Seems like the powersports industry has been dominated by “The Big 4” for decades!
Average Wholesale Pricing (AWP) in February showed signs of strength with all major categories rising over the prior three month average.
Unlike the fuel tank gauge that we chose not to fix, the lack of closing ratios isn’t anything we could’ve repaired. It was – because of a lack of efficiency in our business systems – like a part that we ordered ages ago and never received.
Up, up, up has been the trend at BMW Motorrad as the German motorcycle manufacturer continues to post record-breaking worldwide sales.
Polaris 4×4 models use a Hilliard clutch to engage power to the front wheels.
How do you measure an industry’s performance from a relatively small sample? There is a method to our madness, and as our new Babcox Research Manager Kent Camino explains, it all comes down to confidence.
Editor-at-Large Robin Hartfiel is our tabloid reporter when it comes to finding out who is on the move in the powersports industry. Robin’s many years of experience in the market and hundreds of industry contacts means he usually knows what is happening before anyone else.
If you took a look at MTA Distributing today, you’d probably never guess the company started out as a Goodyear motorcycle tire distributor and is one of the oldest Bridgestone powersports distributors in America, but that’s where it all began.
So why is it that many of these same aftermarket distributors, which we’ve been supporting for a long time (some well before LBJ) are now selling direct to the very same consumer that we’ve been trying to get into our store.
San Jose Harley-Davidson has unique opportunities and challenges. The dealership is located just south of Silicon Valley in Central California, and a large percentage of the customer base either works in the tech industry or is tech-savvy.
There are few things more exciting than attending a live auction, especially when you are interested in the item up for bid. The atmosphere can be contagious – one of high energy and competition.
Is it a motorcycle with an extra wheel? Maybe it is a reverse trike? Is it a car missing a wheel or is it the creation of an entirely new category?