PowerSports Business

October 2, 2017

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AFTERMARKET www.PowersportsBusiness.com Powersports Business • October 2, 2017 • 45 uSUBMIT YOUR NEW PRODUCT Interested in seeing your company's new products on these pages? Simply send a high-resolution photo and description of the product to PSB assistant editor Kate Swanson at kswanson@powersportsbusiness.com. ABUS GRANIT DETECTO X PLUS 8008 Specifications — ABUS's Granit Detecto X Plus 8008 is comprised of a 16-milimeter steel bolt and supporting ele- ments of the locking mechanism made of special hardened steel. The alarm can reach at least 100 decibels. It features the ABUS X Plus cylinder, which provides the highest pro- tection against tampering and picking. Benefits — The 8008 uses an automatic brake disc recognition system, meaning that the alarm will not arm unless it is mounted onto the brake disc itself. A user can carry this lock in his or her pocket or bag and it will not arm or sound. It also comes with a compact carrying case for easy transport on the bike. The lock is available with two keys. Suggested Retail Price — $199.99 Contact — mobilesecurity.abus.com BIG BIKE PARTS TOURING WINDSHIELD FOR INDIAN Specifications — Big Bike Parts expanded its Show Chrome Accessories to include a custom windshield for the Indian Roadmas- ter and Chieftain. This larger touring wind- shield provides a better riding pocket over existing stock windshields. It is available to fit 2014 and newer Indian Roadmasters and Chieftains. Benefits — With a 6-inch wider envelope and an additional 1.5 inches in height, the windshield is 30 percent larger than OEM offerings. Suggested Retail Price — $165.95 Contact — www.bigbikeparts.com WORKS CONNECTION 2017-18 CRF450R/ 450RX TITAN SKID PLATE Specifications — The Titan Skid Plate is injection-molded in bronzed titanium plastic for strength and durability. It features a lightweight, custom fit for CRF450R and RX models. The Titan's design incorporates protection for the frame rails, engine cases and full-length center case to ward off impact damage. Benefits — It includes an oil drain service hole to simplify oil changes, and the Titan's mounting system makes use of the stock mount points for quick and easy removal. Suggested Retail Price — $109.95 Contact — www.worksconnection.com FLY RACING STREET GEAR WOMEN'S BUTANE OVERPANT Specifications — Fly Racing's Street Gear Women's Butane overpant is made out of a 600D polyester outer shell with fully taped seams and a HYDRAGuard waterproof, yet breathable membrane. It is anatomically fitted for an ideal riding position and is available in sizes XS through 2X. Benefits — The overpant includes waterproof pocket zippers and a 8-inch jacket attachment zipper. It has reflective panels and logos for increased visibility. The Velcro waist and leg cuff adjusters aid in cus- tomizing for individual fit. Suggested Retail Price — $139.95 Contact — www.flystreetgear.com PSB HOTPRODUCTS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 44 Joe Majesky, one of the most well known faces in the North American powersports battery space, has retired after 47 years of service. Majesky will continue to assist Yuasa as a consultant. "In the powersports battery market, Joe is Yuasa, and Yuasa is Joe," said Hitoshi Ohta, chairman and CEO of Yuasa Battery, Inc. "Joe is the individual who initiated and made sure our premier quality batteries would be recognized and continuously sustain the highest brand image on the market. His love of, passion for and dedication to Yuasa, is just incredible, and because of this, we still enjoy the highest reputation and trust from the industry. We cannot thank him enough for his great, great contributions." Ohta continued, "Joe will be greatly missed. We will do our very best to carry over the valued reputation and tradition he has aspired so hard to establish and solidify into the next Yuasa generation." SBS ANNOUNCES NEW BRAKE PAD SBS introduced the SP EVO Sinter brake pad. These new pads meet the current challenges of high performance bikes with a sintered pad developed to meet modern bike technol- ogy. They are manufactured with advanced production technology featuring conductive sintering, where the material is heated up by electrical current resulting in an excellent and consistent brake pad material. Chris Jensen, SBS North American market manager, said: "Exciting things are happening over at SBS Friction. The bike industry's ongoing product development, with upgrades in engine performance, frame, suspension, tire technology, as well as elec- tronic riding and braking systems, calls for a new generation of brake components, and the new SP EVO is a big step forward." The SBS EVO Sinter brake pads feature: strong initial bite that gives instant brake feel- ing; easy modulation and powerful in-stop performance; fade free also under extreme conditions; consistent, reliable brake per- formance throughout product lifetime; and they're durable and with low rotor wear. They're available through Parts Unlimited. HMC INDUSTRIES, INC. ADDS TO SALES STAFF Marshalltown, Iowa-based HMC Indus- tries, Inc. has added Lisa Ahrens as a sales specialist. Ahrens will bring knowledge from an avid motorcyclist's perspective, having been a motorcycle owner for the past 26 years. Ahrens also has experience in metal fabrication. "We are excited to add Lisa to the support team," said Todd Wilson, president of HMC Industries. "Her knowledge and experience in the industry will be a real asset." DUNLOP ADDS RACERS EDGE PERFORMANCE AS PARTNER Dunlop Motorcycle Tires announced that Racers Edge Performance will be offer- ing road race trackside sales and service of Dunlop race tires at CVMA and WERA West races, as well as servicing selected track day events in Nevada, Southern Cali- fornia and Arizona. Dale Kieffer, owner of Racers Edge Performance, has been servicing tires in the southwest for more than 20 years and comes to the table with a wealth of knowledge and expertise on trackside support. FREE DEALERSHIP STAFF APPAREL TRAINING AVAILABLE ONLINE Here's how to turn your staff into gear heads: Free Gear Up University online courses will teach them how quality motorcycling gear can not only save a life, but enhance your cus- tomers' riding experiences, so they can ride through all sorts of road and weather condi- tion. Students will learn about the newest safety technology and can earn a "Certified Apparel Specialist" certificate upon complet- ing all four core courses. Gear Up University delivers a flexible and interactive learning experience. Students who successfully complete the four core courses can also be rewarded with incentives and/or spiffs from members of the MIC Rider Safety Subcommittee. "We are excited to deliver the next genera- tion of rider gear training for retailers," said Eric Anderson, MIC Rider Safety Subcom- mittee chair and CEO of VROOM Network. "We're confident this online training will offer powersports retailers the ability to more efficiently and easily train an entire workforce as well as new hires. The members of the Rider Safety Subcommittee are always look- ing for better ways to help dealers and power- sports apparel professionals succeed in their careers. This educational curriculum is good for retailers and good for the increased safety and comfort of our enthusiasts." Log on to gearupu.mic.org for full access to Gear Up University. ROYAL RIDING ADDS SEAT PRO KULMAN TO STAFF Santa Ana, California-based ROR Brands has added motorcycle seat pro Kim Kulman to its staff. For the past 20 years, Kulman has specialized in motor- cycle seats, working on every aspect from sewing and sourc- ing to customer service and sales. Most recently with Mustang Motorcycle Seats, she joined the Royal Riding team in time for the Sturgis Rally. PSB DIGEST Majesky retiring from Yuasa after 47 years of industry service LISA AHRENS Joe Majesky, shown in a pre-2017 photo, is retiring after nearly a half-century in the battery business. KIM KULMAN

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