Zero Motorcycles initiated a recall campaign on some 2009-2010 Zero S and Zero DS motorcycles due to a problem with the front brake. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the front brake caliper brackets on the affected motorcycles may become deformed under high braking loads. A deformed bracket may prevent […]
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Kawasaki Special Edition Ninja Unveiled
'09 Ninja 250R inspired by MotoGP ZX-RR
In addition to Metallic Diablo Black, Sunbeam Red and Candy Thunder Blue, the 2009 Ninja 250R will be available in a Special Edition Lime Green and Metallic Diablo Black combination. The great-looking paint scheme of the new Special Edition Ninja 250R which features Kawi green with black side panels, echoes the MotoGP ZX-RR.
This is a strange time to release such a bike since the British motorsports site Autosport.com recently reported that the Japanese manufacturer will announce its withdrawal from MotoGP racing on Jan. 5, 2009, leaving John Hopkins and Marco Melandri without a ride. I don’t imagine they would be interested in shelling out four G’s of their hard earned cash to buy one of their own but my guess is that plenty of other people will be interested in living the dream.
Yamaha announced it is withdrawing its factory World Superbike Championship race team following the end of the 2011 season. The news comes as a bit of a surprise, just a week after reports the team had re-signed racer Marco Melandri for the 2012 season. On the other hand, the team has struggled to find a […]