Full Throttle Saloon


Full Throttle Saloon is an American reality television series produced by ReelTime Partner’ Jackson Nguyen that premiered on November 10, 2009, and airs on truTV. The series chronicles the daily operations of the world’s largest biker barlocated in Sturgis, South Dakota. The Full Throttle Saloon is housed on 30 acres of land, which Michael Ballard purchased in 1999. The indoor/outdoor bar includes several large stages, a burn-out pit, a tattoo parlor, zip lines, a wrestling ring, restaurants, dozens of stores, hundreds of cabins for rent and parking for thousands of motorcycles. Open from late March/early April until at least mid-November depending on the weather, during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the saloon can average 20,000 guests a night. The series returned for its fifth season on December 2, 2013.