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Marines Sworn In During Jackyl Show

The Jackyl concert at the Full Throttle Saloon during the Sturgis Rally was a night to remember as Jesse dedicated the night to our military.  Three dedicated citizens of the United States of America dedicated their lives during a live induction ceremony into the United States Marines, to defend the United States from all threats, foreign and domestic and protect our great Country's freedom. » read more

Meet Michael and Angie from the Full Throttle Saloon

Meet Michael and Angie from the Full Throttle Saloon at one of the following Easyrider Events. » read more

Sturgis Rally Events

Sturgis Rally Events 2014 Sturgis Rally Dates: » read more

Right or Wrong Question of the Day

The question of the day is simple.  Was Michael right or wrong to "rehire" Fajita Mike?  The surprise that Jesse dropped on Michael during this year's Sturgis Rally was unexpected, to say the least.  Last year, Fajita failed to get on the airplane when Michael offered him his "old" job back. » read more

Michael Ballard and Angie Carlson are married at Throttlefest Kansas City

THE WEDDING WE HAVE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR Michael and Angie Ballard Sunday August 26th Michael and Angie were married at Riverfront Park during Throttlefest Kansas City. Check back to fullthrottlesaloon.com for the upcoming pictures. » read more

Throttlefest Kansas City

August 24, 25, & 26 Kansas City Throttlefest Come out and see Michael and Angie and join in on Johnny Dare's Birthday Bash » read more

AMERICA'S ULTIMATE BIKER

Do you have what it takes to be named AMERICA'S ULTIMATE BIKER? Be at the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis to register to qualify to compete on AUGUST 3, 4, or 5       between 1pm and 4pm.            Those who qualify will move on to the competition that begins immediately on Monday, August 6 with a different competition each day between 1pm and 4pm. We will crown a winner on August 10. There will be riding and agility competitions, you will have to display mechanical skills, and you will have to exemplify in every possible manner that you have all the traits to be America's Ultimate Biker. The competition will begin with familiar biker games and will progressively get more difficult, ending with a cannonball run contest! The winner will be crowned at the end of the Rally and will ride off on Jesse's custom painted Harley-Davidson Street Glide 2012. To pre register or get more information, contact AUB@mightyloud.com   » read more

Tanya Tucker to Join Hoel Motors Celebrity Charity Ride

Sturgis, South Dakota July 11, 2012 - Country Music Legend Tanya Tucker will join the Hoel Motors Celebrity Charity Ride during the 2012 Sturgis Rally.  The Hoel Motors Celebrity Charity Ride takes place each year during the annual Sturgis Rally and has grown in popularity for the past seven years. » read more

Coming to Sturgis during the 2012 Sturgis Rally?

Tell us where you're coming from, we want to know.  In past years, we've found people come from all over the United States.  Join the conversation and share where you're riding from this year.   » read more

Friday, August 10th - Blackfoot

Don't miss Blackfoot performing live for one awesome night of rock on Friday, August 10th 2012 Sturgis Rally at Michael Ballard's Full Throttle Saloon.   » read more

Sturgis 2012 Full Throttle Saloon Concert Lineup

Saturday Aug. 4 BAD COMPANY former lead singer BRIAN HOWE Monday Aug. 6 THE HORSE BACKSTREET CHOPPERS STURGIS BIKE SHOW Monday Aug. 6 TRAVIS TRITT Tuesday Aug. 7 PAUL YAFFE'S BAGGER NATION BIKE SHOW Tuesday Aug. 7 SABASITIAN BACH and CINDERELLA Wednesday Aug. 8 HOEL MOTORS CHARITY RIDE Wednesday Aug 8 COLT FORD and TANYA TUCKER with special guest KOLBY GRAY Thursday Aug. 9 JACKYL Friday Aug. 10 BLACKFOOT   » read more

Throttlefest Chicago 2012

On our way to Chicago to set up for Throttlefest at Toyota park. Tons of vendors  Buckcherry Friday night June 1st With Otherwise, Lovehammers, and Nigel Dupree Band Jackyl Saturday night. June 2nd with Wayland and The Last Vegas Come meet us there!!!   » read more

Myrtle Beach House of Blues 2012

Michael and Angie have arrived in Myrtle Beach at the House of Blues! Are you ready for the Sturgis Rally to invade the Myrtle Beach House of Blues? May 17 through 19th. Watch as the Full Throttle Saloon takes over and transforms the House of Blues into the World's Largest Biker Bar! Meet Michael and Angie,Jesse and Goat along with The Flaunt Girls, The Full Throttle Rock Star Bartenders, and more! Concerts and Live Entertainment by Theory of a Deadman, Pop Evil, Jackyl and The Marshall Tucker Band. We'll See You There!   » read more

Employment 2012

To be considered for employment at Full Throttle Saloon •Complete, Attach copy of two ID's and Mail to Us! •You must attach a current photo of yourself for your application to be accepted. •Remember, you must be 21 years of age to work at Full Throttle Saloon! Download your application at: http://www.fullthrottlesaloon.com/resources/uploads/files/employment_application.pdf   MAIL YOUR APPLICATION TO: FULL THROTTLE SALOON & CAMPGROUND, LLC 12997 State Hwy. 34, Sturgis, SD 57785 IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE ENTIRE APPLICATION, YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED! Full Throttle Saloon does not provide housing for employees.   » read more

Throttle Fest 2012 - Set to Rock House of Blues - Myrtle Beach

Get Throttled with the Entire Cast of the Full Throttle Saloon, including Michael Ballard, Angieland, Jesse, Goat, The Flaunt Girls, Concerts by Theory of a Deadman, Pop Evil, Jackyl and The Marshal Tucker Band. » read more

Laughlin River Run 2012

Meet Michael and Angie! Laughlin River Run April 26th-28th Riverside Casino » read more

Myrtle Beach House of Blues 2012

Next stop, Myrtle Beach House of Blues May 17th - 19th 4640 Highway 17 S. N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582    Looking forward to seeing you there!! » read more

Blue Ridge Bike Festival 2012

We're loading up and heading out! Looking forward to seeing you!!! Blue Ridge Bike Festival 2012  April 13th  - 15th Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke, VA Come on out and see Michael and Angie at the Blue Ridge Bike Festival!  Friday 1pm - 9pm Saturday 10am - 9pm Sunday 10am - 5pm http://blueridgebikefest.com/info.html » read more

FULL THROTTLE SALOON FEATURES

Stop by the web page today and check out some of the features of FULL THROTTLE SALOON Stop by the Full Throttle Saloon web page and check out some of the features of Full Throttle Saloon. Angieland, Emmit, Midget Wrestlers, The Beer Belly Contest and more.... » read more

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR 2012

Come out to see Michael and Angie!!! April 13th - 15th Blue Ridge Bike Festival Roanoke, VA May 17th - 19th Myrtle Beach Bike Week Myrtle Beach, SC June 1st - 3rd Throttle Fest Chicago Bridgeview, Ill Sept 13th - 16th OC Bike Fest Ocean City, MD   » read more

Blue Ridge Bike Festival

Only one week away!! Hope to see you there!! Blue Ridge Bike Festival 2012 April 13th  - 15th Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke, VA Come on out and see Michael and Angie at the Blue Ridge Bike Festival!  Looking forward to seeing you all there! » read more

FULL THROTTLE SALOON ROCKSTAR BARTENDERS

Do you have what it takes to be a Full Throttle Saloon Rockstar Bartender?   Hey everyone, looks like Angies is trying to put together the 2012 Full Throttle Saloon Rockstar Bartending team!! If you think you've got what it takes to be a Full Throttle Rockstar Bartender send your information and pictures to: ftsrsb@yahoo.com » read more

Destination Daytona Bike Week

Destination Daytona Bike Week Come on out and see Michael and Angie at Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona. We're right next to the pavilion!! » read more

Cover or no Cover

It's a controversial subject, but it's one that nevertheless is important to the Full Throttle Saloon business model.  During years when revenue is off, Ballard still has to come up with the cash to make payments for the property. » read more

Wennie vs. Fajita

Last week, we saw Fajita Liz, return to the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis, South Dakota, with a vengence.  After Fajita Mike failed to show to run the Fajita Shack, Rusty was asked to whip the kitchen in order. » read more

Sturgis Rally 2012 - Where are you coming from?

I'm interested in knowing.  With the 500K visitors to this website in the past month, will you be one of them attending the 2012 Sturgis Rally?  I'd like to know where you're traveling from.   » read more

The Horse Backstreet Choppers Bike Show - Monday, August 6th

The Horse Backstreet Choppers with Michael Ballard’s Full Throttle Saloon, announce The Horse Backstreet Choppers 2012 FREE Sturgis Bike Show. » read more

Following the Cash - Security and Surveillance at the Michael Ballard's Full Throttle Saloon

With over 30,000 visitors daily, Michael Ballard's Full Throttle Saloon is the epicenter of the Sturgis Rally. Managing the 100+ bartenders and nearly 300 employes presents its own unique challenges. » read more

Sturgis Bagger Competition at The Full Throttle Saloon

American Bagger Magazine, Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation and The World Famous Full Throttle Saloon have joined forces to crown the World’s Coolest Bagger!! » read more