Kawasaki Concours 14 Motorcycle RecallKawasaki has recalled 44 of its 2012-2013 Concours 14 police-edition motorcycles due to possibly blowing a main fuse.
Kawasaki says the additional police wiring harness may chafe and lead to a short, which may blow the main fuse. If this occurs, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will correct the electrical system problems, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381. This campaign is an expansion of recall 12V-134.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit 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!