ZEV: 2015 electric lineup features longer range, more power and storage
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - ZEV Electric announced it has added three models to its 2015 motorcycle and scooter lineup, all with increased power and longer range at highway speeds.
"All ZEV Electric bikes use innovative hub motors with the electric motor contained inside of the rear wheel," the company said. "No gears, no chains, no belts, and no moving parts except for the wheel bearings for ...
Fulmer for spring: new helmet graphics, jacket upgrades
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Fulmer has unveiled special-edition graphics and new gear with the launch of its Spring 2015 catalog. In addition, the catalog includes selections of Memphis Xtreme Audio’s inventory and a security system from Encore Powersports Security.
The 62B is Fulmer’s best-selling full-face helmet, and the company is ...
Arctiva’s latest snow apparel features four sets of gear
JANESVILLE, Wis. – Arctiva has launched their 2015-2016 line of snow apparel, with four new sets leading the lineup. There are options for men, women and youth included in the Mech, Comp, Comp RR and Gem jackets, pants and bibs.
The men’s Mech jacket ($325-350) and pants ($295-320) are constructed of a waterproof, windproof, breathable ...
Latest action sports cameras court your video-hungry customers
ACTION SPORTS CAMERAS are a big deal right now, with riders of all types recording their two- and four-wheeled adventures.
At the most simple level, mounting an camera is a chance to record and share rides with friends and family, but depending on the rider and the camera, there are plenty of more advanced uses:
"Dash-cam” functionality, to legally protect a rider on the road from oth...
U.S. Senator introduces federal autocycle safety bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Vitter has introduced the Autocycle Safety Act, which creates the new classification “autocycle” for enclosed motor vehicles with three wheels and would set standards for autocycles under safety rules and the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards.
It’s no surprise that S. 685, introduced March 10, comes from Vit...
Electric-assisted bicycles: a natural line extension for powersports dealers?
A DEALERNEWS SPECIAL REPORT: In the same way some motorcycle dealers have leveraged their powersports branding to expand into new territory such as personal watercraft, scooters or side-by-sides, e-bikes could help a growth-minded dealer expand to reach a whole new, but related customer segment. But there are several things to consider before taking action.