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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....
Ducati Recalls 8,000 Motorcycles: Brembo Front Brake Defect

Ducati Recalls 8,000 Motorcycles: Brembo Front Brake Defect

Ducati has recalled 8,000 of various 2015-2018 models, including the 1299, Monster 1200, Multistrada, Panigale R, XDaviel S and Scrambler motorcycles.
KTM Super Duke Now Part of Huge Brembo Front Brake Recall

KTM Super Duke Now Part of Huge Brembo Front Brake Recall

KTM is yet another manufacturer involved in the huge Brembo front brake recall, and the Austrian company has recalled 2,361 of its Super Duke motorcycles.
Ducati Multistrada on street

So You Want To Be a Better Rider? Let’s Talk Motorcycle Training

So you want to be a better rider? Here’s my story, along with some insight on how to find the correct motorcycle training program that works for you.
Indian Motorcycle, Indian Roadmaster, Indian Roadmaster Recall

Indian Recalls 7,392 Roadmaster Motorcycles due to Wiring issue

Indian Motorcycle Company is recalling 7,392 of its 2015-2017 Roadmaster motorcycles due to wiring issues that cause the brake lights to stay on.
Ducati Panigale V4 Recall | Two Issues with the Fuel System

Ducati Panigale V4 Recall | Two Issues with the Fuel System

Ducati North America has issued a recall for select 2018 Ducati Panigale V4, Panigale V4 S, and Panigale V4 Speciale motorcycles.
Harley-Davidson Tri-Glide Trike Recall: Unintended Rear Brake Activation

Harley-Davidson Tri-Glide Trike Recall: Unintended Rear Brake Activation

Harley-Davidson has recalled its 2019-2020 Tri-Glide Trike motorcycles due to "unintended activation of one rear brake." The malfunction, which may affect 12,624 Trikes, is due...
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.
2014-2017 BMW R nineT Recall Due to Swingarm Defect

2014-2017 BMW R nineT Recall Due to Swingarm Defect

BMW of North America is recalling potentially as many as 3,368 of its R nineT motorcycles from the 2014 to 2017 model years due to a swingarm issue.
Triumph Thruxton Recalls: 2,824 Base and R Models Due to Stalling Problems

Triumph Thruxton Recalls: 2,824 Base and R Models Due to Stalling Problems

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD, has recalled 2,824 of certain 2016-2018 Thruxton and Thruxton R motorcycles due stalling problems.
2018 Indian Motorcycle Recalls

Indian Recalls 3,341 of its 2018 Motorcycles for ‘Unintended Starting’ Issues

Indian Motorcycle is recalling 3,341 of its 2018 models due to unintended starting issues. Indian says that corrosion may develop within the right combination switch, potentially resulting in the motorcycle starting without the user's intent if the key fob is near the motorcycle.
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.
2019 Indian Chieftain Recall: Unsafe Bright Tail Light

2019 Indian Chieftain Recall: Unsafe Bright Tail Light

Indian Motorcycle has recalled its 2019 Chieftain due to tail light issues - 3,147 Indian Chieftain baggers are recalled due to unsafe bright tail lights.
How To: Motorcycle Lane Splitting Tips

Lane Splitting 101: 17 Essential Tips For Motorcycle Commuters (+ Video)

I’ve been a weekday motorcycle commuter for nine years, lane splitting 16 miles to work and back again. Here's my "How To" guide for safe lane splitting.