Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Tom's Gal

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Tom's Gal on his 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200. There are no women winners this week. Get your picture in. 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.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Lisa

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Lisa on her 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster Custom. There are no men winners this week. Get your picture in. 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.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Will Harley-Davidson Cut Buell?

Just saw an interesting report. Harley-Davidson's net income fell 84% in the third-quarter, 2009. Looking ahead, they are expected to discontinue production of Buell motorcycles. Read more.

Here's a video from Erik Buell.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Ducati Recalls 2009 1098R, 1198S and 2010 F1098 Streetfighter Motorcycles for Fuel Hose Problem

Ducati is recalling certain model year 2009 1098R and 1198S motorcycles as well as certain 2010 F1098 Streetfighter motorcycles.

The fuel hose may become disconnected from the fuel pump which could result in engine stalling and a fuel leak.

753 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

BMW Recalls 2009 K1300GT and K1300S Motorcycles for Handlebar Switch Failures

BMW is recalling certain model year 2009 K1300GT and K1300S motorcycles.

The switches on the handlebars for both the direction indicator and the emergency engine off/engine-start functions may fail.

The number of units has not been announced.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Zap Recalls 2008 Xebra Motorcycles for Brake Reservoir Deficiency

Zap is recalling certain 2008 Xebra motorcycles manufactured between January and December 2008.

These motorcycles do not conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 122, "Motorcycle Brake Systems." They do not have a separate brake fluid reservoir for the front and rear brakes.

738 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Triumph Recalls 2005-2009 Sprint ST for Suspension Problem

Triumph is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Sprint ST1050 motorcycles manufactured from November 4, 2004 through September 2009.

The rear suspension drag link assembly in these motorcycles can fracture due to corrosion.

2849 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Matt

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Matt on his 2004 Yamaha Road Star. There are no women winners this week. Get your picture in. 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.

Panther Motors Recalls P150 and P50 Motorcycles (Trikes) for Parking Brake Defect

Panther Motors is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 P150 and P50 motorcycles.

(Editor's Note: This is NOT the Panther Motorcycle Company. Panther Motors makes 3-wheeled trike-like vehicles.) These motorcycles (trikes) fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 122, "Motorcycle Brake Systems." The standard requires a strictly mechanical form of engagement of a motorcycle parking brake, whereas the parking brake on these motorcycles relies in part on hydraulic pressure.

434 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.