Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Mustang Super Touring Seat

By Popular Demand: Early FL Applications Available Now
April 22, 2014, Three Rivers, MA — One of Mustang’s most popular seats has been their “Super Touring” model for later FLs, which sits the rider back further than stock. More specifically, Mustang now has new Super Touring seats for early FLs, including 1997-2007 Road Kings, 1997-'05 Screamin' Eagle editions and 2006-'07 FLHX Street Glides, plus 1997-07 FLHT/FLTR models.    
       "Answering the many requests from 'big or tall' riders, we are introducing the new Super Touring for early FLs that provides an extra inch for more comfortable riding and better control of the bike," says Mustang Marketing Director, Marilyn Simmons. "What’s better than increased safety and all-day riding comfort?"

Roadsmith Celebrates 42-year-old Trike History with Ultimate Open House

White Bear Lake, MN (April 23, 2014) With a 42-year history in the trike business, Roadsmith will have plenty to celebrate when they host their “Ultimate Open House” at the company’s White Bear Lake, MN factory headquarters on June 30th of this year.  In addition to factory tours and an historical look back at their role in the trike industry, Roadsmith plans to roll out the red carpet for their guests with free food, trike displays, contests, prizes, t-shirts, a stunt motorcycle show and much, much more.

Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2014 Results; EPS Increased 11% to $1.19 on 19% Sales Growth

First Quarter 2014 Highlights:
Sales increased 19% to $888.3 million, setting a new record for the first quarter.
Operating income increased 24% to $126.7 million during the 2014 first quarter.
Raising guidance for full year 2014 earnings to a range of $6.30 to $6.45 per diluted share from continuing operations, an increase of 17% to 19% over 2013 based on projected full year 2014 sales growth of 14% to 16%.

Matco Introduces Pocket-Sized Power Source And Jump Starter To Lineup

Press Release: Versapower is smallest and lightest portable power unit on the market  
STOW, Ohio (April 23, 2014) – Matco Tools is proud to announce the release of the smallest and lightest portable power unit on the market. Featuring 300 Cranking amps with 400 Peak amps of power, the Versapower (MINIJUMP) can be used to jumpstart most domestic and foreign vehicle make and models, including cars, light trucks, ATVs, and motorcycles. This versatile new release from Matco also conveniently serves as a portable power source for tablets, Apple® products, cell phones and any other USB powered devices.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Harley-Davidson First-Quarter Earnings, Retail Motorcycle Sales Rise

Diluted EPS Grows 22.2% on 9.9% Revenue Increase
Worldwide Harley-Davidson Retail Motorcycle Sales Climb 5.8%

MILWAUKEE, April 22, 2014 – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) first-quarter 2014 diluted earnings per share of $1.21 grew 22.2% from the year-ago period on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies. First-quarter net income was $265.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.73 billion, compared to net income of $224.1 million in the year-ago period on consolidated revenue of $1.57 billion.

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?