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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.
2019-2020 Triumph Speed Twin Recall: Gear Shift Lever Issues

2019-2020 Triumph Speed Twin Recall: Gear Shift Lever Issues

Triumph Motorcycles America has recalled 1,304 of its 2019-2020 Speed Twin motorcycles due to gear shift lever issues. Triumph says the gear shift lever linkage...
California Superbike School: 2020 Schedule & Prices (86 Dates, 10 Tracks)

California Superbike School: 2020 Schedule & Prices (86 Dates, 10 Tracks)

As California Superbike School celebrates its 40th anniversary, the "Keith Code School" announced its 2020 schedule and prices: 86 dates at 10 tracks.
Indian Recalls 5,474 Motorcycles Due to Potential Engine Stalling

Indian Recalls 5,474 Motorcycles Due to Potential Engine Stalling

Indian Motorcycle has recalled 5,474 of its 2019 FTR1200, Chieftain, Vintage, Roadmaster, Dark Horse and Springfield motorcycles due to potential stalling.
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...
Sidi Atojo SR Boots - Honda and KTM

Sidi Atojo SR Boots First Look: Motocross and Supercross Ready

Sidi Atojo Boots First Look: High-End Safety for MX Plenty of companies have a single premium off-road boot. With the introduction of the Sidi Atojo SR...
5 Steps to Avoid Motorcycle Drive Belt Drama: Secrets from Experience

4 Steps to Avoid Motorcycle Final Drive Belt Drama: Secrets from Experience

Drive belts do have less maintenance and advantages for motorcycles over a drive chain, but they still can cause drama. What secrets can old...
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MSF DirtBike School Review: Kids Learn To Ride Safely

MSF Dirt Bike School Review: Starting Young One of the first stories my husband told me about himself was how he and his friend secretly...
BMW K 1600 GT, GLT & B Motorcycle Recall: Transmission Issues

BMW K 1600 GT, GLT & B Motorcycle Recall: Transmission Issues

BMW K 1600 GTL & K 1600 B Recall BMW of North America is recalling 4,672 of its 2017-2020 K 1600 GT sport-touring motorcycles, and...
Honda Recalls 2019 CRF450L Due to Horn Bracket Defect

Honda Recalls 2019 CRF450L Due to Horn Bracket Defect

Honda has recalled 4,348 of its 2019 CRF450L motorcycles due to a possible horn-bracket defect.
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.
BMW G 310 GS, G 310 R and C 400 X Recalls (Brakes May Stick)

BMW G 310 GS, G 310 R and C 400 X Recalls (Brakes May...

BMW Motorcycle and Scooter Recalls BMW of North America has recalled certain model 2018-2020 G 310 GS and 2017-2020 G 310 R motorcycles, and 2019...
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...