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August 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine’s August edition features an in-depth look at Top-Line’s Charity Bike and Car Show. Along with all of our regular articles and information lists, we’ll also share our reports on Cook’s Corner Chili Cook-Off, the New England Nationals and more. Plus, check out our review of the Polaris Slingshot.     NORTHWEST EDITION:  Quick Throttle Magazine’s ...

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Top-Line Industrial Supply’s Charity Car and Bike Show

By Tom Christian I rode down from the mountains very early to be ready to cover this year’s Charity Car and Bike Show. For my plan to work, I needed to arrive at Top-Line Industrial Supply even earlier to watch them set up. Riding into the parking lot there were already a hundred cars and a lot of the vendors ...

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2018 Mecum Las Vegas June Motorcycle Auction

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo Additional Photos Courtesy Mecum.com The Mecum Motorcycle Auction has become a staple in Las Vegas now.  The family-owned vehicle auction company from Wisconsin brought the motorcycle auction to town for a second spectacular event this year. Making it back-to-back years as a double-header in the city of lights. Las Vegas has a strong international audience that ...

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NWHD’s Big Bad Bike Show

By Diana Olmstead Every year Northwest Harley-Davidson hosts their wildly popular Big Bad Bike Show and riders from all over Puget Sound enter their motorcycles in the show hoping for a chance to win one of their cool custom trophies. This year’s 21st Annual Big Bad Bike Show took place on Saturday, June 16th. The day started off right – nothing ...

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New England Nationals: Race 8 for the Top Fuel Harleys

by Tom McCarthy The eighth race of the ten race NHRA series for Top Fuel Harley kicked off on July 6th, 2018 at New England Dragway in Epping, NH. All of the pre-entries were in the pits, set up, ready to race by Thursday afternoon. Jay Turner, Rickey House, Doug Vancil, Beau Layne, Peter Geiss, Chris Streeter, Mike Scott, Billy ...

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to be held Aug. 3-12

AMA National Gypsy Tour event draws more than 400,000 motorcyclists a year PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The historic Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the 12th stop on the 2018 AMA National Gypsy Tour, offers live music, racing, food and wonderful opportunities to ride in one of the most scenic parts of the United States. The 78th edition of the event is scheduled for ...

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Clarification on Class of ’79 Fund for Brad Baker

Brad Baker

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 26, 2018) – Yesterday, American Flat Track released a statement on behalf of Rookie Class of ’79 announcing its establishment of a charity fund to assist AFT competitor and Indian Motorcycle factory rider Brad Baker, who was injured during practice for the X Games competition on Sunday, July 22. Rookie Class of ’79 is American Flat ...

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Strong Davies Motorsport Team confirmed for 2018 Classic TT presented by Bennetts

Midlands based Davies Motorsport will continue their association with the Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts, in 2018 with one of the strongest line up on the grid at this year’s event. The team will again run three riders with Alan Oversby and Dominic Herbertson joined by new recruit Lee Johnston contesting the Bennetts Senior Classic TT and Junior Classic ...

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AMA Members get VIP treatment at MotoAmerica Pittsburgh round

Pittsburgh International Race Complex to host AMA Superbike Championship Aug. 24-26 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Members of the American Motorcyclist Association will receive discount pricing and special access at the eighth round of the 2018 MotoAmerica Series, home of the AMA Superbike Championship, on Aug. 24-26 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Pittsburgh, Pa. “MotoAmerica is the premier road race ...

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RumbleOn to Sponsor 78th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

RumbleOn to act as the exclusive online pre-owned motorcycle company sponsor at the annual rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — July 19, 2018 — RumbleOn is pleased to serve as the exclusive online pre-owned motorcycle company sponsor for the 78th annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ from Aug. 3-12, 2018. This partnership will continue for the next three years at the rally held in ...

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