2017 Kawasaki Versys Brake Tail Light Recall

2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Tail Light Recall

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2017 Versys-X 300 motorcycles. A loose brake tail light socket may allow the bulb to fall out. Remedy Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake tail light socket, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

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2017-2018 Arctic Cat Snowmobile Clutch Recall

Arctic Cat Snowmobile Clutch Recall Alert

This recall involves all model year 2017 Arctic Cat 9000 Turbo snowmobiles and model year 2018 Arctic Cat 6000, 7000, 8000, and 9000 snowmobiles due to a drive clutch issue. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the right side of the snowmobile tunnel near the right foot rest. The last six digits of the VIN are needed to identify recalled snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles were produced in a…

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Police Seize Two Motorcycles from Biker

Police Seize Two Motorcycles from Drug Dealer

Police Seize Two Motorcycles from a Middletown biker and convicted felon this week after investigators searched his home and determined he bought the vehicles with illegal drug money, police said. Police said they began investigating Shawn J. Gonzales, 37, in March for allegedly selling drugs in Middletown, Meriden, Hartford and other areas. A report on his arraignment stated that Gonzalez is a longtime member of the Dog Pound Rydaz motorcycle club,…

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Dan Kyle Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Charges

Dan Kyle Racing Engines World's Largest Ohlins Dealer Pleads Guilt to Tax Evansion

Dan Kyle of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California – known best for his speed shop, Kyle Racing – pleaded guilty to defrauding the US government earlier this week, after it was found that Kyle had been hiding cash-based purchases made at this business. Daniel Laine Kyle Racing Engines is known best for being the largest Öhlins suspension dealership in the United States (if not the world), as the company offered aggressive pricing on the Swedish-born…

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Four Arrested in String of Dirt Bike Thefts

Four Teens Arrested in Dirt Bike Thefts from Dealership

Four Baltimore teens have been arrested in Howard County for stealing dirt bikes from an Ellicott City dealership. The biggest gripe is that more often than not their bikes end up illegally on Baltimore City streets creating a nightmare of traffic and police. Frustrated owner Mike Johnston says it’s the second time it’s happened at his shop in recent days. He’s one of three area dealers reporting five break-ins in the past…

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Two Alarm Fire Destroys Ducati Dealership

2 Alarm Fire Destroys Southern California Import Motorcycle Dealer

A two-alarm fire at an Escondido European motorcycle dealership may have caused as much as $2.5 million in damage, a fire battalion chief said. It was still unclear Sunday what led to the fire, first reported about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The building — home to a Ducati and Italian Motorcycle dealership — was still too unstable to allow investigators inside. Battalion Chief Art Holcomb said no one would be allowed into Moto Forza until the…

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2016-2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Recall

2016-2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black Throttle Recall

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black motorcycles. During use, the heated hand grips may expand and cause the throttle to stick open. CONSEQUENCE: If the throttle sticks open, there would be an increased risk of a crash. REMEDY: Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will install a spacer to prevent the throttle from sticking, free of charge. The recall is expected…

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Erik Buell Racing Motorcycles Closes, Again

Erik Buell Racing Motorcycles Closes Down Again

Erik Buell Racing (EBR) Motorcycles, an East Troy bike manufacturer that, a year ago, went through a restructuring similar to bankruptcy, is shutting down…again. The company, which is the sequel to the Buell Motorcycle Co. that Harley-Davidson Inc. owned for more than a decade, says it will begin a wind down of production operations next week. EBR says it will continue to review strategic alternatives with interested investors. The East…

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4 Bikes Stolen in Motorcycle Dealership Theft

4 Motorcycles Stolen from Dealership in LA

Authorities said they arrested three suspects who lead them on a chase from La Habra to Watts in a U-Haul carrying 4 stolen dirt bikes early Tuesday morning. Police said the theft started at about 1 a.m at the Moto United motorcycle dealership in La Habra. There were four suspects involved with two cars, a Buick La Cross being used as a lookout vehicle while the U-Haul was used to…

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Triumph Breaks North American Sales Record

Triumph Breaks Their Sales Record in 2016

The final sales numbers for December are in and we have some incredible news to announce: 2016 will officially go down in the record books as the best year of retail sales for Triumph Dealers in North America in Hinckley Triumph history! For the month of December, Triumph dealers literally smashed the previous sales record with retails up a stunning 39% over the previous December record and up a jaw-dropping…

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