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Polaris Motorcycle Sales Soar 74 Percent

on 04/25/2015 - 06:31 am

Polaris Industries has issued a new report showing sales in its motorcycle divisions, Indian, Victory and Slingshot have increased 74 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014.
“I am pleased to report record sales and earnings for our 2015 first quarter, with sales up 16 percent, operating income up 19 percent and net income up nine percent, our 22nd consecutive quarter of record earnings performance,” commented Scott Wine, Polaris’ chairman and chief executive officer.
The company reported first quarter sales of $137.4 million across the three product lines.  The company said consumer retail demand for Victory and Indian Motorcycles ...

Dual-sport motorcycles making gains on street, dirt bikes

on 04/23/2015 - 07:25 am

by Rick Barrett - jsonline.com
One of the fastest-growing segments of motorcycling takes a Swiss Army-knife approach to the sport, with bikes that are legal to ride on the highway and also can tackle dirt trails.
Dual-sport motorcycles are popular in northern Wisconsin, where there are hundreds of miles of gravel roads and trails through the woods. Some have even called the Town of Wabeno in Forest County the dual-sport capital of the world.
The U.S. Forest Service manages much of the land in Forest County, including unpaved roads popular with dual-sport motorcyclists.
Twice a year, Wabeno hosts large events for them, generating revenue for the area economy, various charities and the Uni ...