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Industry ready for Haydays kickoff event


By Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
September 16, 2014

WPS to exhibit FLY for first time Ron Bentzinger is anxious to show off the annual snowmobile extravaganza known as Haydays. Bentzinger, the snowmobile product manager for Western Power Sports, has attended the Minnesota event known as the annual kickoff to the snowmobile season every year since 1995. This... Read more »

Tucker Rocky not ready to stand still

The 100% goggle booth was a popular spot.

By Liz Keener, Managing Editor
September 16, 2014

Distributor realigns business model while adding distributed brands Grow. Innovate. Increase efficiency. Tucker Rocky president Dan Courtney and vice president of marketing Hank Desjardins used these terms often as the two described where Tucker Rocky/Biker’s Choice currently sits and where the distributor... Read more »

Strong local economy presents good, bad issues

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By Liz Keener, Managing Editor
September 3, 2014

Canadian dealership Rec-Tech profits from affluent neighborhood while struggling to staff store From the outside, it appears Rec-Tech Power Products in Lloydminster, Alberta, has it made. Its local economy is on an upswing, leaving many locals with disposable income for the powersports vehicles, boats... Read more »

Yuasa launches GYZ battery series


By Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
September 1, 2014

AGM motorcycle battery brings more power for accessories For 38 of the 52-weeks of the calendar year, representatives from Yuasa Battery Inc. find themselves at some sort of powersports event, from AMA Supercross races to distributor shows. “It’s grueling, but it gets us out there with the people... Read more »

CV Performance’s CVP V-Ductor unveiled

August 29, 2014

CV Performance has introduced the CVP V-Ductor, the finishing performance touch that adds power and efficiency for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Add the V-Ductor after installation of a CV Performance Tuners kit or other CV Performance accessory, or make the V-Ductor the first piece installed for enhancing... Read more »

Divas joins FLY as Haydays sponsors

August 29, 2014

The official start of winter this year is Sept. 6-7 in North Branch, Minn., at the 48th annual Sno-Barons Haydays Grass Drags. Divas SnowGear and FLY Racing will be the official men’s and women’s apparel sponsors. “Haydays is where we first launched our business, and it gives us a tremendous opportunity... Read more »

Divas invites retailers to Facebook Fit event

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By Liz Keener, Managing Editor
August 29, 2014

Company’s founders asked to sit on multi-business panel When Wendy and Travis Gavinski of Divas SnowGear were invited to be panelists at a Facebook Fit educational workshop in Chicago, the husband-and-wife duo knew the event would be a great marketing and networking opportunity for their business.... Read more »

Supercross events win TV awards

August 29, 2014

Feld Motor Sports announced that the Monster Energy Cup broadcast on FOX Sports 2 from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium and the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, broadcast on FOX Sports 1 from the second stop in Anaheim earned an Emmy and National Silver Telly Awards, respectively. The... Read more »

Harley dealership hosts 100th anniversary party

August 29, 2014

Roanoke Valley Harley-Davidson hosted a 100 Year Celebration In the Valley Rally in July 26. The event included brisket and BBQ at noon, one $50 gift card given away each hour, a 42-inch Vizio 1080p TV giveaway and Softail demos. Customers also earned double points during the event. Milton Menefee opened... Read more »

Gibbs adds two-passenger Quadski XL to lineup

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August 29, 2014

2014 models include larger sponsons and hood-mounted air scoops   The Gibbs Quadski, the world’s first high-speed sports amphibian, gets a new front-end appearance and a Quadski XL model added to its lineup for 2014. Compared to the standard Quadski, the new Quadski XL, unveiled in June, offers... Read more »

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