Since its inception in 2013, the American International Motorcycle Expo has turned the concept of what an annual industry trade show should be upside down.
There are countless charity events, custom bike shows and rallies crowding the calendar, but there are a couple must-see shows for us.
Street-going snowmobile? Road-bound PWC? It is not a motorcycle and it is not a car, but to more than 100,000 owners, the Can-Am Spyder is a blast.
Imagine, if you will, that you purchase a new car, and the turn signal stalk is on the right side of the wheel, and the horn button is on the dash, mixed in among the radio and A/C controls.
If a customer came into your shop looking for a carb kit, say for an Ironhead Sportster or older Honda CB, where would you go for it? If you’re like most of us, only one name comes to mind.
Gary Lawyer, Bill Cameron and Pete Bangs bought Skagit Powersports in 1992, and soon started putting their innovative retail concepts into place.
Technology is fundamentally changing what we do and how we do it. Just look at book buyers.
Whenever we get that question on the S&S tech line, we know we’re in for a long conversation.
Attracting new customers to your dealership is an important part of doing business.
A knowledgeable home mechanic or professional technician can carry out the majority of their work with basic hand tools.
Most customers have more than one machine in their garage. It’s an obsession.
We have all heard of job interviews and some of us have even suffered through an exit interview or two, but have you ever heard of a “stay” interview?