Motorcycle Industry News
A Motocross legend and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame member (2000) has joined the board of directors at Zero Motorcycles – Mark Blackwell.
Ducati MotoGP Team
Wrooom Press Ski Meeting 2010 has officially opened, a week that traditionally combines spectacle, sport and meetings with the international press in Madonna di Campiglios magnificent Dolomites. Events will get underway with press conferences with the two Ducati Marlboro Team riders, Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden.
On Wednesday 13th it will be the turn of Claudio Domenicali, General Manager of Ducati Motor Holding. Another key moment will be the official presentation of the Ducati Desmosedici GP 10.
Yamaha Motor Corporation U. S. is pleased to announce that it has begun running a series of advertisements in an effort to promote proper riding training specifically geared to members of the U.S. Military. This effort follows numerous public concerns of a high incidence of accidents within the U.S.
Ducati North America is delighted to announce the success of Portland’s MotoCorsa dealership as one of this year’s largest volume Ducati dealers- selling an astonishing 61 bikes in June alone. The dealership beat its own previous record for most Ducatis sold in a single month.
Going against the grain of the current economic landscape, MotoCorsa launched an initiative set out to beat the current sales record of 50, set in 2007 by MotoCorsa. "Progetto 51" began in early June with a mission to sell 51 Ducati motorcycles in the month.
Indian Motorcycle revealed two additional models- The Dark Horse and Bomber-to an excited dealer network. Fifteen Indian Motorcycle dealerships are open worldwide and representatives from each location were on hand for the first official dealership meeting June 22-24th.
Inspired by WWII aircraft, the Bomber is a limited edition Chief model and will only be available for one year. The Bomber is available in Military Green and Silver Smoke finishes. The pin-up girl tank artwork is inspired by the Bomber nose art of that era.
HOG Riding Marathon
Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) members around the world logged 4,373,937 miles during the club’s second annual Million Mile Monday riding marathon.
The members set the bar pretty high after last year’s three million miles, and they are ecstatic to have exceeded that by more than 45 percent this year, said Benny Suggs, General Manager of the Harley Owners Group. But more important than the number of miles ridden is that so many of our members joined together on this special day to share the experience of motorcycling.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the creation of a new On-Road Vehicle Division to help continue its drive toward the company’s vision and objectives which include establishing a significant on-road presence.
Indian Motorcycle Launches Women’s Apparel.
Indian Motorcycle is pleased to announce the release of its first collection of women’s apparel. Women now have the opportunity to purchase Indian Motorcycle brand leather jackets, tops, belts, and caps.
Indian Motorcycles Dealership Grand Openings and Demo Schedules.
The Indian Motorcycle show truck packed with 2009 Indian Chiefs is on its way to the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Beach, Fla. A full range of motorcycles, apparel and accessories will be on display at the 68th Bike Week in Daytona.