Triumph Motorcycle RecallTriumph has recalled 3,799 of the following 2012-2013 motorcycles due to exterior lighting issues: Daytona 675, Street Triple, Speed Triple, and Tiger 800 motorcycles.
Triumph says due to a manufacturing error, the turn signal stems on the front and rear of the motorcycle may fracture.If the turn signal stems break, the turn signals may not be visible to other vehicles on the road, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.Triumph will notify owners and dealers will replace the turn signal stems, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Triumph at 1-678-854-2010 for more information.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.
This week we ride two genre-departing motorcycles from the established American manufacturers. Jess McKinley gives us his thoughts on the all new Harley-Davidson Pan America Special, and Ron Lieback gives his on Indian’s latest version of the FTR 1200 S.