American Motorcycle Dealer AMD 236 March 2019 - Page 29

Memphis Shades: Recent new products from the Rossville, Tennessee based specialist include additions to its Road Warrior fairings for Touring, Softail, Dyna, Street and Indian Scout applications; Batwing, Gauntlet, Bullet and Café fairings; popular Memphis Fats and Slim windshields; spoiler windshields for FLH fairings and a wide range of options for Sportsters, Indian, Victory and leading metric cruiser models; into the powerhouse it became on his watch. So how does he think he is going to be able to start doing that? “Well, one of the most important first stages is to rekindle our relationships with our Sport Chrome: The big news from the Westminster, California based chroming to wheels to accessories specialist is of a new partnership with Tucker V-Twin for its ‘Reinforcer’ wheel program. CEO Jon Reed told AMD that “beyond the ‘Reinforcer’s’ pleasing aesthetics, these wheels are designed to allow the owner to optimize its factory-equipped braking system. Made specifically for [but not limited to] all 2014 and up Street Glide and Road Glide models, the ‘Reinforcer’ immediately gives the bike that sought-after stance of a 21” front wheel”; use the experience they have. “I think they need leadership, and the team to provide that is being assembled. In Hugh Charvat we have a new CEO for the whole of MAG who is the real deal, he ‘gets it,’ he’s an “we just need to let them do their jobs” vendors, our dealers and our sales teams. We have a lot of really smart people, who are passionate and who want to be able to love their company again. “I believe they have been in a state of turmoil with the changes that have gone on for the past few years. We just need to help them to do their jobs and enthusiast as well as a smart operator, and he and the new management team, board and ownership partners are all on the same page. We all know what we want to do, what we need to do and there is a plan to get us there. “The people here at Tucker have had a blurry windshield for the past few years. Coming into the company the Le Pera: The North Hollywood, California seats specialist had a big year in 2018 with three stylish new designs - the ‘Streaker’ for Sportsters; ‘KickFlip’ for ‘06-’17 Dynas and the ‘Sprocket’ Solo for ‘08 and up Baggers - selected options include ‘Smooth’, ‘Diamond’ and ‘Pleated’ stitch finishes. All Le Pera seats have 46 years of handcraftsmanship invested into every detail and feature a powder-coated 16-gauge steel base plate, a specially poured high- density “Marathon” molded foam foundation and double-stitched handcrafted cover with bonded polyester thread for durability; BMC Air Filters: Almost 20 years of experience gained from successful cooperation with the most prestigious teams in Formula 1 and MotoGP makes BMC a “global leader in the design and production of high- performance air filters”. To mark its entry into the Harley-Davidson filters aftermarket, the company has released a limited edition run of 99 individually numbered titanium mesh filters with a hand-laminated autoclave cured carbon fiber custom cover and CNC-machined one-piece machined alloy backing plate. The multi-layered synthetic gauze (no oil needed) is an easy maintenance, airflow-friendly technology that is said to deliver state-of-the-art filtration capability; Daytona Twin Tec: Following the sale by Allen Alvarez, new owner JMS Chip & Performance (of Debary, Florida, with Vice President Brad Grissom seen here on the right), has big plans for development of the product line with a slew of new products in the making for later this year; AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE DEALER - MARCH 2019 29