Author Archives: Quick Throttle

Polaris Slingshot Returns to AIMExpo presented by Nationwide this October

Slingshot Ready to Deliver a New Level of Fun to Attendees with its One-of-a-Kind “Joyride” Experience at AIMExpo Outdoors! IRVINE, Calif. (September 4, 2018) – The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide (AIMExpo) welcomes the return of Polaris Slingshot (Slingshot). “The Ultimate JoyrideTM.” The incredibly fun three-wheeled roadster will be an OEM exhibitor for the 2018 event and will ...

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Harley-Davidson Creates New Advanced Technology R&D Facility In Silicon Valley

Company is Recruiting Top EV Talent to Build its Capabilities for New Products and Segments MILWAUKEE (Sept. 5, 2018) – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today it will establish a new research and development facility in Northern California to support its future product portfolio, including the company’s first complete line of electric vehicles. “Recently we shared with the world our ...

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Indian Motorcycle Unleashes Redesigned & Updated Chieftain

Restyled Fairing & Saddlebags, Combined with New Features, Offer Riders a More Streamlined, Aggressive Style New PowerBand™ Audio Upgrade Package is Loudest Audio System in Indian Motorcycle History MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 5, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced a redesigned Chieftain lineup. Since its debut in 2013, the Chieftain has consistently won high marks ...

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Weston Peick Signs Contract Extension with Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team

Brea, CA (September 5, 2018) – The Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team is pleased to announce that Weston Peick will remain with the team for the 2019 season. One of the most consistent and hardworking riders in the sport, Peick will return for his fifth year with the factory program. The Menifee, California native continues to hone his craft and climb ...

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Ducati Rides Into Labor Day Weekend With 0% Financing For 60 Months

~ Labor Day Celebration Runs Sept. 1st – 8th for Select 2018 Ducati Models ~ Mountain View, Calif. (September 1, 2018) – With the summer crowds behind us and wide open roads ahead, Ducati announces its Labor Day Celebration Special. Expanding its current 0% financing for up to 60 months and offering no money down for well qualified buyers, as ...

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9th Annual White Mountain Bike Rally

By Rusty Childress and Karan Jordan Photos by Rusty Childress Hon-Dah Resort Casino & Conference Center held their 9th Annual White Mountain Bike Rally on June 22 & 23, 2018 in Pinetop, Arizona. Hon-Dah Resort Casino & Conference Center is owned and operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe. With elevations climbing to more than 11,000 feet, the White Mountains ...

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Going Up The Country

By Jerry Nichols Just a short road trip from Helendale, CA where I’m from, to Thatcher, UT and back, only 1,417 miles. Always a fun trip on my 2014 Indian Chieftain, I rolled out of Helendale with perfect riding weather, 68 degrees…. Going up the country, I chose to bypass Peggy Sue’s Diner, saving my belly room for some good ...

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3 Wheeler Rally – Deadwood, South Dakota

By Tom Christian* The Fourth Annual Deadwood  3 Wheeler Rally held July 10-15 in South Dakota started with me riding from Gillette, Wyoming to Deadwood after a 1,368.7 mile ride to Gillette. As the Travelodge at First Gold Gaming Resort was in sight, I thought of the person I needed to contact, Teresa Schanzenbach, the coordinator of this rally. It ...

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September 2018 Shop Talk with Shannon and Ryan

By Shannon Aiku, Ryan Evans & Samantha M. Frontiera Photos by Samantha M. Frontiera & Mike Cupp Shannon: What’s up gang?  It’s Shop Talk with me, Ryan and Samantha! Ryan: Hello everybody! Samantha: How you guys doing? Shannon: We’re back from Sturgis and we’re all in one piece. Except we’re missing Mike. Samantha: We’re kinda missing one. Ryan: Mike’s MIA. ...

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Breaking into the Motorcycle World

By Dani Garcia As a kid, I remember staring out the passenger window of my mom’s sedan as we passed by the corner Yamaha lot of my home town, Indio California.  I would often day dream about when I was old enough to buy one off the lot and ride away into the sunset.  My parents thought it was just ...

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