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PARTS UNLIMITED/DRAG SPECIALTIES
Parts Unlimited and Drag Specialties, units of LeMans Corporation of Janesville, Wisc., are the largest parts and accessories distributors in North America, fulfilling 20,000 orders daily. Visit www.parts-unlimited.com and www.dragspecialties.com for more information; call 608/758-1111; or write Drag Specialties/Parts Unlimited, 3501 Kennedy Road, P.O. Box 5222; Janesville, Wisc. 53547

TUCKER ROCKY DISTRIBUTING/BIKER’S CHOICE
Tucker Rocky Distributing, a unit of Lacy Diversified Industries Ltd., offers wholesale distribution of aftermarket parts, accessories and apparel through eight warehouses in the U.S. Working through its Tucker Rocky and Biker’s Choice units, the Texas-based company stocks and sells over 75,000 items for street and off-road motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and PWC. House brands include Answer Racing, Pro Taper, MSR, Ducks Unlimited, Quad Boss, River Road, Bully Locks and Cold Pro. The company does not sell to consumers, but offers them a website – powersportrider.com – to view on-line catalogs with suggested retail prices and product availability. Interested dealers are asked to visit www.trdealer.com

MOTONATION
Motonation is the exclusive distributor of three brands: Sidi and SetUp boots and Spidi apparel. The company’s 67-page 2005 catalog is available and can be found online at www.motonation.com. For additional information, call 877/789-4940 or write to Motonation, 1100 N. Magnolia Suite A, El Cajon, Calif. 92020

WESTERN POWER SPORTS, INC.
Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, 45-year-old WPS also serves its U.S. powersports dealers from warehouse and shipping facilities in Sacramento, Calif. and Memphis, Tenn. WPS cut its teeth in the snowmobile industry, but now does the majority of its business with motorcycle-related parts, garments and accessories. The company also serves ATV and PWC markets. Interested dealers are asked to call 800/999-3388 or write to Western Power Sports, 601 East Gowen Road, Boise, Idaho 83716.

NICHOLS MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY, INC.
Nichols recently shipped out its three new catalogs for 2005. Exclusive new product includes Caberg helmets, Dragon Skins jackets, RoadKrome apparel by Motovan, Vicious and Leader eyewear, Ledrie luggage, CirCui luggage, Dark Star luminescent gauges, Superpole exhausts and Blade Barz. Founded in Chicago in 1948, the company today services the U.S. from two locations: Alsip, Ill., 800/323-4488; and Phoenix, Ariz., 800/432-9253. Signed dealers now can access Nichols’ Warehouse Inventory and make orders through Mocha Active X Interface on the Nichols website, www.nicholsmotorcycle.com. New dealers can visit the site to apply for an account.
MOTORCYCLE STUFF/CUSTOM CHROME
Motorcycle Stuff, a unit of Global Motorsport Group, deals in the ATV and street and off-road motorcycle markets. Custom Chrome deals with the V-twin market. Offered brands include Michelin, Repsol, Ferodo, Yuasa, M2R, K&N, Progressive, UFO, FMF, Warn, Kolpin, Quad Works, Teknic and Shogun, among others. Global was the first U.S. based distributor to open a full-service distribution center in Europe. The company’s Pan-European unit is based in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Visit the company’s website – www.mcstuff.com – for catalogs and dealer applications. For additional information, call 800/325-3673

MTA MOTORCYCLE TIRES & ACCESSORIES
MTA distributes motorcycle and ATV aftermarket products from two locations: MTA West in Corona, Calif., and MTA East in Choudrant, La. Brands include TAG, AXO, Polisport, Pro Circuit, GBC, ITP, Utopia and Bridgestone, among others. Visit the company’s revamped website – www.mta-la.com – for an online dealer application. MTA says the site is still in development, but a number of sections are accessible. For more information, dealers on the West coast are asked to call 800/231-8529; dealers on the East coast should call 800/251-0640.

MARSHALL DISTRIBUTING
Marshall Distributing distributes aftermarket parts and accessories for motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV and PWC. The company carries more than 35,000 part numbers and offers a second day air shipping policy to anywhere in the United States.
Stocked brands include GMAX, Teknic, Cycle Country, EMGO, Fly Racing, Yuasa, Camoplast, Woody’s, Dunlop, ITP, Scott, Coldwave, Cobra, DG, Vance & Hines, Maxxis, Pivot Works, DID, Sunstar, Moto Tassinari, Boyesen, K&N, Maxima, Motion Pro, Warn, Cometic and Clymer. Only Marshall dealers can obtain catalogs. Visit the “How do I become a Marshall dealer?” page at the company’s website, www.marshalldistributing.com, to learn how to qualify. For more information, call 989/872.2109.

HELMET HOUSE
Established in 1969, Helmet House services the U.S. from two locations, Calabasas Hills, Calif. and Memphis, Tenn. Distributed brands include Shoei, HJC, Cortech and Tour Master. Working with Lightspeed/ADP, the company’s website – www.helmethouse.com – gives dealers full service, real-time access to ordering and shipping information, and now offers the complete 2005 Helmet House catalog.

KIMPEX
Kimpex serves the motorcycle, ATV, snowmobile and marine markets in Canada and the U.S. from it’s head office in Drummondville, Quebec, and its subsidiary, Kimpex U.S.A., in Champlain, N.Y. The company has a separate catalog for each market. Distributed brands include Ipone, Reima, Dowco, DID, Duro, ITP, Maxxis, EBC, Vesrah, Shark, Ramsey Winch, PowerMadd, Kryptonite, Smith and Stud Boy. The company’s own brands include Kimpex, CKX and Rhyno. Kimpex says it deals with more than 5,000 retailers in North America. Learn more by visiting www.kpx-kimpex.com, calling 800/777-7073, or by writing to Kimpex, 100 Walnut Street, Champlain, N.Y. 12919.

VAN LEEUWEN ENTERPRISES, INC.
Van Leeuwen Enterprises, Inc., founded by ex-racer Skip Van Leeuwen, has been a national distributor of aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories for more than 30 years. The company’s newest offerings come from Suomy, Xpeed, Chase Harper, THH, ANCRA, Pro Grip, Olympia, ICS, Kenda and OnGuard. Visit www.vleonline.com, call 800/461-1226, or write Van Leeuwen Enterprises, 13275 Paxton Street, Arleta, Calif. 91331

SOUTHERN MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY
Southern is a distributor of parts and accessories for motorcycles, PWC, ATVs and small engines. The company has supplied dealers, distributors, importers, exporters and corporations since 1967. Today, the 50,000 sq. ft. facility houses more than 100 brands and 12,000 part numbers for dirtbikes, sportbikes, cruisers, sport/utility ATVs, personal watercraft and marine vehicles. For further information, call 858/560-5005 or write to Southern Motorcycle Supply, Inc., 3670 Ruffin Road, San Diego, Calif. 92123-1810.

ADVANTAGE PERFORMANCE DISTRIBUTING
Advantage recently released its largest book ever, a 320-page book featuring hundreds of new items and the most current applications for 2005. New product includes items from DASA, Trail Tech, Bel Ray, Bridgestone, Kenda, Master Lock, Carbon Fiber Works, Full Bore, No Toil, Hot Rods, Talon, Excel, Laser Star, Nelson Rigg, Outwears, Silent Sport, UM Products and Douglas. Advantage also serves as the manufacturer and distributor of DMC exhaust products. Advantage can be contacted on line, www.advantage-on-line.com; by phone, 951/300-2250; or by mail, Advantage Performance Distributing, 930 Columbia Ave., Riverside, Calif. 92507.

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AUTOMATIC DISTRIBUTORS
Automatic has been distributing powersports equipment since 1967. The company offers same day shipping on snowmobile, ATV and off-road motorcycle parts from brands including Wiseco, Zeus, Xpeed, Acerbis, V-Force, Pro Armor, Katahdin Gear, Sportech, Motion Pro, Ceet, Big Gun, Mikuni, K&N, Warn,
EK Chain, All-Balls, EBC, GBC, Dayco
and Woody’s. To learn more, visit www.autodist.com or call 800/341-1658.

BELL INDUSTRIES – RPG
With locations including Eagan, Minn.; Milwaukee, Wisc. and Grand Rapids, Mich., Bell Industries – Recreational Products Group covers the upper Midwest with products for the motorcycle, ATV, snowmobile, RV and marine markets. the distributor moves 50,000 parts and accessories to more than 4,800 dealers. Orders received before 4pm are shipped same-day. Visit www.bellrpg.com or call 651/450-9020 for more information.

J&D WALTER DISTRIBUTORS, INC.
Able to serve the entire nation, J&D has been supplying powersports dealers for 33 years. J&D’s many brands include Arai, OSI, Xpeed and Zero-60. For a dealer catalog, call 800/833-3503 or visit www.janddwalter.com.

WHITE BROTHERS RACING
White Brothers, in business since 1975, manufactures and distributes off-road motorcycle and ATV performance products worldwide. Visit www.whitebrothers.com or call 714/692-3404.

MCDONALD ATV, INC.
In business since 1980, McDonald ATV is an exclusive ATV parts and accessories distributor servicing dealers in the U.S., Canada and New Zealand. Featuring 6,000 part numbers, the company stocks major aftermarket brands, and serves as the source for ArmorTech products. Visit www.mcdonaldatv.com and www.armor-tech.com, or call 501/791-9100.

IMPACT VIDEO DISTRIBUTING
Impact Video was founded in 1994 by Docy Andrews. She initially began by producing videos but, discouraged by limited distribution avenues and encouraged by an influx of new video titles, changed the company’s focus to distribution. The goal was to become the premiere source of extreme sports videos. The company now distributes more than 250 powersports titles to dealers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, Australia and South Africa. Call 949/460.9496 or visit www.impactvideo.com to find out how to retail these videos.

MARTIN RACING PERFORMANCE
Distributes performance parts for ATVs, scooters and motorcycles, as well as complete vehicles. Parts brands include Turbo Kit, Polini, CB, Wang Yang, Malossi; vehicle brands include Malaguti and Moto Hispania in the U.S., as well as SYM in Puerto Rico. For information, call 305/599-8993; visit www.mrp-speed.com; or write to MRP, 1740 NW 93rd Ave., Miami, Fla. 33172.

SCORPION SPORTS, INC.
Scorpion Sports says it entered the industry to offer high quality helmets at a low price. By offering dealer-direct distribution, Scorpion says it also offers retailers maximum profits. More information is available at www.scorpionusa.com or by calling 888/672-6774.

L.A. SLEEVE CO., INC.
L.A. Sleeve Co. is a third generation family owned business producing centrifugally spun-cast chrome-moly iron alloy cylinder sleeves for all engine repair markets: motorcycle, ATV, watercraft, snowmobile, marine, automotive and industrial. The company also distributes
a complete line of engine hard parts to comprise a “one-stop shop” for engine rebuilders, racers and recreational riders. Visit www.lasleeve.com, call 800/822-6005, or write to L.A. Sleeve Co., 12051 Rivera Rd., Santa Fe Springs, Calif. 90670.

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