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4 out of 10 DOT-Certified Helmets Fail Government Performance Tests

4 out of 10 DOT-Certified Helmets Fail Government Performance Tests

To find that 41.9% of the helmets tested since 2014 failed on actual performance criteria (i.e.: impact attenuation) could be a concern for US riders.
Harley-Davidson Riding Academy: Promo Code for 50% Off New Rider Course

Harley-Davidson Riding Academy: Promo Code for 50% Off New Rider Course

For a limited time, The Motor Company is offering its customers 50 percent off the published price of a Harley-Davidson Academy New Rider Course.
2019 Motorcycle Helmet Standard changes

Helmet Safety Standards 2019: FIM FRHPhe, ECE 22.05, DOT FMVSS 218 & Snell Updates

A few things have changed in helmet safety standards for 2019, and there may be a whole new factor for potential motorcycle helmet buyers to consider.
online motorcycle video fails

Top 5 Things We Can Learn From Watching Online Motorcycle Videos (Especially Stupid Ones)

The videos I refer to are those that show some hair-raising, tragic, stupid, preventable, dangerous, uncalled-for moments in the lives of motorcyclists from around the world.
2018-2019 Ducati Panigale V4 Recall | Timing Chain Defect

2018-2019 Ducati Panigale V4 Recall | Timing Chain Defect

Ducati will recall 1,502 of certain 2018-2019 Ducati Panigale V4, V4 S and V4 SP motorcycles due to a possible timing chain defect.
2015-2018 Yamaha YZF-R3: Double Recall Issued

2015-2018 Yamaha YZF-R3: Double Recall Issued

Yamaha is recalling certain YZF-R3 motorcycles for two separate defects - one involving a possible coolant leak, and the other a shift-lever defect.
Alpinestars Sequence Protection Jacket Long Sleeve Review - Front

Alpinestars Sequence Protection Long Sleeve Jacket Review: Off-Road Armor

Alpinestars Sequence Protection Long Sleeve Jacket Review: Dirt Tested Spending money on high-quality protective gear isn't glamorous. However, if you want to keep yourself on...
2018 Kawasaki Z900 Recall Due to Brake Defect (ABS, Z900RS)

2018 Kawasaki Z900 Recall Due to Brake Defect (ABS, Z900RS)

Kawasaki has recalled 1,173 of its certain 2018 Kawasaki Z900, Z900 ABS, and Z900RS motorcycles due to possible rear-brake issues.
2017-2019 Ducati SuperSport & Monster Recall | ShiftLever Issues

2017-2019 Ducati SuperSport & Monster Recall | Shift Lever Issues

Ducati has recalled 2,705 of its 2017-2019 Monster 1200, Monster 821, SuperSport and SuperSport S motorcycles.
Ducati Panigale V4 Recall: 1,663 Motorcycles Due to Potential Oil Cooler Leak

Ducati Panigale V4 Recall: 1,663 Motorcycles Due to Potential Oil Cooler Leak

Ducati has recalled 1,663 of certain 2018-2019 Panigale V4, V4 S, and V4 SP motorcycles due to a potential oil leak.
2015-2016 Polaris Slingshot Recall (Taillight Wiring Problem)

2015-2016 Polaris Slingshot Recall (Taillight Wiring Problem)

2015-2016 Polaris Slingshot Recalls Polaris is recalling 11,371 of certain 2015-2016 Polaris Slingshot, Slingshot SL and Slingshot SL LE motorcycles equipped with a backup camera. The...
2017-2019 Ducati Supersport Recall | Mirror Vibration Issues

2017-2019 Ducati Supersport Recall | Mirror Vibration Issues

Ducati Supersport Recall Ducati North America is recalling 1,676 of certain 2017-2019 Ducati Supersport motorcycles because vibration may distort the images in the mirrors, reducing...
Harley-Davidson Hydraulic Clutch Actuator Recall Affects 177,636 bikes

Harley-Davidson Hydraulic Clutch Actuator Recall Affects 177,636 bikes

Harley-Davidson is recalling 177,636 certain 2017-2018 bikes. The recall was initiated because the secondary clutch actuator cylinder may leak fluid.
2015-2018 Yamaha SR400 Recall (Possible Oil Leak)

2015-2018 Yamaha SR400 Recall (Possible Oil Leak)

Yamaha Recalls 1,902 SR400 Motorcycles on Oil Leak Problem Yamaha is recalling 1,902 of certain 2015-2018 Yamaha SR400 motorcycles due to possible oil-leak issues. Yamaha says...
Suzuki Recalls V-Strom 650 and GSX-R Motorcycles (Potential Fuel Leak)

Suzuki Recalls V-Strom 650 and GSX-R Motorcycles (Potential Fuel Leak)

Suzuki is recalling 6,928 of certain 2017-2018 Suzuki DL650A and DL650XA V-Strom 650s, and GSX-R1000, GSX-R1000R, and 2018 GSX-S750 motorcycles.

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