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 […]
Öhlins USA Suspension Cirkus of Speed Tomorrow, September 28
Rain or shine, the second annual Öhlins USA Cirkus of Speed will take place tomorrow, Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Did we mention it’s free?
Featured companies showing off cool vehicles include Motus, previewing its first production, yes-you-can-buy-one motorcycle. Triumph will display a selection of its bikes from nostalgic to futuristic. Race machines, motorcycles and cars, street and off-road, V-Twins and race bikes, crazy customs, hot rods and exotics, will all be on exhibit at at Öhlins USA, 703C South Grove Street (formerly Old Spartanburg Highway), Hendersonville, North Carolina. The GPS coordinates are: 35.308795 latitude, -82.451035 longitude. Anyone who brings a vehicle fitted with Öhlins is invited to show it off in the display area.
Motorsports stalwarts expected to attend include custom fabricator ComposiMo with its customized 2014 Honda Grom, slammed and raked Honda Ruckus and custom Suzuki Bobber, Matt Cooke and his NHRA Top Dragster, Rinehart Racing, AMA Hall of Fame member Gary Mathers, live music by Hank West and the Smoking Hots, boutique food vending by D-Man’s BBQ and Lovin’ Tenders, with desserts by Flat Rock Bakery and Mountain Fresh Orchards.
Activities include Öhlins Harley demo rides, racecar shake-rig demonstrations, motorcycle suspension seminars, and the all new high-tech, Öhlins USA Technician Training Center, demo ride the Öhlins Electra Glide with cop shocks and the all-new Öhlins fork kit, or the Öhlins Mechatronic BMW R1200GS. plus more.
It’s all taking place in the heart of the Appalachians’ best highways. For information on the Second Annual Cirkus of Speed, follow Öhlins USA on Facebook, visit www.OhlinsUSA.com, or call toll free 800/336-9029.