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Court rules for Arctic Cat in dealer’s protest

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February 26, 2015

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel has decided that two Arctic Cat dealerships within about an 11-mile drive of each other can continue to sell the brand. The panel overruled a state Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons ruling that had stopped one of the two dealers from adding... Read more »

Can-Am recalls all 2013 Spyder RTs

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February 26, 2015

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) has announced the recall of all 2013 Can-Am Spyder RT motorcycles, due to very high engine temperatures. Prolonged idling or slow speed riding in warmer temperatures may result in very high temperatures in the engine compartment, which could lead to risk of... Read more »

Scorpion hires former TR president Esposito for VP position

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February 26, 2015

News release Scorpion Sports, best known for their EXO line of helmets and apparel, has hired Frank Esposito as their Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Esposito is an accomplished motorcycle industry leader whose diligence, integrity and innovations have produced a remarkable track record of integrity... Read more »

Yamaha unveils 2016 snowmobiles

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February 26, 2015

News Release Yamaha announced its largest 4-stroke snowmobile product line ever today with a number of new models and variations, including ten Limited Edition models only available during the ‘Spring Power Surge’ program. “Each year, we’re bringing more and more packages to market that will... Read more »

Ski-Doo unveils MXZ Iron Dog Special

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February 26, 2015

128-inch track, rMotion suspension part of limited run BRP earlier this month introduced the Ski-Doo MXZ Iron Dog Special snowmobile, inspired by and named after the iconic event. The sled was originally targeted as a 2016 model, but because of its release date, it is officially a 2015. The MXZ Iron... Read more »

Electric 3-wheeler from Toyota targeted for 1-way trips

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February 25, 2015

The Toyota i-Road is entering service in new car-sharing program in central Tokyo in April. The ultra-compact, electric three-wheeled vehicle is already proving its value as part of a co-ordinated public transport scheme in Grenoble, France, and has also been put through its paces in Toyota City. The... Read more »

Polaris DAGOR makes international debut

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February 25, 2015

News Release Polaris Defense, a division of United States-based Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is debuting its DAGOR ultra-light vehicle internationally at IDEX in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates February 22-26. The emerging need within light infantry and special operations forces for ultra-light,... Read more »

AXO America hosts first ride day as part of new boot launch

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February 25, 2015

AXO America hosted its first ride day at Milestone MX located in Riverside, Calif., on Saturday. Many riders came to hang out, demo the new A2 boots and get autographs from pro riders. The event was held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and guaranteed the first 50 AXO riders through the gate with free entry after... Read more »

Dealership’s Modern Classics Show expands into second day

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February 25, 2015

News Release Motorcycle enthusiasts throughout Pennsylvania and the Northeast can celebrate the impending arrival of riding season at the Fifth Annual Modern Classics Motorcycle Show slated for Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th at Martin Moto in Boyertown, Pa. As always The Modern Classics celebrates... Read more »

WPS displays growth at vendor show

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By Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
February 25, 2015

New reps from Marshall, new brands and a new format Sales reps for Western Power Sports and its American V-twin sister brand HardDrive Parts spent a full week off the dealership path in January. There was work to be done in Boise, Idaho, home of WPS, however, and the WPS reps logged plenty of extended... Read more »

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