QT Newsletter Archive

HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD KING SPECIAL DELIVERS ALL-NEW MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE

MILWAUKEE (Feb. 9, 2017) – Swapping chrome for black and powered by the muscular Milwaukee-Eight™ 107 engine, the new Road King Special motorcycle pushes Harley-Davidson’s touring line in a dramatic new styling direction, expressing a contemporary perspective on the classic Road King model. “The Road King Special pounds down the boulevard like a gleaming locomotive rolling through a train yard at midnight,” ...

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California studies highlight advantages of responsible lane splitting

AMA, PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic — a tactic known as lane splitting — is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to “safe and prudent” practices, according to two California studies released (in October). One report is a crash study ...

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Harley Bets Big on Small Bike

A motorcycle unlike any in the company’s recent history began coming off the assembly line this year. Here’s what it means for the company. By James B. Kelleher, Reuters To catch a glimpse of Harley-Davidson’s history, visit its Milwaukee headquarters, housed in the 111-year-old company’s first real factory. Or tour its York, Penn., plant, which has cranked out motorcycles since the ...

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2013: Quick Throttle Magazine’s 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. In 2013 we had many great adventures and look forward to bringing you even more in 2014. Quick ...

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Indian Makes History – 2014 Unveiling @ Sturgis 2013

Indian’s Historic Launch In Downtown Sturgis View the Indian Reveal Photo Gallery! Several Editors from Quick Throttle were witness to the motorcycle intro of the century – the new Indian Motorcycle Company revealed three exciting new Chief models, finally putting flesh and bone to the spirit of a brand that has been nothing short of revered. The evening “felt” a little ...

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Victory Motorcycles announces its 2014 motorcycle lineup

Victory Motorcycles announces its 2014 motorcycle lineup featuring two new models, Factory Custom Paint and reduced MSRPs. Medina, MN – July 29, 2013: Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Victory Motorcycles announced their 2014 lineup at the Polaris Industries dealer meeting in Washington DC. Headlining the new model year motorcycles are the Cross Country 8-Ball, the Cross-Roads 8-Ball, the new Cross Country ...

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PRODUCT ROADTEST – Cee Bailey Motorcycle Windshields

PRODUCT ROADTEST – Cee Bailey Motorcycle Windshields Cee Bailey’s Aircraft Plastics, inc. has been in business since 1955. They have hundreds of parts manufacture approvals in accordance with FAA regulations for aircraft production. Their motorcycle windshield line up utilizes the same cast acrylics as the aircraft for optical clarity and structural integrity. All Cee Bailey’s windshields go through a rigorous process, conceptual prototyping, mold ...

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New Models and New Options from Harley-Davidson for 2013

NEW MODELS AND NEW OPTIONS FROM HARLEY-DAVIDSON FOR 2013 110th Anniversary Editions, Hard Candy Custom Styling, and a Restyled Street Bob MILWAUKEE (August 20, 2012) – Harley-Davidson rolls into its 110th model year with a line of authentic American motorcycles that includes 110th Anniversary Editions of select Harley-Davidson® motorcycle models and a restyled Dyna® Street Bob® model. Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle ...

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QT Newsletter – Rally Season 2012

Rally Season 2012 Between late March and Late April, we have two of the biggest and best rallies taking place, and they are so close for California and Southwest riders that some intrepid individuals manage to get to both. If you’ve got the financial or physical wherewithal, it’s certainly worth doing both – Arizona Bike Week (3/23 to 4/1) and ...

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QT Newsletter – QT’s Scavenger Hunt!

QT’s Scavenger Hunt! As the National Publisher of Quick Throttle Magazine, I often carry the heavy burden of leadership. Nowhere is this more important than in staff meetings. Some of us will spitball ideas around, but when a good one pops up, I am always ready to seize it as my own. I do this in a rather sneaky fashion, ...

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