Biker Arrested for Motorcycle Heist Video

Biker Caught After Posting Video of Motorcycle Heist on Facebook

It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Miami and the city’s tow truck drivers were about as busy as the hundreds of biker racing through the streets — sometimes in the wrong direction, more often than not, popping wheelies, during the annual “Bikes Up, Guns Down” rally. So when the Molina Towing driver was making his way down Northwest 68th Street near 12th Avenue with his haul of two…

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2016 Yamaha Viper Turbo Snowmobile Recall

2016 Yamaha SR Viper SR 10 Snowmobile Turbo Recall Alert

This recall involves Yamaha model year 2016 SR10 “SR Viper” snowmobiles that are equipped with a dealer-installed Mountain Performance Inc. (MPI) Turbo Kit sold by Yamaha. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in several colors. The model name is printed on the left and right side of the front cowling. The vehicle identification number (VIN) and the model number are stamped on the frame (tunnel) near the right foot-well. The letter G…

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Burglars Try to Rob Honda Motorcycle Dealer

Burglars Hit Honda Motorcycle Dealership

On Sunday, Police arrested two burglars who they said were seen breaking into a Honda motorcycle and off-road vehicle dealership before leading police on a pursuit. The Melbourne Police Department said officers were called to Honda of Melbourne at 1240 S. Harbor City Blvd. after two men were reported seen using a sledgehammer to try to knock out a wall to the dealership. “Crime is probably not a a good…

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2015 Yamaha XC155F SMAX Scooter Recall

2015 Yamaha SMAX XC155F Recall Alert

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015 XC155F SMAX scooters manufactured September 17, 2014, to October 27, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have an insufficiently clamped speed sensor lead wire, causing the wire to fatigue and break. CONSEQUENCE: If the speed sensor wire breaks, the speedometer will not work, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the speed…

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8 Motorcycles Stolen from Yamaha Dealership

Yamaha Dealership has 8 Motorcycles Stolen by Gang of Thieves

A gang of thieves was caught on surveillance camera as they smashed a window and made their way into a Yamaha dealership to steal dirt bikes. The burglary at Yamaha of Las Vegas on Jones Boulevard near Warm Springs Road happened in just two minutes early Monday morning. Eight people are seen gathering outside the store before several of the masked suspects threw rocks to smash a side window. Three…

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Thieves Buy 4 Motorcycles Using Fake Info

Suspect Uses Fake Identification to Buy 4 Motorcycles

Police say two identity theft suspects are in jail after they used an Aurora woman’s credit to buy four motorcycles, a Corvette and thousands of dollars worth of merchandise at Home Depot, Sears and Best Buy. “It was outrageous,” said victim Kris Atkin. “They were able to purchase a brand new Corvette.” Surveillance video from September shows a man and a woman in a motorcycle shop in September. Police say…

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Stolen Bike Craigslist Ad Leads to Police Chase

Stolen Motorcycle Craigslist ad leads to police chase

A man was sent to the hospital after he crashed an allegedly stolen motorcycle early Tuesday morning while leading police on a chase in southwest Houston. The incident began about 4 a.m. near Woodhead and West Gray near the River Oaks Shopping Center, said Lt. Larry Crowson of the Houston Police Department. Crowson said a man told investigators his motorcycle had been stolen a few days ago and he noticed…

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Police Searching for 4 in Motorcycle Shop Theft

Police Looking for 4 Suspects in Motorcycle Dealership theft Robbery

Davie Police are seeking the public’s help in locating four people responsible for an attempted theft at a local motorcycle shop and trying to steal four bikes, earlier this month. Surveillance cameras rolled as the subjects broke through hurricane-proof glass at the Rick Case Honda Powerhouse motorcycle store, earlier this month. “It took them quite some time to get through the hurricane glass with a hammer, but they were eventually able to…

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Long Beach Motorcycle Show Starts Today

Long Beach International Motorcycle Show 2016

Shrinking motorcycle sales are forcing manufacturers to think small. In an effort to attract women, minorities and riders of smaller size to the sport, some of the industry’s biggest companies are building smaller bikes. Several will make their U.S. debut at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show, which opens Friday at the Long Beach Convention Center. Among them are downsized machines from Honda, Kawasaki, Ducati and BMW. An estimated 50,000-plus attendees…

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2014-2016 Yamaha WR250 Clutch Lever Recall

Yamaha WR250 Clutch Lever Recall

Yamaha Motor Corporation , USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 WR250 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2013, to June 1, 2016. Due to an incorrect assembly process, the clutch push lever oil seal may crack, allowing engine oil to leak out. CONSEQUENCE: If oil leaks from the engine, the oil may get on the rear tire, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY:…

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