Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ Motorcycle Tire Recall

Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain models of Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires, size 120/70ZR17 58W. The affected tires may have porosity (air pockets) in the shoulder region of the tire. 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: The tire defect may affect the handling and/or steering characteristics of…

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2017 Polaris RMK & SKS Snowmobile Recall

2017 Polaris SKS Snowmobiles Recall Alert

This recall involves model year 2017 Polaris RMK, PRO-RMK, SKS, and RMK snowmobiles. “Polaris” is printed on the seat and “RMK,” “PRO,” “SKS,” or “ASSAULT” printed on the side body panel. The snowmobiles were sold in several colors. The model number and VIN are displayed on the right side of the tunnel. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com. The following models are included in the recall: Polaris Model…

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Polaris Sportsman & Scrambler ATV EPS Recall

2017 Polaris Sportsman Scrambler ATVs Electronic Power Steering Recall

This recall involves model year 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 model ATVs due to the electronic power steering ( EPS ) unit malfunctioning, posing a crash hazard. The recalled ATVs have “Polaris” printed on the front grill and “Sportsman 450,” “Sportsman 570,” “Sportsman 850,” “Sportsman 1000” or “Scrambler 1000” printed on the side of the steering column. The ATVs were sold in several colors. The model…

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Nine Arrested in Bronx Motorcycle Theft Ring

Nine Arrested in New York Motorcycle Theft Ring

Nine men from across New York were charged Wednesday for carrying out a series of luxury motorcycle heists and getting rid of the evidence by shipping the choppers to the Dominican Republic, authorities said. The self-proclaimed “Steal Crew” allegedly canvassed the city for high-end bikes, such as Ducatis, and then broke the steering wheels and shoved the motorcycles into getaway trucks, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. The group…

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BRP Pays Additional Fine for Patent Infringement

BRP Arctic Cat Can Am Patent Case

Recreational vehicle maker Arctic Cat Inc. is entitled to even more damages on top of the $47 million award it won from rival Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida ruled Aug. 12 ( Arctic Cat Inc. v. Bombardier Recreational Products., Inc. , 2016 BL 263827, S.D. Fla., No. 14-62369, 8/12/16 ). The ruling, which appeared on the docket Aug. 15, increases the…

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