[Yamaha]

On A Roll: Throttle Roll 2019

4 months ago | Words: Yamaha Motor Australia

Sydney’s hippest street party became Sydney’s hottest warehouse party as the Throttle Roll custom bike show took over The Commune in Waterloo on Sat 18 May. Following a sabbatical last year, Throttle Roll 2019 got right back into the groove with a rad collection of the best custom motorcycles, hot live bands, awesome food and drinks and one tough bucking bronco… Lucky punter Tim Rollinson won a brand new XSR900 in TR19’s raffle and Michelle @martini_mishka won a cool Segura leather jacket in YMA/Ficeda’s post a picture competition.

Rollinson recently had his bike stolen, so was extra stoked to have won the XSR: “I am so pumped, to win the XSR is amazing! I’ve already bought a GPS tracker and an alarm so this bike is going to be harder to steal than the last one was. I’m an avid bike builder with two project bikes on the go with the hopes of having a sweet bike each for me and the wife to ride with the awesome custom bike community in Sydney. I can’t wait to pick up the XSR. If it was any other bike I wouldn’t have bought a ticket!” he says.

Throttle Roll has always been an outdoor event, starting in the beer garden of the Enmore pub before migrating to larger premises in Sydenham as a street party – and now morphed into a warehouse party in The Commune buildings at 901 Bourke Street, Waterloo. In doing so, Organiser Mark Hawwa from Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride fame mitigated against bad weather. Plus he took advantage of an opportunity that presented itself before the buildings that are hosting this year’s event are redeveloped.

“This is the Throttle Roll I’ve dreamed of since the first event, a space where we could show films, showcase art, walk around each individual bike display, mechanical bulls, food halls, outdoor bars, bands, live art. It isn’t possible without the amazing backing of Yamaha Motor Australia and to make that phone call on stage to the XSR900 prize winner with thousands of people listening in was an absolute highlight,” says Hawwa.

“Throttle Roll is a great event with some killer bikes and a cool vibe,” explains YMA Marketing Manager Sean Goldhawk. “YMA has been a big supporter of Throttle Roll for a number of years – not just because we like to show off our custom painted retro XSRs but because we really enjoy going to such a unique and fun event. Roll on the next one – in whatever guise it takes,” he says.


Related Content

BIKE DISSECTED: SERCO YAMAHA YZ250F

BIKE DISSECTED: ACTIVE8 YAMALUBE WR450F

Be the first to comment...

You might also like...

Thor

7 hours ago

Product: 2020 Thor Sector Helmet

Thor’s already affordable “Sector” helmet just got a whole lot more affordable, and more stylish.

KTM

9 hours ago

Daniel Milner: E2 AORC Champion

KTM’s Daniel Milner has claimed the 2019 AORC E2 title over the weekend at Hedley, VIC.

Husqvarna

9 hours ago

Daniel Sanders: AORC Outright Champion

Daniel Sanders has earned top Outright honours as the 2019 AORC comes to a close at Hedley, VIC.

News

11 hours ago

2019 AORC Final Round Recap

What a day for the likes of Styke, Milner, Sanders and Bacon all walking away with championship titles.

News

12 hours ago

🎥 MXGP Final Round Highlights: China

Let’s take a look at how the 2019 MXGP Season wrapped up over the weekend in Shanghai, China.

News

3 days ago

2019 AORC: Outright Update, After Rd 9

With the AORC’s season finale taking place in Victoria this weekend, let’s take stock of the series’ Outright standings.

News

4 days ago

The A4DE Is Back … For 2020 and 2021!

MA gets on the front foot by announcing the venue for not only for the 2020 A4DE, but the 2021 event in WA as well!

Yamaha

4 days ago

AORC’s Season Finale Form Guide

What and who to keep your eye on at this weekend’s AORC season finale at Hedley in Victoria.