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360fly camera offers Reed a new view on, off track

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By Liz Keener, Managing Editor
August 12, 2015

360-degree camera company signs Reed as an ambassador If you’re going to launch a new product from a new company in the powersports market, it’s not a bad idea to sign someone familiar to the industry to help promote your brand. Luckily for 360fly, a new video camera company, its ambassador Number... Read more »

Roland Sands Design seeks donations for fallen firefighter’s family

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August 12, 2015

Roland Sands Design (RSD) is requesting donations for the family of Dave Ruhl, a firefighter who died Thursday, July 30 while fighting a wildfire in California. This is the message RSD left on its blog page: “Firefighters from the Black Hills, and indeed from across the nation, are mourning the loss... Read more »

Suzuki releases 2016 commemorative bike


August 12, 2015

News Release At Indianapolis Motor Speedway, one of the world’s most iconic racing venues, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. honored the GSX-R, one of history’s most significant motorcycle models. In the company of a host of Suzuki Racing Champions, including Kevin Schwantz, Suzuki unveiled a pair of... Read more »

River Road hires new brand manager


August 12, 2015

News Release After a career path change, V-Twin industry veteran Howard Kelly is back in the saddle again. The former Hot Rod Bikes feature editor and Hot Bike editor is now the Brand Manager for River Road, the hardcore riding gear line for bikers that is part of the Tucker Rocky/Biker's Choice portfolio. Howard... Read more »

With 115th anniversary ahead, Harley-Davidson dealership sold

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August 12, 2015

The House of Harley-Davidson, Milwaukee’s largest and best known Harley-Davidson dealer, is under new management beginning August 7, 2015. Former owner John Schaller has sold the business to Jeffery Binkert, of Lake Geneva, and his business partner Craig Winger, of Twin Lakes. “Jeff brings with him... Read more »

Dealership and wedding chapel partner on Vegas marriages


August 11, 2015

Little Church of the West and Las Vegas Harley-Davidson have announced a formal launch of Las Vegas Harley-Davidson Weddings, the newest Las Vegas Wedding Chapel. Little Church of the West and Las Vegas Harley-Davidson have worked together on Las Vegas Harley-Davidson Weddings since January 1, 2015.... Read more »

EBR gets new owner, plans to rebuild


August 11, 2015

After Hero MotoCorp. agreed to buy Erik Buell Racing’s consulting business assets for $2.8 million, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Bruce Belfer of West Allenhurst, N.J., bought the remaining manufacturing assets of EBR for $2.25 million. According to the article, Belfer said in an interview... Read more »

OEM to open 775,000-square-foot facility in Alabama

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August 11, 2015

Polaris’ latest installment in the Huntsville, Ala. area is “progressing quickly,” according to an article in The News Courier. The plant, valued at $48 million, will cover 775,000 square feet. Ed Heffernan, Polaris’ director of international operations, said that several Polaris employees are... Read more »

Arctic Cat adds new board members


August 11, 2015

News Release Arctic Cat Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAT) announced that current director Kenneth J. Roering was named board chair, succeeding Christopher Twomey, who retired from the board at the end of his term. In addition, Kim A. Brink, chief operating officer of WPP’s Team Detroit, the dedicated global marketing... Read more »

Snowmobile sales on the rise in U.S., Canada

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By John Prusak, Editor, Snow Goer
August 10, 2015

‘Monstrous decline’ in Russia drops worldwide sales total Editor’s note: John Prusak, editor of Snow Goer, a sister publication to Powersports Business, recently attended the International Snowmobile Congress in Niagara Falls, New York, and returned with the following report. Buoyed by a strong... Read more »

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