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Partzilla growth facilitates warehouse expansion

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Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
August 4, 2014

Dealership, online parts retailer both find success The OEM and aftermarket parts business is riding an upward trend in southwest Georgia. “We can’t expand our warehouse quick enough,” is how Martin Polo, CEO of Powersports Plus, LLC, which owns the Powersports Plus retail store in Albany, Ga.,... Read more »

Yamaha’s Mike Martinez named chair of SVIA

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August 4, 2014

Mike Martinez, vice president — recreation vehicle operations at Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., was elected as the new chair of the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America board of trustees at the most recent board meeting in Irvine, Calif. Ken Bush, regulations manager at Suzuki Motor of America,... Read more »

Harley-Davidson releases the 2015 Road Glide

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News Release
August 1, 2014

Harley-Davidson has more rush in the tank. Spy photos, gossip and wild speculation are flooding the Internet as Harley-Davidson fans around the globe anticipate the return of the Road Glide motorcycle. The wait is over and the Road Glide is back. Weeks before the announcement of its complete 2015 model... Read more »

Pre-owned sport UTV strong thanks to RZR

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August 1, 2014

2008 RZR 800 leads category views on KBB.com The following report from Lisa Pelissier, senior powersports analyst at Kelley Blue Book, describes the state of the pre-owned sport UTV market. Interest in sport UTVs is strong. The 2008 Polaris Ranger RZR 800 leads the list of the Top 10 Most Researched... Read more »

BlackTip Jetsports gets Elite with new lineup

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Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
August 1, 2014

Growing seat, traction mat company catering to high-end consumers BlackTip Jetsports has seen the future of PWC, and it includes consumers who are willing to spend a premium amount for premium aftermarket products. With the high-end consumer in mind, Clearwater, Fla.-based BlackTip Jetsports has launched... Read more »

A new, younger take on the Harley lifestyle

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Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
July 30, 2014

Scott Fischer to build new Six Bends Harley-Davidson dealership in Fort Myers Scott Fischer Enterprises, owner of six Harley-Davidson stores and a PSB Power 50 dealer, is growing in Southwest Florida. In June the company announced plans to develop 16 acres of property located near Interstate 75 and Daniels... Read more »

Side-by-sides a sure thing year-round

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
July 30, 2014

Ray’s Sport & Cycle gets boost from Quadna event For dealerships that have stores in the northern parts of the U.S., like Ray’s Sport & Cycle in Grand Rapids, Minn., summers can be short, and winters can be long but not always snowy. So there’s a clear winner when it comes to year-round... Read more »

MV Agusta focuses on growth in U.S., other markets

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July 30, 2014

News Release MV Agusta has partnered with E.I.M., a global leader in providing interim or permanent executive management solutions to support companies’ global growth. MV Agusta and E.I.M will work together to develop a global resourcing plan that will accelerate MV Agusta’s growth in key markets... Read more »

Honda adds two new trials bikes to 2015 lineup

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July 30, 2014

News Release Trials riders are about as passionate a bunch of enthusiasts as you’re likely to find. Now they have a new way to fire up that passion as Honda adds a second new Cota trials mount to the line that includes the Cota Race Replica introduced in 2014. “Trials riding is a very unique... Read more »

Küryakyn to unveil Crusher, all-new Performance Division, at Sturgis

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July 30, 2014

Crusher, the all-new Performance Division of Küryakyn, is the latest development from the leading designer and manufacturer of aftermarket parts and accessories for the motorcycle industry. The premiere of Crusher and the debut of the Maverick Series will be Aug. 2-9 at Black Hills Harley-Davidson during... Read more »

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