Throttle Roll 2015
By Ross Sharp - 20 May 15
Last weekend it was Australia's turn to run with custom bike baton as Throttle Roll took over the Vic Hotel in Enmore, Sydney. The event was started by 'Shed mate Mark Hawa, founder of the global phenomena The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride, and this year, the 3rd edition, boasted more bikes, bands and stalls than ever before, celebrating all that is great in the new-wave scene. A weekend extravaganza of custom motorcycles and live music for all the family to enjoy. The party atmosphere, helped along by the Aussie sunshine, attracted 9000 visitors across and weekend and over a 1000 bikes packed the local streets. A 500 bike ride-out headed for the stunning coastal route south of the city to Seacliff Bridge on Saturday before the partying kicked-off back at the Vic. 50 custom bikes were forklifted into the Vic carpark and no doubt had the health & safety dude quivering in his riggers. Mark is a busy guy, running Throttle Roll, Sydney Café Racers and The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride. Even the hounds were rocking some decent facial coiffuring. It was a bad weekend to be a sheep or cow, but a great one for beer and music fuelled carnivores. Once the sun had set the dance-weiry settled in for free popcorn and a showing of On Any Sunday – The Next Chapter. Throttle Roll was made possible thanks to support from headline sponsor Levi’s as well as Shannons Insurance, Scrambler Ducati, Yamaha Yard Built, MCAS, Victory, Moto Guzzi, Sol Invictus, My Media Sydney and Deus Ex Machina. 2016 will be a total road block! Hopefully we can get down there and join in. A big thanks to My Media Sydney for capturing these fantastic images.