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K&N releases dispenser display for dealers

January 18, 2016

K&N Engineering, Inc. introduces a way to deliver convenience to oil change dealers in the powersports markets with its new K&N Oil Filter Dispensers. Designed to allow for convenient oil filter organization, this product allows for convenient and easy supply to oil change customers. The dispenser... Read more »

CFMOTO adds trail UTV, new motor for 2016


Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
January 15, 2016

U.S. subsidiary posts record 2015 With a marketplace awaiting additional 50-inch-wide, trail-legal models, CFMOTO USA has entered the field with the release of its 2016 ZFORCE 800 Trail and ZFORCE 500HO Trail sport side-by-sides. The new UTVs are part of an impressive lineup that includes a new high... Read more »

South Carolina bill would increase distance between vessels

January 15, 2016

The National Marine Manufacturers Association reports that a bill in South Carolina that would increase the distance between a PWC or vessel and a moored vessel or person in the water has been pre-filed by Rep. Chip Huggins. This bill would require 100 feet and idle speed between a personal watercraft... Read more »

UTV air conditioning unit gets folks talking

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Kate Swanson, Assistant Editor
January 13, 2016

DFK sees growth for 2016 after product reveals at AIMExpo After kicking off its first year as an AIMExpo exhibitor, DFK Cabs looks forward to year of growth with updated systems and new product development. During the October event in Orlando, DFK debuted separate cabs for the Kawasaki Mule Pro FXT and... Read more »

New BomBoard portable PWC gaining steam

January 13, 2016

The new BomBoard PWC appears to be gaining steam, and it’s doing so with Harley-Davidson CFO John Olin serving as an advisor of the Wisconsin-based company, according to the company’s website at The BomBoard has found success on its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, which sold out of... Read more »

Manheim Specialty offers another wholesale option


Liz Keener, Managing Editor
January 11, 2016

With 14 powersports sales per month, buyers and sellers have opportunities One of Manheim Specialty Auctions’ goals is to put powersports dealers who want to buy and sell pre-owned units together, making the process as easy as possible for both along the way. “We consolidate powersports inventory... Read more »

Naples Harley-Davidson GM guides charity event

January 11, 2016

With the help of more than 1,000 motorcyclists and local fundraisers, the Southwest Coast Division of the March of Dimes raised an estimated $138,000 through the 15th annual Bikers for Babies fundraiser in Florida. Donations raised throughout the event contribute to research and medical services relating... Read more »

Pre-owned warranty boosts sales, confidence


Kate Swanson, Assistant Editor
January 8, 2016

Dealership finds success with 12-month unlimited mile warranty for used bikes What better way to help customers add to the excitement of buying a pre-owned bike than to offer a warranty as part of the purchase? Eurosports, a Coopersville, Pa., dealership that specializes in European motorcycles, began... Read more »

UTI reports fiscal year results

January 8, 2016

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. reported revenues for the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 of $90.7 million, a 4.9 percent decrease from $95.3 million for the fourth quarter of the prior year. Including the impact of a $12.4 million goodwill impairment charge, net loss for the fourth quarter was $9.8... Read more »

Tainan trip provides inside look at supply chain

Liz was given the opportunity to ride TGB’s 1000cc utility ATV at the TGB test site in the Taiwanese mountains.

Liz Keener, Managing Editor
January 6, 2016

A journey discovering Taiwan’s impact on the powersports industry Speedometers, LED lights, goggles, scooter brake discs, continuously variable transmissions (CVTs), ATVs and more are all manufactured for the global powersports market by Taiwanese companies. That’s the message the Taiwan External... Read more »

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