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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Arctic Cat Snowmobile Fuel Tank Recall

Arctic Cat Snowmobile Recall Alert

The recall involves model year 2007, 2008, and 2009 Arctic Cat snowmobile models, including F models, Jaguar and Jaguar Z1 1100 models, Bearcat Z1 XT models, T500 and T570 models, TZ1 and TZ1 Turbo models, and Z1 1100 and Z1 1100 Turbo models. These snowmobiles were produced in a variety of color combinations. “Arctic Cat” is printed on the sides of the vehicle and on the back snow-flap area. The…

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Polaris Sportsman 570 Fuel Rail Recall

Polaris Sportsman 570 ATV Fuel Rail Recall

This recall involves model year 2014 through 2016 Sportsman 570 Touring and X2 model ATVs and model year 2017 Sportsman 570 6×6 model ATVs. The recalled ATVs have one or two seats with four or six tires. “Sportsman” and the model type are printed on the side of the steering column and “Polaris” is printed near the front grill. The ATVs were sold in several colors. The vehicle identification numbers…

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Indian Recalls 23,746 Motorcycles for Fuel Leak

Indian Motorcycles Fuel Rail Leak Recall

Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster motorcycles manufactured April 15, 2013, to July 15, 2016. In the affected motorcycles, the fuel rail may contact other components and result in a fuel leak. CONSEQUENCE: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. REMEDY: Indian will notify…

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Kawasaki UTV Government & Fleet Direct Sales

Kawasaki's New Government and Fleet Direct Sales Web Site

In an effort to help facilitate government and fleet sales and to add awareness to its internal sales programs, a government and fleet sales section has gone live on Kawasaki.com. Kawasaki is known for its “Kawasaki Strong” lineup of side-by-side utility vehicles and Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., (KMC) recently made it easier for government and fleet purchasers to see our full lineup and work with the KMC’s dealer network of…

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2015-2017 Polaris SlingShot Fuel Line Recall

Polaris Slingshot Motorcycle Fuel Line Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to October 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the hood structure. CONSEQUENCE: The insufficient clearance may allow the fuel line to rub against the hood until it leaks fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire….

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2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo Engine Recall

Polaris RZR Turbo Engine Fire Recall

This recall involves all model year 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo and RZR XP 4 Turbo recreational off-highway vehicles. The ROVs were sold in blue, gray, orange and red and have two or four seats and a rear box. “RZR” is printed on the rear box or on the right and left rear fenders and “Turbo” on the hood or on the right and left front fenders. “Polaris” is stamped…

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Riding With the Heroes on Aug 28th

Riding With the Heroes

The Howard County Police Department and Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services are hosting a motorcycle ride, the 2nd Annual Riding With The Heroes to benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF). These organizations have a tremendous impact in our local community as well as the public safety community. Grassroots serves our community with crisis intervention hotline programs, walk-in counseling, the Mobile…

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3 Alarm Fire at Lancaster Motorcycle Shop

Lancaster Motorcycle Shop Fire

Eight North Texas fire departments worked to knock down a three-alarm fire that severely damaged a Lancaster motorcycle dealership early Friday morning. Lancaster Fire Department officials said a witness spotted the fire at Cycle Town South on the 1600 block of North Interstate 35E at about 12:45 a.m. Lancaster firefighters tried to put out the fire but were forced to retreat due to multiple explosions coming from inside the building….

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2014-2016 Indian Motorcycle Fire Hazard Recall

Indian Motorcycle Fire Hazard Recall

SUMMARY: Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Chief Classic, Dark Horse, Chieftain, Roadmaster, Vintage and Chieftain Dark Horse motorcycles manufactured April 15, 2013, to June 16, 2015. In the event of an engine misfire, unburned fuel may pass through parts of the exhaust system, raising the exhaust temperatures. CONSEQUENCE: Elevated exhaust temperatures may result in an increased risk of fire. REMEDY: Indian will notify owners, and…

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