DEALERNEWS Names Top 100 Retailers for 2008

Dealernews magazine, the premier business-to-business publication for motorcycle, ATV and other powersports dealers, has named the winners of the 17th Annual Top 100 Dealer Awards. The Top 100 Awards is the powersports industry's largest, longest running and most prestigious retail competition, recognizing dealerships for retail design and merchandising approaches, promotional innovations and dedication to customer service.

Dealers from 39 states and two Canadian provinces are represented in the Dealernews Top 100 this year (a full list of Top 100 dealers follows). States that have the most Top 100 dealers continue to be Texas, Ohio, Missouri and North Carolina; however, this year Illinois dealers also made a strong showing, garnering six Top 100 Dealer mentions.

The 2008 Top 100 Dealers will be honored at an invitation-only awards gala Feb. 15, held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo, Feb. 15-18 in Indianapolis. The Top 100 Dealer of the Year/Grand Prize Winner, along with the winners of special awards for Best Dealership Exterior, Best Theme, Best Display, Best Community Involvement Program, Best Use of Space, Best Customer Service Initiative, Best Dealer to Work For, and more, will be announced at the gala. (For more information on Dealer Expo, visit

Dealernews is the official sponsor and organizer of the Top 100 Dealer Competition. Participating industry sponsors for this year's competition include American Suzuki Motor Co., Helmet House, RK Excel America Inc., Western Power Sports and Zurich; the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Bureau is also a sponsor.

For more information or to receive details on how retailers can enter next year's competition (Deadline for entries: Nov. 1, 2008), contact Dealernews at 17770 Cartwright Rd., Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92614 or at

Dealernews 2008 Top 100 Dealers
(listed geographically)

ALABAMA — Dothan Powersports (Dothan)
ARKANSAS — Bill Eddy's Motorsports (Fayetteville), Heartland Honda (Springdale)
ARIZONA — Northland Motorsports (Flagstaff), Show Low Motorsports (Show Low)
CALIFORNIA — Southern California Motorcycles (Brea)
COLORADO — Erico Motorsports (Denver), Outpost Harley-Davidson (Pueblo), Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson (Loveland)
DELAWARE — Powersports East (Bear)
FLORIDA — Cycle World of Daytona (Daytona Beach), House of Power (Palm Bay), J&P Cycles Destination Daytona Super Store (Ormond Beach), Seminole Powersports (Sanford)
GEORGIA — Cycle World of Athens (Bogart), Frazier?s Harley-Davidson (Buford)
IOWA — Struthers Brothers (Des Moines)
IDAHO — Rexburg Motor Sports (Rexburg)
ILLINOIS — Frieze Harley-Davidson Sales (O?Fallon), Gieson Motorsports (Rock Falls), Hammer Time Sports Inc. (Belvidere), Holzhauer Auto & Motorsports Group (Nashville), Nielsen Enterprises (Lake Villa), World of Powersports (Decatur)
INDIANA — Hayden Honda (Kendallville), Lake City Honda Kawasaki (Warsaw), Max Pitts Yamaha-Suzuki-Honda-Kawasaki (Peru), RevSport! (Bloomington)
KANSAS — City Cycle Sales (Junction City), Topeka Harley-Davidson (Topeka)
KENTUCKY — Mike's Cycle World II (Bowling Green)
LOUISIANA — Cycle World (Houma)
MICHIGAN — Biker Bob's Harley-Davidson Motown (Taylor), Bright Powersports (Lincoln Park), Shawmut Hills Sales (Grand Rapids), VanDerZee Motorplex (South Haven)
MINNESOTA — Jungclaus Motorsports (Glencoe)
MISSOURI — Advantage Powersports (Kansas City), Freedom Cycles Inc. (Grandview), J&W Cycles (Washington), Neosho Powersports (Neosho), Powersports of Joplin (Joplin)
MONTANA — Beartooth Harley-Davidson/Buell (Billings), Hi Mountain Recreation (Billings), Montana Harley-Davidson Buell Ducati (Missoula)
NEBRASKA — PowerSportsPro (Omaha), Star City Motor Sports (Lincoln)
NEVADA — Las Vegas Harley-Davidson (Las Vegas)
NEW HAMPSHIRE — Great Bay Motorcycles Inc. (North Hampton), Seacoast Harley-Davidson (North Hampton)
NEW JERSEY — Deptford Honda Yamaha (Deptford), Xtreme Machines (Millstone)
NEW MEXICO — Champion Motorsports (Roswell)
NEW YORK — Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine (North Tonawanda), Filer's PowerSports (Macedon) NORTH CAROLINA — Harley-Davidson of Greensboro (Greensboro), Kitty Hawk Harley-Davidson (Harbinger), Outer Banks Harley-Davidson (Elizabeth City), Rocky Mount Harley-Davidson (Rocky Mount), Smith Powersports (Hayesville)
OHIO — A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson/Buell (Sunbury), Adventure Harley-Davidson (Dover), Adventure Motorcycle & Accessories (Weston), Ask Powersports (Columbus), Competition Accessories (Springfield), Rick Roush Motor Sports (Medina), Signature Harley-Davidson (Perrysburg)
OKLAHOMA — Iron Lightning (Tulsa), Myers-Duren Harley-Davidson (Tulsa), Performance Cycle (Bethany)
OREGON — Bend Euro Moto (Bend)
PENNSYLVANIA — Action Motorsports Inc. (York), Off-Road Express (Erie)
SOUTH CAROLINA — Harley-Davidson of Greenville (Greenville)
SOUTH DAKOTA — J&L Harley-Davidson (Sioux Falls), Outdoor MotorSports (Spearfish)
TEXAS — Alamo Cycle Plex (San Antonio), Cowboy Harley-Davidson of Beaumont (Beaumont), Family PowerSports (Lubbock), Family PowerSports (San Angelo), Honda Suzuki North (Farmers Branch), Kent's Harley-Davidson Honda Suzuki (Abilene), Killeen Power Sports (Killeen), Maxim Motorsport (Allen), Midland Powersports (Midland), Yamaha Suzuki of Texas (Fort Worth)
VERMONT — Cyclewise Inc. (New Haven)
VIRGINIA — Bayside Harley-Davidson (Portsmouth), Harley-Davidson Shop of Wytheville (Wytheville), Shenandoah Harley-Davidson/Buell (Staunton)
WASHINGTON — Allsport Honda Polaris (Liberty Lake), Bob Lanphere's Renton Motorcycles (Renton), Ride West BMW (Seattle), Skagit Powersports (Burlington)
WEST VIRGINIA — Charlie's Harley-Davidson (Huntington)
WISCONSIN — Hal's Harley-Davidson & Buell (New Berlin), House of Harley-Davidson (Milwaukee), Vetesnik Powersports (Richland Center)M=

— Atlantic Motoplex (Dieppe)
QUEBEC — Harley-Davidson Montreal (Montreal)