Ohlins is issuing a recall notice for select aftermarket steering dampers for the BMW S1000RR and R1200R. The company believes the bracket holding the damper in place to be improperly machined, and a probable material defect in the aluminum alloy could cause stress fractures. Ohlins states that although “there is no risk for losing control […]
Motus MST Track Testing [Video]
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Motus has released a video of its new V4 gasoline direct injected Motus MST sport tourer undergoing testing at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
The video shows two prototypes of the American-made and designed motorcycle. The saddle-bag equipped silver model is the Motus MST while the black model is the higher-spec MST-R. We’ve seen the MST-R before in Troy Siahaan’s Motus MST Preview, but only without its fairing. Now we can see (and hear!) the Öhlins-equipped MST-R and its sibling on the race track.
“I had no idea I was going to be on such a capable motorcycle,” says test rider Mike “Thermosman” Fitzgerald, Öhlins USA roadracing manager. “I couldn’t wait to get back on there and do it again.”
2012 Motus MST Preview