Tag Archives: Toy Run

35th Annual Olympia Toy Run

Thousands of Riders Attend The 35th Annual The Olympia Toy Run Written by Diana Olmstead Photographed by Robin Hudson & Diana Olmstead   View the 35th Annual Olympia Toy Run photo gallery!   An estimated 9,000 motorcyclist awoke on the morning of Saturday Dec 1st to take part in the 35th Annual Olympia Toy Run. The skies were grey and the ...

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Southwest Christmas

Southwest Christmas: What a Bunch of Merry Events By Wild Bill Again in this wonderful city of Tucson in the land of Arizona, where the temperatures on any given day we choose to ride are just beyond belief. This year we had three Santa Clause events that were on the top of the list. Two that I have attended in ...

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Bigg’s H-D: 7th Annual Toy Store Invasion Ride

Bigg’s H-D: 7th Annual Toy Store Invasion Ride View the Bigg’s H-D Toy Store Invasion photo gallery! We thought you might like to ride along with Biggs Marketing Director Howie Wahl, as he participated in the Toy Store Invasion. Here is his exciting account! The day is finally here– Saturday, December 8, 2012. It’s the day for the Biggs Harley-Davidson ...

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California Edition – January 2013

Quick Throttle Magazine California Edition January 2013     06 – Ride & Event Calendar 07 – Christmas Isn’t Just for Kids 08 – Chester’s Celebrates the Journey 11 – Andrea’s Closet 13 – Biggs H-D Toy Store Invasion Ride 14 – Man and Machine: Von Braun 17 – Lynryd Skynyrd – Harrah’s 18 – 2013 Victory Cross Country Tour ...

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Southwest Edition – January 2013

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition January 2013     06 – Ride & Event Calendar 07 – Christmas Isn’t Just for Kids 08 – Chester’s Celebrates the Journey 11 – Andrea’s Closet 13 – Biggs H-D Toy Store Invasion Ride 14 – Man and Machine: Von Braun 17 – Lynryd Skynyrd – Harrah’s 18 – 2013 Victory Cross Country Tour ...

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18,000 Strong Attend The 34th Annual Olympia Toy Run

Written & Photographed by Diana Olmstead The first Saturday in December has become a family tradition for thousands of local motorcycle riders! Why? Because it’s the Olympia Toy Run which benefits The Salvation Army “Toy n’ Joy” Shop! This extraordinary charity ride began in 1977, with 27 men who loved riding motorcycles. These men saw that there were children in ...

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The Year in Pictures

The Year in Pictures They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but they probably should have said that about a GOOD picture. When its good there’s little need for explanation or description. The work featured here, by Quick Throttle’s finest Motojournalists and Photographers like Randy Twells, Art Hall and George Childress, should hopefully speak for itself. That said, we ...

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QT Newsletter – 2011 Toy Runs

2011 Toy Runs In 2011 there are many toy runs happening, in fact there may be more than ever. Why? Because the need out there is greater than ever. No doubt you, like the rest of us, are strapped for cash right now though, and you might not be giving like you did last year. Everybody gets that, even the ...

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2008 – A Special Thank You from Santa Joe Sullivan

thrilled when Quick Throttle Magazine offered me the opportunity to write about this year’s Toy Run and express my gratitude. On December 6 10,000+ motorcyclists attended the 31st annual event. Cash donations have exceeded $12,000 along with truckload after truckload of toys that will benefit the Salvation Army’s Toy n Joy program. This event would not have been as successful ...

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2008 Colorado Springs Toys for Tots

by Roadking As an avid motorcyclist for the past 25 years, I can’t tell you how many charity runs I have attended. Like you, Toy Runs are one of my favorites for a number of reasons. I guess there’s just something about bundling up and heading out in the cold weather on a mission to do something good. Also, the ...

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