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Polaris North American retail sales rise 6 percent in Q1

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News release Polaris First Quarter 2016 Highlights: North American retail sales increased 6% in the quarter with Indian motorcycles up over 50%. Dealer inventory was down year-over-year. Motorcycle sales increased 18% during the quarter. ORV/Snowmobiles and Global Adjacent Markets sales were down, in-line with expectations. First quarter results included additional expenses totaling approximately $30 million related to certain product liability ...

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BRP partners on Can-Am 500 fan contest


BRP, in collaboration with Kappa Clothing and Cyclops Gear, is launching a Can-Am VIP Fan Contest to reward two different winners with a trip to the Can-Am 500, the November 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) in Arizona. “As another means to support our partnership with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, our existing marketing ...

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12-time speed record holder breaks 219 mph

Facebook Executive and 12-Time Motorcycle Speed Record Holder Erin Sills Races to 219.3 MPH on Her BMW S1000 RR, Announces San Diego BMW Motorcycles (PRNewsFoto/San Diego BMW Motorcycles)

Twelve-time land speed record holder Erin Sills piloted Hunter Sills Racing's BMW S1000 RR to 219.3MPH from a standing start on the Mojave Magnum 1.5 mile distance and to 210.1MPH over the Mojave Mile distance. This builds on the team's previous success leveraging the S1000 RR platform, having set five world and national records at their last Bonneville land speed ...

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Ride for Kids releases 2016 schedule


The 2016 Ride for Kids (RFK) schedule of events, in support of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF), kicks into high gear with this weekend’s ride in Houston. A total of 32 events will be hosted across the country this year in hopes of raising money to combat a disease that takes too many children too soon and affects families ...

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Harley-Davidson unveils new custom Roadster

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The Harley-Davidson Dark Custom lineup has a new addition. With a minimalist, fastback design inspired by classic racing motorcycles, the nimble Harley-Davidson Roadster will inspire a new generation of riders to take to the streets. “Since its introduction in 1957, the Harley-Davidson Sportster has proved capable of constant reinvention, and the Roadster writes a new chapter in that story,” said Harley-Davidson director of Styling ...

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Parts Unlimited releases watercraft catalog


For on-the-water performance, comfort and style, there is no better place to turn than the 2016 Watercraft Catalog from Parts Unlimited. No matter what your watercraft customer is into – sit-down, stand-up, ride-in or ride-on – Parts Unlimited has all the top products from all the big names to ensure endless fun in the sun. Slippery, Bel Ray, Yuasa and ...

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AIMExpo announces 3-way giveaway winners


The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that the five lucky winners of the hugely popular 3-Way Giveaway contest were delivered their new winning items. OEM exhibitors Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha partnered with AIMExpo to each give away a new motorcycle to four lucky recipients, while Arai and Schuberth provided two of their high-end helmets. Thousands of attendees ...

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Kolpin Outdoors launches dealer direct program

After being in business for more than 70 years, Kolpin Outdoors, maker of the widest selection of premium ATV and UTV accessories, is pleased to announce it has officially launched its dealer direct program in the United States and is taking orders immediately.  Why: Kolpin’s goal is to be the most responsive aftermarket manufacturer in the business, and believes having more control ...

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Hal’s Harley-Davidson named ‘Custom Kings’ winner

"General Mayhem," a modern day dual-sport Sportster SuperLow built by Hal's Harley-Davidson, New Berlin, Wis. is crowned the 2016 Custom King in Harley-Davidson's national Sportster customization contest. (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson, Inc.)

After weeks of heated competition and thousands of votes, America has finally crowned the next "Custom King." Through six rounds of bike-to-bike battles, fans determined Hal's Harley-Davidson's creation ranks No. 1. A true rolling work of art, "General Mayhem," created in New Berlin, Wis., is a modern day dual-sport bike that can conquer city streets and rural roads alike. "Our ...

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Harley-Davidson releases first quarter results


Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) first quarter 2016 diluted earnings per share increased 7.1 percent to $1.36 compared to diluted EPS of $1.27 in the same period in 2015. Net income was $250.5 million on consolidated revenue of $1.75 billion compared to net income of $269.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.67 billion in last year's first quarter. "I am pleased with how our first quarter results demonstrate the progress ...

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