Powersports Business editor in chief Dave McMahon got some seat time in the all-new Cub Cadet 750 and 550 UTVs at the Foot Hill State Forest trails in Minnesota. Cub Cadet UTV marketing manager Tom Mielke provided an inside look at the new machines. The ROPS is worth a look.
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Now that you've seen it a hotel meeting room in our first look video, check out the 2017 Yamaha YXZ1000R SS SE in action from the Big Buck GNCC park in South Carolina. Travis Hollins, Yamaha’s ATV and side-by-side product guru, tells you everything you need to know about the new machine, and brings you along for a ride. Read more about the YXZ1000R SS here: http://powersportsbusiness.com/top-stories/2016/07/08/paddle-shifting-part-of-yxz1000r-ss/
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Minori Kanamori knows his way around Kawasaki Jet Ski models better than anyone. The accomplished racer and product developer for Jet Ski put on a show during the 2017 Jet Ski SX-R Press Event at the Long Beach Marine Stadium.
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Yamaha held the media ride for the all-new 2018 Kodiak 450 at the awe-inspiring Capitol State Forest trails near Olympia, Washington. Allow a seasoned Yamaha rider to give you a look at the new machine in action. PSB editor Dave McMahon attended, but rest assured this is not him on the Kodiak!
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Powersports Business managing editor Liz Keener discusses the new Bad Boy Stampede 900 4x4. Liz rode Bad Boy's first gas-powered model in Moab, Utah, in March. For more on the Stampede 900 4x4, visit http://bit.ly/PSBStampede. Read more about the Stampede 900 4x4 here: http://powersportsbusiness.com/top-stories/2016/05/16/were-ready-to-make-noise/
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PSB managing editor Liz Keener was recently invited to Ancient Peaks Winery's vineyard to ride the new Kawasaki Mule SX. Read more about the Mule SX here: http://powersportsbusiness.com/top-stories/2016/07/08/mule-sx-offers-blank-canvas-for-customers/
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A look at the all-new 2019 Yamaha Wolverine X2 in action.
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Powersports Business editor in chief Dave McMahon had a front-row seat for the 2017 model CFMOTO USA Dealer Meeting in Hangzhou, China. Here's an inside look at what the dealers saw on their once-in-a-lifetime journey (besides, of course, the new side-by-sides and ATVs). Three days of touring Hangzhou and visiting the CFMOTO factory there were followed by four days in Shanghai for most dealers. Dave was alongside as CFMOTO president Mr. Lai and members of the Pioneer Club spent four days in Beijing.
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The 2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 — Powersports Business YouTube channel viewers can learn all about the key components of the Wolverine X4 side-by-side in a walkaround from Yamaha ATV/Side-by-Side Product Planning Manager Travis Hollins. PSB's Dave McMahon was on hand for the 2017 Yamaha Motorsports Dealer Trip in Asheville, North Carolina.
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Powersports Business editor in chief Dave McMahon watched the gurus from the shore during the 2017 Kawasaki Jet Ski SX-R Press Launch at the Long Beach Marine Stadium on April 4, 2017. Thanks to the Kanamori crew for the mesmerizing action on the stand-ups. Summer, anyone? Music: http://www.bensound.com
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ODES UTVS CEO Mike Smith invited PSB to the company's Dallas headquarters to show off the new 2018 Dominator X4 model. Did you hear about the 4-year engine warranty on the 800 and 100 models, and heated seats on the LCD editions?
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Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. unveiled its 2012 R1 motorcycle on Sept. 14 during the West/Northwest regional dealer meeting at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. Two-time AMA Superbike champion Josh Hayes joined the company in introducing the new model.
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Here's a quick look from Dave's trip to the 2016 Kawasaki Mule Pro-FX and Pro-FXT Ranch Edition Media Launch in Paso Robles, Calif.
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Yamaha Motorsports dealers were treated to an ideal combo of work and and play during the 2017 Dealer Trip to Asheville, North Carolina. PSB editor Dave McMahon compiled this video of the work and play alongside Yamaha's top dealers.
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Check out a video introduction to Rob Greenwald's seminar: Profit, Customer Retention and Increased CSI through F&I. Rob brings his exciting presentation flavor once again to the Powersports DEALER Seminars @ AIMExpo, and will engage dealers on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Powering Profits Track at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.
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Check out a video introduction to Gart Sutton's seminar: 25-Non Negotiable Standards: How Dealers Achieve 10% Operating Profit. Gart, annually one of the most highest rated presenters at the Powersports DEALER Seminars @ AIMExpo, will engage dealers on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m., with a repeat performance Friday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. in the Leadership Plus Track at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.
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Powersports Business editor in chief Dave McMahon spent a day aboard the 2018 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXR during a once-in-a-lifetime ride at the original Hearst Ranch in San Simeon, California. Goerge Hearst got it all started in 1865, but Kawasaki's PR guru Jon Rall, as fate would have it, helped secure the first-ever corporate event of any kind on the property. Can you believe it's been 30 years of the MULE?
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Check out a video introduction to Gart Sutton's seminar: 5-Profit-Center Management: How to Divide & Conquer Your Departments for Maximizing Profitability. Gart, annually one of the most highest rated presenters at the Powersports DEALER Seminars @ AIMExpo, will engage dealers on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 2:30 p.m in the Leadership Plus Track at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.
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Powersports Business Associate Editor Liz Hochstedler was on hand to see the unveiling of the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R at Times Square in New York City. Kawasaki marketing director Chris Brull describes the new ZX-6R Ninja 636 model.
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PSB's Dave McMahon provides a video introduction to Steve Jones, who will be presenting at the 2017 Powersports DEALER Seminars @ AIMExpo. Steve's presentation is "Understanding the Owner and General Manager Roles." Steve, with more than 30 years of powersports industry experience, will be presenting at the seminars for the fifth consecutive year.
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Textron Specialized Vehicles hosted dealers, media and its employees at an April event in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to introduce Textron Off Road as its new dirt brand and Arctic Cat as its snow brand. E-Z-GO was also introduced to dealers who may be interested in carrying that PTV brand. Music: http://www.bensound.com
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PSB editor in chief Dave McMahon provides a glance at what's inside the July 11, 2016 edition of Powersports Business. Access this issue and more here: http://powersportsbusiness.com/digital-archives/
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Marc Marquez has written a new chapter in the history of motorcycling by speeding around the the famous Hahnenkamm mountain on his bike. The three-time MotoGP world champion is used to tackling high-speed courses on the comfort of tarmac but has now become the first rider to ever take a MotoGP bike over the snowy summit of an Alpine mountain. The Spaniard and youngest ever winner of the MotoGO title, said: “It was really difficult to keep the bike under control, but I’m young and it’s good fun to try some crazy things! We enjoyed it, and we could see after a few runs everything that was possible. The piste was really well prepared. I could really get going and I had a great feeling out there. The grip was unbelievable, even for a wheelie!”
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Southern Tier Harley-Davidson in New York and its H.O.G. chapter combined to raise $6,000 for Toys for Tots with an August ride. Here's quite an impressive display of participants departing the Binghamton, N.Y., dealership.
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"Selling More Online and In-Store: Capturing web-influenced buyers," describes the essence of this session in the Sales & Marketing track at the Powersports Business Institute @ AIMExpo. McCann, ARI's director of education and a longtime Powersports Business blogger, will show dealers how to ensure that their store's website is optimized for online buyers and web-influenced buyers with simple, easy and effective tips. In addition, McCann will offer dealers a special report that he describes in the video. McCann's session is at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17.
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This webinar sponsored by Protective Asset Protection, features host Dave McMahon, editor of Powersports Business, and presenters Rich Moore and Paul Sheldon from Protective, a leading provider of F&I service in the industry. Ensuring your dealership's F&I operation is following the necessary steps to remain compliant is increasingly complex. Protective Asset Protection wants to help you make sure that your dealership is doing the things to help meet these increasingly complex compliance needs. View the webinar to learn more about: · Steps to conduct an effective baseline compliance audit · Dealerships' obligations to protect consumer information · What can be done to avoid violating the Safeguards rule · How to treat Consumer Non-Public Information · 5 simple elements to create an Information Security Program
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Powersports Business editor in chief Dave McMahon shot this video of the 2014 Honda Pioneer handling the swampland during a media event in South Carolina. Honda's newest side-by-side began production in Timmonsville, S.C.
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Malcolm Smith Motorsports in Riverside, California, celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala in August. PSB senior editor Liz Keener was on hand to hear heartfelt speeches about the milestone from dealership GM Alexander Smith (son of Malcolm Smith) and Malcolm Smith himself.
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