Thursday, October 30, 2014

Sudco Keihin FCR Performance Carburetor Kits for Harley-Davidson & American V-Twins

Keihin FCR Carburetors are acknowledged as the leading carburetors in 4-stroke motorcycle racing for their acknowledged performance gains thanks to their precise metering, high flowing flat slide throttle design and adjustable accelerator pump for quick response. Sudco International, America's motorcycle carburetor experts, have put together a complete line of easy bolt-up Keihin FCR 39 and 41mm Performance Carburetor Kits for many popular Harley-Davidson, American Big Twin and Sportster models.
       Each Sudco Keihin FCR Kit include a pre-jetted Keihin FCR 39 or 41mm Carburetor that is ready to run for most applications, equipped with the correct linkage to work with stock cables, and includes an air cleaner/cover adapter, with or without a K&N Chrome filter. Retail pricing for Sudco Keihin FCR39/41 Kits begin at $597.45.

Bel-Ray Introduces Two New Products

Bike Wash and Detailer & Protectant Spray Help Restore and Maintain Factory Finishes of Nearly Any Surface
Bel-Ray, today announced the availability of two new cleaning products for powersports and marine applications, Bike Wash and Silicone Detailer & Protectant Spray.

Bike Wash
Bel-Ray Bike Wash is an advanced, biodegradable micro-emulsion cleaner that is specially formulated for motorcycle racers and enthusiasts alike. Engineered to provide a deep clean, Bike Wash softens and lifts dirt and grime accumulated from street, track and trail riding without the need for brushing or scrubbing in most cases.
        Bike Wash is formulated to safely clean nearly any finish or surface of a motorcycle including, painted surfaces, plastic, rubber, fiberglass, chrome, aluminum and alloy wheels. Before applying Bike Wash, ensure the bike is no longer hot and rinse it with water. Apply Bike Wash by liberally spraying the bike and allowing it to soak in for several minutes. Then, thoroughly rinse the bike with clean water and allow it to dry for a clean, residue-free finish.

Burly Jail Bars

Tall, narrow and angry, the new Burly Jail bar sits defiantly on your triple tree daring anyone to make eye contact. Available in 10”, 12” and 14” heights in a black or chrome finish to suit your club style machine. Constructed in the good old USA of 1.25” diameter steel and tapered to 1” at the ends so OEM controls fit nicely. Mounting is direct to triple tree. Jail Bars are dimpled and drilled for internal wiring. May require longer cables/lines/electrical for installation.

Burly Brand

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 

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.