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Caliber packaging gets new look

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September 19, 2014

The folks at Caliber have been the authority in trailer accessories since the early 1990s and are innovators for snowmobile loading and transportation solutions. At the forefront of their product offering is the wide range of glides and traction options for snowmobile trailers. Up until now, all Caliber... Read more »

Warner wins fifth straight LB2CAT race

September 19, 2014

Craig Warner made it one more for the thumb aboard a Kawasaki Ultra 310R. Warner won his fifth consecutive offshore national championship last month when he captured the 58-mile Long Beach to Catalina and Back Offshore National Championshp PWC race, know to many as The LB2CAT.

Florida GM Stickney takes on new role

September 19, 2014

Nate Stickney, formerly general manager at DeLand Motorsports, a 2013 Powersports Business Power 50 dealership in Florida, is now a partner at Sky Powersports North Orlando. Stickney partnered with Roc Northey of the Sky Powersports Group to acquire the existing dealership. Sky’s group expands to... Read more »

94-year-old dealer president dies

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September 18, 2014

Arthur “Bub” Tramontin, president of Tramontin Harley-Davidson in Hope, N.J., died Tuesday at the age of 94. Tramontin was a lifelong member of the American Motorcyclist Association. He was involved in 1-mile, 1/2-mile, TT, short track, drag, ice, road, enduro, motocross, trials, sidecar and hill... Read more »

Report: Polaris sues Arctic Cat re: UTV technology

September 18, 2014

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal today reported that Polaris “has filed at least two federal lawsuits alleging that is patented technology is being used by Minnesota rival Arctic Cat.” The lawsuit, according to MSPBJ, says the Wildcat violates two Polaris patents. The report also notes that... Read more »

Dealer leaves 25-bike giveaway to the roll of the dice

September 18, 2014

Central Texas Harley-Davidson is offering what it calls “The Greatest Harley Giveaway Ever!” in which the dealership may giveaway 25 motorcycles. To become one of 25 finalists, customers had to register at the store before Wednesday night, according to a dealership e-newsletter. Finalists will be... Read more »

Tennessee’s Camp RZR Brimstone launches this weekend

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September 18, 2014

News Release Here’s a look at some of the exciting events happening at Camp RZR Brimstone this weekend, including demo rides, RZR service, giveaways, concerts, and more. See the full schedule and directions on the Camp RZR website. Brimstone Recreation 2860 Baker Hwy Huntsville, TN 37756 Get Tickets:... Read more »

Another milestone as AIMExpo welcomes Harley-Davidson demo fleet

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September 18, 2014

News release The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that the Harley-Davidson Demo Fleet will be featured at the 2014 event, offering test rides of the legendary company’s 2015 models. Additionally, Orlando Harley-Davidson becomes the newest exhibitor to join AIMExpo, which... Read more »

Is your store giving a bad first impression?

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Jennifer Robison, National Retail Specialist — Tucker Rocky
September 17, 2014

Smaller retailers in many industries outside of powersports have challenges with their visual presentations. I see retailers from nail salons, tax preparer’s offices, dry cleaners, and, as shown in the image, pawn shops, struggle with visual presentations. This store’s employees clearly lack experience,... Read more »

Founder of Carey’s Cycle Center dies

September 17, 2014

Paul Henry Carey, founder of Carey’s Cycle Center in Riverdale, Utah, passed away on Friday, Sept. 12 at the age of 83. Carey founded the dealership in 1957, according to his obituary. He was a charter member of the Ogden Cycle Association, Sun Downers and Klunker Club motorcycle clubs, and he earned... Read more »

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