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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Silverstone Recalls Ride Eazy Trimless Motorcycle Helmets. These Helmets May Not Adequately Protect the Wearer In the Event Of a Head Impact During a Motorcycle Crash.

Silverstone Associates LLC (Silverstone) is recalling certain Ride Eazy Trimless helmets in sizes S, M, L, XL, and XXL.

These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

A helmet that fails to meet the safety requirements can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

620 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Honda Recalls 2017 Honda CBR1000RR and CBR1000RR SP Motorcycles. There May Be a Gap Between the Fuel Tank Cap Seal and the Fuel Filler Neck Which Can Allow Water To Enter the Fuel Tank.

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 Honda CBR1000RR and CBR1000RR SP motorcycles.

There may be a gap between the fuel tank cap seal and the fuel filler neck which can allow water to enter the fuel tank.

If water enters the gas tank, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

2,443 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to De Thomasi's East 5 Points Inn, Vineland, NJ on November 19, 2017

Check out pictures and videos of the fourth motorcycle run of the 2017-2018 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to De Thomasi's East 5 Points Inn, Vineland, NJ on November 19, 2017.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Indian Motorcycles Recalls 2017-2018 Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse Motorcycles For Incorrectly Installed European-market Halogen Headlight Assembly Instead of Assembly Meant For the US-market

Indian Motorcycles Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles.

These motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market, not US-market, halogen headlight assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

The light output from the incorrect headlight can affect the motorcycle's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

2,096 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Polaris Recalls 2010-2017 Victory Cross Country, Cross Country Tour, Cross Roads, Magnum, and Hard Ball Motorcycles For Engine Misfires That May Result In Heat From the Catalytic Converter Melting the Rear Brake Line and Nearby Wiring

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2010-2017 Victory Cross Country, Cross Country Tour, Cross Roads, Magnum, and Hard Ball motorcycles.

If the engine misfires, continued riding may result in heat from the catalytic converter melting the rear brake line and nearby wiring.

A melted rear brake line can reduce braking performance, increasing the risk of a crash.

26,182 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.