BRP Can-Am unveils 2016 Spyder F3-S Special at Sturgis rally

STURGIS, S.D. - BRP this past weekend unveiled its 2016 Can-Am Spyder F3-S Special Series in Triple Black during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, giving test riders the opportunity to try out the new Spyder on the premium roads of South Dakota's Black Hills. "We have a great deal of current Spyder owners here to help us celebrate, and it is a perfect opportunity to show off this eye-catching ne...

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...

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

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...

Latest Updates

GREENFIELD, Iowa – Vintage Honda lovers who can’t get enough will have a rare chance Sept. 6, when the inventory from Greenfield Honda goes up for auc
STURGIS, S.D. - BRP this past weekend unveiled its 2016 Can-Am Spyder F3-S Special Series in Triple Black during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, giving test riders
CHICAGO, Ill. - Genuine Scooters has launched a Back to School promotional offer that includes 1.9 percent financing, an extended warranty and discounted service.
TROUP, Texas - Motor Trike, Inc. offers its first trike conversion kit for Indian Motorcycles, using its patented independent rear suspension (IRS) to offer the T
ARCTIC CAT dealers continue to report soft demand for product, and limited progress made against the OEM's plan to reduce inventory, according to the results
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

Aftermarket

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. - MB Quart, a high-end audio brand from Maxxsonics USA, has developed a pair of audio speaker pods that Polaris will make available as an add-on
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Johnny Jump is K&N's new national sales manager for the powersports market, taking over from Nick O'Kane, who has transitioned int
HENDERSON, Nev. - Custom Cycle Control Systems Inc.'s new Climax Hand Controls package gives riders the chance to clean up their handlebars with a kit that co
TROUP, Texas - Motor Trike, Inc. offers its first trike conversion kit for Indian Motorcycles, using its patented independent rear suspension (IRS) to offer the T
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Moose's new Switchback tire has an aggressive tread design that works in a full range of terrains, from muddy conditions to hard park or lo
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Moose Racing's newest Sahara apparel items feature a lightweight, ventilated design to maximize airflow. The new jersey (MSRP: $39.95 to $4

OEM

STURGIS, S.D. - BRP this past weekend unveiled its 2016 Can-Am Spyder F3-S Special Series in Triple Black during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, giving test riders
CHICAGO, Ill. - Genuine Scooters has launched a Back to School promotional offer that includes 1.9 percent financing, an extended warranty and discounted service.
CYPRESS, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yamaha in late June issued a recall alert for about 200 SRViper snowmobiles because the brake line and its components may c
ARCTIC CAT dealers continue to report soft demand for product, and limited progress made against the OEM's plan to reduce inventory, according to the results
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

Regulatory

HOPKINSVILLE, Kent. – Nobody is quite sure who made off with two dealer registration plates from Garland Powersports. The dealership reported two dealer&rsq
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
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
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
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

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Calling all free spirits: this clothing line was developed with by veteran rider/builders, but with newbies and non-riders in mind as well
NAPLES, Fla. - Scott Fischer Enterprises (SFE) has hired Taylor Loethen as the new marketing manager for Naples Harley-Davidson. Loethen began her new role in ear
GREENFIELD, Iowa – Vintage Honda lovers who can’t get enough will have a rare chance Sept. 6, when the inventory from Greenfield Honda goes up for auc
YORK, Pa. – Who’s buying Laugerman's Harley-Davidson? That’s still a mystery, but management confirms the dealership is being sold after 66
TUALATIN, Ore. - Southern California-based Del Amo Motorsports keeps its edge by keeping its technology fresh. The multi-year Top 100 dealership recently turned t
ARCTIC CAT dealers continue to report soft demand for product, and limited progress made against the OEM's plan to reduce inventory, according to the results

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