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Monday, March 30, 2015

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to the Hickory BBQ Smokehouse, Kingston, NY on March 29, 2015

Check out pictures and videos of the 22nd motorcycle run of the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to the Hickory BBQ Smokehouse, Kingston, NY on March 29, 2015.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

BMW Recalls 2005-2010 R1200GS and R1200RT, 2006-2010 R1200GS Adventure, 2007-2010 R1200R, 2007 R1200S and K1200R Sport, 2005-2007 R1200ST, 2008-2009 HP2 Megamoto, 2006 HP2 Enduro, 2008-2010 HP2 Sport, 2005-2008 K1200S, 2006-2008 K1200R, K1200GT, 2009-2011 K1300S, 2010-2011 K1300R, and 2009-2010 K1300GT Motorcycles for Cracking Rear Wheel Mounting Flange

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 R1200GS and R1200RT, 2006-2010 R1200GS Adventure, 2007-2010 R1200R, 2007 R1200S and K1200R Sport, 2005-2007 R1200ST, 2008-2009 HP2 Megamoto, 2006 HP2 Enduro, 2008-2010 HP2 Sport, 2005-2008 K1200S, 2006-2008 K1200R, K1200GT, 2009-2011 K1300S, 2010-2011 K1300R, and 2009-2010 K1300GT motorcycles.

In the affected motorcycles, the rear wheel mounting flange may crack if the rear wheel mounting bolts are overtightened.

If the rear wheel mounting flange cracks, the mounting bolts may loosen and the rear wheel may not remain secured to the motorcycle, causing a loss of stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

43,426 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Brian's Harley-Davidson, Langhorne, PA on March 22, 2015

Check out pictures and videos of the 21st motorcycle run of the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Brian's Harley-Davidson, Langhorne, PA on March 22, 2015.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Indian Recalls 2015 Chief Motorcycles for Rear Brake Master Cylinder Problem

Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2015 Scout N15MSA00AA, N15MSA00AH, N15MSA00AR, N15MSA00AS, N15MSA00BA, N15MSA00BH, N15MSA00BS, N15MSA00CA, and N15MSA00CS motorcycles manufactured May 12, 2014, to February 13, 2015.

Due to a problem with the rear brake master cylinder, the motorcycles may have a reduction in, or a complete loss of, rear brake power.

A full or partial loss of rear braking power may lengthen the distance needed to slow or stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

806 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Kawasaki Recalls 2009-2013 Concours 14 and 14 ABS Police Motorcycles for Possibility that Additional Police Accessories and Police Wiring Harness Chafing May Cause the 30-amp Main Fuse to Blow

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 and 14ABS motorcycles manufactured May 8, 2008, to February 20, 2013, and modified for police authority use.

The additional police accessories may cause the 30-amp main fuse to blow. Also, the additional police wiring harness may chafe leading to a short, which may blow the main fuse.

If the fuse blows, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

194 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, March 9, 2015