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Saddlebag, fuel pump issues lead to separate recalls totaling 189K units

July 23, 2015

Harley-Davidson and Polaris both announced recalls today. An issue with loose saddlebags is causing Harley-Davidson to recall 185,000 motorcycles in the U.S., according to the Associated Press. Bikes involved in the recall include certain 2014 and 2015 Road King, Street Glide, Electra Glide Ultra Classic,... Read more »

Triumph research leaked online, developing Street Triple roadster

July 23, 2015

After a recent research leak online, Motorcycle News “expects to see the next-generation Street Triple unveiled at the end of 2016, and to go on sale in 2017.” The new rumored models from Triumph would have several new features, including a revised 800cc engine, TFT clocks and multiple rider modes... Read more »

Caterpillar exec named to Polaris Board

July 23, 2015

News release Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) appointed Gwenne Henricks to the Company’s Board of Directors on July 22, 2015. Ms. Henricks is vice president of Product Development & Global Technology and Chief Technology Officer for Caterpillar Inc. Ms. Henricks joined Caterpillar in 1981, and... Read more »

UTV/ATV World Championship Derby gets WPS support

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July 23, 2015

News release The UTV/ATV World Championship Derby, set for Aug. 28-30 in Eagle River, Wis., announced that three Western Power Sports brands have been named official product sponsors for the next three years. Fly Racing’s presence will be seen via the official Fly Racing Poker Run and the Fly Racing... Read more »

EagleRider opening Indian Motorcycle Los Angeles

Indian Motorcycle Los Angeles staff, from left: Marisol Moya, Service Manager; Chris Clovis, EagleRider Vice-President; Sal LoGrasso, Sales Manager; Tambi Lowstan, General Manager; Gary Guillen, Finance Manager; Alexis Hinckley, Apparel Manager; Mario Vindeni, Rental Manager; Sally Case, Guest Relations Manager; and Dominick Isca, Service Writer.

July 23, 2015

EagleRider, the world-renowned motorcycle experience provider, has announced the opening of Indian Motorcycle Los Angeles, the exclusive Indian dealership in the LA Basin. Indian Motorcycle Los Angeles staff, from left: Marisol Moya, Service Manager; Chris Clovis, EagleRider Vice-President; Sal LoGrasso,... Read more »

Spanish motorcycle maker Gas Gas for sale

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July 22, 2015

Gas Gas Motos SA sent the following letter to its customers, partners, friends and press on Monday: Dear customers, partners and friends, We are contacting you with this update regarding the current situation with the company. As you all know, in recent months the company has gone through several legal... Read more »

State’s third Indian dealership opens

The blacked-out 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse starts at $16,999.

July 22, 2015

News release Indian Motorcycle Wayne, an affiliate of Wide World PowerSports, has opened for business at 665 State Route 23 in Wayne, New Jersey. Indian Motorcycle is America’s first motorcycle company and has significant ties to the U.S. military. The new dealership in Wayne offers area motorcycling... Read more »

Arctic Cat reports fiscal Q1 2016 results

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July 22, 2015

News release Arctic Cat Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAT) today reported a net loss of $1.1 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, on net sales of $134.4 million for the fiscal 2016 first quarter ended June 30, 2015. In the prior-year quarter, Arctic Cat reported net earnings of $3.6 million, or $0.27 per diluted share,... Read more »

Polaris announces Q2 earnings with gross profit increase

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July 22, 2015

News Release Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) on Wednesday reported record second quarter net income of $100.9 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, an increase of four percent from the prior year’s second quarter net income of $96.9 million. Earnings per share were a record $1.49 per... Read more »

Yamaha to showcase boats and WaveRunners at AIMExpo

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July 21, 2015

News Release The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that Yamaha WaterCraft Group (Yamaha), a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., has signed on to be an exhibitor at AIMExpo this October 15-18 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando. Yamaha WaterCraft... Read more »

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