona Bike Week

Photos by Digger Dave

Big Bobs Biker Bash

Photos by Digger Dave

Big Bubbas Ride

Photos by Digger Dave

Big Cover Up

Quick Throttle investigated the Big Cover Up, Dec. 22, 2013.  “Undercover surveillance” reveals the facts about benefit event starting at San Diego HD, ending at Kennedys Custom Cycles /Oceanside, that supplies blankets, socks and other warm items to the homeless through Brother Benno’s & St. Vincent De Paul charities.  Event organized by Messengers & Pioneers MC’s.

Biggs Toy Store Invasion

Biggs Harley-Davidson’s 8th Annual Toy Store Invasion- Over 200 riders invaded Walmart on Dec. 14, 2013, purchased toys & rode to San Diego Rady Children’s Hospital where the kids got to pick their presents!  Afterparty lunch and live music by The Last Call at Biggs H-D.  Photos by Randy Twells, Howie Wahl & Rick Ortiz.

Biggs Toy Store Invasion – Last Call

THE LAST CALL- A Classic Rock Band– The Last Call plays classic rock ‘n’ roll at at the Biggs Harley-Davidson after-party for the Toy Store Invasion Dec. 14, 2013.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Bikers for Boobies

Photos by Digger Dave

Burapa – Bigger, Bolder, Better

Photos by Art Hall

Elko Jamboree

Photos by Flame & Debbie Rodriguez

Enter the Globe of Death

Photos by Randy Twells

Four Corners Rally

Photos by Rusty Childress

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations July 12-14, 2013 at Salem-Keizer, Oregon.
Photos by Carol Infranca.

High Seas Rally

2013 High Seas Rally – Eastern Caribbean Maiden Voyage. Photos by Diana Olmstead and BlackJack.

2014 Indian Reveal @ Sturgis

Photos by Lisa Dalgaard

LA Calendar Show

LA Calendar Motorcycle Show July 14, 2013 at the Queen Mary Seawalk Village in Long Beach, CA.  Photos by Art Hall, Perry & Traci Nelson & Courtesy Jim Gianatsis.

Laughlin River Run

Laughlin River Run 2013- “Being Quick Throttle at Laughlin River Run”
Photos by Randy Twells

Laughlin River Run – Iron Maidens

Laughlin River Run 2013- The Iron Maidens play the Tropicana Express April 27th in Laughlin, Nevada. Photos by Randy Twells

Laughlin River Run – Mickey Gilley

Laughlin River Run 2013- Mickey Gilley and his band play the Riverside Resort April 25th, Laughlin, NV. Photos by Randy Twells

Love Ride

Photos by Pete Alva


Photos by Digger Dave

Olympia Toy Run

Photos by Diana Olmstead, Robin Hudson & Lisa Cramervonclausbruch

Ride for Autism

Los Angeles Ride For Autism August 3, 2013 benefited several autism charities while giving riders a wonderful scenic ride starting at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson in Baldwin Park, CA, ending with a party at Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas.  Photos by Art Hall (Laidlaw’s only) and Randy Twells (Laidlaw’s and the Sagebrush).

Riding to the River Run

Photos by Ray Seidel

Rocky Point Rally

Photos by George Childress, Perry & Traci Nelson

San Diego HD Father’s Day

San Diego Harley-Davidson held its annual Fathers Day Brunch June 16, 2013.  Photos by Randy Twells.

San Diego HD Gets Their Boots On

Photos by Randy Twells

Save the Chesticles

Photos by Digger Dave

Street Vibrations

Photos by Randy Twells

Street Vibrations – Alan Parsons Live Project

Alan Parsons Live Project concert, June 8, 2013 at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Hotel & Casino, Sparks, NV during Street Vibrations Spring Rally. Photos by Randy Twells.

Street Vibrations – Fall

Street Vibrations Fall Rally- September 25-29, 2013 in Northern Nevada.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Street Vibrations – Fall – Jimmie Van Zant

Jimmie Van Zant brings his Feels Like Freedom tour to John Ascuaga’s Nugget Thursday September 26 for a VIP concert during Fall Street Vibrations 2013.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Street Vibrations – Fall – Jimmie Van Zant 2

Jimmie Van Zant Band Brings their “Feels Like Freedom” Tour to John Ascuaga’s Nugget Celebrity Showroom in Sparks, NV Friday Sept. 27 for their 2nd show during Fall Street Vibrations.  Backstage Shots, Concert and Fan Meet & Greet, Photos by Randy Twells.

Street Vibrations – Fall – Night Ranger

Night Ranger plays the Silver Legacy stage September 27, 2013 at Reno, Nevada during Street Vibrations Fall Rally.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Street Vibrations – Fall – Rippin

The Rippin Band lives up to its name in their set Sunday afternoon during Fall Street Vibrations September 29, 2013 at the Jaegermeister Stage in Downtown Reno, NV.  Photos by Randy Twells.


Photos by Pete Alva, Fred Z., Perry & Traci Nelson, George Childress and other contributors.

The Road to Aloha

Thunder on the Lot

Photos by Art Hall

Tijuana Toy Run

The 28th Annual Tijuana Toy Run got started at San Diego Harley on Sunday December 15.  Riders could go to Tijuana, Baja California Mexico with the Solo Angeles MC and 5,000 riders or stop off on the US side at the Landing Strip Bar at Brown Field in Otay Mesa area of San Diego for the UMF Club’s Christmas Party. Photos by Randy Twells (US) and Jorge “Dr. Cancun” Sandoval (in Tijuana).

Tommy Fryed Tribute

Tommy Fryed Tribute–  Tommy Fryed along with his brother Harry formed the core of the Fryed Brothers Band.  Tommy passed away October 30, 2013.  Here are our photo memories of Tommy in 2011 at I RIDE film premiere as well as concerts in Afton WY, Sturgis SD, and Leggett CA at the Fryed Brothers annual campout & party.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Veterans Day Run

Photos by Digger Dave

Vienna Harley Days

Vienna Harley Days celebration July 19-21, 2013 on the Danube River, Vienna, Austria.  Full story in Sept. 2013 Quick Throttle California & Southwest Editions; Story &  Photos by Tamara Twells Garzon.

Visting Our Vets

Bikers visit our Veterans at VA Hospital San Diego with bags of care items, socks, games and reading material including Quick Throttle, Dec. 8, 2013.  Photos by Randy Twells.

Wild Rides

Wild Rides in Pacific Beach San Diego—Hot Rod & Bike Show – Aug. 18, 2013 Bike Showdown as Charger Steve’s Wild Rides brings motorcycles to the show for the first time in show’s 5 year history!  Photos by Randy Twells, Scotty Oson (bikini contest) & courtesy 3XCorpsTV.