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Rick Alcon to Chair the MIC Dealer Advisory Council

Press Release | February 10, 2021

Alcon named chairman of the Dealer Advisory Council

This is a press release from the MIC…

Irvine, CA (February 10, 2021) — The Motorcycle Industry Council today announced Rick Alcon, of Team R&S Powersports Group in New Mexico, as chairman of the Dealer Advisory Council. Alcon was selected by the members of the DAC, including Curtis Sloan, Sloan’s Motorcycle ATV; Kim Harrison, Coleman PowerSports; Bob Althoff, Farrow Harley-Davidson and owner of Dealernews; and Kevin Lackey, Freedom Powersports.

Rick Alcon to Chair the MIC Dealer Advisory Council
Rick Alcon

“Since 2013, the Dealer Advisory Council has been an important conduit between riders, dealers, OEs, aftermarket companies and the MIC Board of Directors,” said Erik Pritchard, president and CEO of the Motorcycle Industry Council. “Rick brings decades of industry and leadership experience, which will help continue to make the DAC an invaluable resource for dealers across the country.”

For 35 years, Alcon has served as

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Bellevue West boys ride streak over Omaha North 88-47 | Bellevue

The Thunderbirds boys basketball team is now riding a four-game win streak after defeating Omaha North 88-47 Saturday night at home.

North came into the night averaging 57 points a game while coach Doug Woodard’s T-Birds have averaged nearly 80. Saturday night at Bellevue West’s “Thunderdome” featured a select amount of tickets available for student fans for the first time this season.

Bellevue West jumped out to a 10-2 lead in the first quarter behind a Frankie Fidler three-ball. That shot started a T-Bird run that carried a 22-9 lead after the first quarter. BW’s Josiah Dotzler got hot midway through the second, hitting four 3-pointers, to give the T-Birds a 51-21 lead at half. The rest is history as Fidler and company strolled to a 88-47 win at home.

Bellevue West began the week by handing Lincoln Pius X their first loss of the season on Tuesday night with

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Thailand auto sales and production to stabilise in 2021 – analyst | Automotive Industry News

After signs of a rebound in December, an analyst forecasts that Thailand’s market will bottom out in 2021, even as volumes for the year are still expected to be down on 2020.

Thailand’s new vehicle market rebounded strongly in December 2020, with sales rising by over 7% to 95,636 units from 89,285 units in the same month of the previous year, according to wholesale data compiled by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

While the rebound came against weak year-earlier sales, the vehicle market had become much more stable in the last few months. Day-to-day domestic economic activity in the country had largely returned to normal after the government eased social and business restrictions towards the end of the second quarter as the threat of COVID-19 receded.

The economy was still under significant pressure from weak private consumption and investment, however, while business and consumer confidence remained weak.

The Federation

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Indian Motorcycle Celebrates 100 Years of Chief With Completely Reimagined 2022 Indian Chief Lineup


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2021 Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse

MINNEAPOLIS – February 10, 2021: In 1921 Indian Motorcycle unveiled the iconic Indian Chief, one of the most historic and influential motorcycles of all time. Now, in celebration of 100 years, America’s
First Motorcycle Company is unleashing three new, totally reimagined Indian Chief models for its 2022 lineup. Combining iconic, American V-twin style with modern performance and technology, Indian Motorcycle
designed the new Chief with a simplistic and mechanical aesthetic that pays homage to the glory days of American motorcycling.

All based on a timeless, simplistic steel-tube frame and powered by Indian Motorcycle’s powerful Thunderstroke motor, the new Indian Chief, Indian Chief Bobber and Indian Super Chief offer three unique
takes on the classic American V-twin, each appealing to a slightly different rider.


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2021 Indian Chief

The new Chief provides a stripped-down riding experience where power, minimalism and attitude lead the way. It reaches

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