Michelin Pilot Power 3 Rear Tire Recall

Michelin Pilot Power 3 Motorcycle Tire Recall

Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin) is recalling certain Pilot Power 3 replacement sport motorcycle tires, size 180/55ZR17 (73W), manufactured between April 17, 2016 and May 7, 2016. These tires are missing the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information on the sidewall. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars.” CONSEQUENCE: Without…

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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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Daytona Skull Cap Half Helmet Recall Alert

Daytona Helmets International (Daytona) is recalling certain Skull Cap D1, D3 and D6 Helmets in sizes 3XS through 4XL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.” These helmets were sold through Walmart, Amazon and several other retailers….

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Baker College Car & Motorcycle Show May 21st

Baker College Car & Bike Show May 21st, 2017

Baker College’s Flint campus will be the venue for the campus’ Community, Cars, Bikes, Crafts & College event, May 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1050 W. Bristol Rd. The free, public event is an expansion of the college’s popular annual Car and Motorcycle Show, which featured nearly 500 vehicles last year. New activities include demonstrations and interactive displays by Baker College students, community arts and crafts booths, and a kids’ zone…

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Brake Free Surpasses CrowdFunding Goal

Brake Free Surpasses Crowdfunding Goal for Autonomous Motorcycle Brake Light Helmet

Brake Free, the world’s first autonomous brake light for motorcyclists, has surpassed its $50,000 crowdfunding goal just 15 days into their Indiegogo campaign. Brake Free is a one-of-a-kind high-visibility LED helmet accessory that has commanded attention from both the riding community and the press. “A bright red LED at their eye level that gets even brighter every time you slow down could make the difference between getting to your destination…

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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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Polaris Announces Kids 150cc Side by Side

Polaris releases 150cc ACE Kids SxS

Polaris has announced a single-seat Polaris ACE 150 EFI, the industry’s only single-seat youth model with a protective cab frame. Modeled after Polaris ACE vehicles, the new Polaris ACE 150 EFI gives kids and youth 10 years old and older the single-seat freedom enjoyed by their adult counterparts. It retails for $3,799 and is expected in dealerships by the end of March. “Polaris continues to innovate its youth line up to…

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Harley-Davidson to Live Stream Indoor Races

Harley hosts Live Stream Indoor Races Free on Facebook

Grassroots indoor motorcycle racing action returns to Milwaukee and Harley-Davidson will be live-streaming the action from Mama Tried’s Flat Out Friday. Racing will take place on the concrete floor of the BMO Bradley Center arena on an oval circuit soaked with sticky Dr. Pepper syrup, and race fans can catch every lap on a Harley-Davidson Facebook Live broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. CST on Friday, Feb. 17. Rusty Butcher (of…

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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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