Motus Reveals West Coast Dealers, Plans for Americade, Job Opening

2012-05-24 21:53
After revealing eight initial dealers in March, Motus is expanding its network with the addition of four new dealers in the Western US. With the addition of Authorized Motus Dealers in the Seattle area, the East Bay area of Northern California, Reno and Las Vegas, Motus is increasing its number of high quality retail outlets and geographical footprint as it approaches production late this Fall.

“We are really proud of our growing network of Authorized Motus Dealers,” said company VP Brian Case, “each has a track record of superior customer satisfaction and passion about carrying our line of comfortable American sportbikes.”

“These West Coast dealers are all fantastic stores run by great business people and serious enthusiasts. We are excited to welcome them aboard and look forward to working closely and growing the brand together,” said Lee Conn, president, “and our search for other great dealers continues…”

Motus has dealers covering a wide area of the US and is accepting applications from existing, high-caliber stores looking to add American sportbikes to their existing line-up. The Motus dealer program is appealing in terms of its simplicity, limited start-up costs and other barriers to entry.

The Motus MST and the premium MST-R are comfortable sportbikes designed for long-range canyon carving, solo or two-up. Both are exhilarating, charismatic machines powered by the mighty V4 Baby Block engines and both are offered with various accessories and upgrade options.

The latest additions to the Authorized Motus Dealer

California Speed-Sports, 2310 Nissen Drive, Livermore, CA 94551, 925-606-1998

“California Speed-Sports is looking forward to this exciting partnership with Motus Motorcycles. This is the American-made motorcycle we’ve always hoped for, with the components, craftsmanship, ingenuity, and performance to compete with the best from around the world. Founded in 1996 and based in the East Bay area of Northern California, California Speed-Sports is a high end dealership with a long history of community involvement and fulfilling client’s power sports needs with unparalleled service. We feel Motus is the pinnacle of American-made motorcycles and will position well with our other premium brands MV Agusta, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, and Can-Am.”- Kregg Williams, Owner.

Freedom Cycle Reno, Reno, Nevada, 775-358-3500
Freedom Cycle Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, 775-848-9696

“When we first heard about Motus, we were instantly intrigued by the concept of a comfortable American sportbike inspired by modern V8 supercars. With championships in NHRA Pro Stock drag racing and our own line of high-performance parts for Harley-Davidsons, we are no strangers to American muscle and pushrod “v” engines, so Motus just makes a lot of sense to us and we are excited to offer the MST’s to our customers. Our Triumph dealership has a number of national sales and service awards, so our friends at Motus can feel comfortable knowing we will take great care of customers in our Reno store and in our soon-to-be-opened Las Vegas Location. We can’t wait to get our hands on the V4 Baby Block engines, too!”-Mark and Brad Yuill, Owners

Hinshaw’s Motorcycle Store, Auburn (SEATAC area), WA, 253-249-7180

“Hinshaw’s Motorcycle Store came to life in 1961 with the introduction of Honda motorcycles into the US. With an eye for innovative products and a passion for motorcycling, we have continued to grow over the years and now proudly carry Victory, KTM, Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki. We are the oldest continually operating motorcycle dealership in the Northwest and one of the most successful and largest in Western Washington. We see the addition of Motus to our line-up as a perpetuation of what Hinshaw’s has been saying for years- “Sellin’ Fun Since ’61”. We look forward to growing with Motus into the future.”- Ron Orr, Owner.

Wherever we go, people are always misty-eyed when talking about Americade in Lake George, NY, so we've decided to go check it out for ourselves. Located in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains and billed as "the world's largest touring rally", this is Americade's 30th Year Celebration and we are told this will be an event not to miss. Please come check out the MST's in booth 822 of the vendor area, June 7-9.

Motus is seeking an Assembly Technician

Job Summary:
Motus is seeking a qualified motorcycle assembler. This technician is responsible for final assembly of production motorcycles from suspension to brakes and electrical systems, to chassis, powertrains and fuel systems. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and disciplined candidate to join our team as we begin production of America's only V4 sportbike.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I see, test ride, and purchase a Motus MST or MST-R?
Motus motorcycles are sold exclusively through existing, high quality dealerships taking reservations now for late 2012 delivery. If your favorite motorcycle store may be a good fit to carry our new line of comfortable American sportbikes, please let us know here. And, please let them know you want to ride a Motus.

Q: What are the differences between the MST and MST-R?
The base model MST and the premium MST-R are comfortable sportbikes designed for long range canyon carving, solo or two up. Both are exhilarating, charismatic machines powered by the mighty V4 Baby Block engine and both will be offered with various accessories and upgrade options. Specs can be found here.

Q: What are the retail prices of the MST and MST-R?
The base model MST has an MSRP of $30,975 and the premium model MST-R has an MSRP of $36,975. Standard and optional equipment details can be found here.

Q: Does Motus have plans for an adventure bike, street fighter, trike, hovercraft, or track car?
Motus is focused squarely on building comfortable American sportbikes. We can neither confirm nor deny any future plans…

Q: Can I purchase a V4 Baby Block engine for a different application?
Yes, we will offer crated, aftermarket engines in limited numbers. Pricing, specs, and drawings will be released this Summer. Refundable reservations are being taken now for the first year of production. Contact here for the Reservation Agreement.

About Motus
Motus manufactures comfortable sportbikes designed to excel in performance, comfort and range. All Motus motorcycles – the MST and premium MST-R – are powered by mighty V4 Baby Block engines, combining high performance with low maintenance and a unique character that expresses the evolving heritage of the American motoring experience. Founded in 2008, Motus is a trademark of Birmingham Motorcycle Company, LLC. For more information about Motus, please visit:; email:; like: Facebook; or call: 205-314-3410.

Source: Motus

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