Indian 2016: Scout ABS, new colors for Chief, Roadmaster

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Indian unveiled its lineup of 2016 model year motorcycles to accompany the 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse announced back in February at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Chicago. Indian Scout, Scout ABS The 2016 Indian Scout...

First Ride: 2016 Yamaha Kodiak, Grizzly ATVs

OLIVER SPRINGS, Tenn. – Back in June, Yamaha unveiled its 2016 Grizzly 700 and Kodiak 700 ATVs (which you can read about here). Most notably, t...

Victory reveals the electric Empulse TT

Medina Minn. –Victory Motorcycles has introduced the 2016 Empulse TT, the first all-electric addition to the Victory lineup. It is scheduled for arrival at dealerships in late 2015. The Empulse TT is derived from the Brammo Empulse R. Victory’s parent company, Polaris Industries, acquired Brammo’s motorcycle asset...

New RZR XP Turbo EPS offers big power, lots of add-ons

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Polaris this week is debuting much of its new off-road recreational lineup for 2016, and it includes new RZRs, Rangers and Sportsman vehicles, plus an expa...

Ranger expands 2016 lineup for farm, trail, hunting, and adds EV

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Dealers attending their annual Polaris meeting this week are viewing the OEM’s new recreational off-road model lineup for 2016, which includes a new RZR, four new Rangers, three new

Polaris ATVs for 2016 designed from the mud up

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., and LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Dealers attending their annual Polaris meeting this week are viewing the OEM’s new model lineup for 2016, which includes a new RZR, four new

Latest Updates

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The final days of July were busy ones for Polaris, which announced an "armada" (Bennett Morgan's word) of new and updated vehicles
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Indian unveiled its lineup of 2016 model year motorcycles to accompany the 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse announced back in February at the Pro
DERBY, United Kingdom - Norton Motorcycles Ltd. said it has received UK government funding to support 600 new jobs at its factory, including 200 new apprenticeshi
NEW DELHI, India - Hero Motocorp, specifically its North American subsidiaries, will acquire certain consulting and R&D assets as part of a settlement agreeme
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Polaris this week is debuting much of its new off-road recreational lineup for 2016, and it includes new RZRs, Rangers an
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Dealers attending their annual Polaris meeting this week are viewing the OEM’s new recreational off-road model line

Aftermarket

SOMERSET, Wis. - Küryakyn's Crusher performance division introduces the Maverick Air Cleaner for Harley-Davidson Big Twins and Sportsters.  "Th
BOISE, Idaho - New from Sedona Tire & Wheel is the Rock-a-Billy eight-ply, puncture-resistant radial, which features an aggressive tread design with integrate
BLOOMFIELD, Ind. - Hi-Lift jacks has adapted its "original power tool" of the off-road market to serve the needs of UTV and SxS riders, incorporating a
CORONA, Calif. – STI Tire and Wheel has a new Sand Wedge tire, designed as a high-performance option for UTV handling and control in sand dunes. Selling poi
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - K&N's new RK-3942 High-Flow Air Intake System performance upgrade increases engine intake airflow and delivers more horsepower and tor
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Polaris this week is debuting much of its new off-road recreational lineup for 2016, and it includes new RZRs, Rangers an

OEM

STURGIS, S.D. – BRP is giving riders a first look at the 2016 Can-Am Spyder F3-S Special Series in Triple Black during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The veh
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The final days of July were busy ones for Polaris, which announced an "armada" (Bennett Morgan's word) of new and updated vehicles
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Arctic Cat is recalling about 2,700 Prowler 500 HDX off-highway vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years because the manufacturer has determ
WASHINGTON, D.C. - E-Z Go has recalled a number of its gas-powered utility, shuttle and golf vehicles because the gas tank on these models may leak, posing a fire
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Indian unveiled its lineup of 2016 model year motorcycles to accompany the 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse announced back in February at the Pro
NEW DELHI, India - Hero Motocorp, specifically its North American subsidiaries, will acquire certain consulting and R&D assets as part of a settlement agreeme

Regulatory

NEENAH, Wis. – Neenah police have arrested a man on suspicion of shooting out the window of a downtown motorcycle shop twice over the weekend. Authorities s
PRINCETON, W.V. - Mercer County officials will meet July 30 with an eye toward choosing an engineering firm and possibly a site for a planned $500,000 Hatfield-Mc
WASHINGTON, D.C. and MEDINA, Minn. - Polaris is recalling about 4,300 youth RZR 170 EFI ATVs from the 2015 model year over fire hazard concerns, the Consumer Prod
MEDINA, Minn. – The first Victory electric race bike that Irishman Lee Johnston rode to the podium in the Isle of Man/SES TT Zero race event has been return
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 185,000 2014 and 2015 model year motorcycles because the saddlebags may fall off, NHTSA announced. Accor
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Arctic Cat’s fiscal 2016 first quarter net sales were down 6 percent to $134.4 million as the company works to reposition itself

Retail

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - EagleRider will host a reunion ride for its loyal clients, traversing the globe on the route where EagleRider first made its mark in th
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - Indian Motorcycle of Santa Clarita, an affiliate of Mamba Motorsports, is planning a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug.
CHICAGO, Ill. - The powersports industry is robust and continues to grow, according to dealer performance data from Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), a divis
NEENAH, Wis. – Neenah police have arrested a man on suspicion of shooting out the window of a downtown motorcycle shop twice over the weekend. Authorities s
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Lucas Creamer spent a lot of time working for other people before opening Lawrence Vintage Cycle about a year ago, but his goal was always clear.
RAPID CITY, S.D. – When riders roll into Sturgis this week for the 75th anniversary rally, Black Hills Harley-Davidson will be ready. The dealership has und

Products of the Week

Here are the latest new product announcements that caught the editors' attention. Check them out to determine whether they will drive sales for your business.

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - The first product from Pro Pad's new Raxx line of motorcycle luggage racks is the Ellipse Detachable version, which provides a s
RICHMOND, Calif. - SpeedMob, the exclusive distributor for STM clutches in the United States, announces that the new STM dry clutch conversion kits are now availa
SEATTLE, Wash. - Touratech USA introduces a toolbox for BMW R1200GS Adventure riders. The 4.2.-liter, aluminum and plastic toolbox fits in the space between the p
DENVER, Colo. - For those who have perfected the art of being alone Redverz Gear introduces The Solo Expedition Motorcycle Tent.  The original Redverz&n
IRVINE, Calif. - As great as the current crop of street bikes, MX machines, PWC and snowmobiles may be, their highly tuned engines do require some service work, s
SANDPOINT, Idaho - Based on the reported popularity of the company's Platform footpeg designs for KTM, Black Dog Cycle Works has extended the line to fit most