Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Ducati Returns to Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to Compete with Returning Champion Carlin Dunne and Middleweight Record Holder Codie Vahsholtz

~ New Ducati Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak to Make Race Debut at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb ~   Mountain View, Calif. (May 16, 2018) – Ducati has set its sights on taking back the course record at the 96th annual running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), set to take place June 24. The Ducati team record ...

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1971 Honda CT-70 takes AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Heritage Award at The Quail Motorcycle Gathering

For owner Steve Mast, bike recalls lasting childhood memories   PICKERINGTON, OHIO — The 2018 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Heritage Award, presented at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, Calif., on May 5, went to a 1971 Honda CT-70 owned by Californian Steve Mast. The crystal engraved award platter from Tiffany & Co. was presented to Mast by AMA ...

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Wall of Death motorcycle show brings daredevil excitement to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

National event returns to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course July 6-8   PICKERINGTON, OHIO — Motorcycle daredevils will be thrilling crowds every hour, riding vintage bikes on a vertical wall inside the American Motor Drome Wall of Death at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days July 6-8 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. A crowd favorite, the show features a motor drome — a ...

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Workhorse Speed Shop Yamaha XSR700 Joins Yard Built Garage

Custom Builder Brice Hennebert sets his Sights on Sultans of Sprint Competition Factory Class Cypress, CA – May 15, 2018 – Yard Built custom bikes are usually made to inspire our customers; to make their VMAX, SCR950, Bolt, XSR900, XSR700 or SR400 motorcycles unique. For this project, Yamaha is breaking the rules. This XSR700 isn’t a bike built for standing still, this is a ...

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Mustang Seats Named Official Seat of American Flat Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 15, 2018) – American Flat Track (AFT) is happy to announce an all-new partnership with Mustang Seats to become the series’ Official Seat for the 2018 season and the title sponsor of the 2018 Mustang Seats Rookie of the Year Award.   This news further indicates Mustang’s all-in approach to its involvement in AFT. Earlier this season, ...

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Chopper Oil Tanks Made Right

Not all oil tanks are created equal. According to Lowbrow Customs they make the best possible custom oil tanks for your Harley-Davidson Sportster, Big Twin, Triumph or any other make motorcycle. Why are they the best? Tyler Malinky, founder of Lowbrow Customs, had the answer to that question. “All of the the components that make up these tanks, including the steel, are ...

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Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends Named Official Charity of American Flat Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 15, 2018) – American Flat Track is proud to announce that AMA Pro Flat Track Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends is now the AFT series’ Official Charity Partner. For nearly a decade, Class of ’79 has played a critical role in providing injured competitors a helping hand in their time of greatest need. It has consistently lived up ...

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2018 Pro/Am Gunstock Hillclimb back at Progressive Laconia Motorcycle Week

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Gilford, New Hampshire After an absence of several years, and a successful return last year, the AMA-sanctioned Pro/Am Gunstock Hillclimb is back for this year’s Laconia Motorcycle Week. Long a signature feature of America’s oldest Motorcycle Rally, the Hillclimb returns to the 70 meter, original ski jump at Gunstock. Although the climb was first sanctioned in ...

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Indian Motorcycle’s Scout FTR750 Secures Second Consecutive Podium Sweep

Wrecking Crew Riders Jared Mees, Brad Baker & Indian Motorcycle Privateer Henry Wiles. Finish 1-2-3 at Arizona Mile PHOENIX, AZ (MAY 14, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle Racing continued its dominance in American Flat Track, as Wrecking Crew riders Jared Mees, Brad Baker and Indian Motorcycle privateer Henry Wiles finish 1-2-3, respectively. The Arizona Mile marked consecutive races of an all-Indian Scout FTR750 ...

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Travis Pastrana To Jump An Indian Scout FTR750

Las Vegas, NV / May 14, 2018 – Nitro Circus and Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, announced today that Travis Pastrana will be jumping an Indian Scout FTR750 when he looks to pay tribute to Evel Knievel, the founding father of motorcycle stunts, and surpass America’s most iconic daredevil. “Evel Live”, an unprecedented three-hour live event premiering Sunday, July ...

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