Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Monday, January 30, 2017

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Upstream Grille, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, on January 29, 2017

Check out pictures and videos of the 12th motorcycle run of the 2016-2017 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Upstream Grille, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, on January 29, 2017.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Triumph Recalls 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black Motorcycles For Heated Hand Grips That May Expand and Cause the Throttle To Stick Open

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black motorcycles.

During use, the heated hand grips may expand and cause the throttle to stick open.

If the throttle sticks open, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

1,390 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

BMW Recalls 2016-2017 S1000RR and 2017 S1000R Motorcycles For a Bolt On the Rear Suspension Deflection Lever That May Loosen and Adversely Affect the Handling Of the Motorcycle

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 S 1000 RR motorcycles manufactured June 8, 2016, to November 16, 2016, and 2017 S 1000 R motorcycles manufactured on October 12, 2016.

One of the bolts on the rear suspension deflection lever may loosen and adversely affect the handling of the motorcycle.

If the bolt loosens and affects the motorcycle's handling, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

21 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to PIC-A-LILLI INN, Shamong, NJ, on January 22, 2017

Check out pictures and videos of the 11th motorcycle run of the 2016-2017 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to PIC-A-LILLI INN, Shamong, NJ, on January 22, 2017.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Honda Recalls 2006-2009, and 2012 Gold Wing GL1800 Motorcycles Equipped With Air Bags Since the Inflators May Rupture Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-term Exposure To Absolute Humidity and Temperature Cycling

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2006-2009 and 2012 Honda GL1800 (Goldwing) motorcycles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A."

Additionally, if not included in "Zone A," Honda is recalling certain 2006-2009 Honda GL1800 (Goldwing) motorcycles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B."

Additionally, if not included in Zone A or Zone B above, Honda is recalling certain 2006-2008 Honda GL1800 (Goldwing) motorcycles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the operator resulting in serious injury or death.

882 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Rhodes North Tavern, Sloatsburg, NY on January 15, 2017

Check out pictures and a video of the tenth motorcycle run of the 2016-2017 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Rhodes North Tavern, Sloatsburg, NY on January 15, 2017.
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Monday, January 9, 2017

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to The Tilted Kilt in Monmouth Junction, NJ on January 8, 2017

Check out pictures of the ninth motorcycle run of the 2016-2017 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to The Tilted Kilt in Monmouth Junction, NJ on January 8, 2017. This also includes pictures of the Chilly Chili run held on January 1, 2017.