Honda Recalls CTX700 MotorcyclesHonda has recalled 235 of its 2014 CTX700 Motorcycles manufactured from March 6, 2013 through April 11, 2013 due to possible ABS issues.
Honda says due to a manufacturing error, the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) may malfunction and lose anti-lock functionality. If this occurs, the rear wheel may lock up and cause a skid, increasing the risk of a crash.Honda will notify CTX700 owners and dealers will replace the ABS modulator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30, 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. Honda’s recall number is JB0.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s 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.