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PWC sales continue steady increase

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February 27, 2015

PWC sales were up about 25 percent year-over-year in December, Info-Link Technologies reported in its latest Bellwether data. It was the fifth month straight of an increase of about 25 percent. PWC sales chalked up their fifth straight month of an increase of about 25 percent year-over-year in December,... Read more »

PSB welcomes new bloggers to lineup

January 14, 2015

In the spring of 2014, Powersports Business launched a Wednesday e-newsletter to go along with the already-running Tuesday and Thursday e-newsletters because we want to supply you with more industry news. Now, as 2015 begins, we’ve also decided to provide more insight from industry insiders as we welcome... Read more »

New RacePace parts for Can-Am DS Turbo Maverick


December 18, 2014

News release DragonFire just boosted Can-Am’s red hot DS and DS Turbo Mavericks to RacePace! With the announcement of the first-ever factory turbocharged Side-X-Sides, Can-Am has certainly rocked the UTV world! Available in both two- and four-seat versions, the new Turbo Mavericks have really put... Read more »

2014 Powersports Business Institute @ AIMExpo Presentations

October 29, 2014

Following are PDFs of the slide presentations from the dealer training sessions at the 2014 Powersports Business Institute @ AIMExpo. Thanks once again for your attendance. Click on the title to download the PDF to your desktop. Brad Smith – Maximizing Post Sale Profits Craig Cervenka – Google... Read more »

Dealership celebrates a decade in Portland area

August 29, 2014

Paradise Harley-Davidson in Tigard, Ore., southwest of Portland, celebrated its 10th anniversary in July. Taco Pedaler, Home Plate Sliders and Touchdown’s BBQ had their food carts available for free lunch while supplies lasted. Customers were also treated to live music.

CV Performance’s CVP V-Ductor unveiled

August 29, 2014

CV Performance has introduced the CVP V-Ductor, the finishing performance touch that adds power and efficiency for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Add the V-Ductor after installation of a CV Performance Tuners kit or other CV Performance accessory, or make the V-Ductor the first piece installed for enhancing... Read more »

Supercross events win TV awards

August 29, 2014

Feld Motor Sports announced that the Monster Energy Cup broadcast on FOX Sports 2 from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium and the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, broadcast on FOX Sports 1 from the second stop in Anaheim earned an Emmy and National Silver Telly Awards, respectively. The... Read more »

NPA San Diego BBQ cooks up auction fever

August 29, 2014

Clean, low-mileage bikes a hit with dealers Editor’s note: Powersports Business editor in chief Dave McMahon attended the National Powersport Auctions 24th anniversary BBQ celebration at NPA’s San Diego headquarters last month.  Prior to the Friday auction, dealers came out in full force on Thursday... Read more »

Ray Price H-D sponsors wing cook-off

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August 25, 2014

Attendees sampled tasty Buffalo wings from 10 cooking teams during Ray Price Harley-Davidson’s annual wing cook-off for charity in July. The event raised more than $3,400 for the Duke Children’s Miracle Network and All-Star Ride for Life. Participants donated at least $5 for all-you-can-eat Buffalo... Read more »

Yamaha’s SxS business expecting major growth


Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
August 21, 2014

Staffers moving to Georgia operations due to production There was a time when half of Yamaha’s side-by-sides and ATVs were produced in Japan, and the other half were made in Georgia. That was yesteryear. Now, the Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. plant in Newnan, Ga., is home to nearly 100 percent of... Read more »

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