Guintoli to Race Suzuki GSX-R1000R in BSB

Suzuki has signed former World Superbike Champion Sylvain Guintoli to ride the new GSX-R1000R in the 2017 British Superbike Championship. Guintoli is just a couple years removed from winning the 2014 WSBK title with Aprilia on the RSV4. The following season, Guintoli signed with the PATA Ten Kate Honda team before switching the CBR1000RR for […]

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Suzuki GW250 Recalled for Electrical Issue

Suzuki is recalling the GW250 from model years 2013, 2015 and 2017 because of an electrical problem that can short out the lighting system. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, water can enter the wire harness and travel along wiring to the rear brake light switch, causing corrosion. This may […]

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Polaris Slingshot Recalled in Canada for Three Separate Issues

Transport Canada has announced three different recalls for the Polaris Slingshot. The 2016 Slingshot specifically is being recalled for a problem with the brake pedal while units from model years 2015-2017 are being recalled to address problems with fuel line routing and swingarm design. As of this writing, the recalls have only been announced for […]

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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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