This Year’s Nifty 50 Winners
December 6, 2010
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Product: EZ-Shop Instant
Booth No.: 4739
Contact: 218/740-1806; www.50below.com
Product specifications: EZ-Shop Instant combines an intuitive, auto-complete search bar with updated, rider-approved page layouts. It was optimized to reduce page load time by an average of 80 percent while delivering precise product results. Riders can now filter products by attributes, such as size, color, gender, finish and vehicle fitment, in addition to brand, category and price range. EZ-Shop Instant users who navigate to a product page will experience its new product recommendations (such as “People who viewed this item bought”). The new product detail pages also offer larger imagery, better SEO, shipping information and one-click Facebook “recommend” and sharing across 300 social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Unique features: A recently viewed products widget displays the past five products viewed by the user; the URLs are SEO friendly; shipping, delivery and inventory status is displayed; and a feedback form is provided.
MSRP: $2,400 for EZ-Shop and EZ-Shop Instant
Product: ADP Network Phone
Booth No.: 4839
Contact: 800/521-0309; www.adplightspeed.com
Product specifications: ADP Network Phone integrates with customer information in the LightspeedNXT DMS.
Unique features: The pop-up feature allows dealers to see who’s calling and pull up a complete customer overview screen before answering. The click to call feature enables all phone numbers in LightspeedNXT to automatically dial the number selected on the screen.
MSRP: Depending on setup, but equivalent to traditional monthly phone service charges.
Product: Logic Kevlar Denim Pants
Booth No.: 1527
Product specifications: Alpinestars’s Logic Kevlar Denim Pants come in U.S. sizes 28-38. They feature a traditional five-pocket design, with two rear pockets, two hand pockets and a coin pocket. Each pair is designed with a slightly articulated knee for better fit in the riding position.
Unique features: The pants have been developed to offer substantial protection over traditional denim jeans, according to the company. They’re made of comfortable abrasion- and tear-resistant cotton denim with strong main seam construction and internal Kevlar reinforcements in the knees and seat.
Booth No.: 5129
Product specifications:WebsiteSmart is designed to allow prospects and customers to look up and purchase PG&A using ARI’s library of more than 90 automatically updated OEM and aftermarket catalogs without leaving the dealership’s website. New with WebsiteSmart are parts and accessories content, a design gallery with expanded layout options, a parts viewer with built-in search engine optimization, MyInventory tool that displays inventory across multiple locations, a universal search option with auto complete and a website-hosting environment with faster performance.
Unique features: WebsiteSmart is a turnkey e-commerce solution. It offers detailed e-commerce tracking reports using Google Analytics, out-of-the-box search engine optimization, automatic catalog updates, a drag-and-drop homepage editor and a web performance coach to provide tips on increasing ROI.
MSRP: Starting at $99 per month
Product: Inventory Facebook Application
Booth No.: 5035
Contact: 888/514-0123; www.auction123.com/powersports
Product specifications: Dealers can build or import their inventory into the Auction123 inventory management and marketing solution and integrate a real-time inventory showroom with their existing Facebook pages. Additionally, dealers can post individual units to their pages to market specific inventory to their fan bases.
Unique features: Seemlessly integrated with the Auction123 system, dealers can monitor the number of “likes” and read comments on their individual wall posts. Dealers also can update their page statuses, post notes or post links to their Facebook pages without leaving their Auction123 dashboard.
MSRP: $49.99-$99.99 per month to include the Facebook application with the Auction123 system; $199 per month for non-members
Booth No.: 1115
Product specifications: Bell Helmets’ Moto-9 dirt helmet is newly designed with improved fit, ventilation, comfort and safety features. The shell is lightweight at slightly more than 3 pounds, and it includes a visor that is easily adjusted with two hand-in-glove adjustable screws.
Unique features: With the Magnefusion Emergency Release System (MERS), the cheekpads are easily removable for washing, and a removable, washable liner wicks away moisture and kills 99.9 percent of odor-causing bacteria, the company said. Each helmet comes with a spare visor, helmet bag and a five-year warranty.
Big Bike Parts
Product: Carbon Fiber Tuxedo Ties
Booth No.: 127
Contact: 715/234-3336; www.bigbikeparts.com
Product specifications: Big Bike Parts’ Carbon Fiber Tuxedo Ties give a new look to tank dividers. The ties fit several Honda, Kawasaki and Yamaha models, along with the Suzuki C50 and VL800.
Unique features: Each tie is made of new simulated leather with the look of carbon fiber and a non-marring felt back to protect the tank. Each comes with a removable storage pouch accented with a splash of chrome. An optional map pocket attaches with the Buddy Lock system.
Product: The Notorious Heel Guard
Booth No.: 2813
Product specifications: Blingstar’s Notorious Heel Guard is made of durable 6061 aluminim with a carbon fiber net system and a flex joint system.
Unique features: The guard has a patent-pending, anti-vibration two-piece flex joint to help prevent breaking and stress cracks in extreme riding conditions.
Product: RevArc Sled
Product specifications: The RevArc Sled snowmobile ramp is 90 inches long and 48 inches wide with a 1,500-pound capacity. It weighs 42 pounds and folds down to 16 inches wide for storage. It’s arched for smooth loading.
Unique features: The ramp works with all sled makes and models and fits onto trailers and truck beds. It accommodates ski centers from 36-46 inches. A 60-inch extension provides traction, and built-in Traction Control Technology eliminates track spinout.
Product: Cyclepedia Pro
Booth No.: 4955
Product specifications: Cyclepedia Pro includes Cyclepedia’s Flat Rate Guide and Estimator powered by Service Manager Pro. It allows for access to more than 125 full color online service manuals and 1.4 million labor operations for more than 11,000 models of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles, generators, PWC and boats. It includes diagnostic trouble codes for Yamaha, Honda Kawasaki, Suzuki and Harley-Davidson and more than 100,000 technical specifications.
Unique features: Cyclepedia Pro’s manuals are available online. Dealers using Traffic Log Pro, Commander and Brainstorm can import the labor times directly into their DMS.
MSRP: Starting at $24.95 per month
Cycle Sounds LLC
Product: Power Pucks Speaker Amps
Contact: 816/525-2628; www.cyclesounds.com
Product specifications: Completely hidden inside the fairing, the lightweight Power Pucks Speaker Amplifiers mount directly onto the speaker magnets without swapping any of the existing components. They triple the radio amp output and produce three times more volume and clarity from stock speakers with a few simple connections, according to the company. They’re designed for simple plug-and-play installation.
Unique features: The amps work with 2 and 4 ohm systems. Auxillary audio input allows an iPod or mp3 player to plug directly into the amp without the use of a radio. The amps work with 2000-’11 Harley-Davidson speakers and all bagger audio coaxial speakers.
Product: CycleTrader’s iPad Application
Booth No.: 4933/4929
Product specifications: Version 1.2 of the app for the iPad helps mobile buyers search for a vehicle by searching through all CycleTrader’s listings. Buyers can share the motorcycle on Facebook and Twitter and plot motorcycles for sale on an interactive map.
Unique features: Users can search by manufacturer, city, state, zip code and radius. A function with the ability to search nationwide and enhanced mapping and directions will debut early this year.
MSRP: Free on iTunes
Product: Offset Skull Windscreen
Product specifications: Drag Specialties offers Offset Skull Windscreens for Dresser and FL Trikes.
Unique features: Featuring tough, custom-molded Lexan polycarbonate construction and graphics that won’t fade, scratch or peel, these windscreens provide impact- and abrasion-resistance. The skull graphic appears menacing and sinister.
Product: Power Vision
Booth No.: 4041
Contact: 800/992-4993; www.dynojet.com
Product specifications: Power Vision is Dynojet Research’s full color touch screen flash tuner for 2001-’11 Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Users can choose from pre-configured tunes, custom tunes or start tuning from stock calibration. Display all J1850 H-D vehicle data, wide band AFR and various calculated channels. Customizable virtual gauges allow data to be monitored live or logged while riding.
Unique features: The Power Vision is the first and only touch screen flash tuner for Harley-Davidson motorcycles, the company says. It is capable of monitoring and logging all vehicle data during rides and lets the user edit tunes without the use of a computer. It includes WinPV software.
Product: G6 Ballistic Jersey
Booth No.: 2833
Contact: 888/873-8423; www.evs-sports.com
Product specifications: The G6 Ballistic Jersey includes full torso and elbow protection; hard plastic chest, back, arm and shoulder protection; frontal impact absorption panels; a fully articulating spine that moves with the rider; upper arm brush guards, lightweight cool ballistic fabric with mesh stretch panels; sublimated sleeve graphics for long last and zero fade, and easy on and off design. It’s fully machine washable.
Unique features: The G6 is neck brace compatible. A new thumb hole also keeps sleeves and elbow pads in place. The G6 Ballistic Jersey comes with a built-in kidney belt for added lower torso protection. The G6 Lite comes without the kidney belt.
MSRP: G6 Ballistic Jersey, $185, G6 Lite Ballistic Jersey, $160
FOX Racing Shox
Product: Float X Evol
Contact: 800/FOX-SHOX; www.foxracingshox.com
Product specifications: The ultra-lightweight Float X Evol has a dual stage air spring, dual speed compression adjust, a wide-range rebound adjuster and velocity sensitive dampening control. It’s also infinitely adjustable. The latest model includes an updated appearance, reduced striction using low friction seals, improved bearings, revised guard design, modified air sleeve body cap to a single piece forging and altered interal features for a more robust design, according to the company.
Unique features: The dual-stage Samurai Sealing System is designed from a special low temperature to scrape away snow, ice and debris while simultaneously keeping the seals lubricated for minimal friction. Adjustments include the main air chamber and Evol air chamber.
Product: Tank Tags
Booth No.: 2313
Contact: 805/581-4700; www.hardlineproducts.com
Product specifications: Tank Tags allow users to quickly identify fuel type and premix ratios being stored in gas cans. “Water” and “Diesel” tags are also available.
Unique features: Tank Tags allow the user to label fuel cans with the octane rating or premix ratio being stored. Neither gasoline nor weather will wear on the labels.
Product: Cortech Dryver Luggage System
Booth No.: 1401
Contact: 800/421-7247; www.helmethouse.com
Product specifications: The Cortech Dryver waterproof luggage system offers performance-oriented riders and sport-tourers a line of waterproof tank bags that mount to a bike with a gas cap lock ring system that eliminates straps and magnet mounts. The Dryver lock ring system mates the tank’s adjustable base to a high-density plastic lock ring on the bike’s gas cap base. The system keeps the bag off the tank, avoiding scratches. The bag removes and secures into place with a simple twist. The lock ring systems and high grade hardware are available for a wide array of major OEM and BMW applications.
Unique features: The bags offer waterproof, molded 600 denier Carbolex construction that keeps the bag’s shape, whether full or empty. Features also include waterproof zipper closures, multiple storage options, water-resistant nubuck interior and Phoslite reflective material panels.The tankbags also offer optional direct mount GPS brackets. Molded tailbags and micro tankbags also are available within the line.
MSRP: Waterproof tank bags, $127.99-$155.99; Lock ring system and hardware, $19.99; Tailbag, $59.99; Micro tankbag, $34.99
Booth No.: 2404
Contact: 877/GO-HIPER; www.hiperracingweels.com
Product specifications: ProFILL is a tire insert for sport ATVs made from a custom material to simulate 2-4 psi. It is a performance enhancing product and flat prevention system. It comes in hard and soft compounds that can be mixed to create a medium compound.
Unique features: ProFILL is easy to install, tune and use, and it improves lap times and cornering, according to the company. Air is filled through the valve system, not bladders.
Ideal Computer Systems
Product: Ideal F&I
Booth No.: 5039
Contact: 800/737-1620; www.idealcomputersystems.com
Product specifications: Created specifically for the powersports industry, Ideal’s F&I module will streamline the sales process because the entire F&I transaction is integrated into Ideal’s Dealer Management Software, including customer history, accounts receivable and optional accounts payable and general ledger modules.
Unique features: Ideal’s menu-selling options offer different packages and incentives to work into a unit sale. Standard forms, including title and registration, odometer statements, disclosures, insurance, warranties and more can be printed quickly and easily. Forms also can be customized to fit each dealer’s needs.
MSRP: Pricing varies
Product: 1-inch CargoBuckle Mini G3 Retractable Tie-Down
Booth No.: 4164
Contact: 888/937-4626; www.cargobuckle.com
Product specifications: The Cargo Buckle Mini G3 is a 1-inch by 6-foot retractable tie-down. It can be permanently mounted with one bolt to a trailer, toy hauler, rack, lift, truck or ladder rack, or it can be used as a traditional tie-down, using the accessory S-hook and E-track adapters.
Unique features: The mini G3 is self-retracting and self-locking for easy, one-hand operation. It has a 1-inch, high-quality polyester web, dual safety lock security and anti-corrosive construction.
MSRP: $49.99 per pair
Product: JIMS Lift Caddy
Contact: 805/482-6913; www.jimsusa.com
Product specifications: The patent-pending Lift Caddy allows the user to maneuver occupied motorcycle lifts effortlessly. The caddy can be installed in the time it takes to change oil and will allow the user to move a bike out of the way. JIMS Lift Caddy will fit Handy Lifts, Direct Lifts or any lift with a 2-inch square bottom cross member and 15 inches of mounting space.
Unique features: The caddy remains locked whenever the lift is on any of the locking bar positions. The heavy-duty casters spin 360 degrees. The caddy is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Product: The Trench
Product specifications: The Trench is a multi-layer all-weather system featuring a 100 percent waterproof extra long outer trench coat, a waterproof pant, a warm fleece vest and 100 percent breathable Free Air mesh armored inner jacket. It comes in sizes small through 3XL.
Unique features: The outer trench coat features waterproof pockets, reflective stripes and logos, adjustable cuffs, built-in straps for affixing the jacket to riders’ legs and for affixing the jacket to the motorcycle. The pant is stored in a special pocket of the coat. The inner mesh jacket features Grade A C.E. rated protectors in the shoulders and elbows, a removable spine pad with a pocket for an optional C.E. spine protector, an adjustable waistband, an internal face shield pocket, elastic sleeve adjusters, snap loops for attaching the jacket to a belt and reflective stripes and logos.
Product: Lehman Storm
Contact: 888/3WHEELS; www.lehmantrikes.com
Product specifications: Lehman Trikes’ latest edition to its lineup is based on the Kawasaki Vulcan 900. The Storm was designed with the entry-level rider in mind and features “No Lean” suspension. The trikes are DOT compliant and will be factory assembled and painted at the Lehman Trikes facility in Spearfish, S.D. Each will have a full vehicle warranty.
Unique features: The trike is custom-designed, built and road-tested. The trunk accommodates a full face helmet plus other belongings, and the trike accepts OEM accessories without modifications.
MSRP: $15,995 projected
Product: Bi-Fold ATV Ramp
Booth No.: 951
Contact: 800/248-0136; www.marshalldistributing.com
Product specifications: Marshall Racing’s Bi-Fold ATV Ramp features a wider design to accommodate newer ATVs, yet it folds in half for storage. It measures 6 feet long by 47 inches wide and is constructed of 6061 aluminum.
Unique features: The design of the ramp is ultra heavy duty, with a 1,700-pound capacity. The angle ends are dipped in rubber to products the tailgate, and the ramp includes safety tie straps.
Product: Test Ride Insurance
Booth No.: 5128
Contact: 800/622-2201; www.mbainsurance.net
Product specifications: MBA’s Test Ride Insurance covers dealers for motorcycle and scooter test rides.
Unique features: The Test Ride Insurance differs from the dealer’s garage policy and rental insurance. It allows for test rides as governed by the rental laws of each state.
Moose Utility Division
Product: Moose RM4 Plow System
Product specifications: The RM4 Plow System fits all Moose straight or county blades up to 72 inches. Mount kits are available for the Ranger, Rhino, Big Red, Teryx and Mule. The plow lifts to more than 30 inches on some models, and a built-in retractable kickstand keeps the plow at the correct height to simply drive up and connect the plow.
Unique features: A triangulated front mount push tube
distributes the plowing force over a wider arc for maximum force and stability. A simple hand lever engages and disengages the plow from the machine in seconds, and the blade can be turned in five positions using the blade position adjuster. The tough machine-side mount bolts on easily without modifications, and the two-piece mount kit allows for quick removal of the large machine-side mount with two pins.
MSRP: Frames, $279.95; Mounts, $142.95
Morgan Machining LLC
Product: Jack Track Clip Tool
Contact: 248/293-3277; www.jacktracktool.com
Product specifications: The Jack Track Clip Tool is constructed of aluminum and hardened steel. It is portable, lightweight and durable.
Unique features: The tool is pneumatic with a push button. It will clip an entire snowmobile track in less than 30 minutes, the company reports.
Product: AIR4ORCE Tunable Intake System
Booth No.: 2745
Contact: 603/298-6646; www.mototassinari.com
Product specifications: The Moto Tassinari AIR4ORCE Tunable Intake System replaces the stock intake boot on late-model, four-stroke off-road motorcycles.
Unique features: The AIR4ORCE comes with interchangeable velocity stacks that allow the user to choose the power delivery they want, depending on track or race-course terrain. Depending on the chosen velocity stack installed, riders will gain better throttle response and bottom and mid-range power or better throttle response and mid-range to top. The AIR4ORCE has larger air volume than stock intake systems.
NADA Appraisal Guides
Booth No.: 4951
Contact: 800/966-6232; www.nadaguides.com
Product specifications: Connect gives dealers online access 24/7 to NADA Appraisal Guides with powersports pricing. The service is hosted by NADA Guides, which provides access with a username and password.
Unique features: With Connect, dealers are able to create custom hang tags, list NADA pricing with their logos and add in dealer equipment and charges. The save feature allows users to save all look-ups in an inventory.
MSRP: $140 per year
Product: Brain Box
Booth No.: 400
Contact: 800/922-1944; www.ogio.com
Product specifications: The Brain Box is a gear storage box designed with compartments for a helmet, neckbrace, goggles, lens and gloves. It measures 12-inches high, 12-inches wide and 20-inches deep with 2,880 cubic inches of storage space. The box weighs slightly more than 4 pounds.
Unique features: Ogio’s Brain Box has a foam panel divider for helmet protection, an easy-to-open top and a flexible bungee cord closure to secure gear during transport. It can fit all helmet brands and sizes without fins and all neck protector brands.
Product: Knight Rider
Booth No.: 5552
Contact: 800/645-6124; www.olympiagloves.com
Product specifications: The Knight Rider glove is designed with a goat palm and nylon back. It includes an LED light and reflective material on the back. It also has an adjustable Velcro strap.
Unique features: The LED light is an added safety feature that can be seen up to one mile away. The light can shine stationary, or it can blink, which can be used in turns. Vents on the fingers allow for continuous air flow.
Product: Handguard Flare
Booth No.: 2527
Contact: 651/925-4899; www.powermadd.com
Product specifications: Power Madd’s Handguard Flare fits over existing handguards to increase cold weather and mud protection. The flare increases a handguard’s size by 300 percent. It installs in minutes and works with handguard mirrors.
Unique features: The Handguard Flare is universal in that it fits on almost any handguard, not just those made by Power Madd. It’s newly styled and made of molded foam.
Product: RapidFIRe Heated Liners
Booth No.: 753
Contact: 877/752-7835; www.powerlet.com
Product specifications: Powerlet’s RapidFIRe Heated Liners incorporate the latest Far Infa Red (FIR) technology into garments designed specifically for riding. The liners feature an improved outer fabric that is wind-stopping and water resistant, fleece-lined heated collars, ProForm stretch panels in the sleeves and body enabling in the jacket for a snug fit. There’s also a built-in stuff sack to store the jacket.
Unique features: FIR, which has been used in the medical profession for therapeutic benefits, offers almost instantaneous warming, according to the company. A simple switch allows the user to reduce the liner’s output from 105 down to 60 watts without changing the heat coverage.
MSRP: Jacket liner, $249.95; single wireless remote temp controller, $99.95; dual wireless remote temp controller, $139.95
Product: PSN Social Sharing
Contact: 262/246-7900; www.powersportsnetwork.org
Product specifications: PSN Social Sharing provides dealers with the ability to post events added to the PSN event calendar directly to their dealership page on Facebook and to their Twitter account. Dealers have the ability to schedule a posting date to Facebook and Twitter to allow for optimum event attendance.
Unique features: The social sharing service allows dealers to share data entered within Dealer Maintenance to multiple sites with one mouse click.
Contact: 951/343-9270; www.proarmor.com
Product specifications: Pro Armor’s QuickShot universal spare tire and accessory mount with integrated jack holds an extra tire and a variety of accessories onto any UTV, off-road vehicle or trailer. The QuickShot mounts vertically or horizontally.
Unique features: The mount includes a two-ton rated scissor jack that lifts to 21 inches and a ratchet strap system rated at more than 3,000 pounds. The QuickShot can be mounted on a trailer tongue, under a vehicle or in other locations. It can hold a tool bag, flashlight, fire extinguisher, and other accessories.
Schuberth North America
Contact: 949/215-0893; www.schuberth.com
Product specifications: The next generation of Schuberth concept and C2 helmets combine in the C3 flip-up motorcycle helmet.
Unique features: The company says the C3 is the lightest, quietest and most compact flip-up on the market. It weighs less than 4 pounds, has a noise level of 84 dBA at 65 mph and offers a small shell. The helmet also features an integrated sunvisor and ventilation that allows in two gallons of fresh air per second at 62 mph. The C3W is designed specifically for women, taking into account smaller head sides and narrow cheekbones.
SHAD USA Co.
Product: SHAD Style Seats
Contact: 305/652-6366; www.shadusa.com
Product specifications: SHAD Style Seats offer more contact area and increased support for a smoother and more comfortable ride, according to the company. They’re available for a variety of models, including but not limited to the Yamaha FZ6, Yamaha TMAX, Suzuki Gladius, Kawasaki Z750/1000, Kawasaki ER-6 and Piaggio MP3.
Unique features: The seats are designed according to the motorcycle characteristics — high and long seats use softer foam, and low and thin seats use harder foam. They feature sealed and waterproof seams and water-repellent artificial leather.
MSRP: Starting at $249
Spader Business Management
Contact: 800/772-3377; www.spader.com
Product specifications: Spader True is an online system of dashboards and in-depth reports that go beyond raw numbers. As a 24-hour interactive tool, True provides a measure of your dealership’s performance to show where it is now, where it’s headed and where it needs to be in the future.
Unique features: True can compare your business to others in your industry; forecast your financial performance; show marketplace trends and averages; compare your business to Spader guidelines; show you where your company’s red, yellow and green flags are; give you deviation reports comparing your results to your budget plan; compare your current numbers to last year’s; interact with you 24 hours a day with easy-to-understand data; provide you with strategies to improve your business’s performance; help others in your business understand the numbers; and give you easy access to your financial performance from any Internet connection.
MSRP: $149 per month
Specialty Reports Inc.
Product: Cyclechex Motorcycle History Reports
Contact: 866/537-7069 ext. 2; www.cyclechex.com>
Product specifications: Cyclechex is a real-time, interactive, web-based product in which dealers and customers can obtain critical information regarding historical data on a motorcycle to better justify the asset’s current market value.
Unique features: Cyclechex is specific to motorcycles and is the only one of its kind, according to the company. Because data from all sources is given in real time and none is stored, dealers and customers get the freshest and most up-to-date critical information.
Spectro Oils of America
Product: Spectro Z-Clean Chain Lube
Booth No.: 5160
Contact: 203/775-1291; www.spectro-oils.com
Product specifications: Spectro’s Z-Clean Chain Lube uses special technology to provide anti-wear protection, yet it does not attract dirt, sand or grit and will not fling off.
Unique features: Z-Clean’s unique zinc formulations provide reduction of power loss through friction and drag, yet it’s mess free, according to the company.
Product: Detachable Fairing SP
Booth No.: 3830
Product specifications: Sportech’s Detachable Fairing SP for baggers is loaded with features, including OEM-level fit-and-finish, a full inner shell with integrated storage and simple, secure mounting. The fairing is precision thermoformed from lightweight automotive polymers, topped with the same high-tech coatings used by auto manufacturers.
Unique features: The fairing is lightweight, so it won’t adversely affect handling characteristics. It ships completely assembled, including the inner and outer shells, mounting hardware and an aggressive matte black windscreen.
Product: NosGUARD Mold, Mildew and Odor Control
Booth No.: 4472
Product specifications: The NosGUARD Mold, Mildew and Odor Control System consists of a 10-gram pouch inside a designated holder.
Unique features: It uses a patented delivery system to eliminate mold, mildew and foul odors quickly and efficiently. The EPA-registered technology also eliminates germs and bacteria to sanitize enclosed areas, such as trailers, garages and basements.
Product: EZC Dash Mounts
Product specifications: EZC Systems by Straightline Performance has released its EZC Dash Mounts, which take the snowmobile’s stock vertical instrument clusters and angles them 45 degrees for improved visibility.
Unique features: With the mounts installed, standing or seated riders can better see valuable performance data as well as warning and indicator lights. The mounts are molded from high-quality, durable materials and have a clean OEM design and finish. Installation can be done in minutes with simple hand tools. The mounts are made in the United States.
Product: Q1 ATV Boot
Booth No.: 1537
Product specifications: The Q1 ATV Boot is made with quality craftsmanship and constructed of rugged materials for comfort, durability and coverage, according to the company. The positive-lock buckle system, leather heat shield and uni-directional outsole are made for tough track and trail conditions.
Unique features: The boot’s sole is designed specifically for use on ATV footpegs. The lugged sole pattern keeps feet from slipping and sliding.
Trail Tech Inc.
Product: Voyager Moto-GPS
Booth No.: 1627
Contact: 360/687-4530; www.trailtech.net
Product specifications: The Voyager Moto-GPS is the trail rider’s GPS. It mounts below the bars to resist crash damage. The WQVGA screen is readable in intense sunlight, and the sensors integrate with the vehicle and GPS for a superior experience. The features and diagnostics include: speed, distance, compass, altitude, engine temperature, ambient temperature and GPS maps. The system uses a Micro SD card and has the capabilites to import and export GPX files.
Unique features: The GPS accepts power from virtually any vehicle. Its ignition and wheel sensors can tell if the vehicle is turned on or rolling. It uses this information to provide cleaner maps and more accurate speed and distance data.
Product: Retro GY6 Performance Exhaust
Booth No.: 6016
Contact: 866/478-8700; www.partsforscooters.com
Product specifications: The retro-style stainless steel exhausts fit 125cc and 150cc GY6 four-stroke-based scooters.
Unique features: The exhuast is available for scooters with 10- or 12-inch wheels.
Product: Digital Marketing Engine
Booth No.: 5047
Contact: 813/281-5484; www.v-sept.com
Product specifications: The Digital Marketing Engine allows dealers to target and mass market to customers in their dealer management system database automatically. The system provides print materials, e-mails, postcards, surveys, social networking, coupons and more marketing capabilities.
Unique features: Because of the Digital Marketing Engine’s direct interface with the DMS and dealer website, all customer and lead sources are in one database with built-in marketing tools.
MSRP: $249 per month
Booth No.: 5129
Product specifications: The Traveler is Vee Rubber’s new sport touring tire. The tread is designed to disperse water from the surface for excellent wet weather riding, according to the company.
Unique features: The Traveler has a specially formulated deep tread design for extended mileage. Its advanced compound for center and sidewalls create even wear throughout the tire’s life. The weight carrying capacity is designed for 2-up riding and all the luggage needed for extended trips.
MSRP: Not yet available
Vertically Driven Products (VDP)
Product: Trail Tunes UTV Sound System
Booth No.: 2344
Contact: 562/438-5112; www.vdpusa.com
Product specifications:The UTV sound system works with any MP3 player, smartphone, portable satellite radio or CD player. The internal amplifier delivers 200 watts of power.
Unique features: The system mounts to the roof or roll bar of any UTV and installs in minutes. It comes self-contained and no assembly is required.