Harley Increasing Sales Through Innovation & Quality

Harley-Davidson increasing sales through innovation, quality

Source: Powersports Business Harley-Davidson is increasing sales through innovation and quality products, and attracting new riders and broadening its customer base, according to a research note provided to Powersports Business by BMO Capital Markets analyst Gerrick Johnson. Johnson published the report following a recent meeting with Harley-Davidson CEO Keith Wandell and CFO John Olin. Johnson… Read more »

Matrix & Gard Hollinger form Arch Motorcycle Company

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Gard Hollinger and actor Keanu Reeves are collaborating on the new custom motorcycle company, Arch Motorcycle Company. Arch Motorcycle Co. is the result of a longtime friendship between Hollinger — of L.A. County Choprods fame — and Reeves, and their search for the ideal machine. The two first met when the actor worked with Hollinger on customizing… Read more »

Understand Your Customers & Increase Profits

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Source: SEMA You’ve got to know who your customers are before you can set your business strategies and maximize your profits. The answers to the following questions are not merely “nice to have;” they’re essential: Which consumer group should I target, with which parts and which message? Are there any new consumer groups I’m missing… Read more »

Crazy Horse’s Next Chapter

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I spoke with Dar Holdworth of Brass Ball Bobbers about his interest in changing out my Crazy Horse 100″ engine in my 69 Chopper for a new S&S 111″ mil. It turns out that he couldn’t get a new engine from them until May 2013. They have closed production down to retool their business. Crazy… Read more »

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Update

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Concept drawings of an expanded Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame were released Monday at a public meeting in Sturgis. The drawings were created by Forefront Design, a Rapid City, S.D., firm hired by the City of Sturgis, the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sturgis Economic Development Commission. The museum plan is… Read more »

CCI Names New Media & Events MGR

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Custom Chrome announced that Kurt Peterson is the company’s new media and events manager. Peterson’s initial focus will be on public and media relations, advertising, event and market presence and market research, according to a company press release.

FREE Market Research Tool

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Small business owners across the country can now take advantage of a new business tool to help them compete and grow. The free tool, called SizeUp, helps businesses identify new customers and compare their performance against other businesses in their industry with data collected from hundreds of private and public sources.  The tool can be… Read more »

AIMExpo opens in Orlando, Oct. 16-20 2013

Team AIMExpo left to right: Mike Webster, Bonni Finer, Chad Douglass, Heather Higgins, Matt Cavanaugh, Cinnamon Kernes, Larry Little and Kerry Graeber

By Colleen Brousil cbrousil@babcox.com Motorcycle Product News Facebook Link Website When the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) opens its doors at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Oct. 16-20 2013, Larry Little and Mike Webster will finally realize a vision decades in the making. AIMExpo’s vision is to bring together industry, press, dealers and… Read more »

100CI of Crazy Horse V-Twin Rumble

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h1 – Crazy Horse Engines Kick Asphalt h2 – Crazy Horse Engines Kick Asphalt h3 – Crazy Horse Engines Kick Asphalt h4 – Crazy Horse Engines Kick Asphalt Crazy Horse Motorcycles LLC, based in Kent, Washington, is the manufacturer of the “V-Plus” V-Twin motorcycle engine. They are an OEM supplier of this engine to individuals… Read more »