Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Monday, August 29, 2011

My New Motorcycle Book

I have written my first book, Getting Started Riding a Motorcycle.

The book is available only on Amazon.com in a Kindle edition.

For those who don't have a Kindle reader, you can download an app from Amazon for a PC, Mac, iPhone, Android phone, Blackberry, iPad, or Windows Phone 7.

Be sure to check out my new book. This link gives all the details including downloading the apps and buying the book. By the way, the book is only $2.99.



Saturday, August 27, 2011

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Doug

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. This feature has been expanded to include Bikes Only and Trikes Only. These pictures are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Doug's 1986 Harley-Davidson FLHTC under Bikes Only. There are no Women on Motorcycles, Men on Motorcycles or Trikes Only this week. We need more pictures of men and women with their motorcycles. Get your picture in. For details, see Motorcycle Pictures of the Week.

Triumph Recalls Tiger 800 & 800 XC for Defective Center Stand

Triumph is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Tiger 800 and Tiger 800 XC motorcycles manufactured from September 2010 through June 2011.

The optional accessory center stand assembly contains a defective return spring that may break.

The number of units affected is 668.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Triumph Recalls 2011-2012 Tiger 800 & 800 XC for Engine Management Software Problem

Triumph is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Tiger 800 and Tiger 800 XC motorcycles manufactured from September 2010 through June 2011.

There is a problem with the engine management software.

The number of units affected is 1485.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - John

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. This feature has been expanded to include Bikes Only and Trikes Only. These pictures are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See John's 1998 Honda Shadow VT750 ACE under Men on Motorcycles. There are no Women on Motorcycles, Bikes Only, or Trikes Only this week. We need more pictures of men and women with their motorcycles. Get your picture in. For details, see Motorcycle Pictures of the Week.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Ducati Recalls 2011 Diavel for Side Stand Problem

Ducati is recalling certain model year 2011 Diavel motorcycles manufactured from May 18, 2010, through June 13, 2011.

The side stand was manufactured with insufficient material in the pivot area.

The number of units affected is 919.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Liam

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. This feature has been expanded to include Bikes Only and Trikes Only. These pictures are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery. See Liam's 1970 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLCH Custom Chopper under Bikes Only. There are no Women on Motorcycles, Men on Motorcycles, or Trikes Only this week. We need more pictures of men and women with their motorcycles. Get your picture in. For details, see Motorcycle Pictures of the Week.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Triumph Recalls Sprint GT, Tiger 800, and Tiger 800 XC for Top Box Problem

Triumph is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Sprint GT, Tiger 800 and Tiger 800 XC motorcycles manufactured from June 2010 through June 2011.

The top box locking handle is missing a clip on the locking mechanism and thus it is possible that the top box may detach from the machine.

The number of units affected is 134.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 8-14, 2011

Each year, hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists head toward what many feel is the motorcycling mecca of the world, Sturgis, and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota takes place this year August 8-14.

Check out my article on this great motorcycle rally. See if you can see me waving in the picture when I attended the 1993 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. I really need to go back to this great rally. How about you?