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Moto Guzzi and Aprilia Recalls Due to Unexpected Braking Issues

Moto Guzzi and Aprilia Recalls Due to Unexpected Braking Issues

Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.has recalled various Moto Guzzi and Aprilia motorcycles due to braking issues that will cause the bikes to unexpectedly slow down or stop.
Study: Motorcyclists Feel Most Vulnerable on Urban Roads

Study: Motorcyclists Feel Most Vulnerable on Urban Roads

Motorcycle Safety Study Numerous studies have been carried out in recent years to determine how safe roads are for motorcyclists and cyclists. One of the...
2018-2019 Suzuki GSX250R Recall: Tail Light Failure

2018-2019 Suzuki GSX250R Recall: Tail Light Failure

Suzuki Recalls 2018-2019 GSX250R Models on Potential Tail Light Failure Suzuki is recalling certain 2018-2019 GSX250R motorcycles due to possible tail light failure. Suzuki says water...
2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 recall

2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 Recall: Front Brake Lever May Snap

Yamaha has recalled 198 of its 2019 YZF-R3 sport motorcycles due to possible front-brake lever issues; the lever may snap.
How to Prepare Your Motorcycle for Spring Riding

How to Prepare Your Motorcycle for Spring Riding (T-CLOCS & Tips)

Before spring riding you should go through a full inspection of your motorcycle’s systems to ensure a safe ride and season ahead. Use 'T-CLOCS' for success.
2019 Triumph Speed Twin Recall: Potential Coolant Leak

2019 Triumph Speed Twin Recall: Potential Coolant Leak

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD, is recalling 726 of certain 2019 Speed Twin motorcycles due to improper routing of the coolant expansion hose.
2018-2019 Polaris Slingshot Recall: Seat Belt Defects

2018-2019 Polaris Slingshot Recall: Seat Belt Defects

Polaris is recalling 3,305 of certain 2018-2019 Slingshot vehicles because the driver and passenger seat belt and seat back anchoring bracket may have been improperly welded.
BMW C600 & C650 Scooter Recalls: Brake Hose Failure

BMW C600 & C650 Scooter Recalls: Brake Hose Failure

BMW recalls C600 Sport, C650 Sport and C650GT Scooters on brake hose failure problem BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling 2,707 of certain...
Utah legalizes motorcycle lane filtering

Utah Legalizes Form of Lane Splitting Called ‘Lane Filtering’

Utah is the second state behind California to legalize a form of lane splitting called lane filtering, allowing riders to filter through stopped traffic.
Triumph Motorcycle Recalls

Triumph Recalls: Bonneville, Scrambler, Street Cup, Street Twin

Triumph Motorcycles America has recalled 12,654 of the following models due to electrical issues: Bonneville, Scrambler, Street Twin and Street Cup.
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.