Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter 2014 Results

Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter 2014 Results; EPS from Continuing Operations Increased 26% to $2.06 on 18% Sales Growth
Company increases full year 2014 EPS guidance
Third Quarter Highlights:
Net income from continuing operations increased 20% to $140.8 million and earnings per diluted share from continuing operations increased 26% to $2.06 compared to the third quarter last year with sales increasing 18% to $1,302.3 million, setting records for third quarter sales and earnings.
North American retail sales grew 12% year-over-year in the 2014 third quarter.
The Company is raising guidance for full year 2014 earnings to a range of $6.55 to $6.65 per diluted share from continuing operations, up 21% to 23% over 2013 earnings from continuing operations based on expected full year 2014 sales growth of 17% to 18%.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Game Changed – Lincoln Electric Introduces the Power MIG 210 MP

Press Release: Compact Multi-Process Welder Breaks $1000 Barrier
The Power MIG 210 MP from Lincoln Electric is a multi-process welder for the hobbyist, educator or small contractor who wants to perform MIG welding and a lot more, including DC stick, DC TIG and self-shield flux-cored wire welding. 
       Push-and-turn digital controls and a color display screen make setup and operation intuitive and easy, while the all-metal wire drive and sturdy sheet metal construction make the welder rugged and ready for any job in the home or small shop.

The Impression, a Chip Foose 3-D wheel for 2015

The latest creation from the collaboration of Metalsport Wheel and Chip Foose features staggerd spokes extending to the edge of the rim for a true 3-D look, and is available in chrome or all black anodized. 

MetalSport Wheel 
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Indian Chieftain Outer Fairing Transformation

Dressing up outer Indian fairings just got easier thanks to Küryakyn's all-new trio of trim accents for 2014-later Chieftain models.
       Enhance the natural bodylines of the Chieftain’s outer fairing with new Windshield Trim (P/N 5620) and Fairing Turn Signal Trim (P/N 5621) accents. The Windshield Trim adds cohesive styling to the top edge of the Chieftain fairing while creating a clean transition to the windshield. The Fairing Turn Signal Trim extends the classic design lines from the OEM chrome panel to the turn signals for a seamless flow. Both accents feature peel-and-stick installation and are reverse engineered from the Indian fairing to provide perfect fit and finish.

Harley-Davidson Third-Quarter Retail Motorcycle Sales Rise

Press Release: Dealer New Motorcycle Sales Grow 3.8 Percent Worldwide, 3.4 Percent in U.S. on Strength of August Launch of 2015 Motorcycles
EPS Rises 20.1 Percent through Nine Months

MILWAUKEE, October 21, 2014 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company’s diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue was $1.30 billion compared to diluted EPS of $0.73, net income of $162.7 million and revenue of $1.34 billion in the year-ago period. Third-quarter results reflect lower motorcycle shipments, as planned, compared to last year’s third quarter.
        Through nine months, Harley-Davidson 2014 consolidated revenue grew 6.8 percent, net income increased 16.9 percent and diluted EPS rose 20.1 percent to $3.52 compared to the year-ago period.
        “Harley-Davidson’s third-quarter financial results were in line with our expectations, and we are on track for a year of growth and strong financial performance in 2014,” said Harley-Davidson, Inc. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Keith Wandell. “We continue to see the success of our product, manufacturing and retail strategies, which are delivering an outstanding customer experience, driving bottom-line improvement and expanding the reach of the brand.”

Monday, October 20, 2014

Roadsmith Unveils First Indian Roadmaster Trike

Press Release: Trike industry icon, Roadsmith Trikes, brings the first Indian Roadmaster Trike onto the market with their recent introduction of this much anticipated model.  Following on the heels of Roadsmith’s already popular Chieftain trike, the new Roadmaster, with the addition of its large trunk, passenger backrest, adjustable floorboards and heated seat, promises to deliver the larger storage capacity and passenger comfort necessary for serious two-up touring.

Progressive Suspension - 944 Series ULTRA LOW Shocks

The brand new 944 ULTRA-LOW is the lowest version of Progressive Suspension’s 944 Series shocks. Designed to sit 2” lower than a stock HD Touring model (1” lower on a Street Glide) and provide the best ride a short shock can! Want your bike in the weeds or struggling to reach the ground? The 944 Ultra Low is the shock for the job. By combining Frequency Sensing Technology damping and a dual spring, this 12.5” shock sits at 11” when on the bike, yet droops to full length when the terrain requires it. 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Mikuni HSR Carburetor Custom Black Tops

Press Release: Mikuni American has just made available these attractive Black Powder Coated Tops for their popular line of Mikuni HSR Performance Carburetors. The Top Kits come complete as shown with new Stainless hex head screws and washers, a hex key wrench,  new top cover gasket, and a retro Mikuni decal for your tool box. The Smooth Black Top, Part No. KHS-035 fits HSR42 and HSR45 Carburetor models. The Embossed Mikuni Logo Black Top, Part No. KHS-036 fits the Mikuni HSR48 Carb. Both Tops retail for $29.00.
       You can access the complete Mikuni Carburetor Products Catalog with all available Carburetors, Parts, Tuning Components, along with Mikuni Distributor contact information on the web at www.MikuniPower.com.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Affliction Easyriders Archive Collection

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Press Release: Affliction Clothing has announced a collaboration with Easyriders Magazine to create an exclusive, limited edition collection featuring the artwork of David Mann from the Easyriders archives. The collection will capture the essence of the biker lifestyle and will maintain the design and manufacturing quality Affliction is known for.  
       The vintage motorcycle imagery of David Mann captures the essence of the biker lifestyle and has been featured in the magazine for over 30 years. Easyriders Magazine was the first in the industry to capture the ever-changing hardcore biker lifestyle. Each graphic in the Affliction Easyriders Archive Collection is reinterpreted for printing by Affliction’s team of artists and is a distinctive work of art. 
       The intricate paintings of David Mann have been meticulously re-mastered ensuring the most authentic vintage biker tee possible. The garments are hand distressed and softened with various exclusive wash techniques that offer Affliction’s signature vintage fit and feel. 
       The Affliction Easyriders Archive Collection was introduced at the Sturgis Bike Rally in August and will be available in stores where Affliction is sold.

Affliction Clothing
www.afflictionclothing.com

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Performance Machine Dixon Wheel - From the PM Image Series Forged Wheel Portfolio

Press Release: From the PM Image Series Forged Wheel Portfolio
       When it comes to class our wheels stand apart from the rest – with glamorous good looks and iconic style. The Dixon is the newest family member to join our wide array of Image Series Forged Wheels. We continue to bring wheels that are rich in quality, and the Dixon is no exception.  
       The Dixon design was born from the philosophy of luxury. From hub to rim, its long legs elegantly extend and bend at the perfect point of conception, while the beauty on the rim body gives bounty to all angles. It’s perfection.
       Available in Chrome, Contrast Cut and Contrast Cut Platinum finishes with retail prices starting at $1249.95 for H-D Applications.

Visit www.performancemachine.com for more information.