Dealernews - August 01, 2013

Sales
Eric Anderson
DO YOU REMEMBER that clapped-out Taco minibike you learned to ride on?
Bruce Steever
ALTHOUGH STILL SLOW, the ATV and SxS market is showing growth as we move through 2013. Hurray!
Service
Dave Koshollek
AUGUST IS THE TIME to nail down your service marketing plans for the upcoming winter season.
COMPTON, Calif. - Sudco International’s new catalog boasts 556 pages of products.
PESARO, Italy - From Europe's Andreani comes an oil level kit which helps users measure and set oil levels while tuning or changing fork oil — without h
Management
Dennis Johnson
NESTLED BETWEEN the Columbia River and the Cascade Mountains, The Dalles, Ore., is an agricultural hotspot in the Pacific Northwest.
Joe Delmont
DESTINATION POWERSPORTS, the Dealer LAB powersports dealership in Punta Gorda, Fla., continued its strong earnings performance this year with another solid month
Mary Slepicka
EVERYONE, MEET RYAN ADAMS. (Ryan, this is everyone.) 
Welcome to the 2013 Dealernews Distributor Report Card SURVEY.
Mike Vaughan
NOTE: I WROTE THIS in late June when I was part of the way through a motorcycle trip that so far had covered 6,709 miles, 20 states and 34 days. I’ve paused
Marketing
Rod Stuckey
I WAS RECENTLY speaking with a veteran dealer who said, “this business has changed more in the last five years than the previous 20.”
Mary Slepicka
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows has announced the dates for the 2013-14 national tour, with the schedule adding a stop in Ph