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Yoshimura Suzuki: Stewart likely out for 2015 racing season

December 17, 2014

News release Yoshimura Suzuki Racing is reporting that James Stewart has received notification from the FIM with a penalty regarding his anti-doping violation. The news came eight months to the day from the test at this years’ Seattle Supercross event where he tested positive for amphetamines from... Read more »

State’s DMV: Slingshot not a motorcycle

By Bud Wilkinson, RIDE-CT.com/RIDE-NewEngland.com
December 17, 2014

Polaris Industries won’t see its Slingshot model sold in Connecticut anytime soon. A recent test drive of the Slingshot by Connecticut’s Department of Motor Vehicles failed to convince the agency to allow the new three-wheeled model to be registered in the state. Polaris brought a Slingshot to DMV... Read more »

Off-road riding protections included in two bills passed by Congress

December 17, 2014

News release The National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 and the so-called CRomnibus spending bill, passed by both chambers of Congress last week, include provisions beneficial to riders of off-highway motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, but some new Wilderness designations may infringe on access... Read more »

Distributor opens U.S. operations

December 17, 2014

News release The Swiss motorcycle fashion company IXS, which was started in 1979 by the Hostettler Group in Switzerland, has opened its first distribution center in the U.S. in Deerfield Beach, Fla. The U.S. subsidiary is named IXS USA. The parent company has distributors in more than 50 countries. The... Read more »

BRP grows revenue in Q3


December 17, 2014

News Release BRP Inc. (TSX: DOO) [on Friday] reported its financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended October 31, 2014. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. “Building on the second-quarter momentum in Seasonal Products, third-quarter Revenues grew... Read more »

Fox Head, Inc. undergoes recapitalization

December 16, 2014

News Release Altamont Capital Partners (Altamont) announced [on Dec. 10] it is leading a majority recapitalization of Fox Head, Inc. (Fox), the number one global motocross equipment, apparel and accessory brand. The current owners of the business, the founding Fox family, will continue to own a significant... Read more »

PSB launches annual products and services contest

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December 16, 2014

Powersports Business has opened the application for its 16th annual Nifty 50 contest for products and services. Products and services eligible for the Nifty 50 include those that are new or significantly updated for 2015. Judges from the editorial team of PSB and PSB’s sister consumer magazines Rider,... Read more »

American Heritage opens another Indian dealership

December 16, 2014

American Heritage Motorcycles, LCC, the investor group that is launching a number of new Indian dealerships, has opened its latest location in Cincinnati. American Heritage Motorcycles Cincinnati opened Monday, reported the Cincinnati Business Courier. The dealerships sells Indian, Victory and Slingshot... Read more »

CDK Global Recreation releases LightspeedEVO 6.1

December 16, 2014

News Release CDK Global Recreation, a division of CDK Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDK), announces the release of LightspeedEVO version 6.1 which gives users new features and functions to improve efficiency and profitability within multiple areas of the dealership. The new version enhances current features and... Read more »

Ducati produces 1 millionth motorcycle

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December 16, 2014

News Release The millionth Ducati to come off the production line at the historic Borgo Panigale factory has been handed over to one lucky client directly by Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holding. The event took place on Friday 12 December at the Audi City Lab — an exclusive temporary show... Read more »

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