Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Biltwell Inc. Conquers Legendary NORRA Mexican 1000 Off-Road Race Aboard Modified Harley-Davidson Sportster 883

Temecula, CA – On April 22, 2018, National Off-Road Racing Association organizers dropped the green flag on another installment of their daunting all-terrain race in Ensenada, Mexico. Run for the first time in 1967, the now legendary NORRA Mexican 1000 pits men and their custom-built two- and four-wheeled race machines against some of the harshest terrain on earth. This year’s ...

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Red Bull KTM to go Racing with American Flat Track in 2019

Muirrieta, California. (April 21, 2018) – Building upon its racing success in the off-road and motocross segments, as well as the continued commitment to American Road Racing at the junior level, KTM Motorsports is pleased to announce its plan to go racing in the 2019 American Flat Track Championship. KTM has appointed former HMC KTM Factory Superbike racer and Brand ...

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A Mammoth Sale World Records Smashed Across The Board At Bonhams Marathon Spring Stafford Sale

1970 Clymer Münch 1,177cc TTS ‘Mammoth’ achieved a world-record £154,940 Bonhams Spring Stafford Sale took place this weekend (21 and 22 April) at the International Classic MotorCycle Show and saw an incredible 92% of lots sold, achieving a total of £3,376,045. Several world records were broken, including the 1970 Clymer Münch 1,177cc TTS ‘Mammoth’ which sold for a staggering £154,940 ...

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Laughlin River Run 2018 Map

 

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Riding Through the Desert

By Shannon Aikau Quick Throttle got together with Count’s Kustoms Master Bike Builder Shannon Aikau who is also a cast member on the hit TV show Counting Cars. Since Shannon lives and rides in the desert, he has a ton of desert riding experience we can all learn from. Here is a distilled collection of tips Shannon shared with us, ...

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Freedom From Cubicles And Coffee Runs: Harley-Davidson Unveils The Ultimate Social Media Summer Internship

Global #FindYourFreedom Internship Offers College Students, Recent Grads Cash, Riding Lessons, and a Motorcycle to Hit the Road this Summer MILWAUKEE (April 20, 2018) – No cubicle will cage these interns: to celebrate the 115th anniversary of the founding of Harley-Davidson, the Motor Company is turning an often-mundane rite of passage, the summer internship, into the experience of a lifetime. ...

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Bubba Shobert to be AFT Texas Half-Mile Grand Marshal on April 28

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Friday, April 20) – Don ‘Bubba’ Shobert, three-time AMA Grand National dirt track champion, 1988 AMA Superbike champion, and 1998 inductee to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame, will be the Grand Marshal at the American Flat Track Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Texas Half-Mile presented by Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda on April 28 at Texas Motor Speedway near ...

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Electric Motorcycle Based on classic 1930’s BMW R71 with Sidecar

  DALLAS, April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Via OTC PR Wire – Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC:ALYI) is producing a brand new electric motorcycle based on BMW’s classic R71 motorcycle with sidecar. Alternet has launched a subsidiary, ReVolt Electric Motorbikes, that will integrate Alternet’s patented lithium battery technology into a new line of Electric Motorcycles for both domestic and international ...

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Yard Built XSR900 “Type 11” by Auto Fabrica Classic Style Blends with Modern Surface Language

Cypress, CA – April 19, 2018 – Auto Fabrica is one of the UK’s most exciting custom builders, bringing cutting-edge design to classic style. Yamaha contacted them knowing they would craft something unique without sacrificing the energy beneath. A Sport Heritage staple model, the XSR900, was chosen as the base for its extensive customization capabilities, as well as the proven ...

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Yard Built XSR700 “Rural Racer” by Velomacchi Creator Kevin Murray Fuses American Moto Heritage with Modern Innovation

Yard Built XSR700 “Rural Racer” by Velomacchi Creator Kevin Murray Fuses American Moto Heritage with Modern Innovation Cypress, CA – April 19, 2018 – Since its creation in 2011, Yamaha’s Yard Built program has consistently broken new ground, leading the industry with unique and inspiring collaborations with some of the world’s top custom motorcycle builders. Following a series of successful ...

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