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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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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Monster Yamaha Tech3 Signs Johann Zarco

Tech3 has signed 2015 Moto2 champion and current series leader Johann Zarco to race in the 2017 MotoGP championship. Zarco’s contract is for one year with an option for a second. The signing pairs the Cannes-born Zarco with MotoGP’s lone French team. Zarco joins Jonas Folger to ride the Tech3 satellite Yamaha YZR-M1. Zarco made […]

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2017 Honda CBR250RR Teaser Video

Honda’s Indonesian importer, Astra Honda, has released a video teasing a new CBR250RR. The new model is expected to be the production version of the Light Weight Super Sport concept revealed at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Honda “Light Weight Super Sport” Concept Revealed The 16-second teaser offers a few glimpses of the new model, […]

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BMW Announces 2017 R1200 Series Updates

BMW announced a number of updates for its liquid-cooled boxer models. The R1200R, R1200RT, R1200RS and R1200GS all return with some minor changes while the R1200GS Adventure is also back, now with a new special edition Triple Black variant. For 2017, all R1200 models receive judder dampers on the transmission output shaft (formerly standard equipment […]

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2016 Kymco K-Pipe Recalled for Non-Standard Shift Pattern

Kymco USA is recalling 2016 K-Pipe models because the gear shifting pattern may not be compliant with federal regulations. The recall affects 476 units in the U.S., all produced from March 1 to May 25. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the gear shift pattern is reversed, going 4-3-2-N-1 instead […]

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