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Urban hipsters? H-D of NYC hits its mark

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Marjorie Kleiman aka Shadow, Contributing Writer
March 28, 2014

New Tribeca store location teeming with target audience Editor’s note: Harley-Davidson of New York City celebrated its grand opening, and Powersports Business got the inside scoop on the new store via its sister publication, Thunder Press. Thunder Press North Edition editor Shadow spent some time with... Read more »

Tucker Rocky, MAG announce merger


March 27, 2014

News release Indianapolis, IN – Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice announced today it has agreed to merge with Motorsport Aftermarket Group (“MAG”).  LDI Ltd., LLC (“LDI”), the sole shareholder of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice, will become the majority shareholder of the combined company. ... Read more »

Parts Unlimited adds light bar maker to ATV/UTV catalog


March 27, 2014

News release Parts Unlimited, the world’s largest distributor of powersports parts, equipment and accessories, has added Lazer Star Lights’ ATV/UTV LED Light Bars and Round LED Light Kits to their 2014 ATV/UTV catalog. The catalog will now include Lazer Star’s Discovery, Endeavour, and Atlantis... Read more »

UCLEAR to get Tucker Rocky distribution


March 27, 2014

News release Eagle, Idaho-based UCLEAR , the industry leaders in Bluetooth helmet communication systems, has announced a strategic partnership with leading distributor, Tucker Rocky Distributing. The added distribution channel offers consumers more options for purchasing and receiving support for UCLEAR’s... Read more »

Mega-growth for Indian: Dealer group to open up to 7 stores in 2014


March 26, 2014

News release American Heritage Motorcycles, LLC, a privately held company dedicated to operating motorcycle dealerships offering the Indian® and Victory® Motorcycle brands manufactured by Polaris Industries of Minneapolis, MN announced the Grand Opening of its first dealership, American Heritage Motorcycles... Read more »

Changing culture leads to growth at Adam Smith’s dealerships

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
March 26, 2014

Events continue to attract customers When Neil Noble presented 2013 goals to the staff at the two dealerships for which he serves as general manager, half of the group thought he was a little crazy. Noble, who had joined Adam Smith’s Texas Harley-Davidson and Texoma Harley-Davidson less than a year... Read more »

Powersports Business LinkedIn group surpasses 3,000


March 25, 2014

The Powersports Business LinkedIn group has reached another milestone, as more than 3,000 members have now connected using the forum. The group, which includes dealer principals, dealership employees, OEM executives, service providers, aftermarket suppliers and more, has grown by nearly 1,000 members... Read more »

Strider president McFarland receives SBA recognition


March 25, 2014

Strider Sports International, Inc., president and CFO Ryan McFarland has been named one of 53 Small Business Person of the Year winners by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Person of Year winners represent the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. McFarland is the... Read more »

Arctic Cat recalls 2,300 Prowlers


March 25, 2014

Arctic Cat has announced a recall of about 2,300 Prowler 500 HDX models as fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body of the side-by-side, posing a fire hazard. All vehicles involved in the recall are 2014 models manufactured in the U.S. No incidents or injuries related to the recall have... Read more »

Sabertooth Motorcycles awarded two trike patents

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March 25, 2014

News Release Sabertooth Motorcycles is pleased to announce it has been granted two U.S. patents for new, innovative technologies that will be integrated into its lines of WildCat trikes. The first of these technologies is SureTrac, a Rear-Wheel-Steering system (patent number 8,607,913), which provides... Read more »

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