Tag Archives: Valerie Thompson

Sturgis Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Class of 2018 Honors

Sturgis, South Dakota, March 26, 2018 – From the philanthropic efforts of the Hamsters to the journalistic coverage of the Rally and the Museum to home town resident Jack Hoel, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum’s Class of 2018 demonstrates that Sturgis really is the epicenter of the motorcycle universe. Living up to its mission to recognize individuals who have made a ...

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First Woman to attempt to break the world’s fastest motorcyclist Crashes doing 344 MPH

Valerie Thompson (aka “The Queen of Speed”) crashed (VIDEO—in real time then slo-mo below) while attempting to break the world’s fastest motorcycle record of 376.36 mph. Thompson survived the horrific crash when her streamlined bike went airborne then crashed at 343.7 mph. Miraculously, Thompson walked away from the accident with only minor bumps and bruises. THIS MARKS THE FIRST CRASH EVER ...

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SPEEDBUMPS – February 2012

SPEEDBUMPS: NEWS AND NOTES FROM AROUND BIKERLAND FEDERAL JUDGE RULES THAT N.Y. STATE’S MOTORCYCLE CHECKPOINTS ARE CONSTITUTIONAL: In a decision that is sure to drive civil libertarians and bikers up a wall, Federal Judge Gary Sharpe recently ruled that the checkpoints constitute an attempt by the state to promote motorcycle safety which is a manifest right of the state, and ...

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Southwest Edition – March 2010

Quick Throttle Magazine Southwest Edition – March 2010   Riding Southwest AZ  Polar Bear Ride  Buffalo Wild Wings  Speed Bumps Valerie Thompson Victory Cross Country

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Northwest Edition – March 2010

Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – March 2010   Letter from Publisher Road Signs Ask Arlin Harley Har Har Speed Bumps Valerie Thompson Racing A Good Day to Ride

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