Dealernews - May 01, 2011

Management
Bruce Steever
For Donna Coryell, the path to becoming a Dealernews Top 100 dealer was fraught with loss and hardship. She weathered the storms through hard work and resiliency
Dennis Johnson
In celebration of Women Riders Month, Dealernews salutes the females who build companies, run dealerships, push for product, advocate fairness — and inspire
Here are even more women to know. For in-depth profiles, visit this link. Did we forget any? In the comments section below, nominate women you know who are making
Rick Fairless
I don’t remember seeing women piloting their own motorcycles back when I was growing up. I only remember women riding on the back of motorcycles. I know the
Joe Delmont
Editor’s note: The Dealer LAB is a joint editorial project between Dealernews and PowerHouse Dealer Services, a consulting firm operated by Bill Shenk who i
Service
Dave Koshollek
I’ve always believed women should be part of our industry workforce, particularly in dealership parts and service departments where I worked. But it ha
Intended for use in tight areas, Snap-on’s quarter-inch Square Drive Micro Cordless Impact Wrench (CT525) has a soft pistol grip and a 55-minute battery cha
Jims’ Piston Jet Test Stand No. 772 allows engine builders to test the piston jets inside Twin Cam engine cases. The unit operates on both compressed air, a
Dirtbikers can use CruzTools’ new Combo Axle Wrenches to remove an axle or a spark plug. There are two versions of the tool. Both contain a 14 mm box wrench
Marketing
Dennis Johnson
The folks at Martin Motorsports are no strangers to hosting events such as seminars and bike days at their multiline dealership in Boyertown, Penn., a small borou
Dennis Johnson
Download the Motus Motorcycle spec sheet by clicking here Download a fact sheet about Motus Motorcycles by clicking here Brian Case and Lee Conn are the co-found
5 Questions
Two years ago, marketing maven Julia Hutton dove headfirst into the powersports industry to fill a need for a moto-centric retail outlet in Prescott, Ariz. &ldquo
Sales
Kenda’s popular Bear Claw K299 finds a successor in the company’s latest addition, the K587 Bear Claw HTR tire. The ATV tire features an all-new 8PR r
Slam and Boss (shown) aluminum wheels by RSD provide strength and style in one piece, with two finishes to choose from. The Contrast Cut finish is a polished whee
Paughco’s 80-spoke rims (at right) are offered in direct-fit and custom applications to fit a wide variety of bikes. Front packages for 1989-to-1999 single-
Metalsport has introduced 30-inch one-piece custom billet wheels for V-twins that are machined in-house from aircraft-grade billet aluminum. Styles available incl
Drag Specialties has released the Fat Daddy wheels, which offer a throwback to childhood bicycle wheels with their 50-spoke design. Spokes are radially laced at 3
The Drifter 3D wheel from RC Components features a twisted, seven-spoke design that provides a 3D look and feel. It’s available in chrome or gloss black, an
Column: Mike Vaughan
Mike Vaughan
I was having dinner one night with some folks from Costco Automotive, after Dealer Expo had closed for the day. We got talking about the difference between sellin