Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Mikuni HSR42, 45 And 48mm Performance Carburetors

Press Release: Mikuni American offers the perfect size HSR Performance Carburetor Kit for any Harley-Davidson, American Big Twin and other Custom Applications. The popular Mikuni HSR42 Carb Kit is already an industry performance standard for Sportsters, Buells and stock Big Twins by offering a 25% increase in power and torque when used with an aftermarket exhaust system. More mildly modified Big Twin engines with aftermarket cams and big bore kits can benefit from the extra induction flow provided by the larger Mikuni HSR45 Carburetor Kit, while the HSR48 Carburetor can satisfy the needs of the hottest tuned race motors.

Progressive Suspension – 422 Series Shocks Now Available For Breakout

Press Release: High performance, tunable suspension is finally available for the Harley Breakout® models! Progressive’s proven 422 series shocks are a fully adjustable softail shock, with variable ride height and spring preload settings. Designed and tested to allow a rider to easily tune the suspension to fit the bike as well as their riding style.
       All 422 Series shock absorbers are wrapped in a show chrome cover and include a pair of progressive rate coil springs and monotube dampers designed to ride smooth and minimize bottoming. The dampers also feature a nitrogen charge that eliminates internal oil cavitation and helps create a consistent ride while resisting heat induced fading.
       To learn more about the 422 Series, visit the Progressive Suspension website at www.progressivesuspension.com

Progressive Suspension

Thursday, April 30, 2015

EKLIPES Chrome Cobra

Press Release: The new Eklipes Chrome Cobra is the world’s first and only motorcycle handlebar mounted cell phone and GPS all-in-one charging system that comes with a database ready USB port for all your mobile electronic charging needs, and a deep well 12 volt power socket for GPS. 
       Features include: on/off switch, LED light indicator, chrome steel locking plate mount that fits 7/8” 1”, & 1.25” handle bars and it also comes with our 2000 amp EZ jump-start dual battery harness that also works on all battery chargers. (comes in chrome and black and retails for only $29.99) Info: www.EKLIPES.com Phone: 916-786-7601

Eastwood Introduces New Automotive Paint Colors, Premium Show Clear Coat, and Custom Pearl & Flakes

Press Release: The Eastwood Company has introduced nine new single stage urethane automotive paint colors and 19 new basecoat colors, to kick off the DIY auto paint season.  In addition, a premium 4:1 show clear coat has been added, plus over 35 pearls, flakes, and chameleon additives.  These professional-grade refinishing products allow DIY hobbyists to achieve professional results at a DIY price.  

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

CVP Stainless Steel Idle Speed Screw

Press Release: Adjust your idle speed by hand without the need for a screwdriver with a stainless steel idle speed screw from CV Performance. Designed and engineered specifically to replace the factory original, this CVP speed screw is compatible with all Harley CV and Keihin butterfly style carburetors from 1981-2006.
       CV Performance has been specializing in tuning and improving Harley-Davidson CV carburetors for over 25 years. The Speed Screw was designed with one objective in mind...to help Harley-Davidson riders make idle adjustments easy - even at stop lights with gloves on. Great looking product  - precision machining makes this speed screw look like a custom piece attached to your carburetor. 

Bel-Ray Big Twin Transmission Oil Transforms V-Twin Motorcycles

  • Provides significantly smoother shifting, quieter gear engagement and maximizes horsepower
  • Extreme pressure chemistry protects gear components from the destructive effects of shock loading
  • Maintains film strength over a wide temperature range for unmatched protection and performance
  • Distinctive red color assists with early detection of transmission leaks

Total performance lubricant manufacturer, Bel-Ray, today announced the availability of its Big Twin Transmission Oil, engineered for motorcycles equipped with V-Twin engines.
       Bel-Ray’s Big Twin Transmission Oil is specially formulated to provide smoother shifting, reduced gear noise and maximize horsepower in motorcycles equipped with V-Twin engines
       Formulated for sliding contacts of spiral bevel gears in differentials and transmissions of V-Twin motorcycles, Bel-Ray’s multi-grade transmission oil provides riders with significantly smoother shifting action and quieter gear engagement than competing oils on the market. Its superior chemistry and advanced proprietary additives minimize friction and protect costly gear components from the destructive effects of shock loading.

S&S Returns Flathead Power Brand Back To Anders Nygren

S&S Cycle Inc. announced that they are transferring ownership of the Flathead Power brand back to Anders Nygren, the original founder of the Flathead Power company in Sweden free of charge. “We decided to discontinue using Flathead Power as a brand for our vintage product line about a year ago to consolidate our branding under the S&S Cycle name. We still owned the FHP trademark but had no plans to use it, so we decided to give it back to Anders.” says S&S Company president Paul Langley.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2015 Results

EPS Increased 9% To $1.30 On 16% Sales Growth

First Quarter 2015 Highlights:

  • Sales increased 16% to $1,033.3 million, setting a new record for the first quarter.
  • North American retail sales increased 8% in the first quarter.
  • Operating income increased 19% to $150.3 million during the 2015 first quarter.
  • Narrowing guidance range for full year 2015 earnings to $7.27 to $7.42 per diluted share, an increase of 9% to 12% based on sales growth of 9% to 12% for the full year 2015.

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today reported record first quarter net income of $88.6 million, or $1.30 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, an increase of nine percent from the 2014 first quarter net income of $80.9 million, or $1.19 per diluted share. Sales for the first quarter 2015 totaled $1,033.3 million, which represents an increase of 16 percent from last year’s first quarter sales of $888.3 million.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Victory Motorcycles "Drift"

Tony Carbajal and Joe Vertical of the Victory Stunt team do things with baggers you never thought possible. Watch these two go full-throttle at JenningsGP as they test the limits of their supercharged Victory baggers.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Harley-Davidson Reports First-Quarter Earnings

Diluted EPS, Net Income Improve Year-Over-Year
 MILWAUKEE, April 21, 2015 ―Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) first-quarter 2015 diluted earnings per share increased 5.0 percent to $1.27 compared to diluted EPS of $1.21 in the year-ago period. Net income was $269.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.67 billion compared to net income of $265.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.73 billion in last year’s first quarter. Revenue in this year’s first quarter was down from the year-ago period primarily on unfavorable foreign currency exchange and slightly lower motorcycle shipments. 
      “While the first quarter had its share of headwinds, our business is strong and we remain clearly focused on executing Harley-Davidson’s strategy to be customer-led in everything we do, grow our reach among new customers in the U.S., grow internationally and continuously improve every aspect of our operations,” said Keith Wandell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harley-Davidson, Inc. “We continue to manage Harley-Davidson for long-term performance from a position of great strength.”