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Honda recalls 15,400 UTVs


October 22, 2014

American Honda has issued a recall on 15,400 two- and four-seat 2014 Pioneer 700s. On the affected units, vegetation and debris can accumulate on the middle skid plate. From there, the debris can make contact with the exhaust system, which could cause the debris to ignite, resulting in smoke or fire.... Read more »

Yamaha introduces new motorcycles, ATVs


October 22, 2014

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A was full of big news last week, as the OEM introduced a new entry-level motorcycle, along with a new scooter, Bolt and Raptor ATV. Below are the releases from Yamaha on their new models. All-New 2015 YZF-R3 Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is proud to announce the newest... Read more »

Triumph Motorcycles releases Street Triple Rx


October 21, 2014

News Release Street life doesn’t get more stimulating than this. The Street Triple Rx combines aggressive style and devilish good looks to create an extreme, eye-catching machine, borrowing inspiration from its TT and Daytona 200 winning supersport sibling, the Daytona 675R. The highest-spec variant... Read more »

U.S. sales of Harley-Davidson bikes up 3.4% in Q3


October 21, 2014

News Release Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company’s diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue... Read more »

Go AZ Motorcycles claims second consecutive Power 50 dealership honor

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October 17, 2014

Powersports Business, the industry’s leading media brand, announced its 2014 Power 50 dealerships Thursday night during an event sponsored by National Powersport Auctions (NPA) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., during the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo). For... Read more »

American Honda sponsors AMA Hall of Fame induction


October 17, 2014

The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes American Honda Motor Co., Inc. as the title sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony being held Friday, Oct. 17, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Tickets for the American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction... Read more »

MSF offers courses for AIMExpo attendees


October 17, 2014

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation will be giving AIMExpo attendees the experience of riding real motorcycles with the help of MSF-certified RiderCoaches during the 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo on Oct. 18 and 19 just outside of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. MSF-certified... Read more »

Benfield’s latest venture ‘a dream experience’

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October 17, 2014

New Acorn Woods owner lifting aftermarket branding You could say Ron Benfield has come full circle as owner of Acorn Woods Communications. A decade ago, Benfield was the accessory marketing manager at American Suzuki Motor Corp., where he worked on several big projects with Yoshimura R&D, specifically... Read more »

Dealers high on 2015 WaveRunner lineup


Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
October 16, 2014

Dual handlebar throttle controls a welcome addition   Ron Seidner, owner of Bert’s Mega Mall in California, didn’t know where to begin after seeing the 2015 Yamaha WaveRunner lineup. The mid-August unveiling at the Fontainebleau oceanfront resort in Miami was a long way from his 230,000-square-foot... Read more »

Held to launch 2015 collection at AIMExpo


October 16, 2014

Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Held USA will be launching its all-new 2015 collection at AIMExpo in Orlando. Dealers and attendees will be able to see the complete lineup of Held motorcycle apparel, gloves and luggage. Held USA will be set up at booth #921. Held representatives from the U.S. and Germany... Read more »

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