Thursday, January 29, 2015

Enter To Win A Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation Shopping Spree!

Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation Press Release: We all know that times have been tough. Now that 2014 is behind us, it’s time to start thinking about all those Bagger Nation goodies that you’ve been wanting that you know will set your bike apart from the crowd! 
       So we’ve decided to help you start the new year right by creating the Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation 2015 digital catalog Sweepstakes! Simply head to the Bagger Nation web site and get yourself entered to win your share of $15,000 in product and prizes that we will be giving away to some lucky winners! 
       We’ll be drawing a finalist each and every week starting January 16th through to Thursday, March 26th at Arizona Bike Week. Each finalist will win a $100 in Bagger Bucks and some really cool Bagger Nation parts and swag! The 16 finalists will be announced online and on our social media pages. Then, on Thursday, our sponsor night at our booth at Arizona Bike Week we will draw (5) grand prize winners from the finalist pool. There are (5) $1000 grand prizes up for grabs and if you’ve entered the secret promo code from our 2015 catalog you’ll double that amount! 
       What are you waiting for?!? Go get yourself some Bagger Bucks!

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Harley-Davidson Delivers Strong Full-Year 2014 Financial Performance

Diluted EPS Rises 18.3 Percent on 5.6 Percent Revenue Growth
Retail Motorcycle Sales Grow Worldwide On Strength in International Markets

MILWAUKEE, January 29, 2015 ―Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) full-year 2014 diluted earnings per share increased 18.3 percent to $3.88 compared to diluted EPS of $3.28 in 2013. Net income was $844.6 million on consolidated revenue of $6.23 billion compared to full-year 2013 net income of $734.0 million on consolidated revenue of $5.90 billion. For the fourth quarter of 2014, diluted EPS increased 2.9 percent year-over-year to $0.35. Fourth quarter net income was $74.5 million on consolidated revenue of $1.20 billion compared to net income of $75.4 million on consolidated revenue of $1.19 billion in the year-ago period.
        Worldwide retail sales of new Harley-Davidson motorcycles grew 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter and 2.7 percent for the full year compared to the year-ago periods, driven by strong international sales – up 9.2 percent in the fourth quarter and 5.4 percent for the full year.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Polaris Reports Record 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

Fourth Quarter EPS Increased 27% on Sales Growth of 18%;
Full Year 2014 EPS from continuing operations Increased 23% on Sales Growth of 19%
Fourth Quarter Highlights:
Net income increased 25% to $135.4 million, or $1.98 per diluted share, with sales increasing 18% to $1,275.0 million, both fourth quarter records.
Off-Road Vehicle sales increased 19%, Motorcycle sales increased 50% and PG&A sales increased 21% in the 2014 fourth quarter.
North American retail sales remained strong, increasing 13% in the fourth quarter compared to last year.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) reported record fourth quarter net income of $1.98 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2014, an increase of 27 percent compared to the prior year’s fourth quarter net income of $1.56 per diluted share. Net income was $135.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, up 25 percent from the previous fourth quarter’s net income of $108.7 million. Sales for the fourth quarter of 2014 totaled a record $1,275.0 million, an increase of 18 percent over last year’s fourth quarter sales of $1,083.7 million.

HardDrive Adds Fox Shocks to V-twin Product Line-up

HardDrive American V-twin Products is pleased to announce the addition of FOX Street Performance Series V-Twin shocks to its product offerings. FOX Street Performance Series shocks feature the performance, quality and durability that FOX is known for combined with head-turning V-twin styling. Numerous height, spring rate and tuning adjustments make it easy for riders to get their bike’s handling dialed in. 
      Headquartered in Scotts Valley, CA, FOX designs and manufactures high-performance ride dynamics products primarily for bicycles, side-by-side vehicles, on-road and off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, and motorcycles. For more than three decades, FOX's team of enthusiasts and professional athletes has been improving vehicle performance through a unique commitment to redefining ride dynamics.
     For information about Fox V-twin shocks and other brands available from HardDrive American V-twin Products, visit their local V-Twin dealer or visit Hdtwin.com to get more information.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Klock Werks New Saddlebag Hinge Inserts​ — Available In Three Styles

Klock Werks has created a simple yet effective part to accent the hinge on 2014+ Harley Davidson FLH model saddlebags. Available in 3 styles - Smooth, “Limited”, and “Special” – the inserts are easy to install and add a custom touch.
        “Our Saddlebag Hinge Inserts are the perfect choice for those riders that want to remove the less attractive stock reflector from the saddlebag hinge for a more streamlined, custom look,” stated Dan Cheeseman, C.O.O. of Klock Werks. “We never skimp on quality at Klock Werks and these inserts are no exception. They are machined from billet aluminum, chrome plated and offered in three styles.”

Klock Werks Saddlebag Hinge Inserts are available now at www.kustombaggers.com or your local Drag Specialties Dealer.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Victory Motorcycles Teams with Matt Smith to create NHRA Pro Stock Factory Effort


Victory Motorcycles is taking a bold step into the performance world of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing with the creation of Victory Factory Racing.
        Leading the Victory effort will be the riding team of 2-time world Champion Matt Smith and his wife/co-rider Angie. They have both demonstrated the professionalism, dedication and success that assures Victory a partnership in keeping with the commitment to excellence that is a fundamental part of its DNA. Victory intends to compete at the pinnacle of the sport and anticipates a strong and professional effort with the skills and experience of Matt and Angie Smith.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

V-Twin Expo Show Guide Now On-Line

The latest issue of the V-Twin Expo Show Guide is now up for your viewing pleasure. Includes the entire magazine: Show schedule, maps, exhibitor listings, floor plan — everything you need to maximize your visit to Cincinnati. The Expo is mere weeks away, are you ready?

Click here for the Digital Edition of V-Twin News

Harley-Davidson Ripping Bricks For The Sturgis 75th


Harley-Davidson and the City of Sturgis, S.D., are setting their sights on the future – far into the future. In the spirit of this year’s 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the company and city officials are finalizing an agreement covering the next 75 years making Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
        “Harley-Davidson riders have attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for decades. This new agreement will help fuel many more years of freedom, independence and rebellion for this iconic gathering,” said Matt Levatich, president and chief operating officer at Harley-Davidson. “Riding is a passion passed down through generations, so it’s important we celebrate the legacy and history of Harley-Davidson in Sturgis, while helping creating new memories.”

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Sudco is the One Stop Source for Mikuni HSR Carburetors and Parts for American V-Twins

Sudco International is the One-Stop Expert Source for Mikuni Information, Carburetor Kits, Replacement Parts,Tuning Components and Rebuild Kits including the Industry leading Mikuni HSR42, 45, 48mm Performance Carburetors designed specifically for American V-Twins 
        Many Distributors only sell Mikuni Carburetors. At Sudco International they carry the complete line of Mikuni Carburetors and Kits, Replacement Parts, Tuning Components and Rebuild Kits. Plus they offer their own exclusive engineered line of Sudco Mikuni Performance Carburetor Kits for many popular Street Bike, Dirt Bike, Classic Bike, ATV and Personal Watercraft Applications. Sudco also has experienced Sudco Carburetor Engineers In-House to help with your Repair and Tuning Questions. Most other Distributors do not.