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February 2020 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the February 2020 issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we report from David Mann Chopperfest, as well as feature a father/daughter builder team. Take a look at part two of our Rocky Point Rally coverage, as well as a close look of the Mad Max Trike and much more.       NORTHWEST EDITION: In the February issue ...

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David Mann Chopperfest

Where Artists & Builders Come Together By Mike Cupp December weather in Southern California can be fickle. The week leading up to the event was peppered with rainstorms and the weather reports for Sunday were mixed, most were calling for rain all day, but there were some optimistic forecasts that predicted morning drizzle followed by a clear afternoon. Thankfully the ...

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Father and Daughter Builders Win Award at Chopperfest

Brian & Taylar De Iongh By Mike Cupp I’ve seen and heard a lot of stories about father and son motorcycle builds, and it always hits a soft spot in my heart. So, when I saw that a father & daughter team built an award-winning bike at Chopperfest, I knew I had to get their story. I actually spotted the ...

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David Mann ChopperFest

By Tom Christian This year’s David Mann ChopperFest at the Ventura County Fairgrounds took place December 9th as scheduled; last year’s event was rescheduled due to the devastating fires and floods in the area. The recent fires in the area potentially foreshadowed a repeat re-scheduling, but thankfully that was not the case. When arriving at the fairgrounds and doing a ...

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David Mann Chopper Festival Artist Spotlight: Irene Airbrush

By Mike cupp Irene Airbrush came to Southern California in 2016, immigrating from Odessa, Ukraine.  She sought out Ken Moreland’s shop and boldly went inside to ask for a job.  Her timing was impeccable, as Ken was frustrated with his current painter, and told her if she could paint his next bike, she had a job.  Needless to say, her ...

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2017 David Mann Chopperfest

By Tom Christian; Photos by Tom C & Mike Cupp The David Mann Chopper Fest Motorcycle Art and Culture Show was moved from December 10, 2017 to February 4, 2018 because of the fires in the Ventura area last year, and the event venue (Ventura Fairgrounds) was used as an evacuation center. As I was riding out to cover this ...

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