Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Friday, March 25, 2016

KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) Recalls 2013-2014 Husqvarna TR650 Terra and TR650 Strada Motorcycles for Unexpected Stalling

KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Husqvarna TR650 Terra and TR650 Strada motorcycles manufactured January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013.

The affected motorcycles may unexpectedly stall.

A stall increases the risk of a crash.

1,015 units are affected.

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Brian's Harley-Davidson, Langhorne, PA on March 20, 2016

Check out pictures and videos of the 22nd motorcycle run of the 2015-2016 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Brian's Harley-Davidson, Langhorne, PA on March 20, 2016.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Campagna Recalls 2013-2015 T-Rex 16S Motorcycles for Steering Column That Could be Incorrectly Connected to the Steering Rack

Campagna Motors (Campagna) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 T-Rex 16S motorcycles manufactured June 3, 2013 to October 30, 2015.

In the affected vehicles, the steering column could be incorrectly connected to the steering rack allowing the steering column to disconnect from the steering rack.

If the steering column disconnects from the steering rack, the driver would lose the ability to steer the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

80 units are affected.

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Monday, March 14, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

Helmet City, Inc. Recalls Model 100 Motorcycle Helmets Because They May Not Be Strong Enough to Adequately Protect a Rider's Head in an Impact

Helmet City, Inc. (HCI) is recalling certain model 100 motorcycle helmets, sizes Medium and X-Large, both in Gloss Black, manufactured from December 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013.

The affected helmets may not be strong enough to adequately protect a user's head in an impact. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the impact attenuation and penetration requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

The wearer of the helmet may not be adequately protected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of serious injury.

900 units are affected.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Honda Motorcycles Recalls 2014 NSS300 and NSS300A Motor Scooters for Rear Brake Line Connection Leak

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014 NSS300 and NSS300A scooters manufactured June 18, 2013, to September 12, 2013.

The rear brake line connection on the affected vehicles may have been improperly tightened, allowing brake fluid to leak.

If the rear brake line leaks, there would be a reduction in rear brake pressure and therefore rear braking function, increasing the risk of a crash.

1,984 units are affected.

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Sunday, March 6, 2016

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Long Valley Pub & Brewery, Long Valley, NJ on March 6, 2016

Check out pictures and videos of the 20th motorcycle run of the 2015-2016 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Long Valley Pub & Brewery, Long Valley, NJ on March 6, 2016.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Helmet City, Inc. Recalls 115 German Helmet for Straps That Stretch Excessively During a Load Situation Such as During a Crash

Helmet City, Inc. (HCI) is recalling certain model 115 German helmets, size XL, manufactured from April 1, 2014, through April 30, 2014.

During a load situation such as during a crash, the straps that secure the affected helmets may stretch excessively. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the retention requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

If the helmet straps stretch significantly in the event of a crash, the helmet may not remain secured to the user's head increasing their risk of injury.

270 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.