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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Lighthouse Tavern, Waretown, NJ on March 1, 2015

Check out pictures and videos of the 18th motorcycle run of the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Lighthouse Tavern, Waretown, NJ on March 1, 2015.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Can-Am Recalls ALL 2013 Spyder RT Motorcycles for Very High Engine Heat as a Result of Prolonged Idling or Slow Speed Riding

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling all model year 2013 Can-Am Spyder RT motorcycles.

Prolonged idling or slow speed riding in warmer temperatures may result very high temperatures in the engine compartment.

Very high temperatures in the engine compartment may increase the risk of skin burns or a vehicle fire.

5,165 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Bahr's Landing, Highlands, NJ on February 22, 2015

Check out pictures of the 17th motorcycle run of the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Bahr's Landing, Highlands, NJ on February 22, 2015.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Piaggio Recalls 2008-2010 Vespa GTS 250, GTV 250, GTS Super 250, 2011 Vespa LX 150, LXV 150, S 150, 2010-2011 Vespa GTS 300, GTV 300, GTS Super 300, 2009-2010 Piaggio MP3 250, BV 250 Tourer, and 2010 BV 300 Tourer Motorcycles for Defective Fuel Pump That May Cause Stalling or Failures to Restart

Piaggio Group Americas Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain model year 2008-2010 Vespa GTS 250, GTV 250, GTS Super 250, 2011 Vespa LX 150, LXV 150, S 150, 2010-2011 Vespa GTS 300, GTV 300, GTS Super 300, 2009-2010 Piaggio MP3 250, BV 250 Tourer, and 2010 BV 300 Tourer motorcycles.

Due to a defective fuel pump, the affected motorcycles may stall while being operated or may fail to restart after being shut off for 15-20 minutes.

If the motorcycle stalls, there is an increased risk of a crash.

2,613 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

KTM Recalls 2015 Husqvarna FE350S and FE501S Motorcycles for Front Suspension Problem

KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain model year 2015 Husqvarna FE 350 S and FE 501 S motorcycles manufactured from July 22, 2014, to July 23, 2014.

In the forks of the affected motorcycles, the threaded connection between the piston rod and fork cap may not have been sufficiently tightened and therefore the piston rod could become stuck within the fork leg.

If the piston rod detaches within the fork leg, the front suspension could malfunction and destabilize the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

249 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Brammo Recalls 2013-2014 Empulse and Empulse R Motorcycles for Oil Leaking From the Transmission Breather Tube

Brammo, Inc. (Brammo) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Empulse and Empulse R motorcycles manufactured November 19, 2012, to July 8, 2014.

Oil leaking from the transmission breather tube may blow onto the rear fender and tire.

If oil leaks and contacts the rear tire, a loss of control may occur, increasing the risk of crash.

149 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to the PIC-A-LILLI INN - Shamong, NJ on February 8, 2015

Check out pictures of the 16th motorcycle run of the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to the PIC-A-LILLI INN - Shamong, NJ on February 8, 2015.