Author Archives: Quick Throttle

American Flat Track Heads to England July 12-15 for 25th Anniversary of Goodwood Festival of Speed

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, a 4-day-long celebration of motorsports history, design and technical achievement, and perhaps the most glamorous and anticipated motoring event of the year, is less than a month away – and American Flat Track will be there, showcasing some of its amazing riders and machinery on the world’s stage.   ...

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Our Adventure at Tahuya Adventure Resort

By Diana Olmstead. Photos by Diana & Robin Hudson Click here for the full Tahuya photo gallery.  Have you ever wanted to escape to the middle of nowhere? Well, I’ve got just the place for you – the Tahuya Adventure Resort. Don’t let the word “resort” fool you into thinking it is a fancy resort with a small army of ...

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Mees and Texter Look for Repeat AFT Wins in Saturday’s Oklahoma City Mile

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 12, 2018) – No doubt about it… domination and heartbreak were on full display at last year’s OKC Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle of Oklahoma City.   The domination came from Indian Motorcycle’s Jared Mees (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing SDI Scout FTR750) and his ‘Wrecking Crew’ teammates, the trio of Mees, Bryan Smith (No. 4 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by ...

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Yamaha Celebrates 30 Years of U.S. Manufacturing

More than 3.5 Million Vehicles Assembled at Yamaha’s State-of-the-Art Facility in Newnan, Georgia NEWNAN, Ga., June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) and Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, (YMUS) are celebrating 30 years of U.S. manufacturing at the Newnan, Georgia, facility. Throughout the three decades as a leading manufacturer based in Georgia, YMMC has produced ...

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Motorcycling experts offer insights at 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

13 seminars are free to event participants   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Experts from the motorcycling community will be offering 13 free seminars to participants at the 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, July 6-8. The seminars will take place in the comfortable shade of an event tent in the Old Bike Barn Crossroads in ...

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Scrambler Maverick Motorcycle Generates Massive Donation For Shriners Children Hospital At Mecum Auction

Inaugural Scrambler Maverick Custom Motorcycle Makes Waves at the Bi-Annual Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas Mountain View, Calif. (June 7, 2018) – The inaugural Scrambler Maverick motorcycle, designed by renowned tattoo artist GRIME, went to one lucky bidder on Saturday as part of MECUM’s Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa. The motorcycle sold for $39,000. ...

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Indian Motorcycle Sponsors Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis

Veteran Non-Profit Organization Uses “Motorcycle Therapy” to Rehabilitate & Support Veterans Returning from Combat LAS VEGAS, NV. & MINNEAPOLIS (June 6, 2018) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, today announced its support and sponsorship of the fourth annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. The veteran operated non-profit organization uses “motorcycle therapy” to help fellow veterans adjust to post-war life.   Many of ...

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Motorcycle Week Kicks Off at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

LOUDON, N.H. – New Hampshire Motor Speedway is an anchor destination for riders during Laconia Motorcycle Week with 10 days of on-track racing, off-track stunt show, demo rides, vendor displays and live entertainment June 8-17. The speedway is home to the 95th annual Loudon Classic, the longest-running motorcycle race in America, which will cap off the week on June 16. “Motorcycle Week is one of my ...

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Yamaha Unveils New 2019 Side-by-Side Lineup

All-New Wolverine X2 Joins Yamaha’s Team of Proven Off-Road Side-by-Sides KENNESAW, Ga., June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, introduces its new lineup of Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, providing superior Capability, Comfort and Confidence to deliver Proven Off-Road performance in a variety of terrain. Yamaha’s 2019 lineup is highlighted by the all-new Wolverine X2™. Following last year’s launch of ...

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Yamaha Introduces All-New Adventure Pro GPS Powered by Magellan

New Connectivity and Social Sharing Capabilities for 2019 Yamaha Side-by-Side Models KENNESAW, Ga., June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, introduces the all-new Yamaha Adventure Pro powered by Magellan, an advanced off-road and mobile GPS tablet device providing off-road enthusiasts the confidence and capability to explore more, and share off-road adventures with friends and family. The all-new Adventure ...

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