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KBB.com data shows used Victory bikes bring interest

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April 16, 2014

Data provided to Powersports Business from Kelley Blue Book senior powersports analyst Lisa Pelissier shows that KBB.com web hits for the touring and cruiser segments reached an all-time high in 2013, and the trend appears to be following in early 2014. “Kelley Blue Book has been tracking the top 10... Read more »

ACCEL renews focus on powersports segment

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
April 16, 2014

Experience, R&D lead to high-quality products With more than four decades in the automotive industry, ACCEL Performance Group is well known for its various ignition and charging system components for cars and trucks. But its powersports division isn’t new to the game either, with 30 years under... Read more »

Del Amo Motorsports continues growth trend

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
April 16, 2014

Dealership group buys third store, focuses on customer service One of Del Amo Motorsports’ core values is growth, and grow it has. Since the dealership was established in a 6,000-square-foot building in 1985, it has since grown to a 45,000-square-foot dealership in Redondo Beach, Calif., and added... Read more »

To savor, share and inspire on the road

April 16, 2014

Editor’s note: Gart Sutton is in the midst of a continual series of rides with his 20-group clientele, the results of which you can read on gartrides.com. After talking with Gart and several of his dealer clients at the inaugural AIMExpo in Orlando, we wanted to learn more. Here’s a closer look at... Read more »

Hinson launches new website

April 16, 2014

Upland, Calif.-based Hinson Clutch Components has launched a new website at hinsonracing.com, built in cooperation with Taylor Creative. The new site was designed and developed to provide its customers with an easy, powerful tool for finding the correct clutch parts for their specific application while... Read more »

Icon 1000 line appeals to V-twin riders

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
April 14, 2014

Product aimed at young, performance-oriented motorcyclists As the Spring 2014 line hits dealerships, Icon 1000 will be celebrating its second anniversary since becoming an off-shoot brand of Icon Motosports’ original sport bike-minded product. Since launching its first series of product in Spring 2012,... Read more »

Independent Illinois retailer expands

April 14, 2014

iMotorsports, the largest independent used motorcycle dealer in Illinois, is relocating its headquarters in response to the 35 percent average growth rate it has had since its 2010 start. The purchase of the old Suzuki car dealership at 334 West Grand Avenue in Elmhurst will provide an additional 17,000... Read more »

EBR puts Wisconsin grant to use

April 14, 2014

EBR was awarded a Global Business Development Program grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. EBR used the grant to attend Motodays Fiera Roma, a trade show in Rome. Officials from EBR traveled from Wisconsin to Rome in early March to promote the new EBR product line and expand its... Read more »

Parts Unlimited hires two new phone reps

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April 11, 2014

Parts Unlimited has added industry veterans Rich Graba and Rick Jaeger to its phone sales representative staff out of the distributor’s Brainerd, Minn., office. Graba is an avid street bike racer, and all three of his sons participate in motocross. Jaeger was the owner of Mille Lacs Motorsports in... Read more »

Arctic Cat sales growing thanks to eBay

April 11, 2014

Cat drives 10 percent of U.S. sales with eBay store powered by Shopatron Just months after the launch of Arctic Cat’s official eBay store, the renowned powersports brand is already seeing approximately 10 percent of its Shopatron-powered U.S. sales coming from the new online sales channel. By tapping... Read more »

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