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Monday, March 27, 2017

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Chatterbox, Augusta, NJ on March 26, 2017

Check out pictures and videos of the 20th motorcycle run of the 2016-2017 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Chatterbox, Augusta, NJ on March 26, 2017.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Strategic Sports Recalls Zox Nano Motorcycle Helmets Since They May Not Adequately Protect the Wearer In the Event Of a Secondary Head Impact

Strategic Sports, Ltd. (Strategic Sports) is recalling certain Zox Nano Helmets sizes XL through XXXXXL.

These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a secondary head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

In the event of a crash where the rider hits the helmet twice in the same spot, the helmet may not adequately protect the wearer, increasing the risk of injury.

828 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Polaris Recalls 2017 Slingshot, Slingshot SL, and Slingshot SLR vehicles. Three Of the Bolted Connections Between the Steering and the Front Suspension May Have Been Insufficiently Tightened, Possibly Resulting In a Reduction Of Steering and/or Front Suspension Performance

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017 Slingshot, Slingshot SL, and Slingshot SLR vehicles.

Three of the bolted connections between the steering and the front suspension may have been insufficiently tightened, possibly resulting in a reduction of steering and/or front suspension performance.

Reduced steering and/or suspension performance can affect vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.

254 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Tegol, Inc. Recalls Outlaw V-5 Motorcycle Helmets. These Helmets May Not Adequately Protect the Wearer In the Event Of a Head Impact and May Not Stay Secured To Head During a Motorcycle Crash

Tegol, Inc. (Tegol) is recalling certain Outlaw V-5 Series helmets, in all sizes.

These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. Additionally, the helmets may not stay secured to head during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

A helmet that fails to meet the safety requirements can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

11,487 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Zero Motorcycles Recalls 2017 DS, FXS, and S Motorcycles For Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) That May Have the Wrong Vehicle Model Information

Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain 2017 S, DS, and FXS motorcycles.

The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) may have the wrong vehicle model information, possibly causing the ABS to function improperly.

If the ABS does not function properly in a braking event, there is an increased risk of a crash.

61 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

H&H Sports Protection Recalls TORC T-55 V2 Low Profile Half Helmets That May Not Adequately Protect the Wearer In the Event Of a Head Impact and May Not Stay Secured To Head During a Motorcycle Crash

H&H Sports Protection (H&H) is recalling certain TORC T-55 V2 low profile half helmets, sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL.

These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. Additionally, the helmets may not stay secured to head during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

A helmet that fails to meet the safety requirements can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

7,506 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Yamaha Recalls 2015-2016 YZF-R3 Motorcycles. Water Can Enter and Corrode the Ignition Switch Resulting In an Unexpected Engine Stall.

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles.

Water can enter and corrode the ignition switch resulting in an unexpected engine stall.

An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.

14,320 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Yamaha Recalls 2015-2016 YZF-R3 Motorcycles For Engine Vibration That Can Cause the Fuel Tank Mounting Bracket To Contact the Fuel Tank, Which Over Time, May Result In the Tank Leaking Fuel

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles.

In the affected motorcycles, engine vibration can cause the fuel tank mounting bracket to contact the fuel tank, which overtime, may result in the tank leaking fuel.

A fuel leak in the presence of a ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

14,320 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.