Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Bonhams Announces Enormous Museum Sale of the Den Hartogh Collection Including 49 Motorcycles

Bonhams is delighted to announce that it will be selling at auction the contents of the world-famous Den Hartogh Museum, The Netherlands, on 23 June 2018. An exclusive press preview day will take place on 14 June. In addition to the 49 motorcycles to be offered entirely without reserve, it is believed to be the largest collection of Fords in the world and demonstrates the ...

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A custom Renewable Fuels Association ethanol motorcycle by Paul Jr. Designs will be featured next Monday, June 11, on the reality TV show “American Chopper.”

A custom Renewable Fuels Association ethanol motorcycle by Paul Jr. Designs will be featured next Monday, June 11, on the reality TV show “American Chopper.” The motorcycle project is part of RFA’s recently announced $1 million “Fuel Your Knowledge” campaign to educate and inform consumers about the proper use of ethanol-blended fuels in motorcycles and other small engines. What: The one-of-a-kind bike will make ...

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Motorcycle artists, artwork featured during 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Three-day event is a must-do for vintage motorcycle enthusiasts   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Two artists whose work showcases motorcycles and motorcycling will be on hand at 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 6-8, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Makoto Endo, a New York artist who travels to motorcycle shows and rallies and takes part in live solo painting performances, is attending ...

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Fof Powered by Harley-davidson Motor Co. on August 31st Official Event of the 115th Anniversary

Rider Registration is Open & Tickets are On Sale Now (MILWAUKEE – June 6, 2018) – Harley-Davidson presents Mama Tried Motorcycle Show’s Flat Out Friday, an indoor, flat track, motorcycle race, on Friday, Aug. 31 at the UWM Panther Arena. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Arena box office or www.ticketmaster.com. Flat Out Friday is an indoor, flat track, ...

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Laconia Motorcycle Week, an AMA National Heritage Gypsy Tour, celebrates 95th anniversary

New Hampshire event known as ‘World’s Oldest Motorcycle Rally’   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Celebrating its 95th year in 2018, the Laconia Motorcycle Week, an AMA National Heritage Gypsy Tour, features fun, food, music and a chance to gather with more than 200,000 people who share a passion for riding. The 2018 event is June 9-17 in Laconia, N.H. Billed as the “World’s ...

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June 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans

By Shannon Aikau & Ryan Evans Photos by Ryan Tonry, Samantha M. Frontiera & Tom Christian   Ryan: Hey everybody, I’m Ryan Evans from Count’s Kustoms Shannon: I’m Shannon Aikau and this is Shop Talk with Shannon and Ryan today. Ryan: (staring at Shannon) Shannon: What? It is ShopTalk. Ryan: I know, I’ve never been part of ShopTalk…. Shannon: Me neither, it’s the ...

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Mees Back On Top, Dominates Demanding Indian Motorcycle Red Mile

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 3, 2018) – Any fleeting hopes that surfaced at last week’s Springfield Mile suggesting that reigning Grand National Champion Jared Mees might be vulnerable were promptly quashed Saturday at the Indian Motorcycle Red Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle of Lexington.   Mees rode as if he were eager to immediately reconstruct his aura of invincibility aboard the No. 1 Indian Motorcycle ...

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Good Times and Old School Drag Racing

By Tom McCarthy When you wake up in the morning at a dragway, in the pits, you stumble out of your car as the full moon is setting over the hills, and you notice the flicker of campfires through the early morning light. The smell of wood smoke is noticeable as you make your way to the common restroom area, ...

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Tune-In Alert! Catch Saturday’s Red Mile Live on FansChoice.tv at 3:30 pm ET (12:30 pm PT)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 1, 2018) – The second running of the ultra-fast Indian Motorcycle Red Mile presented by Indian of Lexington happens Saturday, race fans, with live-stream coverage beginning at 3:30 pm ET (12:30 pm PT) on FansChoice.tv. This one’s sure to be a nail-biter, so don’t miss it! How to Watch: NBCSN and FansChoice.tv are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track. For the 2018 season, NBCSN’s ...

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2018 Laughlin River Run

Click here to view the Laughlin River Run photo gallery  By Tom Christian This year Laughlin River Run was an action packed week for me from the time I checked in at the Riverside RV park on Monday morning, to Sunday driving home. But it really started before I left for the event, when I was checking out my motorhome ...

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