Articles Posted in the " North American " Category


  • Sturgis Rally: IMBBA at Broken Spoke

    Sturgis Rally: IMBBA at Broken Spoke

    2011 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    The Broken Spoke Campground has announced that it will host the North American division of the International Master Bike Builders Association (IMBBA-USA) Bike Show on Tuesday, Aug. 9 as part of the 71st Annual Sturgis Rally.



  • Fred Hoess Joins Husqvarna North America

    Fred Hoess Joins Husqvarna North America

    Motorcycle Industry News

    Husqvarna Motorcycles has announced the newest member of the North American team – Fred Hoess. As a former factory Husqvarna rider, Hoess is excited to get back on board with the brand that started his professional career.

    Hoess has joined the Husqvarna team as an MSP (Market Sales Professional) for the Northeast region of the United States.







  • Ducati: 2011 Q1 Sales Up 68%

    Ducati: 2011 Q1 Sales Up 68%

    Ducati News

    Ducati North America is proud to announce its third consecutive quarter of motorcycle sales growth, beginning 2011 with a 68-percent Q1 retail sales increase over the same period in 2010.

    Ducati’s strong start to 2011 continues a trend of consistent growth in the Italian manufacturer’s most important foreign market.


  • Weise Motorcycle Clothing to Connecticut

    Weise Motorcycle Clothing to Connecticut

    Motorcycle Industry News

    Fowlers Distribution, Britain’s biggest wholesalers of motorcycle parts, clothing and accessories, including its popular Weise brand, has opened an office in New England to support its growing network of North American dealers.



  • Honda Motorcycles: 2010 Global Sales Up

    Honda Motorcycles: 2010 Global Sales Up

    2010 Motorcycle Sales

    Honda released its overall 2010 sales numbers this week, showing a 16.2 percent increase in global sales, but an 8.6 percent drop in North American sales.

    Globally, Honda sold 17.9 million motorcycles in 2010, compared to 15 million in 2009. In North America, 192,000 bikes were sold in 2010, compared to 210,000 in 2009.



  • Ducati Fashion Show at Long Beach IMS

    Ducati Fashion Show at Long Beach IMS

    International Motorcycle Show

    If you have any doubt that sex sells, you haven’t seen the Ducati Fashion Show at the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, California.

    Sure, the new 2011 Diavel was there, along with former MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden, but the Ducati Fashion show was definitely a head-turner that drew eyeballs of both sexes.


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