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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run To The Plumsted Grill, Cream Ridge, NJ, on April 22, 2018

Check out pictures and videos of the 23rd motorcycle run of the 2017-2018 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to The Plumsted Grill, Cream Ridge, NJ, on April 22, 2018.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Badass Helmet Company Recalls Metalhead 2.5 Motorcycle Helmets Since These Helmets May Not Adequately Protect the Wearer In the Event Of a Head Impact During a Motorcycle Crash

Badass Helmet Company (Badass Helmet) is recalling certain Metalhead 2.5 helmets. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these vehicles 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.

64 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Indian Recalls 2018 Indian Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse Motorcycles For Corrosion That May Develop Within the Right Combination Switch

Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2018 Indian Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles.

Corrosion may develop within the right combination switch, potentially resulting in the motorcycle starting without the user's intent if the key fob is near the motorcycle and the required safety interlock conditions are met.

If the motorcycle starts unintentionally and is parked in an enclosed space, exposure to carbon monoxide may increase the risk of injury.

3,341 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Polar Bear Grand Tour To The Hickory BBQ Smokehouse, Kingston, NY On April 15, 2018

Check out pictures of the 22nd motorcycle run of the 2017-2018 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to The Hickory BBQ Smokehouse, Kingston, NY, on April 15, 2018.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Badass Helmet Company Recalls Rogue Motorcycle Helmets Since These Helmets May Not Adequately Protect the Wearer In the Event Of a Head Impact During a Motorcycle Crash

Badass Helmet Company (Badass Helmet) is recalling certain Rogue helmets.

These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these vehicles 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.

134 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Brembo Recalls Motorcycle Front Brake Master Cylinders For Cracks

Brembo S.p.A. (Brembo) is recalling certain motorcycle front brake master cylinders, part numbers 10.4623.62 and 10.4623.63. The piston within the front brake master cylinder may crack and fail.

If the front brake master cylinder piston fails, the loss of front braking ability can increase the risk of a crash.

80,081 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Zero Recalls 2012 S, DS, and DSP Motorcycles. Cell Pouches In the Battery Packs May Wear From Contact With the Holders, Allowing Humidity To Enter the Pouch and Cause an Electrical Short Within the Battery

Zero Motorcycles (Zero) is recalling all 2012 Zero S, Zero DS, and Zero DSP (Police) motorcycles.

Cell pouches in the battery packs may wear from contact with the holders, allowing humidity to enter the pouch and cause an electrical short within the battery.

An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

218 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Polar Bear Grand Tour Motorcycle Run to Brian's Harley-Davidson, Langhorne, PA, on April 8, 2018

Check out pictures and videos of the 21st motorcycle run of the 2017-2018 Polar Bear Grand Tour season to Brian's Harley-Davidson, Langhorne, PA, on April 8, 2018.