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Harley dealers, Dunlop team up for rebate

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News release MILWAUKEE (April 2, 2014)  Participating Harley-Davidson® dealers and Dunlop® are teaming up to offer a $40 consumer mail-in rebate on a set of Harley-Davidson-branded Dunlop tires purchased between March 1 and April 30. The offer applies to a set of two new H-D/Dunlop tires (excluding Police tires) and will be paid in the form of a $40 Harley-Davidson ...

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Harley-Davidson Street 750 gets on the ice at X Games


News release The world’s hottest new motorcycle hits the ice today at X Games Aspen. Harley-Davidson — one of the newest X Games sponsors — is teaming with ESPN to feature motorcycle ice racing as an X Games Aspen exhibition sport. Following Harley-Davidson’s customer-centric approach, fans will help decide if the sport is extreme enough for future X Games winter ...

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Harley-Davidson Q4 U.S. retail sales up 10-13 percent, analyst says


U.S. retail sales of Harley-Davidson motorcycles in October-November quarter-to-date “are tracking up 10-13% driven by strength across all Harley product families,” according to a research note provided to Powersports Business by Wells Fargo Securities analyst Tim Conder. Conder goes on to write that “October yr/yr gains were stronger as November experienced normal season deceleration. We expect further seasonal and weather ...

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How many birthdays are you going to let your stale inventory have?

I have never in my travels found a dealer who does not have some old product in stock, hanging on the wall or a shelf that refuses to be sold. More than likely, it’s some special order that was rejected, never picked up, possibly not paid for and only fits an obsolete model or someone’s specific taste. How many birthdays ...

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The critical components of every successful marketing campaign

There’s a recipe for success when it comes to planning and creating a successful marketing campaign. In fact, there are four critical components to every marketing initiative: No. 1 is your marketing message; No. 2 is targeting the right audience; No. 3 is using the right media method; and No. 4 is it hitting at just the right time.  In ...

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The craziest powersports ‘prohibition’

Here’s a crazy thing to think about: Currently, there is no difference between the retailing of illegal drugs and youth-designed ATVs and motorcycles. They’re both illegal to sell. Of course, the enforcement of one is obviously much different that the other. But still, thanks to the lead law enacted last year, this is likely one the wackiest times ever for ...

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