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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USTR Proposes 100% Tax on Imported Bikes

USTR Proposes 100% Tax on Imported Bikes

Motorcycles and Bikes with 500 cc or smaller engines are caught in the crossfire of an international trade policy standoff, which could see their prices double due to a newly proposed tax. The dispute, which involves the Office of United States Trade Representative and European Union, stems from ongoing disagreements over meat products. During the late Nineties, the World Trade Organization requested the E.U. lift its standing ban on U.S….

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KTM & Husqvarna Competition Motorcycle Recall

KTM Husqvarna Competition Motorcycle Recall

This recall involves model year 2017 KTM brand and Husqvarna motorcycles brand closed-course/competition only motorcycles. Five KTM models are being recalled: 150 XC-W, 250 XC-W, 300 XC-W, 350 SX-F and 450 XC-F. Three Husqvarna models are being recalled: TC 250, TX 300 and FC 350. Recalled KTM motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo and engine size on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.  Recalled…

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KTM & Husqvarna 250cc Dirtbike Recall

KTM Husqvarna 250cc Engine Connecting Rod Recall

This recall involves model year 2016 KTM brand and Husqvarna brand motocross off-road motorcycles with 250cc, 4-cycle engines. Recalled KTM 250 SX-F motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size is printed on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Recalled KTM 250 SX-F Factory Edition motorcycles are orange and blue…

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Husqvarna Wins 1st Round of EnduroCross

Husqvarna Factory Racing

Getting his 2016 AMA EnduroCross campaign off to the best possible start, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Colton Haaker delivered the goods at a fast and technical series opener to put his FC 350 on the top step of the podium. Teammate Mike Brown made it a memorable night for Husqvarna Motorcycles by bringing his FC 250 home in fifth. Determined to get his season off on the right track,…

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2016 Husqvarna FC250 Recall Alert

CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report

The owners of 2016 Husqvarna FC 250 motocross motorcycles are in line to receive a letter from the manufacturer, informing them about the company’s most recent recall. Some of these quarter-liter four-stroke machines have been assembled with a crankshaft that may have been incorrectly manufactured, official Husqvarna sources report. The recall is not aimed at the entire lot of bikes sold, but to specific frame numbers. No further details as…

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