Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Thunder Valley Rally 2018

September 14th and 15th is still a pretty hot time of the year where we live in Phoenix, Arizona; well over 100 degrees. Traci and I really look forward to heading up to Cottonwood for the Thunder Valley Rally. It takes about an hour and 45 minutes on our Road King.

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December 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the December issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we test the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and do some in-depth reporting on Las Vegas Bikefest and Hogs & Heifers’ Rally in the Alley. Plus, we check out Thunder Valley Rally, Operation Restoration and share deals in our QT Holiday Gift Guide. Plus more!      NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the December issue ...

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ROAD TEST: 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special Review

Donning a “Skratch” signature Bell helmet, Ray-Bans, sleeveless flannel and cuffed denims over my MotoBailey motorcycle shoes, I stripped 25 years off my age as I mounted the Sportster Forty-Eight Special-- named after the year Harley-Davidson introduced the small peanut tank.

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Polaris Slingshot Enhances Industry-Leading Ride Command Infotainment System With Mobile Phone Connectivity

New Ride Command Software & Mobile App Allows Remote Accessibility, Online Route Planning LOS ANGELES (November 29, 2018) – Polaris Slingshot, the three-wheeled, open-air roadster which promises to deliver the most fun on the road, announced today at the Los Angeles Auto Show an all-new software update and mobile app for the vehicle’s industry-leading Ride Command infotainment system. The enhancements ...

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Gettysburg Bike Week 2019 Black Friday Sale

Entertainment Announced for Thursday and Friday Evening Gettysburg, PA (November 20, 2018) – Gettysburg Bike Week is back for its 18th rally at the Allstar Events Complex in Gettysburg, PA with a Black Friday special on tickets, the ONLY discounted ticket offer leading up the event. Thursday July 11th and Friday July 12th initial entertainment has been booked with more ...

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Kick-Start The Holidays: Stuff The Stocking Of A Motorcycle Enthusiast With Harley-Davidson Gifts

MILWAUKEE (November 20, 2018) — Dominate your gift exchange by putting more Harley into your holidays, there’s something for everyone, whether they ride or not. With the season’s hottest gifts, from classic-cool leather to the latest tech and audio toys, be sure also to take advantage of special Black Friday prices. If you’re last-minute shopping, don’t fret use the helpful ...

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Elf, a Total Brand, Partners KTM Tech3 for MotoGP and Moto2 World Championship Racing

Paris, November 20th, 2018 – The 2019 season will see the beginning of a new partnership between two legendary French names of motorcycle racing as Total, with its Elf brand, and KTM Tech3 join forces in the MotoGP and Moto2 world championships. This new three-year partnership is just as exciting and stimulating for the oil major as it is for ...

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The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Announces the Long Beach J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Winners

Santa Monica, Calif. (November 20, 2018) – The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS), an industry leader on connecting powersports brands with highly qualified enthusiasts and buyers, today announced the winners of the first round of the 2018-2019 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show (UBCBS), which took place at IMS Long Beach last weekend. The winners will move on to ...

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Suzuki Unsheathes KATANA with Cutting Edge Debut

Japanese Taiko Drums and Samurai Bring Authentic Energy to the KATANA’s Stunning Long Beach Debut Brea, CA (November 19, 2018) – On Friday, November 17th, at the first stop of the 2018 International Motorcycle Show (IMS) tour in Long Beach, California, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) enthralled attendees with the North American debut of the all-new 2020 KATANA motorcycle. ...

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Indian Motorcycle Racing Announces 2019 American Flat Track Factory Team

Reigning Champion Jared Mees Returns, Welcomes Briar Bauman & Bronson Baumam to Indian Motorcycle Wrecking Crew Brad “The Bullet” Baker Joins Factory Team as Technical Advisor & Rider Coach MINNEAPOLIS (November 16, 2018) – Following a dominant 2018 season, where the Indian FTR750 won 17 of the 18 American Flat Track (AFT) races, Indian Motorcycle Racing today announced its 2019 ...

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