Articles Posted in the " MIC " Category



  • MIC: 2011 Revive Your Ride Through June 30

    MIC: 2011 Revive Your Ride Through June 30

    Motorcycle Industry News

    The Motorcycle Industry Council’s Revive Your Ride! promotion garnered much attention from sponsors, the aftermarket companies putting up $40,000 worth of prizes and cash to drive customer’s into participating powersports retailers.



  • 2011 USA Motorcycle Q1 Sales Up 7.2 Percent

    2011 USA Motorcycle Q1 Sales Up 7.2 Percent

    America Motorcycle Sales

    Motorcycle sales among major brands rose 7.2 percent in the first quarter of 2011, compared to the same period last year, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council’s Retail Sales Report. This report tracks sales among 18 leading brands being sold in the U.S.



  • 2011 Revive Your Ride: Nearly $40K Giveaway

    2011 Revive Your Ride: Nearly $40K Giveaway

    Motorcycle Giveaways

    Revive Your Ride! Win Big Spring Giveaway is back, bigger and better for 2011. Scheduled to run from April 15 through June 30, the promotion offers powersports customers a chance to win one of fifty great prizes, $10,000 in cash prizes and nearly $30,000 in product giveaways.



  • MIC: Revive Your Ride 2011 Promotion

    MIC: Revive Your Ride 2011 Promotion

    Motorcycle Industry News

    Revive Your Ride!, created and funded by the Aftermarket Committee of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) to help retailers sell more products, is expanding its outreach to consumers and attracting even greater participation from powersports retailers, distributors, manufacturers and service providers.



  • MIC: Federal Land Use Rule Overturned

    MIC: Federal Land Use Rule Overturned

    Motorcycle Legislative News

    In a move sure to have far-reaching effects on the way federal lands are used in the future, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a long-standing rule that prevented non-federal interests, such as rider groups, from intervening in environmental disputes in the Western States.


  • Help “Stop The Ban” on youth motorcycles

    Help “Stop The Ban” on youth motorcycles

    Youth Motorcycle Ban 

    The Motorcycle Industry Council says now is the time to push for a Congressional solution to permanently end the ban on youth motorcycles and ATVs in a video call-to-action. At this year’s Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo, the MIC is hosting a variety of multi-media communication tools and activities so that dealers, MIC members, and Expo exhibitors can voice their concerns, show their support, and urge Congress to take action to permanently end the ban on youth vehicles.


  • Ben Spies recognized by U.S. House

    Ben Spies recognized by U.S. House

    Ben Spies and his World Superbike Championship were recognized in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-Texas.

    "Mr. Speaker, here on the floor…of the United States House of Representatives, tribute must be paid to the incredible achievement of a constituent of the First District of Texas, from Longview, he’s already a legend, Ben Spies," Gohmert said. "Ben Spies is to be congratulated upon his winning the 2009 FIM Superbike World Championship.


  • MIC advocates CPSIA Amendment

    MIC advocates CPSIA Amendment

    The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) supports the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s recommendation to Congress to give the agency more flexibility to grant exclusions from the lead content limit to address certain products.



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