SOMERSET, WIS, FEB 3, 2016—Leading aftermarket motorcycle parts manufacturer Kuryakyn® Holdings, LLC today announced its partnership with MTX® Audio, of the MiTek® Electronics and Communications Group. The all-new Kuryakyn RoadThunder® by MTX line is a collection of high-performance motorcycle audio products that will be available exclusively through Kuryakyn.
The Kuryakyn RoadThunder® by MTX series will showcase MTX’s proven audio knowledge and innovation alongside Kuryakyn’s aesthetic motorcycle design and styling expertise. The complete line of Kuryakyn RoadThunder® by MTX accessories will debut at the upcoming V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio, on February 6-7, where industry attendees can demo products in Kuryakyn Booth #575.
“Kuryakyn is thrilled to partner with MiTek and their exceptional line of MTX Audio accessories for the motorsports industry,” said Kuryakyn VP of Brand Management Steve Veltri. “Combining two brands renowned for pushing the limits of design and technological innovation within their respective industries will undoubtedly deliver game-changing products and results. This partnership will firmly establish the footprint of both brands in the motorcycle audio segment.”
“The motorcycle accessory market is a segment that we began targeting in 2014,” said MiTek Senior VP of Sales and Marketing Mike Roberts. “Partnering with a brand like Kuryakyn allows us to reach millions of customers with a product that highlights legendary MTX performance while at the same time delivering the look and feel they expect from Kuryakyn. This is a very exciting opportunity for both our brands to showcase our leadership positions in what we each do best.”
Initial products in the Kuryakyn RoadThunder® by MTX lineup will include handlebar-mount self-amplified Sound Bars and 3-inch Speaker Pods that deliver powerful, distortion-free sound with universal mounting for bars sized 7/8” to 1-1/4” in diameter. Additionally, the Speaker Pods will be available with or without the Kuryakyn RoadThunder® by MTX Bluetooth® Audio Controller for convenient pairing to any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or mp3 player. Also featured in the Kuryakyn RoadThunder® by MTX series is a high-powered direct replacement Fairing Speaker Kit that includes two 120W 6.5” coaxial speakers and a 400W all-weather amplifier for select Harley-Davidson® Electra Glide, Street Glide and Trike models.