Tag Archives: 2009

Northwest Edition – November 2009

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – November 2009   Olympia Toy Run Letter from Publisher Reneglade Classics Absolute Power Road Signs Amazing Rides City Hall Saloon Old Timers Corner

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March 2009 Letter from the Publisher

Publisher’s Note –The following work is an excerpt from “Season of the Bike” by Dave Karlotski. I’ve been doing a lot of riding lately, and have been truly inspired, but I could not say it any better than this: A motorcycle is not just a two-wheeled car; the difference between driving a car and climbing onto a motorcycle is the ...

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BACA Annual State Picnic

By Big D Caveman I recently had the chance to spend the day with Heroes at the American Legion post in Phoenix. Veterans of military service standing alongside Phoenix Firefighters and members of Bikers against Child Abuse (BACA). The American Legion Riders hosted BACA’s annual state picnic with great food and entertainment. BACA members and supporters joined to raise funds ...

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The Indian (The Movie)

Story by Ray Seidel Hollywood film producer “Skip” (Sal Landi) has been in the fast lane to flip city for some time. Now he finds his hedonistic lifestyle has resulted in an advanced case of hepatitis C. He is urged in the most animated fashion by his doctor to waste no time in getting a partial liver transplant from an ...

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Motorcycle Safety Course

My name is Julie Elliott, AKA Jules. First if all, let me give you a little bit of my background information, so you can get a good picture of what this experience was like for me. I am originally from Anderson, Indiana a fairly small city just northeast of Indianapolis, population about 60,000. The average high temperature in December is ...

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2008 Colorado Motorcycle Show & Swap – Charity Update

CMSS ANNOUNCES CHANGES FOR 2009 SHOW The Colorado Motorcycle Show & Swap meet would like to inform the public of some last minute changes for this year’s show in Denver, CO, which takes place January 31st & February 1st at the National Western Complex. For several years the Mile High Down Syndrome Association has held a motorcycle raffle to raise money ...

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2009 Olympia Toy Run

Written & Photographed by Diana Olmstead Like 10,000 fellow riders, I awoke to a glorious but chilly December morning ready to ride and eager to support the Olympia Toy Run‘s 31st year! My husband and I had spent the night before decking out our bikes with all things Christmas: our apes were wrapped with garland and bright red bows and ...

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Your Lucky Star

I get to ride a lot of bikes and my dreamcycle pushes 40 grand. Guess I better get a day job. We all have dream bikes but let’s get back to reality. The Yamaha Star 950 is very appealing, low and lean, this V-Star looks deceivingly long and relatively expensive. But at less than 8K brand new it can’t be ...

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2009 IMS Long Beach

By Art Hall Well it was the beginning of December and you know what that means – no not Christmas is coming – the International Motorcycle Show (IMS) would be in town as usual on the first weekend. Fortunately for me it is held right here in my town, “The LBC” as Snoop would say – at the Long Beach ...

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2009 L.A. Toy Run

Story & Photos by Pete Alva If it hasn’t been already said, then I will say it now and repeat it throughout my life: It is my foremost opinion that the Harley-Davidson and custom motorcycle riding culture is by far the most caring and thoughtful of all the social groups in America and beyond, that unselfishly goes beyond their capacity ...

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