International Dealer News IDN 143 June/July 2018 - Page 3

• CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • PUBLISHER/CO-OWNER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF IDN JUNE/JULY 2018 (#143) NEwS ........................................................................6-18,48 ROBIN BRADLEY robin@dealer-world.com PUBLISHER/CO-OWNER INTERNATIONAL EDITOR SONJA WALLACE sonja@dealer-world.com GENERAL MANAGER SARA VINEY sara@dealer-world.com DESIGN & PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Comment ..........................................................4 Bring on the Middleweights .... Robin Bradley on the impact that the past decade of net increases in new motorcycle pricing may be having on the industry's entry-level pathways American Report ........................................20-23 Harley-Davidson continues to struggle as Off-Road drives Polaris as difficult domestic U.S. motorcycle market conditions persist BEN OAG ben@dealer-world.com 5 Rendlesham Mews, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2SZ Great Britain ‘Boxer Cup’ ....................................................12 BMW brings back the popular race series as a showcase platform for its R nineT programme with 'Racer' up front and centre PROGUIDE ................................................................24-44 TEL: 0044 (0)1892 511516 FAX: 0044 (0)1892 511517 p26 TOLL FREE… FROM USA/ CANADA: p26 TEL: 1-866 849 5704 FAX: 1-866 521 0099 If for any reason you can’t connect via our toll free numbers then dial TEL: 01144 1892 511516 Fax: 01144 1892 511517 p25 p30 DISCLAIMERS No part of IDN may be reproduced or used in any way without permission. The views contained in IDN are not necessarily the views of the publishers. Every effort is made to ensure that all material included is as accurate as possible, however the publishers cannot be held responsible for any erroneous statements, facts, figures or mistakes. All trademarks, brand names and other key words are used purely for descriptive purposes. No approval, endorsement of, or involvement in the contents of IDN is implied by the use of these or any other words, names or marks associated with all or any companies. All trademarks acknowledged. IDN (ISSN 1354- 4074) is published six times a year by Dealer-World.com, 5, Rendlesham Mews, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2SZ, Great Britain. Send address corrections to us at the address shown on this page, or e-mail to: sara@dealer-world.com p28 p27 p36 p32 Print by Warner’s Midlands bourne, lincolnshire, Gb ISSN 1354-4047 • p32 CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS •