Tag Archives: motorcycle

Record-Breaking Benellis are Stars of Bonhams’ Most Successful Motorcycle Sale

New World Record Set for Benelli at Auction Sale total realised £3.67 million, with a 95 % sale rate   Most successful Bonhams motorcycle sale to date   Two 250cc Benelli Grand Prix racing motorcycles, offered from the much-anticipated sale of the Morbidelli Motorcycle Museum collection, broke the auction world record for the marque at the live and online Bonhams Summer Sale on ...

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Mad Hatter Performance: The Baddest Shop You’ve Never Heard Of

By Justin James With the current state of the world, it was hard to envision how the 2020 Blue Collar Build Off would turn out. It is difficult enough to build a bike in only thirty days under a budget constraint of only $1,500 without the world being shut down. Despite the added challenges brought on by Covid-19 this year, ...

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Motorcycle Fatality Increase a Cause for Concern

Olympia WA – For a motorcycle rider, what could be better than warm spring weather, sunny days, and open roads? For too many riders in Washington, recent lower traffic volumes have led to higher speeds and tragically, to an increase in rider deaths. In 2020, 12 of the 17 motorcycle fatalities on Washington roads occurred during the month of April. Speeding ...

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Yamaha Motorsports Launches “Deliver Your Ride” Program

Program Supports Dealer Deliveries of New ATV, Side-by-Side, Motorcycle, and Snowmobile Products to Customers’ Homes Where Possible MARIETTA, Ga. – April 27, 2020 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, launched an all-new “Deliver Your Ride” program supporting Yamaha dealers that are able to complete vehicle purchases remotely and then deliver the product directly to customers. The new program includes ATV, Side-by-Side, motorcycle, and snowmobile products, and is available nationwide wherever ...

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Monster Energy Releases ‘The UNKNOWN Ride 2’ Motorcycle Action Film on YouTube Today

Thirteen-Minute Film Showcasing UNKNOWN Industries Team Shredding in Tucson, Arizona Launches Online CORONA, California – February 27, 2020 – It’s finally here! Once again, Monster Energy teams up with UNKNOWN Industries crew for their second and highly anticipated video feature: ‘The UNKNOWN Ride 2’ follows Nick Leonetti, Buddy Suttle, Kade Gates, Seth Brisson, Wheelie Pig and Arizonan wheelie prodigy Tallboy Tee ...

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October 2019 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the September issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we go to Sturgis and back in our in-depth coverage of what the ten-day motorcycle journey is like. We also head further east for the East Coast Sturgis. In this edition, we pay tribute to the fastest woman on four wheels, Jessi Combs — plus we pay respects in our ...

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Dress for the slide, not the ride

By Darren Wright If you ride a motorcycle, you have either heard the saying “Dress for the Slide, Not the Ride,” or you’ve probably said it yourself. I know I have said it more than once. It was late August; the riding season was getting shorter. My wife Sue and I had a four-day weekend away from work and the ...

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ROAD TEST: 2020 Zero SR/F electric motorcycle

By Koz Mraz What if you were the fastest thing on the road, 140 lb-ft of torque and 110 horsepower, 0 to 60 in three seconds, faster than many supercars. What if even at 80 mph you could pass cars on the freeway in a blink of an eye. What if you weren’t constantly up-and-downshifting in the mountains, had immediate ...

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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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2018 Mecum Las Vegas January Motorcycle Auction

By “Dazzlin” Shannon Venturo and Mecum.com “Following last year’s phenomenal $13-million-plus record sales and 92 percent sell-through rate, the Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction has again cemented its title as the world’s premiere vintage motorcycle auction with a repeat successful performance at this year’s 27th annual Mecum Auction,” stated Mecum officials. The auction featured an estimated 1,750 antique, vintage and ...

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