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Unadilla co-founder Peg Robinson dies

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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

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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

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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 »

OEMs debut new models, concept bikes at EICMA

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November 5, 2014

Once again, international motorcycle trade show EICMA has drawn OEMs to bring out their best, showcasing a variety of new bikes and concept models to the public. Among the myriad of press launches at EICMA were those from Aprilia, BMW, Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, Moto Guzzi and MV Agusta. Click on the... Read more »

BMW Motorcycle announces record sales volume

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November 5, 2014

BMW Group’s Motorcycles segment has seen a positive first nine months of 2014, as the OEM’s sales volume surpassed 100,000 by the end of September for the for time ever. Through Sept. 30, sales volume is up 7.6 percent to 100,217 units. The first nine months also saw revenues increase by 10.9 percent... Read more »

Western Power Sports acquires Marshall Distributing

November 5, 2014

WPS (Western Power Sports, Inc.) and MDI (Marshall Distributing, Inc.) have agreed to terms by which WPS will acquire MDI, effective immediately. CEOs Craig Shoemaker (WPS) and Roger Marshall (MDI) have agreed to the deal after two weeks of negotiations that will see Cass City, Michigan-based MDI become... Read more »

RJ Anderson’s ‘XP1K2′ video goes live

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November 5, 2014

News Release The most anticipated off-road viral video of 2014, “XP1K2” went live [Tuesday] at http://youtu.be/jxTvMaJBT3c. UTVUnderground.com and motorsports production powerhouse Mad Media hit the launch button [Tuesday] morning after debuting the new video to a crowd of thousands at Polaris Camp... Read more »

Kimpex expands presence overseas

November 5, 2014

News Release Kimpex, Canadian leader in the distribution of parts, accessories and clothing for powersports, announced its expansion overseas with the opening of a subsidiary of Kimpex in Russia. This expansion will reinforce Kimpex’s position in the Russian market and the company will become the... Read more »

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