Popular Posts

Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Friday, December 19, 2014

Triumph Recalls 2011-2014 Explorer Motorcycles for Bad Side Stand Pivot Bolt

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Explorer motorcycles manufactured November 1, 2011, to June 1, 2014.

The side stand pivot bolt may fracture.

If the side stand pivot bolt fractures, the motorcycle may fall when parked on the side stand, increasing the risk of injury to someone nearby.

2,180 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Harley-Davidson Recalls 2015 Tri-Glide FLHTCUTG to Fix Rear Brake Master Cylinder that was Assembled with an Incorrect Piston

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 Tri-Glide FLHTCUTG motorcycles manufactured July 14, 2014, to October 15, 2014.

The affected motorcycles have a rear brake master cylinder assembled with an incorrect piston. This piston may not provide the proper support and may allow a tear in the primary cup.

If the primary cup develops a tear it will decrease the brake performance, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

1,560 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Yamaha Recalls 2013-2015 XT250 Motorcycles for Air Induction Pipe and Hose Problem

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Yamaha XT250 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2012, to October 1, 2014.

The affected motorcycles contain an air induction pipe and hose which may fail after prolonged periods of high RPM operation. The air induction hose may melt causing hot exhaust gases to leak from the hose.

A melted air induction hose may cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

4,776 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Harley-Davidson Recalls 2014-2015 FLS Softail to Correct Lamp-Outage Detection Problem for Front Turn Signals

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 FLS Softail motorcycles manufactured March 25, 2013, to October 2, 2014.

The affected vehicles may have been manufactured without lamp-outage detection for the front turn signals. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Without the turn signal lamp outage indicator, the rider may not be aware that a front turn signal is not working. And without working front turn signals, there is an increased risk of a crash.

4,688 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Polar Bear Grand Tour Run to Montgomeryville, PA on December 7, 2014

Check out pictures and videos of the seventh motorcycle run of the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Montgomeryville, PA on December 7, 2014.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Yamaha Recalls 2015 FZ07 for Positive Battery Cable Problem

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015 FZ07 motorcycles manufactured May 1, 2014, to September 30, 2014.

In the affected motorcycles, the positive battery cable may be pinched between the seat base and seat bracket.

If the battery cable is pinched, it may chafe and short-circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

3,100 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.