Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Modular Motorcycles - New Obama Energy Plan

A joint statement released today by Steven Chu, Energy Secretary, and Ray LaHood, Transportation Secretary, unveiled a bold new plan to make future motorcycles out of modular components and to also enlist new renewable energy sources for their propulsion. This plan has become the latest stimulus package from the Obama administration. This time it directly affects all motorcycle riders. Read more.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Timothy

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Timothy on his 2007 Harley-Davidson Softail Heritage Classic. For details, see Motorcycle Pictures of the Week.

If you'd like to see your bike as Picture of the Week, submit a picture of you and your bike along with a description of the bike.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Granny2Wheels and Rick

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Granny2Wheels on her 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic and Rick on his 2008 Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special. For details, see Motorcycle Pictures of the Week.

If you'd like to see your bike as Picture of the Week, submit a picture of you and your bike along with a description of the bike.

BMW Recalls 2008 F800 GS Motorcycles for Axle Shaft Problem

BMW has issued a recall of certain 2008 F800 GS motorcycles.

The axle shaft wall thickness may not have been manufactured according to specifications. If the wall thickness was not sufficient, the axle shaft could deform and could break increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW has not announced the number of units in the recall.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Leroy

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Leroy on his 2000 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Custom. For details, see Motorcycle Pictures of the Week.

If you'd like to see your bike as Picture of the Week, submit a picture of you and your bike along with a description of the bike.

Kawasaki Issues Recall of 2009 Vulcan 2000 for Headlight Defect

Kawasaki has issued a recall of certain 2009 Vulcan 2000 motorcycles.

These motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The headlamp assembly includes multiple bulb and lens elements. The noncompliant headlamps were assembled with lenses incorrectly positioned, affecting photometric performance.

18 units have been affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.