Service Resource Center

Performance

NEW BIKE SILLY SEASON is officially upon us with the first major new bike show of the 2015 model year, Intermot, in Cologne, Germany. As new bikes are announced
VIOLA, Wisc. -- The new S&S billet air cleaner kit is advertised as offering improved performance for Indian models with Thunder Stroke 111 engines. Selling p
BOISE, Idaho – SKF’s fork seal technology, already adopted by OEMs such as KTM, offers real-world benefits that can be immediately felt by the rider.
MADISON, Wis. and LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Let’s assume that, to most riders, drive chains aren’t high-priority items. They don’t really care wha
DAYTON, Ohio - The new Alien Head Full Exhaust System for Honda's Grom, developed by Brock's Performance, is a lightweight (4.5 lb.) stainless-steel exhau
GLENDORA, Calif. - CV Performance introduces the CVP V-Ductor, a “finishing” performance accessory that claims to add power and efficiency for any car

Training

AS THE first female instructor for the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and the organization's first female chief instructor, Julie Spencer has been blazing a p
LISLE, Ill. - Universal Technical Institute (UTI) has opened a new 187,000 sq. ft. campus in the Chicago western suburb of Lisle. The campus is designed to a
NORFOLK, Va. - A free webinar on driving service promotions and sales originally developed for Suzuki dealers is now available to all service shops. "Rev Up
I ATTENDED MY first Born Free motorcycle event in June, and was overwhelmed and overjoyed to see thousands of 20-something guys and gals enjoying the sport of mot
AUGUST IS THE TIME to nail down your service marketing plans for the upcoming winter season.
IT'S MAY! Spring is in full swing and there are tons of motorcycles on the road with more females in the saddle than ever before.

Add-ons

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., and MADISON, WIs. – Roland Sands, the racer-designer-builder president of Roland Sands Design, found himself in an enviable position w
FRENCHTOWN, N.J. -- MachineartMoto unveils the Avant 12RT_LC, a no-drill front fender extension for the liquid-cooled 2014 BMW R1200 RT, to complement the rest of
KETCHUM, Idaho and MADISON, Wis. – We’ve all seen the LED running light trend in the automotive world, with each OEM following the luxury brand pionee
WINCHENDON, Mass. – Woodcraft, known for its race-ready crash protection and ergonomic accessories, has turned its attention to Honda’s pint-size
GARDENA, Calif. - British Customs has partnered with Analog Motorcycles, a builder and shop in Gurnee, Ill., to produce the Analog 3T tail tidy kit for Triumph Th
FRISCO, Texas - J&M Corp. brought its new Rokker audio systems for 2014 Harley-Davidson Streetglide/Ultra/Ltd. models to the Tucker Rocky show. The XTP Perfor

Repairs

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Arctic Cat Inc. said it is voluntarily recalling its all-terrain vehicles manufactured in 2008 and some of the models produced in 2009. The
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 105,000 Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year and 1,400 Street motorcycles from the 2015 model ye
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Service Manager Pro is looking to fill the gap left when Autodata left the United States market in August. Autodata, a publisher of servic
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yamaha Motor Corp. is recalling about 5,300 FZ09 motorcycles from the 2014 model year to fix a problem with the headlight harness, NHTSA announ
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yamaha is recalling about 2,520 snowmobiles from the 2014 and 2015 model years because a fuel hose joint could leak while the vehicle is in ope
MADISON, Wis. and HAMPSTEAD, N.H. - Rick's Motorsport Electrics comes to the rescue for customers with a burnt Buell stator. We received a glimpse of the prod

Used Vehicles

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Sportbike sales are up in the 60-day period ending May 16, according to data collected by the National Automobile Dealers Association. Cruise
MARGARETTA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A local retailer is taking a page from club stores by passing volume savings along to customers. M&M Cycles, dubbed the area
LAUREL, Md. -- Six of 10 vehicle market categories monitored by Black Book for the powersports sector are up, month-over month.  Snowmobile prices, unsurpris
LAUREL, Md. -- After a long, cold winter, the powersports market at auction is starting to rev up, according to Ricky Beggs, editorial director for Black Book. Be
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Despite a stay of enforcement until Aug. 1, New Mexico vehicle dealers are operating under a new regulation that requires stringent insp
Auction attendance and prices were up in the powersports market in March, according to the latest report from Black Book. Personal watercraft and jet boat prices

Dave Koshollek's Tip of the Week

DYNO Tip #7: Always run the bike on the same octane fuel from the same manufacturer.Dave Koshollek