Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Polar Bear Grand Tour Run to Cape May, NJ on October 30, 2016

Check out pictures of the first motorcycle run of the 2016-2017 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Cape May, NJ on October 30, 2016.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Ducati Recalls 2016-2017 XDiavel Motorcycles For Loose Side Stand Plate Lower Fastening Screw

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 XDiavel motorcycles manufactured July 7, 2015, to June 22, 2016.

The side stand plate lower fastening screw on the affected motorcycles may not be sufficiently tightened, causing the stand to fail and the bike to fall.

Additionally, during normal use on the road, the loosening of the lower screw could cause damage to the side stand sensor switch, causing the engine to stall.

1,433 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

BMW Recalls 2013-2016 G650GS and 2013-2015 G650GS Sertao Motorcycles For Stalling During Operation Due To an Engine Control Unit (ECU) Software Issue

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 BMW G650GS motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to October 12, 2015, and 2013-2015 BMW G650GS Sertao motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to May 23, 2014.

The affected motorcycles may stall during operation due to an engine control unit (ECU) software issue.

If the engine stalls during operation, it increases the risk of a crash.

1,398 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Piaggio Recalls 2014-2015 Aprilia Tuono V4 1000, 2016 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100, 2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS/ADD, and 2016 Caponord Rally Motorcycles For a Faulty Front Brake Master Cylinder

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Aprilia Tuono V4 1000, 2016 Tuono V4 1100, 2015 Caponord 1200 ABS/ADD, and 2016 Caponord Rally motorcycles manufactured June 18, 2013, to June 13, 2016.

The affected motorcycles have a front brake master cylinder that may allow air into the hydraulic circuit, causing a longer than expected braking distance.

If an abnormal distance is required to stop the motorcycle, there is an increased risk of a crash.

1,628 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Ducati Recalls 2016-2017 XDiavel Motorcycles For an Insufficiently Tightened Final Drive Pulley Retaining Nut

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Ducati XDiavel motorcycles manufactured July 7, 2015, to June 22, 2016.

The affected motorcycles may have an insufficiently tightened final drive pulley retaining nut which may result in a loss of power transmission to the rear wheel.

A loss of power transmission to the rear wheel may increase the risk of a crash.

1,433 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.