Tag Archives: California

The Mother Road

By Jerry Nichols The Mother Road, historic Route 66 from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California, also known as the Main Street of America and The Will Rogers Highway, spans 2,448 miles through Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and California. Route 66, which rolls past my home in Helendale, California has always struck my interest. I enjoy ...

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The Kernville Kampout

By Sasha Johnson Rise and Ride Friday morning started with a cold 4 am wake up call. After grabbing coffee and gas, we were on the way to our group’s first meet-up spot at the world’s largest Chevron in Jean, Nevada. The excitement was palpable, as this would be Black Patch MC’s first field trip with every member and supporter ...

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Corbin Open House Party

By Stacy McCleary Photos by Stacy’s Nephew Craig   Early Saturday morning of July 6th, I was loading two bikes in my 6’X10’ cargo trailer to go over to Hollister for a bike show.  Less than a mile from my house the trailer came off the hitch, and the safety chains were the only thing holding the trailer to my ...

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July 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the July 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we take a look at the brand-new Yamaha Star Eluder and we get to know Stacy McCleary of Stacy’s Garage. Plus, we visit the Motorcycle Rodeo Boogie, Cliff Castle Casino, Varysburg and we pay respects to our friend “Digger” Dave.   NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the July 2019 issue of ...

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Women Who Ride 2019

California and Southwest Editions: Northwest Edition:  

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EagleRider Tours: The true Baja & the new Baja – 1,000 miles of adventure

Baja carries a certain wild-west mystique; a ridin’ hard with guns-a-blazing vibe as well as a party-hardy, beers-a-poundin’ appeal. With expatriates from all over the world buying property and relocating here, the main infrastructure is very stable and growing. The new Baja? Between the new toll-roads and the Trans-Peninsula Highway, there’s thousands of miles of two-lane blacktop traversing the world’s ...

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March 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the March 2019 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, our moto-journalists cover the Mecum auction in Las Vegas, Jam-On, and Rocky Point Rally. We also take the 2019 Indian Chieftain Limited on the road in our latest Road Test and we feature a unique piece of machinery called the Ner-A-Car. We take a trip down to Baja on ...

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February 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

  CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the February 2019 issue of Quick Throttle, our team of writers report  from Chopperfest, Rocky Point Rally, Easyriders Bike Show and the Morongo Sleigh Ride. We also take a ride on the 2019 CVO Street Glide. In a new article by Tom McCarthy, we look at what’s ahead for motorcycle drag racing in the future. Also, ...

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Operation Restoration 2018

An awesome downed biker benefit,  “Operation Restoration,” took place on Sunday Oct. 7th.  We jumped on the bikes at 9 a.m., and set out on the ride from North San Diego to the Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country, CA near Santa Clarita (about 150 miles).   

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2018 Mecum Monterey August Motorcycle Auction

Mecum Auctions was founded by Dana Mecum and his family in the late eighties. Now headquartered in Walworth, Wisconsin, Mecum’s very first official auction was held at Rockport Airport in 1988, which proved to be a total disaster due to severe weather. Luckily, Mecum refused to give up and has come a long way since then.

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