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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Cape May, NJ on October 26, 2014

Check out pictures of the first motorcycle run of the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Cape May, NJ on October 26, 2014.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Suzuki Motorcycles Recalls 2011-2014 GSX-R750 and 2009-2014 GSX-R1000 Motorcycles for Damage to Left-side Drive Chain Adjuster After Upshifting

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 GSX-R750 and 2009-2014 GSX-R1000 motorcycles.

If a gear is missed while upshifting, the strain applied to the drive chain after the next shift may cause the rear axle to move, damaging the left-side drive chain adjuster. If the drive chain adjuster gets damaged, the drive chain may come off, removing power to the rear wheel, and increasing the risk of a crash.

23,073 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Triumph Motorcycles Recalls 2012-2013 Street Triple R ABS for Lack of Threadlock on Bolts Securing Cable Guides on Headstock

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Triumph Street Triple R motorcycles manufactured July 1, 2012, to October 1, 2013, and equipped with ABS.

In the affected motorcycles, the four bolts that secure the two cable guides on either side of the headstock do not contain threadlock. As a result, the bolts could loosen. If the bolts loosen, steering movement could be restricted, increasing the risk of a crash.

1368 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Harley-Davidson Recalls 2015 XG500 and XG750 for Fuel Cap Leak

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 and XG750 motorcycles manufactured June 11, 2014, to August 14, 2014.

The fuel tank filler neck may be insufficiently flat, preventing the fuel cap from sealing properly.

If the fuel cap doesn't properly seal, fuel may leak, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.

1384 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Harley-Davidson Recalls 2014 Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), Street Glide Special (FLHXS), Street Glide (FLHX), Tri Glide Ultra (FLHTCUTG), CVO Limited (FLHTKSE), CVO Road King (FLHRSE), CVO Breakout (FXSBSE), Electra Glide Ultra Classic Twin Cooled (FLHTCUTC), Ultra Limited Shrine (FLHTK SHRINE), Street Glide Shrine (FLHX SHRINE), and CVO Softail Deluxe (FLSTNSE) for Clutch Master Cylinder Defect that Keeps the Clutch Partially Engaged

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014 Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), Street Glide Special (FLHXS), Street Glide (FLHX), Tri Glide Ultra (FLHTCUTG), CVO Limited (FLHTKSE), CVO Road King (FLHRSE), CVO Breakout (FXSBSE), Electra Glide Ultra Classic Twin Cooled (FLHTCUTC), Ultra Limited Shrine (FLHTK SHRINE), Street Glide Shrine (FLHX SHRINE), and CVO Softail Deluxe (FLSTNSE).

In the affected motorcycles, a component in the clutch master cylinder may fail, reducing the pressure available to keep the clutch disengaged.

If the clutch does not remain disengaged, the motorcycle may creep forward while the rider intends to be stopped, increasing the risk of a crash.

105,746 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Harley-Davidson Recalls 2014 FXDL Dyna Low Rider for Vibration that May Cause Stalling

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014.5 FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycles manufactured January 6, 2014, through June 19, 2014.

In the affected motorcycles, certain optional performance electronic control module calibrations may allow higher engine rpms that could result in engine vibrations that cause the ignition switch to move from the "IGN" (ignition on) to "ACC" (accessory only) position, which will shut the engine off.

3361 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yamaha Recalls 2014 FZ09 Motorcycles for Headlight Harness Problem

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2014 Yamaha FZ09 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2013, to August 29, 2014.

The affected motorcycles may have a headlight harness that is too short and when the handlebars are turned fully to the left or right the harness may break near the coupler or coupler may disconnect from the headlight bulb.

5300 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.