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Viva Viclas: The Art of the LowRider Motorcycle

Experienced by Leon Brittain, Photos by Throttle Life Downtown Raleigh, NC, introduced a new scene earlier this month as some of the most influential personalities, artists, and builders in the lowrider community rolled in for a unique display of Chicano/Chicana influenced “low rider art and soul” at the Contemporary Art

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ART-of-Motion at the 2019 Washington Auto Show

Words and photos by Adrian McQueen The 4th Annual ART-of-Motion exhibit set the Washington Auto Show on fire from the main lobby to the 3rd floor of the Walter E. Washington Convention. Curated by trendsetting urban automotive media group Automotive Rhythms (AR), the space consisted of engaging and creative eye

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4th Annual “ART-of-Motion” Exhibit: 2019 Washington Auto Show

  4th Annual ART-of-Motion Exhibit: A Visual Art and Lifestyle Installation The Washington Auto Show has once again announced the 4th annual ART-of-Motion exhibit by Automotive Rhythms, an avant-garde design experience that benefits the culture and imagination of the Washington, D.C. area, as it hosts a tier-one show on the

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Slingshot Announces Activations at 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Slingshot, the fun, three-wheeled open-air roadster, today announced its plans for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally which includes three activations designed to offer enthusiasts and consumers alike the “Ultimate Joyride.”  Slingshot is bringing its all-new Slingshot Joyride Course to Sturgis, offering ride-alongs with professional drivers throughout the week. In addition, Slingshot’s

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Moto Guzzi V7 III Limited unveiled at Wheels and Waves

In the charming setting of Biarritz, before thousands of bikers who came together for the traditional Wheels and Waves event, Moto Guzzi unveiled the new Moto Guzzi V7 III Limited, the most recent stylistic interpretation of the renowned “seven-fifty” from Mandello. The popular festival dedicated to the pairing of bikes

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2018 Indian Scout Bobber: A Low Rider Bad-Ass Scout

Experienced by Arv Voss, Auto Impressions Contrary to popular belief, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was not the first American motorcycle, having bowed in 1903 with their first bike. Indian was actually the first motorcycle manufacturer, making their debut two years earlier in 1901. Indian Motorcycles is now owned by Polaris

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New Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and Iron 1200 Sportsters

Harley-Davidson adds to the long legacy of its Sportster motorcycle line with the introduction of the Iron 1200 and Forty-Eight Special models. The latest in a line of 100 high-impact motorcycles the company plans to introduce by 2027, these new high-bar Sportsters combine throw-back styling trends from the custom-bike scene

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New Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and Iron 1200 Sportsters

Harley-Davidson adds to the long legacy of its Sportster motorcycle line with the introduction of the Iron 1200 and Forty-Eight Special models. The latest in a line of 100 high-impact motorcycles the company plans to introduce by 2027, these new high-bar Sportsters combine throw-back styling trends from the custom-bike scene

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Suzuki Adds New Colors to the 2018 GSX-R1000R and GSX250R

Suzuki just announced additional colors for the 2018 GSX-R1000R and GSX250R. Designed to grab attention on the track, street, or showroom, these new color and graphics packages will be coming to Suzuki dealers in the coming months. 2018 GSX-R1000R Stealing its look directly from Suzuki’s stunning GSX-RR MotoGP racebike, the

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2018 Washington, DC Auto Show Sizzle Video

The 2018 Washington, DC Auto Show is returning January 26 to February 4 and will feature more than 700 vehicles from 35 automakers including custom Kia Stingers, Nissan’s Star Wars Cars, the 3rd annual ART-of-Motion exhibit, a massive Jaguar Land Rover indoor driving course and much more. Stay tuned for

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Piaggio Introduces the Vespa Elettrica Project

The Piaggio Group is attending the 75th edition of the International Cycle and Motorcycle Show, consolidating its position as the leading European and Italian two-wheeler manufacturer. The Piaggio Group is Europe’s leading two-wheeler manufacturer with a total market share of 15.2% in September 2017, accounting for 25.4% in the scooter

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2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler: Your Unique Path to Adventure

Experienced by Leon L. Brittain First impressions aren’t necessarily everything. Take the 2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler for example. When our test unit arrived my initial intuition was less than enthusiastic. As a matter of fact I faintly recall uttering, “well, this is going to be interesting.” But not because

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2017 Audi S7 4.0T quattro S tronic: Pure & Clean

It was a rainy, damp week in Maryland this past week and the 2017 Audi S7 4.0T quattro S tronic had been anxiously awaiting an inspirational drive to put its 450 horses and AWD traction to good use. So we geared up and set our destination to New Jersey to

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2017 Daytona Beach Bike Week: The Granddaddy of Bike Gatherings

Experienced by Leon L. Brittain Hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists from near and far make the trek to Florida for the annual and world renowned Daytona Beach Bike Week to partake in cadre of motor festivities including Destination Daytona for the various bagger contests, Daytona International Speedway with vendors galore

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2018 Suzuki GSX250R: Throttle Life

Suzuki remains committed to bringing new riders into the sport of motorcycling. That’s the goal behind the all-new 2018 GSX250R. Built to deliver Suzuki’s sportbike heritage to a new generation of riders, this new streetbike has appealing performance and comfort features that will appeal to a broad base of enthusiasts.

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