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Dealers hopeful for 2015 Ski-Doo success

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
April 18, 2014

Loud colors, updates ignite interest following Quebec unveil For customers walking into a Ski-Doo dealership or a Snowmobile Sneak Peek event this spring, the 2015 Ski-Doo lineup will be hard to miss. Among changes for the new model year came bold, eye-catching colors on many models. That and the release... Read more »

Chasing their dream

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Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
April 18, 2014

Seeking something better, 7th Gear Motorcycle Co. trio goes it alone It doesn’t take much to see the success that the trio of thirtysomethings will likely experience as owner-operators at 7th Gear Motorcycle Co. The new parts, service and customization shop, under the direction of Justin Lowther, Paul... Read more »

Trucking company adding employees to haul Harleys

April 18, 2014

Green Bay, Wis.-based Schneider, one of the largest truckload carriers in North America, has recently created 75 new jobs for professional truck drivers looking to earn up to $80,000 per year while carrying some unique freight. The drivers will be hauling motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson’s engines... Read more »

Casarez named president, CEO at Custom Chrome

April 18, 2014

Custom Chrome has announced the promotion of Louis Casarez to president and chief executive officer. He has spent the past 15 years as an employee at Custom Chrome in Morgan Hill, Calif., as well as its parent company, DIC, in South Korea. Last year, Casarez returned to Custom Chrome as director of operations... 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 »

Hinson launches new website

April 16, 2014

Upland, Calif.-based Hinson Clutch Components has launched a new website at hinsonracing.com, built in cooperation with Taylor Creative. The new site was designed and developed to provide its customers with an easy, powerful tool for finding the correct clutch parts for their specific application while... Read more »

Icon 1000 line appeals to V-twin riders

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
April 14, 2014

Product aimed at young, performance-oriented motorcyclists As the Spring 2014 line hits dealerships, Icon 1000 will be celebrating its second anniversary since becoming an off-shoot brand of Icon Motosports’ original sport bike-minded product. Since launching its first series of product in Spring 2012,... Read more »

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