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OEM recalls kids’ hoodies

December 31, 2014

BRP is recalling Ski-Doo and Can-Am kids’ hoodies due to strangulation hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The hoodies have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides,... Read more »

Texas H-D celebrates ground breaking

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December 31, 2014

Adam Smith’s Texas Harley-Davidson will be one of the largest dealerships in the U.S. Adam Smith’s Texas Harley-Davidson, a two-time Powersports Business Power 50 dealership, broke ground on one of the largest Harley-Davidson dealerships in the nation last month. The six-acre Bedford, Texas, site... Read more »

RZR maintains dominance in consumer survey

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By Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
December 31, 2014

Sand Sport Super Show data shows Maverick moving up Data compiled by consumer-based marketing research company Clarity Research at the 2014 Sand Sports Super Show in September shows that disregarding price, the Polaris RZR continues to be the most popular side-by-side model by a long shot, ranked first... Read more »

Bobcat reveals 2015 UTV lineup


December 31, 2014

News release Workers wanting to get tasks done more quickly and efficiently won’t have to look any further than the new 2015 four-wheel drive Bobcat® 3400 and 3400XL utility vehicles. As a leader in compact equipment, Bobcat Company has launched the new 3400 and 3400XL, with improved suspension systems,... Read more »

Insurance firm launches powersports brand

December 31, 2014

The insurance and risk protection specialists at Aegis Specialty Insurance Services have partnered with motorcycle and powersports dealerships across California to add cutting-edge protection for California riders. In keeping with the theme of this innovative Silicon Valley company, the Aegis Powersports... Read more »

Supercross sees growing TV, digital footprint

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December 31, 2014

News release This Saturday, the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season will kick off at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., with the largest media package in the sport’s history. Over 100 hours of domestic programming across the FOX Sports channels leads the domestic television... Read more »

King of the Hammers winner to receive 2015 RZR XP 1000 EPS

December 31, 2014

News release The King of the Hammers (KOH) is known as the toughest off-road race in the world, and this year, the person who conquers the course will not only go home with “The Hammer,” but also a brand-new, 2015 RZR XP 1000 EPS. As part of Polaris RZR being the official side-by-side of the race,... Read more »

Recall affects 19,000 motorcycles

December 31, 2014

News release Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC Potential Number of Units Affected: 19,015 Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company SUMMARY: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2012 FXST103, FLSTC, FLSTC103, FLSTF, FLSTF103, FXDL, FXDWG, FXDWG103, FXDC,... Read more »

Freudenberg-NOK provides sealing systems solutions in Polaris sled partnership

December 30, 2014

News release Extreme Collaboration: Freudenberg-NOK Helps Polaris Snowmobiles Navigate Severe Winter Conditions Since the mid 1950’s, Polaris customers have put their confidence and trust in the reliability of their snowmobiles, even when they’re thousands of miles away from civilization. And, for... Read more »

Arctic Cat stock added to Wells Fargo Securities coverage lineup

December 30, 2014

Wells Fargo Securities analyst Tim Conder inititated coverage of Arctic Cat stock on Wednesday with a “Market Perform” rating, according to a research note provided to Powersports Business. Conder reports that concerns include “(1) elevated Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) channel inventory, (2) weakened... Read more »

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