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Yamaha introduces new motorcycles, ATVs

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October 22, 2014

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A was full of big news last week, as the OEM introduced a new entry-level motorcycle, along with a new scooter, Bolt and Raptor ATV. Below are the releases from Yamaha on their new models. All-New 2015 YZF-R3 Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is proud to announce the newest... Read more »

You won’t believe what happened at the Power 50 dinner (video)

October 21, 2014

So we’re smack dab in the middle of the Power 50 Awards Dinner sponsored by National Powersport Auctions on Thursday night at AIMExpo in Orlando, when the whole thing took a crazy turn. A guitar-playing telegram, “Born to Be Wild,” and “Sing it, Dave!” might be the only thing you need to know.... Read more »

Patent-infringement lawsuit filed against BRP re: PWC

October 21, 2014

News release A patent-infringement suit has been filed against Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP U.S. Inc. alleging that the makers of the jet propulsion personal watercraft (PWC), Sea-Doo, have committed substantial acts of infringement, according to Hagens Berman. The complaint, filed in... Read more »

Triumph Motorcycles releases Street Triple Rx

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October 21, 2014

News Release Street life doesn’t get more stimulating than this. The Street Triple Rx combines aggressive style and devilish good looks to create an extreme, eye-catching machine, borrowing inspiration from its TT and Daytona 200 winning supersport sibling, the Daytona 675R. The highest-spec variant... Read more »

U.S. sales of Harley-Davidson bikes up 3.4% in Q3

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October 21, 2014

News Release Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company’s diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue... Read more »

How to be a great salesperson

Steve Lemco, Author — "Training and Hiring New Salespeople" & "Motorcycle Sales Made Easy"
October 21, 2014

A question every salesperson should ask all of their customers after they have picked out their desired model is, “Would you be happier if you had one?” Of course the customers are going to say yes 99 percent of the time. If salespeople understand what customers are saying, then they will realize... Read more »

Pirelli extends WSBK supplier contract

October 20, 2014

Average race speed has dropped 0.7 seconds per year with Pirelli tires Milan-based Pirelli has been confirmed as the Official Tire Supplier for all classes of the FIM Superbike World Championship, having won the contract organized by Dorna, promoter and organizer of the World Championship, in agreement... Read more »

Zero Motorcycles adds managing director for Europe

October 20, 2014

Zero Motorcycles announced that Umberto Uccelli has joined the company as managing director of Zero Motorcycles Europe, where he will lead all of Zero’s European operations. Uccelli’s career spans more than 20 years with brands that include MV Augusta, Ducati and BMW. “I’m inspired by the opportunity... Read more »

Go AZ Motorcycles claims second consecutive Power 50 dealership honor

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October 17, 2014

Powersports Business, the industry’s leading media brand, announced its 2014 Power 50 dealerships Thursday night during an event sponsored by National Powersport Auctions (NPA) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., during the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo). For... Read more »

American Honda sponsors AMA Hall of Fame induction

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October 17, 2014

The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes American Honda Motor Co., Inc. as the title sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony being held Friday, Oct. 17, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Tickets for the American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction... Read more »

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