iMotorsports Acquires Indian Motorcycle of Orlando

The transaction marks iMotorsports’ second acquisition in the past 12 months, the first being St. Pete Powersports of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Vermont Powersports Dealer Fined for Hazardous Waste Management Violations

Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources recently reported that Central Vermont Motorcycles, Inc., a powersports dealer and service center in Rutland, Vermont, has been ordered pay a fine of $23,062 for multiple violations of hazardous waste management regulations.

Dealers Report Burglaries On Rise

Is there a theft ring happening under our noses? By the looks of some news reports and emails we’ve been receiving, powersports dealers have been hit by a wave of burglaries lately.

Harley Dealer Partners with Community College to Offer Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Certificate

A unique sponsorship between Seacoast Harley-Davidson and local community college has brought a new motorcycle training certificate program to New Hampshire.

Babbitt’s Online

For some time, Babbitt’s has been a major player on the Arenacross circuit, with Team Babbitt’s Gavin Faith earning the No. 1 plate in 2016. His teammates, Travis Sewell and Jacob Hayes, are cleaning up at stadiums nationwide. When not at the track, the online arm of Babbitt’s sells OEM parts and accessories, as well

Detail Syndrome

Is it just you, or your employees too? As a shop owner, you’re probably very cognizant of many of the little things around your store. You see all of the little details that many others fail to see. I call this “Detail Syndrome.” How many times have you come to work and as you walk

Barb’s Harley-Davidson

Barb’s H-D owner Barb Borowiec began her career in eastern New Jersey, skirting metro Philadelphia, back in 1983. That was the year 21-year-old Barb Borowiec bought a Sportster at Harley-Davidson of Camden County and every time she came in to make her $79 payment she begged for a job at the small shop. “The owners

BMW And Honda Dealers Ranked Highest For Response To Internet Inquiries, Says New Pied Piper Survey

BMW and Honda dealerships ranked highest in the 2016 Pied Piper PSI Internet Lead Effectiveness (ILE) Motorcycle Industry Study, which  measured how motorcycle dealerships responded to customer inquiries received through dealership websites. Study rankings by brand were determined by the Pied Piper PSI process, which ties “mystery shopping” measurement and scoring to dealership sales success.

Southern California Motorcycles

To Stay at the Top So Cal Brings its A-Game Everyday Southern California is a hotbed of motorcycling. It’s a place where even wimps who hate rain and cold weather can ride all-year round. It’s also a place where there are motorcycle dealerships around every corner, and distinguishing your establishment from the den of the

Northpoint Commercial Finance to Provide Financing for ARGO Dealers

Northpoint Commercial Finance (Northpoint), a diversified finance company that provides flexible inventory lending and floorplan financing solutions, has partnered with ARGO to be the exclusive financier of its dealer network across the United States and Canada.

Malcolm Smith: Motorcycle Dealer Turned Superstar

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]ans of the seminal motorcycle movie On Any Sunday know what the legendary Malcolm Smith is up to on any Sunday, but what about the rest of the week? The iconic motorcycle dealer-turned superstar still puts the hours in at his dealership, still heads up the El Oasis orphanage in Mexico via the Malcolm Smith

Create A Community Environment In Your Shop

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]ecently we talked about being part of the motorcycle community. This month I would like to look at whether your shop is a community. When you founded or purchased the shop which you now own, what were the circumstances? More than likely, you were an enthusiastic rider who loved being around motorcycles. As the shop