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Industry fights against CPSC ROV mandates


November 26, 2014

ARRA, Polaris call for public’s help On Oct. 29, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted 3-2 to push forward a proposed rule for mandatory product standards for recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs), specifically side-by-sides. Now industry organizations and Polaris are asking for help... Read more »

StreetFX goal: Less product, more turns

November 17, 2014

New approach allows dealers to lighten inventory By Liz Keener Managing Editor Inventory control has been a hot topic over the past few years. Dealers want enough product to draw customers in and to close sales, but they also don’t want to have too much cash tied up in too many products. Luckily for... Read more »

Snowmobile shows heavy on consumer support

November 17, 2014

Big East, Rocky Mountain both draw large crowds If consumer enthusiasm at snowmobile consumer shows is any indication, snowmobile dealers would be wise to get in full preparation mode for the upcoming sled season. Held at the Oncenter in Syracuse, N.Y., and presented by Powersports Business parent company... Read more »

Bell unveils Moto-9 Flex motocross helmet

November 17, 2014

Bell Helmets has introduced the Moto-9 Flex, its newest motocross helmet offering a radical advancement in managing energy across the wide array of impact scenarios common with off-road motorcycling. At the heart of the Moto-9 Flex is Bell’s exclusive “progressive layering” technology — a system... Read more »

Off-road riders have Risk Racing in their corner

November 17, 2014

Apparel, helmets added to help promote motocross brand By Liz Keener Managing Editor Risk Racing never set out to be a motocross gear company. In fact, as owner James Burry explains, the Mooresville, N.C.-based company is more focused on inventing new parts and accessories that help off-road riders... Read more »

Schuberth SR1 now offered in black-and-white

November 17, 2014

Schuberth North America announced it is expanding its helmet offerings by adding a new colorway for its flagship SR1 helmet, a gloss white shell with stylistic blacked-out chin vents, top vents and spoiler. The included clear visor is easily interchangeable with a dark smoke accessory visor for an even... Read more »

SpeedMob unveils 2015 Airoh lineup

November 17, 2014

After a successful five month start-up with premium brands like Airoh Helmets, Arrow Exhaust, BMC Air Filters, Bridgestone Race Tires, TechSpec and Dion Device, SpeedMob is looking to expand its product offerings to better service U.S. and Canadian dealers. During AIMExpo, SpeedMob introduced the range... Read more »

Scorpion focusing on functionality and safety


November 17, 2014

Scorpion USA gets development boost with addition of Wilkinson By Liz Keener Managing Editor After more than a decade of riding and a career full of collecting ideas for improving a variety of products, Edward Wilkinson has landed in an ideal position for someone with his background. Wilkinson was named... Read more »

Bad Boy Buggies issues recall of 4,400 side-by-sides

November 17, 2014

Bad Boy Buggies has issued a recall of more than 4,400 side-by-sides. Incorrect parking brake adjustments and improperly bled brake lines can diminish a consumer’s braking ability, posing a crash hazard. The recall affects about 4,460 units and involves gas- and electric-powered, four-wheeled vehicles.... Read more »

Sea-Doo RXP-X 260 makes its World Finals 4-peat


November 17, 2014

T3 hull credited for superior performance BRP filled the weekend of the 2014 IJSBA World Finals with excitement, led by Sea-Doo riders Jean-Baptiste Botti and James Bushell winning the premier Pro Open and Pro GP world championships, respectively. Both riders claimed their championships on Sea-Doo RXP-X... Read more »

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