Author Archives: Quick Throttle

The 95th Annual Loudon Classic is This Weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

LOUDON, N.H. – New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s traditional three days of racing caps off a busy LaconiaMotorcycle Week and will be highlighted by the 95th annual Loudon Classic, the longest-running motorcycle race in America, June 15-17. “Motorcycle Week has gotten off to a strong start this year with perfect weather and crowds of riders from all over New England,” said David McGrath, executive vice ...

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June 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine continues our journey into the Himalayas, plus extensive coverage of the Laughlin River Run. Check out our coverage of Blue Collar Build Off, Old School Drag Racing, Daytona Bike Week and a look at the Tahuya Adventure Resort.     NORTHWEST EDITION: Quick Throttle Magazine tests the Vanderhall Venice and visits the Rockin’ the Red Horse ...

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Hayden Gillim Steps Up To AFT Twins in 2018, Piloting Indian Scout FTR750 at Four Races in Latest Installment of Cycle World’s “Man In A Van With A Plan” Series

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (June 13, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle Racing today announced Cycle World’s“Man in a Van with a Plan,” Hayden Gillim, will race in four American Flat Track Twins events this season. Aboard the Indian Scout FTR750, Gillim will race at the Buffalo Chip TT (Aug. 5), Black Hills Half-Mile (Aug. 7), Peoria TT (Aug. 18) and Springfield Mile (Sept. 2). Gillim, the ...

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American Flat Track Heads to England July 12-15 for 25th Anniversary of Goodwood Festival of Speed

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, a 4-day-long celebration of motorsports history, design and technical achievement, and perhaps the most glamorous and anticipated motoring event of the year, is less than a month away – and American Flat Track will be there, showcasing some of its amazing riders and machinery on the world’s stage.   ...

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Our Adventure at Tahuya Adventure Resort

By Diana Olmstead. Photos by Diana & Robin Hudson Click here for the full Tahuya photo gallery.  Have you ever wanted to escape to the middle of nowhere? Well, I’ve got just the place for you – the Tahuya Adventure Resort. Don’t let the word “resort” fool you into thinking it is a fancy resort with a small army of ...

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Mees and Texter Look for Repeat AFT Wins in Saturday’s Oklahoma City Mile

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 12, 2018) – No doubt about it… domination and heartbreak were on full display at last year’s OKC Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle of Oklahoma City.   The domination came from Indian Motorcycle’s Jared Mees (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing SDI Scout FTR750) and his ‘Wrecking Crew’ teammates, the trio of Mees, Bryan Smith (No. 4 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by ...

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Yamaha Celebrates 30 Years of U.S. Manufacturing

More than 3.5 Million Vehicles Assembled at Yamaha’s State-of-the-Art Facility in Newnan, Georgia NEWNAN, Ga., June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) and Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, (YMUS) are celebrating 30 years of U.S. manufacturing at the Newnan, Georgia, facility. Throughout the three decades as a leading manufacturer based in Georgia, YMMC has produced ...

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Motorcycling experts offer insights at 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

13 seminars are free to event participants   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Experts from the motorcycling community will be offering 13 free seminars to participants at the 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, July 6-8. The seminars will take place in the comfortable shade of an event tent in the Old Bike Barn Crossroads in ...

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Scrambler Maverick Motorcycle Generates Massive Donation For Shriners Children Hospital At Mecum Auction

Inaugural Scrambler Maverick Custom Motorcycle Makes Waves at the Bi-Annual Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas Mountain View, Calif. (June 7, 2018) – The inaugural Scrambler Maverick motorcycle, designed by renowned tattoo artist GRIME, went to one lucky bidder on Saturday as part of MECUM’s Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa. The motorcycle sold for $39,000. ...

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Indian Motorcycle Sponsors Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis

Veteran Non-Profit Organization Uses “Motorcycle Therapy” to Rehabilitate & Support Veterans Returning from Combat LAS VEGAS, NV. & MINNEAPOLIS (June 6, 2018) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, today announced its support and sponsorship of the fourth annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. The veteran operated non-profit organization uses “motorcycle therapy” to help fellow veterans adjust to post-war life.   Many of ...

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