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Kyle Wyman Racing releases response to disqualification from Daytona XR1200 race

April 17, 2014

News release Kyle Wyman of Kyle Wyman Racing (KWR) has released his statement regarding AMA Pro Racing’s decision to disqualify his Millennium Technologies-sponsored Harley Davidson XR1200 from the Vance & Hines XR1200 series at Daytona event that took place last month at Daytona’s International... Read more »

Analyst’s Polaris dealer checks in Vegas show strong quarter

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April 17, 2014

Following a round of dealer checks with Polaris dealers in Las Vegas, BMO Capital Markets analyst Gerrick Johnson reports being “highly encouraged by the feedback” obtained. Johnson selected the region because Las Vegas “has not had any discernable impact on sales and performance of Polaris products.... Read more »

ADP announces plan for spin-off of Dealer Services business, including Lightspeed

April 17, 2014

News release ADP® (Nasdaq:ADP), a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, announced that the company’s Board of Directors has approved a plan to separate the Dealer Services business into an independent publicly traded company through a tax-free spin-off of 100% of... Read more »

New Viking Concept V-twin designed by Fisker

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April 17, 2014

News release Lauge Jensen motorcycles is today unveiling the Viking Concept at the Top Marques luxury brands show in Monaco. This premium motorcycle is a design study that blends the talents of two of Denmark’s most creative talents: Anders Kirk Johansen, an industrialist whose family invented LEGO™,... Read more »

Indian dealership planned for Sturgis

April 17, 2014

Bruce Eide, of Vern Eide MotoPlex in Sioux Falls, S.D., will be opening an Indian dealership in the heart of Sturgis. The new showroom will be located at 2106 Lazelle St., the Rapid City Journal reports. The dealership is expected to open May 1, and it will employ eight people. Eide also carries Indian... Read more »

What are you touting? Discounts or value?

Liz Keener, Managing Editor — Powersports Business
April 16, 2014

A couple months ago, I was in my car, and a commercial came on the radio that caught my attention. It was the voice of Ron Trzcinski, founder of The Original Mattress Factory, and what caught my attention was that he wasn’t advertising a Presidents Day sale like most other retailers that week. Instead,... Read more »

KBB.com data shows used Victory bikes bring interest

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April 16, 2014

Data provided to Powersports Business from Kelley Blue Book senior powersports analyst Lisa Pelissier shows that KBB.com web hits for the touring and cruiser segments reached an all-time high in 2013, and the trend appears to be following in early 2014. “Kelley Blue Book has been tracking the top 10... Read more »

ACCEL renews focus on powersports segment

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
April 16, 2014

Experience, R&D lead to high-quality products With more than four decades in the automotive industry, ACCEL Performance Group is well known for its various ignition and charging system components for cars and trucks. But its powersports division isn’t new to the game either, with 30 years under... Read more »

Del Amo Motorsports continues growth trend

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
April 16, 2014

Dealership group buys third store, focuses on customer service One of Del Amo Motorsports’ core values is growth, and grow it has. Since the dealership was established in a 6,000-square-foot building in 1985, it has since grown to a 45,000-square-foot dealership in Redondo Beach, Calif., and added... Read more »

To savor, share and inspire on the road

April 16, 2014

Editor’s note: Gart Sutton is in the midst of a continual series of rides with his 20-group clientele, the results of which you can read on gartrides.com. After talking with Gart and several of his dealer clients at the inaugural AIMExpo in Orlando, we wanted to learn more. Here’s a closer look at... Read more »

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