2015 Zero Models Recalled for Potential ABS Failure

Zero Motorcycles is recalling certain 2015 DS, FX, S and SR models because of an electrical problem that may short out the anti-lock brake system. The recall affects 96 units in the U.S. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the DC-DC converter on the affected motorcycles may not have a […]

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2015-2016 Mahindra GenZe 2.0 Electric Scooter Recalled

Mahindra is probably best known in the U.S. for its tractors but the Indian company is also involved in the motorcycle business. Most of its two-wheeled business is in India but the company recently expanded to the U.S. with an electric scooter. But like all manufacturers, issues can come up, leading to a recall campaign. […]

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Honda’s Kumamoto Factory Resumes Motorcycle Production

Honda‘s main motorcycle factory is back to full operation with the company’s motorcycle production lines up and running once again. The factory in Kumamoto, Japan, had been returning to operation in stages following a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck the region in April. The motorcycle production facilities were the hardest hit and had been running […]

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Honda Recalls 2015-2016 CBR300R and CB300F

Honda is recalling 2015-2016 CBR300R and CB300F models because their crankshafts may have been improperly machined, potentially causing engines to stall. The recall affects 11,424 motorcycles in the U.S. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the faulty crankshafts may create an increased load on the connecting rod bearings on affected […]

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2017 Kawasaki Z125 Pro Recalled for Rear Suspension Oil Leak

Kawasaki is recalling 2016 Z125 Pro models because of potential oil leakage from the rear shock absorber. The recall affects 1,282 units manufactured before June 9, 2016. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the rear shock may not have sufficient sealing due to the use of an improper grease during […]

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Harley-Davidson Recalls 27,232 Motorcycles for Clutch Issues

Harley-Davidson is recalling 27,232 model year 2016 touring, Softail and CVO motorcycles because of a problem that can prevent the clutch from disengaging after being parked for an extended period of time. If this sounds familiar it’s because Harley-Davidson has had similar clutch master cylinder recalls in 2015 and 2014. It’s an annual tradition that […]

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Honda Teases X-ADV Scooter

Honda has released a video teasing its upcoming adventure-scooter. Based on the City Adventure concept presented last fall at EICMA, the scooter is expected to launch as a 2017 model under the name “X-ADV.” We’ve already seen a prototype in action undergoing testing that, despite the camouflage, looked fairly similar to the original concept. The […]

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Polaris Motorcycle Sales Increased 23% in 2nd Quarter 2016

Polaris Industries reported $231.3 million in revenue from its motorcycle segment over the second quarter of 2016, a 23% increase from the previous year. Polaris says sales increased for both Indian and Victory as well as for the Slingshot over the quarter. Sales from motorcycles alone increased by 26% while an increased selection resulted in […]

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2014-2016 Indian Models Recalled for Fire Risk

Indian Motorcycle is recalling 2014-2016 Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Dark Horse and Roadmaster models because of a risk of unburned fuel passing through the exhaust system. The recall affects 18,367 motorcycles in the U.S. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, unburned fuel may enter parts […]

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