DEALERNEWS ANNOUNCES TOP 100 DEALERS FOR 2012

Publish Date: 
Dec 27, 2011
By Mary Slepicka

Dealernews, the premier business information resource for North American powersports retailers, announces the winners of the 21st Annual Top 100 Awards, the industry's largest, longest running and most prestigious retail competition.

The 2012 Top 100 Awards competition is sponsored by American Express OPEN.

Thirty-five states and one Canadian province are represented in this year's Top 100. States with the highest number of winning dealerships are Texas, with eight dealers, and Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio, each with six. Illinois and Pennsylvania each have five Top 100 Dealers this year. A list of the 2011 Top 100 Dealers is provided below.

The powersports industry will come together for a luncheon banquet on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Indianapolis to honor the Top 100 Class of 2012. The Awards Ceremony will reveal the 2012 Dealer of the Year, the Merit Award winners and other special recognitions. The awards luncheon is an invitation-only event.

The 2012 Top 100 Dealers will be showcased in a three-day gallery exhibit during the 45th Annual Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo and the inaugural American V-Twin Dealer Show, to be held Feb. 17-19 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

This year's winners also will be commemorated in the 2012 Top 100 Yearbook, to be published in March by Dealernews, and in an online gallery starting in March at www.dealernews.com.

Here are the winners of the 2012 Dealernews Top 100 Dealer Competition, listed geographically.

ALABAMA:  Dothan Powersports (Dothan)

ARKANSAS:  Bill & Eddy’s Motorsports (Fayetteville), Rainbow Cycle and Marine (Rogers)

ARIZONA:  Go AZ Motorcycles (Scottsdale), Northland Motorsports (Flagstaff), Ride Now Powersports of Peoria (Peoria), Sierra Cycles (Sierra Vista)

CALIFORNIA:  Chaparral Motorsports (San Bernardino), Ducati/Triumph Newport Beach (Costa Mesa), Performance Motorsports Yamaha (San Juan Capistrano), Southbay Motorsports (Chula Vista)

COLORADO:  Fay Myers Motorcycle World (Greenwood Village)

DELAWARE:  Powersports East (Bear)

FLORIDA:  Adamec Harley-Davidson (Jacksonville), Barney’s of Brandon (Brandon), Fun Bike Center Motorsports (Lakeland), Harley-Davidson of St. Augustine (St. Augustine)

GEORGIA:  Tifton Harley-Davidson/Buell (Tifton)

IDAHO:  Rexburg Motorsports (Rexburg)

ILLINOIS:  Conrad’s Harley-Davidson (Shorewood), Frieze Harley-Davidson Sales Inc. (O’Fallon), Gieson Motorsports (Rock Falls), McHenry Harley-Davidson (McHenry), World of Powersports Inc. (Decatur)

INDIANA:  Bud’s Harley-Davidson (Evansville), Dreyer Honda South (Whiteland)

IOWA:  Country Cycle (Winterset), McGrath Powersports (Cedar Rapids)

KANSAS:  City Cycle Sales Inc. (Junction City), Rawhide Harley-Davidson (Olathe)

KENTUCKY:  Man O’ War Harley-Davidson (Lexington), Wildcat Harley-Davidson (London)

LOUISIANA:  Cycle World (Houma), Performance Power Sports LLC (Houma), Renegade Harley-Davidson (Alexandria)

MICHIGAN:  Babbitts Sports Center (Muskegon), Grand Rapids Harley-Davidson (Hudsonville), Hot Rod Harley-Davidson (Muskegon), VanDerZee Motorplex (South Haven), Village Motorsports (Grand Rapids)

MISSOURI:  Advantage Powersports (Kansas City), Big St. Charles Motorsports (St. Charles), Cruisin’ 66 (Springfield), Freedom Cycles Inc. (Grandview), J & W Cycles Inc. (Washington), PowerSports of Joplin (Joplin)

NEBRASKA:  Ducati Omaha (Omaha), Kearney Yamaha (Kearney), Star City Motor Sports (Lincoln)

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Freedom Cycle (Concord)

NEW JERSEY: Deptford Honda Yamaha (Deptford), Xtreme Machines (Millstone)

NEW MEXICO: Champion Motorsports (Roswell)

NEW YORK: Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine (North Tonawanda), Filers Powersports (Macedon)

NORTH CAROLINA: Indian Motorcycle Charlotte (Lowell), Lejeune Motorsports (Jacksonville), Motorcycles of Charlotte (Charlotte), Outer Banks Harley-Davidson (Harbinger), Ray Price Inc. (Raleigh), Scooternerds.com/Vespa Greensboro/Select Cycle (Greensboro)

OHIO:  A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson (Sunbury), Adventure Harley-Davidson (Dover), Competition Accessories (Springfield), Mad River Harley-Davidson (Sandusky), Rick Roush Motor Sports (Medina), Signature  Harley-Davidson (Perrysburg)

PENNSYLVANIA:  Crossroad Powersports (Upper Darby), Off-Road Express (Erie), Sport Cycle Suzuki/Sea-Doo (Leesport), Steve Seltzer Honda (Altoona), Tom’s Cycle (Indiana)

SOUTH CAROLINA: Performance PowerSports (Seneca)

SOUTH DAKOTA:  J & L Harley-Davidson (Sioux Falls), Outdoor MotorSports (Spearfish)

TENNESSEE:  Cool Springs Powersports (Franklin), Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson (Maryville)

TEXAS:  Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda (Dallas), Central Texas Powersports (Georgetown), Cycle Center of Denton (Denton), Family Powersports San Angelo (San Angelo), Killeen Power Sports (Killeen), Maxim Honda (Allen), Rick Fairless’ Strokers Dallas (Dallas), South Texas Suzuki (Lytle)

VERMONT:  Cyclewise/Ducati Vermont (New Haven), Green Mountain Harley-Davidson (Essex Junction)

VIRGINIA:  Bayside Harley-Davidson (Portsmouth), Harley-Davidson of Wytheville (Wytheville), Village Motorsports (Unionville)

WASHINGTON:  Downtown Harley-Davidson Renton (Renton), Eastside Harley-Davidson (Bellevue), Experience Powersports (Moses Lake)

WEST VIRGINIA:  Charlie’s Harley-Davidson (Huntington), Cole Harley-Davidson (Bluefield)

WISCONSIN:  House of Harley-Davidson (Milwaukee), Milwaukee Harley-Davidson (Milwaukee), Road Track and Trail LLC (Big Bend), Vandervest Harley-Davidson (Peshtigo)

CANADA:  Rec-Tech Power Products (Lloydminster, Alberta)

The Dealernews Top 100 Awards recognizes powersports dealerships for their achievements in retail design and merchandising, marketing, e-commerce, customer service, community involvement and general business management. It is a juried competition that awards dealers and independent shops for their efforts to promote the sport, the industry, and the rider lifestyle.