Ducati Monster Rear Brake Hose Recall

Ducati Monster Rear Brake Hose Recall

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2015-2021 Monster 821, 2014-2021 Monster 1200 S/STD, and 2016-2019 Monster 1200 R motorcycles. The rear brake hose may be susceptible to heat damage, which can allow air into the hydraulic braking system causing an unexpected loss of braking power and increasing stopping distance drastically. Remedy Dealers will replace the brake hose, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June…

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Harley-Davidson Headlight Assembly Recall

Harley-Davidson Headlight Assembly Recall Softail

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Sportster (XL) motorcycles and 796 headlight assembly models that may have been sold as replacement parts for 2005-2019 Sportster, 2005-2017 Softail, 2005-2017 Dyna, and 2005-2011 V-Rod motorcycles. The glass bulb within the headlight assembly may fail, causing a loss of both high and low beams. Remedy Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlight assembly and install a headlamp bulb…

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2020 KTM Super Duke Wiring Recall

2020 KTM Super Duke 1290 R Wiring Harness Recall

KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2020 1290 Super Duke R motorcycles. The wiring harness located in the rear of the motorcycle may be routed incorrectly, which could result in wiring damage and an electrical short-circuit. Remedy KTM will notify Super Duke owners, and dealers will inspect the rear wiring harness, and repair as necessary. In addition, dealers will modify a piece of the bodywork called the “tail…

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2016-2020 Yamaha FJR1300 Transmission Recall

2016 - 2020 Yamaha FJR1300 Transmission Recall

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is issuing a transmission recall for certain 2016-2020 Yamaha FJR1300A and FJR1300AE motorcycles. The second gear of the transmission can crack and break under high speed loads. Remedy Yamaha will notify owners regarding this transmission recall, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, reprogram the Engine Control Unit (ECU) and replace the main axle and drive axle assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to…

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Navy Specialist Demoted for Gang Ties

Navy Officer Pleads Guilty to Having Motorcycle Gang Ties

A chief culinary specialist was busted down to E-6 this summer after he pleaded guilty to having Gang Ties according to recently released Navy records. Then-Chief Culinary Specialist Damitri S. Green, assigned to California’s Naval Base Coronado, pleaded guilty in July to violating Pentagon general orders “by wrongfully and actively participating” in the Thunderguards Motorcycle Club. Green’s Navy attorney declined comment via a service spokesman, and Green did not respond to social…

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2019-2020 Piaggio MP3 Brake Line Recall

Piaggio MP3 Brake Line Recall Alert

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2019-2020 MP3 500 motorcycles. The MP3 brake line recall is being issued because the affected scooters may have been improperly galvanized, allowing hydrogen to be released into the brake fluid. Remedy Piaggio will notify owners about the MP3 Brake Line Recall , and dealers will perform a complete brake system flush, free of charge. The recall began September 10, 2020. Owners may…

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First COVID Death Tied to Sturgis Rally Reported

First COVID Death linked to Sturgis Rally Reported

A Minnesota biker who attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has died of covid-19 — the first fatality from the virus traced to the 10-day event that drew more than 400,000 to South Dakota. The man was in his 60s, had underlying conditions and was hospitalized in intensive care after returning from the rally, said Kris Ehresmann, infectious-disease director at the Minnesota Department of Health. The case is among at least…

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Triumph Street Twin Scrambler Wiring Harness Recall

2019-2020 Triumph Street Scrambler Wiring Harness Recall

Triumph Motorcycle America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Street Scrambler and Street Twin motorcycles. The wiring harness may have been misrouted, allowing it to contact the lower lug on main frame headstock, which led to Triumph issuing this formal wiring harness recall. Remedy Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will apply a new VIN label protector to prevent wiring harness damage, and, as necessary, damaged wiring harnesses will be…

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2021 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Flywheel Recall

2021 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Flywheel Recall

Ducati North America is recalling certain 2021 Ducati Streetfighter V4 and Streetfighter V4 S motorcycles. The generator rotor, also known as a flywheel, may break, damaging the generator cover and causing oil leakage from the engine. As a rider is moving forward, the oil would likely be absorbed by the rear tire, potentially affecting handling and leading to the increased risk of a crash occurring. Remedy All affected Ducati Streetfighter…

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Indian Scout and Bobber Brake Recall

2019 Indian Scout Bobber Brake Recall ABS

Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2019 Scout and Scout Bobber motorcycles equipped with Anti-Lock Brake Systems (ABS). After the manufacturing process, air may remain trapped within the brake system, possibly reducing brake performance leading to the announcement of this Scout and Bobber Brake Recall. Remedy Indian will notify owners, and dealers will perform a brake fluid bleed of the front and rear ABS to evacuate the air, free…

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