Friday, August 1, 2014

2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Roars Back


Two All-New Models Flaunt Massive Bad Attitude and Mile-Devouring Function
Harley-Davidson has more rush in the tank. Spy photos, gossip and wild speculation are flooding the Internet as Harley-Davidson fans around the globe anticipate the return of the Road Glide® motorcycle. The wait is over and the Road Glide is back.

2015 HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD GLIDE ROARS BACK.
Weeks before the announcement of its complete 2015 model line-up, Harley-Davidson is previewing the Road Glide and Road Glide Special, two of its new 2015 motorcycles. Infused with DNA of the customer-led product development effort Project RUSHMORE, the two sleek, shark-nose Touring models are being revealed today during special events at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D., and at the National Bikers Roundup (NBR) in Tulsa, Okla.
       "Road Glide has always had an incredibly passionate following, which is why its return to the model line-up is exciting for our customers and our company," said Matt Levatich, President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Company. "With Project Rushmore technology, intuitive features and great new styling, we're delivering an improved ride for the Road Glide faithful and the many others looking for more cool Project Rushmore motorcycle options."

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Indian Motorcycle Adds To an Already Exciting Sturgis Event Week

Indian Motorcycle Delivers Art, Heritage, and Legacy
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. —July 30, 2014; Hot on the heels of the exciting reveal of the new Indian Roadmaster luxury touring motorcycle, is the announcement of additional activities and motorcycling celebrities participating in Indian motorcycle activities at the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
      The new Indian Roadmaster will be a featured demo ride motorcycle in the demo fleet located at Exit 30 of Interstate 90 in Sturgis. In addition the full palate of 2015 two-tone, Chief Classic, Chief Vintage and Chieftain motorcycles will be available for demo rides.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

2015 Victory Model Year Lineup


This is Victory Motorcycles twenty fifteen Model Year Lineup. Bolder bikes. Factory Custom Paint. New apparel. And the accessories to equip your perfect ride.

“Built for Speed” Brings Race-Inspired Motorcycles and Art to Annual Sturgis Rally Exhibit


Witness this Amazing Collection Curated by Michael Lichter and Paul d’Orleans at the Chip’s Free Motorcycles as Art Exhibit

Explore a beautiful and though-provoking display of motorcycles and related art during the Sturgis Rally at the Buffalo Chip’s 2014 Motorcycles as Art Exhibition. This year’s theme, “Built for Speed – Race Inspired Motorcycles and Art,” marks the sixth year in a row that the annual Buffalo Chip exhibit has been curated by famed motorcycle photographer, Michael Lichter, and the second year with the Vintagent’s Paul d’Orleans. Together, they will show you the connections between motorcycle racing and custom bike designs inspired by racers with this impressive display, Saturday, Aug. 2 through Friday, Aug. 9.
      The purity of purpose in the “Cut-downs” of the 1920s, “Bob-jobs” of the ‘30s, Café Racers of the ‘50s, “Drag-bike” choppers of the ‘60s, and “Street Trackers” of the ‘70s has had enduring appeal with customizers today. This display will guide you through both the original racers and the beautifully crafted custom bikes taking inspiration from them.

Monday, July 28, 2014

The All-New Polaris Slingshot Has Been Unleashed

A revolutionary 3-wheel roadster that delivers head turning exhilaration
Polaris celebrated 60 years of innovation by introducing the highly anticipated Polaris Slingshot, an awe-inspiring 3-wheel roadster that represents the future of on-road driving exhilaration. “Slingshot was designed to deliver head turning exhilaration on two dimensions,” said Mike Jonikas, Vice President of Slingshot. “First is the exhilaration that you can see, hear, and feel while riding in Slingshot. Second is the exhilaration you feel when people turn their heads to stare at Slingshot’s unique and exotic styling.”

First Look At The All-New 2015 Indian Roadmaster TV Spot

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Indian Motorcycle Redefines Luxury Touring With The 2015 Indian Roadmaster

Starting at $26,999 the new king of the road extends the 2015 Indian Motorcycle lineup debuting at Sturgis, with more to come

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — July 27, 2014 — Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, is proud to announce the all-new 2015 Indian Roadmaster, setting a new benchmark as the ultimate in luxury motorcycle touring. Revealed at the annual Indian Motorcycle dealer meeting, this exceptional new addition to the Indian Motorcycle family will make its public debut on August 2 at the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and will be available for demo rides throughout the weeklong event along with the rest of the 2015 Indian Motorcycle lineup. More announcements regarding the 2015 line of Indian bikes will also be made on August 2.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results


EPS Increased 26% to $1.42 on 20% Sales Growth
Company increases full year 2014 Sales and EPS guidance

Second Quarter Highlights:
Net income increased 21% to $96.9 million and earnings per diluted share increased 26% to $1.42 compared to the second quarter last year with sales increasing 20% to $1,014.0 million, setting records for second quarter sales and earnings.
North American retail sales improved significantly, rising 15% year-over-year in the second quarter.

Gross profit margins increased 20 bpts over second quarter last year in spite of currency pressures.

Raising guidance for full year 2014 earnings to a range of $6.48 to $6.58 per diluted share, up 20% to 22% over 2013 based on expected full year 2014 sales growth of 16% to 18%.

Harley-Davidson Revenue, Earnings Post Strong Second-Quarter 2014 Gains

Net Income Rises 30.3 Percent for the Quarter on Consolidated Revenue of $2 Billion Diluted EPS of $1.62 Grows 33.9 Percent Year-Over-Year

MILWAUKEE, July 22, 2014 – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) second-quarter 2014 diluted earnings per share of $1.62 grew 33.9 percent on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies, compared to the year-ago period. Second-quarter net income was $354.2 million on consolidated revenue of $2.00 billion, compared to net income of $271.7 million in the year-ago period on consolidated revenue of $1.79 billion.

Color Your World with New Snap-on Colored Guard Kits

Kits Offer Extra Protection for Snap-on Roll Cab Drawers, Corners
Create a two-color tool box and protect your tool storage unit at the same time with the new Snap-on Colored Guard Kits. These protective accessories are coated in authentic Snap-on powder-coat paints and are perfect for the drawers, corners and bottoms of 
Snap-on Roll Cabs (KRA2422), Top Chests (KRA2410) and Work Centers (KRA2454).
       “The new Snap-on Colored Guard Kits are a terrific way to make your toolbox standout even more, while at the same time, giving it some added protection,” said Jay Serpe, product manager for Snap-on. “Made from laser cut steel, these guards provide an extra layer of defense from dings and scratches and will help keep your tool storage unit looking like new.”