Tucker Powersports, a leading distributor of powersports products for motorcycles, ATV/UTVs, snowmobiles, personal watercraft as well as a range of electric bikes and scooters, announced September 7, 2021 that it is acquiring Küryakyn Holdings LLC. Tucker will incorporate the Küryakyn product offering and product development into the Tucker organization this year. KüryakynKüryakyn's employees and suppliers were informed of the acquisition earlier that day.
"This is a tremendous move for Tucker, for the Küryakyn brand and for the dealers we serve," said Tucker President and CEO Marc McAllister. "Küryakyn's industry-leading products will continue to be available to dealers and customers while Tucker becomes an even stronger supplier to dealers not only in custom, cruiser and touring, but new market segments as well."
The acquisition will move Küryakyn into the Tucker organization, rather than Küryakyn operating as a separate business unit. All Küryakyn operations, assets and R&D programs will move from Somerset, Wisconsin, to Tucker's headquarters in Fort Worth. Mustang Seats, which had been administered by Küryakyn the past couple of years, returns to being a stand-alone business unit. Mustang will continue to operate out of its historic Three Rivers factory in Massachusetts.
Founded nearly 30 years ago, the company quickly became known for a range of chrome and custom accessories for motorcycles. Küryakyn is now one of the nation's leading developers and retailers of motorcycle accessories for the V-Twin, cruiser and touring motorcycle rider. The brand's newest products include a range of audio speakers for on and off-road use, LED lighting and motorcycle luggage.
Tucker leadership expects the transition will be complete by the end of the calendar year. Some of Küryakyn's Somerset, WI employees will have an opportunity to join the Tucker staff in Texas. Many of those moves will take place in the next 30 days. Küryakyn's R&D department and equipment will move shortly thereafter.