Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, “Harley-Davidson geared up for selling season“:
Geared up for the motorcycle industry’s most important selling season, there’s cautious optimism for Harley-Davidson Inc. and other manufacturers.
A recent survey of Harley dealerships suggests that retail sales improved in the first three months of the year, according to analyst Joseph Hovorka of Raymond James & Associates. The firm contacted 40 dealerships to measure retail demand.
Austin American-Statesman, “The nuts and bolts of world motorcycle racing“:
World championship motorcycle road racing will come to Austin in 2013 at the new Circuit of the Americas, the racetrack’s promoters announced Tuesday. Here are some fast facts to get you up to speed:
Ducati, Honda, Suzuki and Yamaha are the four manufacturers, and the three racing divisions are based on engine displacement. Moto3 is 125 cubic centimeters, Moto2 is 600, and MotoGP is 800 but will rise to 1000 in 2012.