Thursday, April 10, 2014

Chrome Capital Lowers Rates And Increases Presence

Lease program for Harley-Davidson motorcycles now offered in California and New York
Press Release: Chrome Capital, the nation’s leading lessor of pre-owned Harley-Davidson motorcycles, announced today that it has implemented a reduction in lease rates. The reduction in rates translates into very competitive monthly payments across all credit tiers. Chrome Capital’s President & CEO, Peter Wasmer, describes the competitive advantage Chrome Capital’s lease program delivers to dealer partners as the tool whereby dealers make more money by selling more bikes simply because they retain more customers.  “The lease is an automatic customer retention tool not available anywhere else in the industry. Chrome instructs customers to ride back to the originating dealership when their lease is about to expire, typically 36 months. They are debt-free and ready for their next Harley in their natural trade cycle,” says Wasmer.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Free Vendor Space At The Samson Facility During The 2014 Sturgis Rally

Make Samson one of your priority “must see” things to do during the 2014 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Samson, America’s premier motorcycle exhaust system manufacturer is offering free vending space at the Samson manufacturing facility in Sturgis, South Dakota during this years annual 2014 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. FREE 

Eaglerider Is Introducing Indian Motorcycles At International Travel Show

Press Release: 
LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014. EagleRider, the world’s innovator and leading provider of motorcycle experiences, is getting ready for this year’s large international travel conference, IPW. Since 1992, EagleRider has taken the tourism industry by storm by introducing a unique product and service to the world. Motorcycle tourism has continued to blossom every year since, and this year is no different.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

GoDaddy Founder Plans Largest Harley Dealership

The big-daddy Fat Boy of Harley dealerships is coming to Scottsdale.
       Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale announced Wednesday it plans to build a 146,000-square-foot building in the Scottsdale Airpark that would be one of the largest for the popular American motorcycle brand.
       "According to our calculations, it will be the world's largest Harley-Davidson dealership," General Manager Justin Johnson told a crowd of hundreds of Harley riders participating in a charity ride for Arizona Bike Week.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Oil Analyzers Inc. Introduces New Value-Driven Oil Analysis Kit

Oil Analyzers has expanded its oil analysis kit offerings by adding a new Value Kit as low-cost option when a full fluid analysis is not required. Oil analysis is a beneficial tool that allows consumers to gauge the current condition of the oil and whether it’s suitable for continued use. The new Value Kit focuses on four key areas of testing: oil thickness, corrosion potential, wear metals and beneficial oil additives. Limiting the testing to those four areas allows Oil Analyzers to charge less for the Value Kit and answer the main question consumers have when using oil analysis: Is it time to change my oil or not?

Consumer Tire Rebate From Harley-Davidson And Dunlop

Receive $40 H-D Gift Card with Purchase of Two Tires through April 30

MILWAUKEE (April 2, 2014)  Participating Harley-Davidson dealers and Dunlop are teaming up to offer a $40 consumer mail-in rebate on a set of Harley-Davidson-branded Dunlop tires purchased between March 1 and April 30. The offer applies to a set of two new H-D/Dunlop tires (excluding Police tires) and will be paid in the form of a $40 Harley-Davidson Gift Card. The gift card can be used at any authorized Harley-Davidson dealership or at Dunlop tires are made in the USA and have been mounted as original equipment on Harley-Davidson motorcycles since 1984. Dunlop is recognized as one of the world leaders in motorcycle tire design, engineering and manufacturing excellence.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Braided Stainless Extended Cable/Line Install Kits For Street Glide

Press Release: Love the look of a set of apes on a Street Glide? Hate sorting out which cables and brake lines to use? Prefer the style and performance of braided stainless cables and lines?  
       We thought so, as do the folks at Burly Brand and luckily they’ve just released a collection of braided stainless kits specific to the 2008-2013 Harley Street Glide. Each kit is tailored to work with Burly Brand’s 13” or 15” apehanger and is available for ABS as well as non ABS FLHX and FLHT/C/U models. Kits include extended brake lines (including ABS lines) and extended clutch cable as well as all relevant wiring extensions for switches and throttle by wire, making installation much simpler. Look for cable/line kits for 2014 and newer models later this year.   

Contact your favorite distributor for this and other Burly Control kits.  

Burly Brand

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice To Merge With Motorsport Aftermarket Group

Press Release: Indianapolis, IN – Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice announced today it has agreed to merge with Motorsport Aftermarket Group (“MAG”).  LDI Ltd., LLC (“LDI”), the sole shareholder of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice, will become the majority shareholder of the combined company.  Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., the current majority shareholder of MAG, and other existing MAG shareholders will retain a significant minority interest in the combined company.

LePera’s Multi-Feature “Outcast GT”

Press Release: LePera’s just introduced its all new Outcast GT.  Always at the forefront of cutting edge design, LePera has taken its wildly popular Outcast and raised its style level to new heights. Enhancing your ability to custom tailor the GT to meet all of your expectations, the inlay center strip and Speed Stripes can be customized using almost any color and material option LePera offers. In addition to looking absolutely killer, the GT offers supreme rider comfort with a deeply contoured, newly formulated, Marathon foam foundation and a bitchin, matching removable back rest!  The LePera Outcast GT is available for 08-up touring bikes only.


Monday, March 24, 2014

Chrome Capital Completes Equity Investment

Press release: Nationwide trend towards leasing leads to significant investment
NAPLES, FL, March 25, 2014 – Chrome Capital, the nation’s leading lessor of pre-owned Harley-Davidson motorcycles, has completed a $20 million equity investment from Leucadia National Corporation, a publicly listed diversified holding company (NYSE: LUK). The investment, which was completed on March 10, 2014, may be increased to $86M to fund Chrome Capital’s growth plans. In addition to funding Chrome’s rapid growth, the equity infusion will capitalize Chrome’s balance sheet and further develop its services and product offerings to an existing network of nearly 300 dealers.