2017 Bombardier Can Am Spyder RT Recall

2017 Bombardier Can Am Spyder Recall

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling certain 2017 Can Am Spyder RT motorcycles. Due to a manufacturing error within the headlight assembly, the headlight may shine too high when on the low beam setting. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and associated Equipment.” CONSEQUENCE: If the headlight beam is too high, oncoming traffic…

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Quail Motorcycle Gathering This Weekend

9th Annual Quail Motorcycle Show in Monterey this Weekend

The 9th annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering officially kicks off Saturday. Originally a one-day affair, the Peninsula Signature event has added Sunday events to expand to three full days, and may soon last an entire week. That’s the ambition of Quail creator Gordon McCall, the longtime Monterey Peninsula resident and motorsports enthusiast. McCall said this year’s event will include a curated Friday ride and a spread of Sunday activities, including test…

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MotoAmerica Round 2 at Road Atlanta April 28-30

MotoAmerica Road Atlanta Round 2 April 28-30, 2017

A year ago, Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias came into Georgia fresh off his two wins at the Circuit of The Americas. After seeing the 2.54-mile Road Atlanta track for the first time during Thursday’s track walk, Elias had wide eyes and plenty of trepidation. He said the track, with its varying undulations and blind corners, was unlike any he’d ever seen. Come race time, Elias knew where he was going…

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TX DOT Launches Motorcycle Safety Campaign

TX DOT Launches Motorcycle Safety Campaign

The Texas DOT (Department of Transportation) is again asking drivers to keep an eye out for motorcyclists as they hit the highways over the next few months. Tx DOT officials joined city leaders, emergency medical personnel and motorcyclists on Thursday morning to launch the “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign ahead of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. Authorities said the summer months usually see the highest concentration…

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Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin Starts Today

2017 HandBuilt Motorcycle Show Kicks off Today in Austin Texas

This weekend, artists who choose two-wheeled machines as a medium for expression will display their masterpieces at the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show 2017 in Austin, Tex., from April 21 through 23. The annual exhibition, presented by the city’s own Revival Cycles, is in its fourth year and showcases custom-made bikes from all over the map while strengthening the sense of community between craftsman and connoisseurs. This year’s lineup includes bikes by…

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MotoGP Round 3 April 21-23 at COTA in Austin

MotoGP Round 3 April 21 - 23 at Circuit of Americas in Austin Texas

The MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas, Round 3 Kicks off this Weekend in Austin, Texas from April 21st – April 23rd, 2017. What: Motorcycle racing for MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3, plus MotoAmerica support races, bike and stunt shows, live music and other entertainment Where: Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX. Friday: Gates open at 8:30 a.m., with the first practice at 9 a.m….

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5th Annual Heroes Ride & Show on April 9

5th Annual Heroes Ride Car and Motorcycle Show

The 5th Anniversary Annual Heroes Ride is a unique and memorable Fully Escorted Ride, kicking off from the world famous Hollywood Bowl, traveling through some of the most scenic sites in Los Angeles, ending with a dynamic finish line party at the historic Los Angeles Sheriff Training Academy at the Biscailuz Center. The iconic Hollywood Bowl starting location registration and activities begin at 8am, including morning coffee & snacks. The…

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New Indian Chieftain Limited & Elite Models

2017 Indian Chieftain Limited & Elite Models Unveiled

The new standard in bagger design and style is here.  That’s what Indian Motorcycle accomplished with the new custom-inspired Chieftain Limited and Chieftain Elite. For these bold new 2017 Chieftains, Indian Motorcycle’s designers added tons of style with a variety of features that provide a more sleek, meaner look than ever before. The new offerings represent a bold evolution of the Chieftain line and pave the way for nothing less…

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NC Police to Offer Free Motorcycle Classes

Winston Salem Police to offer Free Motorcycle Training Classes

A North Carolina Police Department is offering free motorcycle riding and skills training classes to interested residents this summer. It was only Brian Ashley’s second time riding his motorcycle, and he zoomed down Polo Road tailed by a police officer. But as he pulled off to the side of the road, flanked by an officer, it wasn’t for a ticket but for some friendly advice. Kernersville resident Ashley was one…

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Daytona Beach Bike Week Kicks Off Today

Daytona Beach FL Bike Week 2017 Kicks off Today

Bikers and spring break vacationers are flooding Daytona Beach for Bike Week and Spring Break. Those who are on spring break have been trickling into town all week, but it will be even more crowded this weekend for the start of Bike Week. Both events draw huge crowds of people each year and will impact the local economy in a big way. While the beaches are often crowded on beautiful…

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