Author Archives: Quick Throttle

ROAD TRIP: General Patton Memorial Museum

By Ray Seidel and Geri Cidot. Just east of Indio, California, is the Patton Museum where Patton trained over a million soldiers during WWII (1942-1944). In fact, the actual training area was 18,000 square miles which included California, Nevada, and Arizona. While I still have the Indian FTR 1200 S, (review December 2019 issue) I thought I’d take it out ...

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The Lehigh Valley Motorcycle Expo

Motorcycle races, motorcycle parts, crafts, motorcycle gear, great food, and booze; who would miss that? I first heard about the Lehigh Valley 3rd Annual (second with races) Motorcycle Expo in Allentown, PA, held this year on February 15th & 16th, from our family friend and Quick Throttle writer/photographer Tracey Kohman. I have to say I was a little more than ...

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ABATE of WA: May Motorcycle Awareness Protest Ride

By Brian Lange In January, it was decided to celebrate May being Motorcycle Awareness Month by doing a ride from Tacoma to Olympia to draw attention to motorcycle riders and awareness of riders on the roadways. Then, came the Coronavirus, and all the issues that have accompanied it. Originally the ride was going to end at the Capitol in Olympia, ...

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Eagle Leather’s Helmet and Communication Systems Open House

February 22nd was the second year running for this informative event by Eagle Leather. Check out what it was all about here, as told by the owner of Eagle Leather: By Mike Toursal The Eagle Leather Helmet and Headset Open House was a tremendous success. We were able to give away more–$500 more—than the $2000 we advertised. If you were ...

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May-June 2020 Quick Throttle Magazine

Our newest issue of Quick Throttle Magazine is a packed double-issue with stories from May and June. We feature women riders in our Women Who Ride article. We also cover the Blue Collar Build Off, Bagger racing, Daytona Bike Week, Kings Day Toy Run, Lehigh Valley MC Expo, and much more. CALIFORNIA EDITION:   SOUTHWEST EDITION:   NORTHWEST EDITION:   ...

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American Motorcyclist Association and INIT ESPORTS to develop two-wheel sim racing

Organizations sign Letter of Intent for AMA eSports National Championship events PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association and INIT ESPORTS have pledged to work together throughout 2020 and beyond to develop two-wheel esports championships and tournaments, turning riders into gamers and gamers into riders. Toward that goal, the AMA and INIT ESPORTS have signed a Letter of Intent to ...

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JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki Gears Up for Remaining Supercross Round

RM-Z450 Riders Broc Tickle and Freddie Noren Return from Injury to Finish the Season Brea, CA (May 22, 2020) – As the two month COVID-19 induced hiatus from racing eases up, JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki is excited to get back to racing for the remaining seven rounds of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross series in Salt Lake City, Utah. After suffering injuries early on in ...

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Yamaha Announces Arrival of 2021 Ténéré 700 in U.S.

Customers to Begin Receiving Highly-Anticipated Adventure Touring Motorcycle in Early June MARIETTA, Ga. – May 22, 2020 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (YMUS) today announced the 2021 Ténéré 700 arrival for the U.S. market beginning the first week of June. Earlier this year, Yamaha connected with customers interested in making the first Ténéré 700 purchases through the company’s website and dealer network, and orders started taking place today. While the ...

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American Flat Track Announces Updated 2020 Race Schedule

18 races over 9 doubleheader weekends on tap for America’s Original Extreme Sport DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 22, 2020) – American Flat Track announced today a relaunch of its 2020 race schedule featuring doubleheader race weekends and kicking off on July 17 and 18 with the Volusia Half-Mile at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. The revised schedule features 18 ...

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American Motorcyclist Association Acknowledges sacrifice of Fallen Service Members on Memorial Day

Motorists urged to watch for motorcyclists on nation’s roadways during holiday weekend PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association is grateful for the sacrifice of United States armed forces personnel who have given their lives in defense of our country and freedoms, and extends its deepest gratitude to their families and friends this Memorial Day, May 25. “Motorcycle riding and ...

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