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A unique view of motorcycling including news, stories and motorcycle related product reviews.

A unique view of motorcycling including news, stories and motorcycle related product reviews.
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A unique view of motorcycling including news, stories and motorcycle related product reviews.




Episode 154 : BMW may rent you a bike, a lesson other manufacturers should follow.

We are building up to a great October with the Barber Vintage Festival and the AIMExpo in the next few weeks. Before we dig into the plans and happenings we of course speak about riding motorcycles first. Throttled Crew Update: New Member Kenneth Moore Upcoming Events: Barber Vintage Festival is October 5th, 6th and 7th. Parade Lap participation Friday October 5th. After Hours Party Saturday October 6th from 5-8 @Rails and Ales in Leeds. Stay up to date with our Facebook and...


Episode 153 : Do you do a pre-ride check?

Welcome back to Throttled! We are beginning to gear up for October which is going to be a crazy time for us with Barber and AIM right around the corner. Mail Call: Email from Paul Email from the Noco Moto Podcast News: BMW announces the 2019 BMW R1250GS and R1250RT Yamaha Motoroid Indian FTR patent and October 1 reveal Recalls: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Topic: What do you do as a pre ride check. Special Thanks: A big thank you to Paul, Scott, Roger, Steven, Lloyd, Scott, Chad,...


Episode 152 : With driver aides, when does the rider become the passenger?

Have you shown your motorcycle the appreciation it deserves? High quality gas, maybe a fuel additive…you know, to let it know you appreciate it. Either way, welcome back to Throttled. We are glad you decided to join us on our merry little show where we discuss all things motorcycles. Before we get to what we covered after we discussed our riding. We want to mention that out thoughts and prayers to those in the Carolinas and other areas affected by Florence. New Throttled Crew...


Episode 151 : Indian announces 2019 models

Welcome back to the never ending summer. This time of year we hopefully start cooling off, but it seems this year we are heating things back weather wise. Chris and Larry get out for some rides and both grab tags in the Throttled Crew Theme Tag game. Kevin, well he tried to punt a free weight and lost, so no riding for him for a few weeks and he isn’t handling it well. News: Harley and Alta motors break up Harley is building a state of the art research facility Indian announces updated...


Episode 150 : The Morality of Motorcycling

Welcome back boys and girls! We are glad you decided to join us for this special episode of Throttled. We don’t cover much news in this one as we take on a topic for most of the show. However, what would a motorcycling podcast be if we didn’t discuss our riding for the week. Larry is healing well and out tearing it up again so beware citizens of California he is back. Chris and Kevin both get in some quality rides this week as well. Mail Call: Several messages about Motus. Local...


Episode 149 : Harley releases the FXDR

Welcome back to Throttled! It has been a great week, Kevin took the KTM out and got it and himself dirty. Chris and Larry go out, happy to see Larry out on two wheels again. Mail Call: Facebook message from Scott Brown Email from Kendric News: Harley dealer show updates CVO models and releases the FXDR. Updated 2019 Piaggio MP3 500 Curtiss Motorcycles reveals an electric V8 Special Thanks: A big thank you to Roger, Steven, Lloyd, Scott, Chad, Mathew, Dan, TC, Jorge, Randy,...


Episode 148 : Ducati working with Hero

Well, well, well, what an eventful week it has been. Chris and Kevin get a little riding done, and Kevin picks up an additional motorcycle. Mail Call: Email from Dani Email from Alan Email from Ted News: Mondialmoto launches V5 superbike. Potential small bike Ducati. CycleWorld commentary on Harley Davidson news. Ninja getting self healing paint Reviews: 2018 Suzuki VanVan 200 Recall: 2018 Honda CRF250R Special Thanks: A big thank you to Roger, Steven, Lloyd, Scott, Chad,...


Episode 147 : Harley patents a automatic braking system, are we ready for it?

Well what a week, after last weeks all Harley talk we discuss a little bit of everything in this episode. Let us not forget why we all are here and that is the riding, so we get that out of the way. We are glad that Larry is inching ever so closer to riding. We may have to get him a cake when it happens. News: No, It’s Not My Boyfriend’s Bike Harley patents an automatic braking system Guessing what the next Ducati Diavel might be Reviews: Honda CBR 100R Recalls: Alta Motors Brembo…


Episode 146 : Harley shocks the world

Alright so maybe the headline is a bit heavy handed but Harley did surprise almost everyone. As motorcycle enthusiast we feel that Harley may finally be listening to everyone. So this episode is us breaking down Harley’s big news and it is pretty much dedicated to that. News: Harley Davidson Special Thanks: A big thank you to Roger, Steven, Lloyd, Scott, Chad, Mathew, Dan, TC, Jorge, Randy, Shaun, James, Tyler, Tom, both Chris’s, Paul, Jeff and Chuck. Thank you all for becoming...


Episode 145 : Reflecting on your riding

Welcome back fellow riders! We hope you had a great week and were able to enjoy some wind therapy. Kevin, Chris and Larry discuss their riding respectively and then dive into some of the news this week. News: Harley Davidson 2018 2nd Quarter Earnings Harley Davidson Electric Motorcycle Jobs Recalls: Suzuki DRZ 400 Topic: This week Kevin, Larry and Chris take some time to reflect on their first year of riding and the past year and compare and contrast them from a skills, goals and...


Episode 144 : Husqvarna gets some good news

It is hot. We are still out there riding, Kevin and Chris detail their adventures on two wheels. Larry, well he is getting there. News: Will this obsolete motorcycles? 2019 Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 certified by CARB, here is more info on the Svartpilen if you are interested. We might as well throw in a link to the Vitpilen as well. Reviews: Revzilla review of the Yamaha Tracer GT review of Yamaha Tracer GT Revzilla review of the 2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure...


Episode 143 : Final MPC Results plus Motorcycle News

The MPC is over for 2018 and after a hard fought battle Throttled managed to bring home the trophy. Special thanks goes out to Chris and Roger for being awesome teammates this year. We are already looking forward to next year which promises to shake things up a bit. News: Yamaha Niken price Mid sized Niken Travis Pastrana channels Evel Knievel HUD in a helmet Ducati testing car to bike communication Toronto to consider lane sharing. Review: Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Recalls: Indian...


Episode 142 : Honda has a Hybrid Scooter, MPC Week 2 Update

We are going to talk about the MPC and the riding we did when Chris joins the show for a special live report from the field. Let’s jump into out first topic/mail call piece for a great question from Justin. Mail call: Email from Justin News: Honda’s hybrid scooter; wave of the future? Honda UK offering free tracking devices on new bike purchases. Ducati World Theme Park building begins. Vozz rear entry helmet. Motorcycle Podcasters Challenge Week 2 Update! Special Thanks: A big...


Episode 141 : Group Riding Beginner Tips, Harley Responds to Tariffs

Motorcycles are a lot of fun, just ask Larry. Chris and I discussed the riding we did for the podcaster’s challenge and then we get into the review of week 1 of the challenge. Chris also details his experience at the Corner College that he attended during the weekend. Mail Call: Email from Brittany Discussion of Group Riding News: Harley Davidson responds to EU tariffs MotoAmerica now available on YouTube. Nortan teases the 650cc Atlas. Curtiss selling the last 36...


Episode 140 : Harley Davidson being hit with tariffs, announced new trade in program.

What an amazing week, we kicked off the Motorcycle Podcasters Challenge. That means that 2 out of 3 hosts got to ride (sorry Larry). Mail Call: Email from Randy Email from Sandra Podcaster Challenge News: News: Harley Davidson caught in trade dispute Harley announces Freedom Promise Program Rever announces rlink connected motorcycle device Interview with new Indian Design Chief: Ola Stenegard Passing of Cyril Huze Recalls: Ducati fire recall Special Thanks: A big thank you...


Episode 139 : 2019 Indian FTR1200 and Starting on a Hill

Welcome to what we think is the best motorcycle related podcast in the land. Once again this week Larry gets to sit back and listen to Kevin and Chris gleefully discuss the riding they did this week. Mail Call: Email from Mike Motorcycle Podcaster Challenge: Stating this Wednesday remember the Top 3 individual riders can score points that help out the team they are riding for. Sign up before Wednesday. Remember you must give them a photo of your current mileage on the Facebook group...


Episode 138 : Honda’s Super Cub and Monkey

Chris and Kevin get out on the bikes this week, Kevin gets his back from the shop. Mail Call: Email from Alan News: Telsa won’t make motorcycles. Honda unveils the 2019 Monkey and Super Cub to the US Topic: How to ride a motorcycle on the highway. Review: KTM RC 390 vs. Kawasaki Ninja 400: Comparison Review Special Thanks: We welcome a new Throttled Crew Member, Roger, who is joining team Throttled as part of the on air talent in the Motorcycle Podcaster’s Challenge. Thanks...


Episode 137 : MotoCamping & Riding Skills to Practice

This week marks the beginning of Larry being jealous of all of us with two good, well functioning shoulders. Kevin and Chris are able to log a few miles. Don’t forget about the Motorcycle Podcasters Challenge. It’s not to late to join under the Throttled banner. Mail Call: Email from Mike G. Email from Corby News: Supreme Court Sides With Motorcyclists’ Rights In Virginia Search Case CFMoto Unveils 400GT Sport Tourer Ford patents tech to detect lane-splitting...


New Rider Special : Part 2

Welcome back for part 2 of our New Rider special. So on the first episode we discussed training and what to do after training classes. This time we dig into bikes a bit and some other tips. Here are a few of the links : Top 10 Ultimate Beginner Bike


New Rider Special : Part 1

So this is part 1 a special mini series of Throttled. We received an email from Corby that we wanted to flesh out a bit. So listen to part 1, you get a little of some of our back story plus some direct advice.