Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Friday, June 25, 2010

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Cheryl


Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Cheryl's grandfather, Edwin Wright, with his 1930s bike of unknown make and model. Do you recognize the bike? We need more pictures of men and women with their motorcycles. 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.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

BMW Recalls 2005-2007 R1200GS Adventure Motorcycles for Fuel Tank Bolt Problem

BMW is recalling certain 2005 through 2007 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles manufactured from December 7, 2005 through September 26, 2007.

The fuel tank front attachment bolts can work loose allowing the bolts to come into contact with the fork leg if the handlebar is turned a significant amount.

The number of units affected has not been announced.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

MV Agusta Recalls 2010 F4 for Air Cleaner Problem

MV Agusta Motor S.P.A. (MV Agusta) is recalling certain model year 2010 F4 motorcycles manufactured from February 10 through April 19, 2010.

These motorcycles are equipped with an air filter frame, P/N 8000B4061, which may lift out of position, allowing intake air to bypass the filter.

66 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

BMW Recalls 2007-2009 K1200 and R1200 Series Motorcycles for Brake Line Problem

BMW is recalling certain model year 2007 through 2009 R1200 and K1200 series motorcycles manufactured from August 2006 through May 2009.

Due to the current routing of the front brake lines, it is possible that during riding, and therefore associated vibration, the brake lines could be under strain. If the vibration/strain is significant, the brake line could split and start to develop a leak.

15532 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

BMW Recalls 2008-2009 F650GS and F800GS Motorcycles for Drive Chain Problem

BMW is recalling certain model year 2008 and 2009 F650GS and F800GS motorcycles manufactured from September 27, 2007 through March 30, 2009.

The drive chains may not have been produced to specification. As a result, over time the drive chain could break.

The number of units affected has not been announced.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

BMW Recalls 2007-2008 G650X, G650X Country, and G650X Moto Motorcycles for Roll Gear Pin Mounting Attachment Failure

BMW is recalling certain model year 2007 and 2008 G650X Country, G650X Challenge, and G650X Moto motorcycles manufactured from November 29, 2006 through May 19, 2008.

Over time, the roll gear pin's mounting attachment could break. If this occurs, it would be possible for fragments of the attachment to become trapped between the drive chain and the rear sprocket.

The number of units affected has not been announced.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Norman & Dorothy

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Norman & Dorothy with their 2009 Harley-Davidson Tri-Glide Ultra Classic. We need more pictures of men and women with their motorcycles. 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.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Mike

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Mike on his 2006 Harley-Davidson Sportster XL883 Custom Trike. We need more pictures of men and women with their motorcycles. 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, June 4, 2010

Can-Am Recalls 2010 Roadster Spyder RS SE5 and RT SE5 Motorcycles for Clutch Problem

BRP (Can-Am) is recalling model year 2010 Roadster Spyder RS SE5 and RT SE5 motorcycles.

When bringing a vehicle equipped with the SE5 semi-automatic transmission to a full stop, the clutch may remain engaged stalling the engine. Once the engine is stalled, it could be impossible to re-start and the rear wheel could be blocked.

1200 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Bud

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Bud on his 1999 Honda Shadow Aero 1100 VTC3. We need more pictures of men and women with their motorcycles. 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.