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Western Power Sports adds to snow lines

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
September 24, 2014

FLY, Triple 9 reveal new and updated products Though the temperatures outside Western Power Sports’ Snow Showcase were in the 80s during the distributor’s August event in Minneapolis, inside the talk was all about cold weather. FLY Racing has begun making serious headway with is snowmobile gear line,... Read more »

MAP policies enhanced by companies

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By Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
September 24, 2014

Maxxis, CST, Seizmik bolster policies to benefit dealers, brands A pair of key aftermarket companies recently enacted enhanced MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) policies that are meant to improve dealer margin and protect brand value. Harry Tripp, Specialty Division manager of Maxxis International –... Read more »

Polaris offering special 3-year factory warranty on RMKs

September 24, 2014

During the Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance, snowmobilers can get a three-year factory warranty when they purchase any RMK model, the same sleds that have dominated Rocky Mountain Hillclimb Association stock classes for the past two seasons with 50 wins in 52 races. This special, limited-time offer... Read more »

Yoshimura introduces franchise accessory kits

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
September 22, 2014

Packages designed to increase margin on new bikes Dave Waugh, director of sales for Yoshimura R&D of America, Inc., center, explains the company’s new franchise kits at the Tucker Rocky Brand Expo in July. Yoshimura wanted to be noticed at the Tucker Rocky/Biker’s Choice Brand Expo. Not that... Read more »

Judnick Motorsports adds Airgroup as 2014-15 sponsor

September 22, 2014

Lake Nebagamon, Wis.-based Judnick Motorsports has added Airgroup to the sport of snocross and its family of sponsors. Airgroup Radiant is a worldwide logistics provider that has a network of service centers and agents worldwide. Airgroup fields a professional off-road motorcycle team and through a... Read more »

Converting cash customer to financing

Brian Gallmeier, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2014

A salesperson drops a deal folder onto your desk with no explanation or turnover and walks out to grab the next customer. The finance manager quickly looks at the folder, and on the front you see: “CASH DEAL.” What should the finance manager do now? A. Check over the deal, go find the customer,... Read more »

Caliber packaging gets new look

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September 19, 2014

The folks at Caliber have been the authority in trailer accessories since the early 1990s and are innovators for snowmobile loading and transportation solutions. At the forefront of their product offering is the wide range of glides and traction options for snowmobile trailers. Up until now, all Caliber... Read more »

Warner wins fifth straight LB2CAT race

September 19, 2014

Craig Warner made it one more for the thumb aboard a Kawasaki Ultra 310R. Warner won his fifth consecutive offshore national championship last month when he captured the 58-mile Long Beach to Catalina and Back Offshore National Championshp PWC race, know to many as The LB2CAT.

Florida GM Stickney takes on new role

September 19, 2014

Nate Stickney, formerly general manager at DeLand Motorsports, a 2013 Powersports Business Power 50 dealership in Florida, is now a partner at Sky Powersports North Orlando. Stickney partnered with Roc Northey of the Sky Powersports Group to acquire the existing dealership. Sky’s group expands to... Read more »

Riding Empowered

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September 17, 2014

Riding enthusiast opens women’s apparel shop in South Dakota Doris Schumacher, owner of the Ride Empowered women’s motorcycle apparel boutique, believes the store might be the only one of its kind in the Midwest. Either way, Schumacher is convinced her latest undertaking in Sioux Falls, S.D., is... Read more »

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