PENTON: The John Penton Story motorcycle documentary coming to the Admiral Theater

After two extremely well-received premieres in Cleveland, OH and Hollywood, CA, “PENTON: The John Penton Story” is being released in limited markets nationally including Seattle.

John Penton is motorcycle pioneer who’s life on a farm in Ohio led to a long list of motorcycling accomplishments and global notoriety. From a humble motorcycle shop, he had an international off-road racing career, leading him to the discovery of the need for a smaller machine. With his Penton motorcycles made by KTM, he introduced riding to a new generation, and along with his family and loyal followers, changed the motorcycle industry forever.

Narrated by Grammy Winner, Lyle Lovett.

“We’re excited that Seattle can share in this special night to enjoy John and his family’s wonderful story,” said Todd Huffman, the film’s director and producer at Pipeline Digital Media (PDM). “We’re sure you all will love this story no matter how much you know about motorcycles.”

The screening which starts at 7:00PM is being hosted by the Northwest Adventure Riders of Renton, Wa.
Tickets for the screening are $10 and are being sold only online at The film is 2 hours and 15 minutes long.

For information on local screenings and how to get one in your hometown please visit:

About the film:

PENTON: The John Penton Story is a feature length documentary narrated by Grammy Winner Lyle Lovett with over 100 interviews of the largest cast of motorcycle legends ever assembled on film. The film’s production was funded through the innovative “crowd funding” website and will be released in June 20th by Gathr Films in Los Angeles.

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