Cleveland, Ohio (March 2007) ACCEL Motorcycle has contracted Joseph Distefano to spearhead the company’s Powersports efforts. This strategic addition of Distefano to the ACCEL Motorcycle team reflects ACCEL’s commitment to the focused effort of returning the ACCEL brand to the forefront of the industry.
Joe Distefano comes to ACCEL Motorcycle with more than thirty years experience in the custom motorcycle industry, ranging from owning his own shop, to being a Senior Sales Rep for NEMPCO and a Senior National Field Rep with Custom Chrome. Distefano has been a major sales and marketing force for a variety of suppliers in this industry, including holding major leadership positions in distribution, wholesale and manufacturing companies like J&P Cycles and Weld Racing Motorcycle division. Joe will continue his duties as the National Sales Manager for Forge-Tec Motorcycle Wheels. We are confident that he will be an asset to ACCEL Motorcycle’s plans for short and long-term targeted marketing, and maximum growth to the brand line.
For over 35 years, ACCEL Motorcycle has been a leader in the industry, providing custom performance motorcycle products ranging from premium quality ignition products to custom billet accessories, and much more. ACCEL Motorcycle is a division of The Mr. Gasket Performance Group, a leading manufacturer and supplier of quality performance products sold through the automotive and motorcycle markets, with brands including ACCEL, ACCEL/DFI, Hays, Jacobs, Lakewood, Mallory, and Mr. Gasket.