TBR Introduces NEW Harley Davidson Moto Footpegs

29 03 2017

Designed to Fit Current Model Harley Davidson Dyna & Sportster

SANTA ANA, CA – March 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – A leader in aftermarket exhausts and performance accessories, Two Brothers Racing (TBR) is excited to introduce their new line of Moto Pegs to their product lineup. These footpegs, designed to fit most current model Harley Davidson Dyna and Sportsters, allow you to add yet another element of TBR customization and functionality to your bike.

Available in three finishes: natural, powder black and polished, these pegs are100% constructed of stainless steel and use an engineered tapered lock mount which allows for infinite adjustment in rotation to suite the rider’s preference.

Designed to deliver both improved control and feel to the rider, TBR’s new Moto Pegs provide high ground clearance with a secure boot perch and a classic moto look. “The goal was to create a product that enhanced the riding experience and had a badass, functional look,” says TBR owner Craig Erion, “We are very excited with the final product, which is 100% TIG welded and constructed in our facility in Santa Ana California. We’re fully committed to a true ‘Made in America’ product.”

As mentioned before, the new footpegs are slated to fit most current model Dyna and Sportster models. Specifically the Sportster models 1988+, and Dyna models 1991+ that do not come with forward controls or floorboards.


Headquartered in Santa Ana, California, Two Brothers Racing is one of the leading manufacturers of performance exhaust systems and aftermarket components on the market today. Established in 1985 and having over 30 years in the motorcycle industry, this race heritage brand delivers the finest exhaust systems and accessories for everything from sport bikes, to v-twin cruisers, to offroad. For more information, contact: sales@twobros.com.

Source: Two Brothers Racing


GBC Motorsports Adds Two New Sizes to Grim Reaper Lineup

29 03 2017

ANAHEIM, CA – March 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – GBC Motorsports is expanding its popular lineup of Grim Reaper tires, giving ATV and UTV owners 13 different sizes to help them tackle a wide range of terrain.

GBC Motorsports has added 30x10R14 and 28x10R14 sizes of the Grim Reaper tire.

GBC’s Grim Reaper tire is the perfect choice for ATV riders and UTV drivers who encounter a variety of terrain, from the sandy and rocky deserts to slick and muddy trails. Wrap around shoulder lugs offer puncture protection and maximum ground contact for better stability, while the deep lugs and siping provide exceptional debris clearout. The 8-ply rated radial construction ensures durability in the roughest of conditions.

GBC Motorsports’ Grim Reaper is designed to tackle a wide variety of terrain while
providing durable puncture resistance, stability and longevity.

GBC Motorsports is now stocking the Grim Reaper in 30x10R14, and the 28x10R14 will become available in summer of 2017. The Grim Reapers and other GBC tire models are available from authorized GBC Motorsports dealers. Learn more at www.gbcmotorsports.com, and get the latest updates on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Source: GBC Motorsports


Free Dealer Registration for 2017 American International Motorcycle Expo Presented by Nationwide Now Open

29 03 2017

New Columbus Location Puts The Powersports Industry’s Expo Close To Dealers

IRVINE, CA – March 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Motorcycle and powersports dealerships can start planning for the 2017 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) presented by Nationwide, with the opening of the show’s free dealer registration portal. In a new location and at a new time, the Motorcycle Industry Council produced AIMExpo will fill up the entire exhibition space at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, from September 21-24. The highly-anticipated move puts the industry’s biggest show within 500 miles of 41% of the nation’s dealers, making the event – where 2018 products will be launched – more accessible to dealership personnel than ever before.

Qualified dealers will discover a streamlined registration process for their free trade-attendee credential that secures access to a variety of valuable tools and experiences at the industry’s only all-inclusive powersports expo. Kicking off AIMExpo’s four-day format are two days dedicated specifically to trade and media. Dealers, industry and media attendees will have the opportunity to personally interact with and view global and North American new product introductions from OEMs and aftermarket companies.

At the Powersports DEALER Seminars presented by PowerSports Business (PSB), retailers will have free access to a wide range of seminars geared toward enhancing their business and helping it reach its ultimate potential. Presenters are among the best and brightest leaders in the industry, as selected by PSB. Dealers will also be able to participate in demo rides on a variety of machines at AIMExpo Outdoors!

“Creating a valuable dealer experience, including educational seminars that help make a dealer’s business more effective and profitable, and a showcase of the industry’s new products that will drive sales in 2018 are vital reasons why a dealer needs to attend,” said Cinnamon Kernes, AIMExpo Show Director. “We recognize the investment a dealer needs to make in time and expense to attend, and we are working hard to provide a substantial ROI for their investment.”

She added, “the new central location makes AIMExpo less than a day’s drive for nearly half of the U.S. dealers and only a short flight for even more. The downtown Columbus location will remind many dealers of industry shows from previous years, except the weather will be warm! As the only convention in town, we’re looking forward to having the powersports industry take over downtown Columbus, bringing to life the tight-knit community that we all know and love.”

Dealer registration is free to all motorcycle and powersports dealers at AIMExpoUSA.com/register. In addition, dealers will find information about where to stay with special show rates at host hotels.

Dealers with questions about AIMExpo or registering to attend can call toll free at 855-MC-SHOWS (855-627-4697) or visit AIMExpoUSA.com for more general show information.

Be sure to stay tuned to the AIMExpoUSA.com website and keep up to date on exciting news as it happens by visiting AIMExpo’s social media pages. “Like” the American International Motorcycle Expo on Facebook, and “Follow” on Twitter or Instagram: @AIMExpo.

About American International Motorcycle Expo

The American International Motorcycle Expo’s (www.aimexpousa.com) purpose is to serve as the catalyst to bring together industry, press, dealers and consumers in a single arena that creates a grand stage for motorcycling and powersports in the U.S. and North America, and delivers an efficient and energetic market-timed expo platform for B2B and B2C in the greater powersports industry. AIMExpo is the single most important event of its type in the North American market and has international impact within the motorcycling and powersports community.

About the Motorcycle Industry Council

The Motorcycle Industry Council exists to preserve, protect and promote motorcycling through government relations, communications and media relations, statistics and research, aftermarket programs, development of data communications standards, activities surrounding technical and regulatory issues, and the American International Motorcycle Expo. As a not-for-profit, national industry association, the MIC seeks to support motorcyclists by representing manufacturers, distributors, dealers and retailers of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, ROVs, motorcycle/ATV/ROV parts, accessories and related goods and services, and members of allied trades such as insurance, finance and investment companies, media companies and consultants.

The MIC is headquartered in Irvine, California, with a government relations office in metropolitan Washington, D.C. First called the MIC in 1970, the organization has been in operation since 1914. Visit the MIC at www.mic.org.

Source: American International Motorcycle Expo


Industry Leader Launches ROR Brands

29 03 2017

Former MAG Exec Rod Derifield Back In The Saddle

SANTA ANA, CA – March 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Powersports industry brand builder and entrepreneur Rod Derifield is back in the saddle… literally. Most recently President of the Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG) Off-Road Group, including DragonFire, Malcolm Smith Racing, ProTaper, QuadBoss and Renthal, Derifield is launching ROR Brands. ROR’s initial products will focus on seats and related accessories with imminent plans to expand into other arenas. The first look at the business will be at the Laughlin River Run.

“ROR Brands is founded on strength of passion for the powersports industry and our commitment to elevate the riding experience,” says Derifield. After managing five MAG brands with more than $50 million in sales in the U.S. and the U.K., Derifield has seen the loyalty and passion that riders have, and it is a vision he shares. “We want every rider to enjoy every ride in comfort… for as long as they want.”

Prior to the powersports industry, Derifield pioneered advancements in the life sciences field. “There are many design technologies and materials used in the medical device industry that are a natural fit for a motorcycle, ATV or UTV,” he explains. “After building various brands in the motorcycle industry since 2012, I could clearly visualize the road to synergy of materials, design, and technology from medical device and life science industries with the need to alleviate some of the ‘pain in the butt’ aspects of being in the saddle all day.”

Analysis, planning and strategy clarified some of the industry needs. However, it was the passion, strength, and loyalty of the powersports community and the opportunity to acquire Royal Riding that convinced Rod the time was right to launch ROR Brands. “We are only getting started… the powersports industry will be hearing more from ROR,” concludes Derifield.

Look for the ROR Brands roll out at the Royal Riding display during the Laughlin River Run, April 26-29, 2017. For more information on ROR BRANDS and its products, e-mail rod@rorbrands.com, call (714) 325-5572 or click on https://royalriding.com/pages/ror-brands-inc

About ROR Brands Inc.

ROR Brands provides high quality, innovative seating products and accessories to the powersports industry via the well-known consumer brands within its portfolio, including Royal Riding, Royal Riding Off-Road, BS Sand and a number of other aftermarket leaders in the powersports industry. Founded by Rod Derifield in 2017, ROR seeks to revitalize the industry, one brand at a time, while making a positive impact on the powersports community as a whole.

About Royal Riding

Ride In Comfort… For Longer! Whether you are riding a motorcycle, snowmobile, ATV, quad, horse or just sitting outside for long periods of time, our mission is to provide comfortable, quality Gel Seat Pads so you can Ride Longer — Ride Like Royalty. With five standard sizes of motorcycle gel seat pads and three different cover options to meet your specific needs, Royal Riding has got you cushioned!

Source: ROR Brands, Inc.


The New STI Out&Back Max Tires Fit Mid-Size ATVs on 12-inch Wheels!

29 03 2017

CORONA, CA – March 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Max mud performance is now available for an even broader class of mid-size ATVs with the new 26-inch and 27-inch STI Out&Back Max for 12-inch wheels. The Out&Back Max tires deliver unmatched traction through the mud while also providing a comfortable ride over hard-packed terrain. And the design’s rugged carcass allows low-psi operation, superior flotation, and unmatched durability.

The Max’s aggressive tread pattern features lugs built with a stepped-base construction that minimizes flex across the tread, maximizing traction and tire strength. Well-placed dimples in the lugs increase traction-grabbing surfaces.

The new 26/10-12 and 27/10-12 Out&Back Max tires are available now, along with a multi-size lineup of all-conditions Out&Back and Out&Back Max tires currently available in sizes 23-inch up to 36-inch for a broad range of machines.

The 26-inch tire retails for $150.01, and the 27-inch tire retails for $160.12.

About STI Tire & Wheel

STI Tire & Wheel designs and manufactures tires, wheels and tubes for owners of off-road motorcycles, UTVs and ATVs. Launched in 2010, STI is lead by powersports industry veterans with a deep understanding of the needs of off-road enthusiasts. The company is focused on delivering excellent products backed by industry-leading customer service.

Source: STI Tires & Wheels


RSD Launches Spring 2017 Apparel Range

28 03 2017

LOS ALAMITOS, CA – March 28, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The RSD Spring 2017 apparel collection features a nicely curated range of some our best selling jackets, reimagined in new color offerings and warm weather alternatives. These new releases perfectly compliment the rest of our range of premium riding apparel. “We really wanted to focus on key styles and hertiage pieces for the spring line and also create versions that are user friendly in warmer riding conditions, which is something we have not done up until now.” – Roland Sands.

New for Spring 2017 is the iconic Ronin jacket offered in 2 new color ways featuring classic color blocking that pay homage to vintage race jackets. Available in Steel/Black and Oxblood/Black, the new Ronin color blocked jackets are construced of RSD’s legendary hand finished Airborne leather and feature a premium gold satin liner.

Another new release, the Clash Perf, is an example of a perfect blend of classic styling with modern function. The large perforated front and rear panels are rendered in premium goat leather, while the blacked-out inner mesh liner offers a stealthy look and maximum ventilation. The Clash Perf is the perfect jacket for warm riding conditions with tons of style without sacrificing protection. Offered in both Black and Oxblood color ways equipped with Black Ops trims.

Also part of the new Spring 2017 range is the Walker Perf which features fully perforated sleeves, front and back panels for maximum airflow. The  body of the Walker is constructed of perforated matte finished buffalo leather that is soft and supple and requires very little break in. The interior of the jacket includes a blacked out mesh liner, stretch mesh cargo pockets, a soft lined electronic security pocket and is fully armor ready. “The Walker Perforated is a great addition to the product line. The Matte Buffalo leather we introduced last season has done exceptionally well as a price point offering so we are excited to now offer this leather quality in a summer version.” – Rob Ramlose, RSD Apparel Brand Manager.

We believe that RSD Jackets are more than just a motorcycle jacket: they become part of you. Styled to inspire exploration, the open road and the freedom that only riding a motorcycle can give you. We are proud to accompany you on that journey. RSD Apparel, Built for the ride.

About Roland Sands Design

Roland Sands Design is a motorcycle, product and apparel company that has its roots in racing, custom bike building and design. Our inspiration comes from a high performance background that blends the love of two wheels with the desire to create unique products. We live the two wheeled life and our crew is a diverse collection of road racers, off-road, dirt track, super moto and custom bike builders and riders. It’s this diversity that allows us to work with the best in the industry on a wide variety of projects. Follow all bike builds, new products and the life and times of the Roland Sands Design crew at www.rolandsands.com.

Source: Roland Sands Design


Polaris Schedules First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

27 03 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – March 27, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, and will hold a webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the results.

The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO; Ken Pucel, Executive Vice President – Operations, Engineering and Lean; and Mike Speetzen, Executive Vice President – Finance and CFO.

A slide presentation and link to the webcast will be posted on the Polaris Investor Relations website at ir.polaris.com. To listen to the conference call by phone, dial 877-706-7543 in the U.S. and Canada, or 478-219-0273 Internationally. The Conference ID is #45015868.

A replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the call for a one-week period by accessing the same link on our website, or by dialing 855-859-2056 in the U.S. and Canada, or 404-537-3406 Internationally.

About Polaris

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.

Source: Polaris Industries Inc.



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