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‘King Henry’ Wiles Goes for Unprecedented 14th Straight Peoria TT Win this Saturday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 15, 2018) – On Saturday, August 18, American Flat Track heads to central Illinois for the longest-running event in Grand National Championship history: the legendary – and 72nd annual – Peoria TT presented by Country Saloon. Just as they have since 1947, flat track fans will jam every hillside, nook and cranny of the Peoria Motorcycle ...

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Wienen Wins Sixth ATV MX Racing Title Aboard Yamaha’s YFZ450R

KENNESAW, Ga., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Racing topped the podium this past weekend at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, as Chad Wienen recaptured his AMA Pro ATV MX title to claim his sixth career championship, and Thomas Brown took third overall in the series, both on Yamaha’s YFZ450R – the most technologically advanced Proven Off-Road ...

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James Hillier and Dan Cooper return to Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts with CSC Racing

Two of the Isle of Man TT’s leading racers will again be in action in this year’s Isle of Man Classic TT, presented by Bennetts, with James Hillier and Daniel Cooper riding for Somerset-based CSC Racing, firmly signalling the team’s intentions for this year’s event. Hillier, who achieved two more podiums at this year’s Isle of Man TT Races, has ...

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AMA Pro Racing on the loss of American Flat Track competitor Alec Muth

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 16, 2018) – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Alec Muth (22), who was involved in an on-track incident during the American Flat Track event at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, S.D. on Tuesday, August 7. Despite the immediate action of first responders and the best efforts of the very ...

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Primary Oil Change – Tinker Talk 4

Many American V-twin motorcycles on the road utilize a wet primary drive system. The oil within a wet primary case is tasked with cooling and lubricating the critical components housed inside. In Sportster/Buell applications the primary oil is also shared with the transmission. Primary oil tends to become quite dirty since several of the internal components are wearable. Once this ...

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August 2018 Shop Talk with Ryan and Shannon

  Shannon: Aloha everybody!  Shop talk with Shannon and… Ryan: Ryan!  How you guys doing? Shannon: Today we are talking about bikes that actually come back to the shop for certain things.  Well this thing came back to the shop for an ignition problem. Ryan: Of all things… Shannon: I didn’t know it was an ignition, but that’s what it ...

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Yuba City HD’s 2nd Anniversary Party

By Chris Oggerino June 30th, 2018, I had the opportunity to take a cruise to California to check out the 2nd anniversary celebration of Yuba City Harley-Davidson. In case you’re not familiar, Yuba City is about a 45-minute drive directly north of Sacramento. I didn’t really know what to expect at an event like this, because my usual coverage is ...

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ABATE of Washington 40th Anniversary Spring Opener

Click here to view the ABATE 40th Anniversary photo gallery  A Rockin’ Good Time! Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson, Cary Clark & Diana   The Quick Throttle crew woke up early Thursday morning, June 21st, and then met up for a quick cup of coffee before heading off to the 40th Annual Spring Opener which is organized ...

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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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