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2019-2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Recall: Possible Fire

2019-2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Recall: Possible Fire

Kawasaki has recalled 1,529 of its 2019 and 2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R motorcycles due to the possibility of a fire. Kawasaki says the engine control...

Tech Tip: Hydrate Your Battery – Hot Weather Ahead

If your lead-acid battery, often referred to in the trade as a flooded wet-cell battery, has spent the long winter months on the trickle...
Royal Enfield Recall For Braking Corrosion Issues - Himalayan

Royal Enfield Recall For Brake Caliper Corrosion Issue

Royal Enfield is recalling 15,200 motorcycles in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Korea for corrosion issues with a brake caliper. According to Royal Enfield,...

Somewear Global Hotspot Review: The No Service Alternative

You are on your way to South Dakota for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally the first full week of August in a group of six...

COVID-19 Countermeasure: Mask and Helmet Can Work Together

If you’re in an area where you can get out on your motorcycle, and you are inclined to wear a face mask when among...

Under Pressure – Air Pressure For Motorcycles, That Is

Years ago, when I was a young punk just getting into the idea of personal mobility, an old mechanic succinctly explained to me how...
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Sena 50R and 50S First Look: Mesh 2.0 Motorcycle Intercom

“Mesh” is a buzzword in the world of motorcycle intercoms, and with good reason. It makes pairing, grouping, separating, and rejoining a seamless proposition....
KTM 790 Adventure and Adventure R Recall - Rear Brake Issues

KTM 790 Adventure and R Recall: Rear Brake Hose Issues

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there is a recall for the 2019 and 2020 KTM 790 Adventure and Adventure R....

Alpinestars Andes Pro Drystar Jacket + Tech-Air Street System Review

I charge my phone and my helmet, and now I charge my Alpinestars Andes Pro Drystar Tech-Air Compatible jacket, too. Why not? Alpinestars’ Tech-Air Street...
2013-2017 Triumph Trophy SE Recalls

2013-2017 Triumph Trophy SE Recall: Front Brake House Issues

Calling all 2013-2017 Triumph Trophy SE A1 and SE Launch motorcycle owners. Triumph Motorcycles America has recalled 1585 of these models due to front-brake...
Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen Recall: Possible Fuel Leak

Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen Recall: Possible Fuel Leak

KTM, the owner of Husqvarna, has recalled 1500 of its 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen motorcycles. KTM says the fuel may leak from the fuel-level...
BMW Recalls 4,000 Motorcycles Due to Flashing Brake Light

BMW Recalls 4,000 Motorcycles Due to Flashing Brake Light

BMW Motorrad's North American division has recalled 4,026 of its 2019-2020 motorcycles due to the brake lights flashing under braking.
2019 Yamaha YZF-R3: Two Recalls Announced for Brake Issues

2019 Yamaha YZF-R3: Two Recalls Announced Due to Front Brake Issues

Yamaha has recalled around 1,500 of its 2019 YZF-R3 sportbikes due to front brake-hose issues. Two recalls were announced Wednesday, March 4 - the first...
2020 DOT Certified Helmet Performance Test Data Update: Failure Rate Increases

2020 DOT Certified Helmet Performance Test Data Update: Failure Rate Increases

The percentage of helmets that failed tests on actual performance (not on the administrative requirements on labeling) has increased.
2016-2018 Triumph Thruxton Recall: Side Stand Issues

2016-2020 Triumph Thruxton Recall: Side Stand Issues

Triumph Motorcycles America has recalled 3,244 of its 2016-2018 Thruxton, 2016-2019 Thruxton R, and 2020 Thruxton TFC motorcycles due to side-stand issues.