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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.
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.