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BMW M Award 2014 goes to Marc Marquez via exclusive BMW M4 Coupé


November 11, 2014

News release Marc Marquez was unbeatable again in the 2014 MotoGP season — and the young Spaniard also won the race for the coveted BMW M Award again. The 21-year-old was the best qualifier in the premier class of motorcycle racing for the second year in a row to earn his second BMW M Award. This award,... Read more »

Suzuki’s motorcycle sales down in first half


November 11, 2014

Suzuki Motor Corporation reported net sales in its motorcycle segment dropped 10.9 percent to ¥123.5 billion in the first half of its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. The following are excerpts from Suzuki Motor Corporation’s Q2 report: Management results for FY2014 first six months As for the... Read more »

Indian Motorcycle unveils Long Beach IMS plans


November 11, 2014

News release Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its itinerary for the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, Calif., which takes place November 14-16 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Riders in southern California are encouraged to be among the first... Read more »

AIMExpo 2014 sees attendance rise in Year 2


November 11, 2014

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) has released its attendance numbers for 2014, which were up from the inaugural 2013 show. In total, 18,145 people made their way to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., for the Oct. 16-19 event. Last year, AIMExpo recorded a total... Read more »

Yamaha’s motorcycle sales up 4.1% through Q3


November 11, 2014

Net sales of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. motorcycles grew 4.1 percent to ¥723.9 billion through the first nine months of 2014. During that same period, unit sales in developed countries grew 14 percent, and the company’s market share increased. Operating income from the motorcycles segment was up 188.4... Read more »

Unadilla co-founder Peg Robinson dies


November 6, 2014

On Sunday Nov. 2, 2014, the motocross community lost an important pillar with the passing of Peg Robinson, co-founder of the legendary Unadilla Valley Sports Center in New Berlin, New York. On behalf of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, MX Sports Pro Racing and the National Promoter’s Group... Read more »

Industry calls for action against side-by-side regulations

November 6, 2014

Last week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted 3-2 to push forward a proposed rule for mandatory product standards for recreational off-highway vehicles. Now the industry is asking for help in fighting the rule. Americans for Responsible Recreational Access is asking members to contact... Read more »

Former Yamaha president joins ICON Aircraft board

November 6, 2014

ICON Aircraft announced that Henio Arcangeli, Jr., joined its board of advisors. Arcangeli, the former President of Yamaha’s Motorsports Group Company, comes onboard as ICON’s A5 Light Sport Aircraft moves toward FAA approval and serial production. He joins board members and advisors including former... Read more »

‘On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter’ set for movie theaters


November 6, 2014

News release Red Bull Media House in association with Freeride Entertainment announced it will release a new motorcycle documentary “On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter” in theaters nationwide on November 7th. From director Dana Brown (“Step Into Liquid,” “Dust to Glory”),... Read more »

Receive free industry data in Wednesday’s webinar


November 6, 2014

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, Powersports Business will host its 3rd annual State of the Industry Webinar, sponsored by MB Financial Bank. PSB editors Dave McMahon and Liz Keener will be joined on the 1 p.m. Central webinar by Jim Woodruff of National Powersport Auctions, Tim Buche of the Motorcycle Industry... Read more »

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