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Motorcycle sales recovering

Motorcycle sales appear to be recovering after a very shaky start to the year with Harley-Davidson continuing to lead the road bike category. Sales were down 6.7% in the first quarter but, thanks to a slight recovery in the second quarter, they are now down 4.1% in the first half, according to the VFACTS report …

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Indian launches test ride competition

Indian launches test ride competition

Indian Motorcycle Australia is offering test riders the opportunity to win a motorcycle with their 1 in 50 Competition. If you book a “Weekend Escape” on any Indian motorcycle before the end of September 2017, and buy a bike from their Polaris-owned Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Perth dealerships, you have a one-in-50 chance of winning …

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Kawasaki hot july sale

July hot for winter bike sales

Motorcycle buyers are the big winners in July which is usually a hot month for winter discounts as companies scramble to sell of stock left over from the previous financial year. The half-yearly motorcycle sales figures are set to be released in the next couple of days and we suspect the market has remained soft …

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Independence Day sale

Indian and Victory celebrate Independence Day

Australian riders can celebrate American Independence Day with a sale of Victory and Indian bikes and gear starting today (Saturday, July 1) until July 7, 2017. The four Polaris-owned stores in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth will host free barbecues today along with a stack of special discounts on Indian and Victory accessories, apparel and motorcycles. …

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Online research halves dealer visits

Online research halves dealer visits

Motorcycle customers are spending more time in online research for their next bike than visiting dealerships, according to an American motorcycle industry survey. We believe the same thing is happening in Australia where dealers tell us customers are often arriving at their stores with more information than the salesperson. The 11th annual Pied Piper customer satisfaction …

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Harley has a ‘cow’ as sales slide

Harley has a ‘cow’ as sales slide

Harley-Davidson revenue has dropped 14% in the first quarter as a Bollywood actor has called for the company to be banned in India for selling cow leather products. The Milwaukee company blames the slide in sales on weak pricing for used motorcycles, a buildup of 2016 inventory at dealers and sluggish sales in areas of the …

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Motorcycle sales crash in first quarter

Motorcycle sales crash in first quarter

Australian motorcycle sales have hit their first downturn in several years with a massive 13.4% decline to 21,794 in the first quarter of 2017. Road bikes had been performing best of all over the past few years, but were down by 15.5% in the quarter. Off-road bikes were down 15.3%, scooters again fell significantly (22.3%) …

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Kawasaki offers free KLR650 luggage

Kawasaki offers free KLR650 luggage

Kawasaki is currently doing a great deal that makes the versatile go-anywhere 2017 KLR650 adventurer even more attractive. Buy the bike now and they will throw in a free luggage kit valued at more than $800. It includes soft saddlebags, matching tank bag and tail bag, so you can carry a lot of gear. The …

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