Some of us dream of throwing in the towel on our day jobs to do what we truly love. Whether it’s building custom bikes, opening a café or just taking more time to focus on your family, it’s a fantasy that’s as common as slap bass in Seinfeld. But as with most things inline, there’s […]
Awesome video footage! James Stewart and Ryan Villopoto go head to head during the main event in St Louis at the Thirteenth round of the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross.
WORCS round two February 9th, 2014 Primm, NV The second round of the WORCS series headed to Primm, NV where a fast, flowing course that wound through the surrounding desert awaited the racers. With the ability to make the track a bit longer than the traditional WORCS grand prix courses, and widen the track in […]
Here is the video of Reed’s crash at the San Diego Supercross as he attempted to pass Ken Roczen on the final lap of the race. Reed messaged that he has three broken bones.
Another amazing race! Watch as Villopoto gets passed by Chad Reed!
In case you missed a race or just want to watch one again! Yes, Head Down Throttle Back loves Supercross! Enjoy! A1 – Ken Roczen upsets the field! Phoenix – Villopoto back on top in 2014! A2 – Chad Reed shocks the world!
How many of you watched Chad Reed’s amazing win last Saturday night at Anaheim 2? And of those that did watch how many of you were literally shocked to see what he did? I know we were! Not that we did not understand Chad is still very fast but to consider that he might win […]
Air-cooled parallel twin scramblers generally look pretty cool (ask Triumph), so when I saw this brand new Kawasaki W800 modified by British Dealer Earnshaws, I thought it was beautiful … simple and functional. Of course, you can’t even get a stock W800 in the US at the moment, but that could change. Earnshaws says the […]
“This is the only lifestyle I know.” “I feel like I’ve fixed all the things with my body that needed to be fixed and now I’m back healthy and training my ass off. I feel good.” – Chad Reed Racer X: Chad, I first met you in the December of 2002 when you arrived here […]
Watch highlights of the first loop at a very fast Best In The Desert Henderson 250 on board with Robby Bell. *Note: It’s a loud video from the high speeds mixed with strong winds. Pure, unadulterated speed: if I had to sum up this race course in one phrase it would be that. My throttle […]
25 Years – Celebrating First Baja 1000 Win Here are a few photos from the Kawasaki Baja reunion that took place last weekend. I had hoped to attend, but was still recuperating from the flu. Mark Kariya sent these along for us. Former riders included Paul Krause, Ted Hunnicutt, Larry Roeseler, Chris Crandall, Ty Davis, […]
MD received the above photo, and the following press release from Kawasaki concerning the unveiling of a new Z1000 naked bike at the EICMA show in Milan on November 5. We have no information at this point beyond what is contained in the following press release. IRVINE, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2013) – Since its introduction in […]
Kawasaki’s U.S. dealer meeting is underway in San Diego, California, and a significantly revised 2014 Ninja 1000 ABS is on display. The U.S. MSRP will be $11,999 when bikes show up in dealers, and the available colors for 2014 are pictured, and include Candy Lime Green and Candy Cascade Blue. All the details are in […]