2012-2013 Triumph Motorcycle RecallTriumph has recalled 1,887 of its 2012-2013 Street Triple, Street Triple R, Daytona 675 and Daytona 675 R motorcycles due to possible Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) malfunctions.
Triumph says the possibly effected Street Triple naked motorcycles were manufactured in July 2012, and the Daytona 675 sportbikes from September 2012 through June 2013.Due to a manufacturing error, the ABS may malfunction and lose anti-lock functionality. If this occurs, wheel lock-up and skidding may occur, increasing the risk of a crash, Triumph says.Triumph will notify owners and dealers will replace the ABS modulator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Triumph at 1-888-283-5288.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, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!