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Harley dealership hosts 100th anniversary party

August 29, 2014

Roanoke Valley Harley-Davidson hosted a 100 Year Celebration In the Valley Rally in July 26. The event included brisket and BBQ at noon, one $50 gift card given away each hour, a 42-inch Vizio 1080p TV giveaway and Softail demos. Customers also earned double points during the event. Milton Menefee opened... Read more »

Gibbs adds two-passenger Quadski XL to lineup

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August 29, 2014

2014 models include larger sponsons and hood-mounted air scoops   The Gibbs Quadski, the world’s first high-speed sports amphibian, gets a new front-end appearance and a Quadski XL model added to its lineup for 2014. Compared to the standard Quadski, the new Quadski XL, unveiled in June, offers... Read more »

Bob’s BMW employee honored for 25-year tenure

August 25, 2014

Designer and ecomm manager Lex O’brien was recently honored for his 25 years at Bob’s BMW in Jessup, Md. O’brien joined the dealership in 1989, when the dealership, formerly known as Bob’s Used Parts, was just 7 years old.

PowerSport Institute receives bike donation

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August 25, 2014

PowerSport Institute has received four Indian bikes from Polaris in order to provide its student with diverse training. Polaris, an education partner of PSI, also will provide PSI students with access to Indian training online and the latest fuel injection diagnostic software PowerSport Institute received... Read more »

Harley dealer opens KTM store in storage building

August 25, 2014

When Dennis Schaeffer purchased the former Heritage Ford building in Orwigsburg, Pa., he originally intended to use it for storage for his 86 personal motorcycles. However, Schaeffer, owner of Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson, also in Orwigsburg, has now turned that storage space into a KTM and pre-owned... Read more »

EagleRider opens third outlet in Australia

August 21, 2014

EagleRider announced the latest addition to its international franchise expansion. A new outlet has opened for motorcycle rental and tours in Mackay, Australia, marking the third expansion on the continent since the establishment of outlets in Sydney and Brisbane. “The people of Australia have been... Read more »

KYMCO hits the mark with 50th anniversary lineup

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By Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
August 15, 2014

All-new UXV 450i, 500i Generator models top the list KYMCO is going out of its way to make sure its 50th anniversary celebration is one that is memorable for dealers. The U.S. operations of the Taiwanese OEM gathered media for the 2015 reveal of many of its 32 models of off-road vehicles during at Big... Read more »

Hot Leathers announces promotions

August 15, 2014

Jerry Berkowitz, founder and owner of Manchester, Conn.-based Hot Leathers has promoted several employees. “Hot Leathers has a rich history in the motorcycle industry that spans over 30 years. With that I want to insure that we can continue to grow for another 30 years and beyond. The individuals that... Read more »

Rommel grows dealership footprint

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August 13, 2014

Brad Hopkins and Dave Rommel of the Rommel Harley-Davidson Group have purchased the former Electric City Harley-Davidson in Scranton, Pa., and Noto’s Harley-Davidson Shop in Plains Township, Pa., from brothers Thomas and Robert Noto. The stores have been renamed Rommel Harley-Davidson of Scranton,... Read more »

GE offers floorplan financing to Wolf Brand Scooter dealers

By Liz Keener, Managing Editor
August 13, 2014

Wolf Brand Scooters is one of most recent companies to partner with GE Capital Commercial Distribution Finance to provide floorplan financing for its dealers. Wolf Brand CEO Diana Hammer explained to Powersports Business how this partnership will help the company’s dealers and talked about how the... Read more »

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