Piaggio Issues 2016-2017 Moto Guzzi Recall

Piaggio Issues a Recall Alert for 2016-2017 Moto Guzzi Bikes

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer 750, V7 III Stone 750, V7 III Special 750, V9 Bobber and V9 Roamer motorcycles. The front ABS brake hose may rub against the engine’s secondary air system connection, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak. CONSEQUENCE: A loss of brake fluid can lengthen the distance needed to stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a…

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Triumph Breaks North American Sales Record

Triumph Breaks Their Sales Record in 2016

The final sales numbers for December are in and we have some incredible news to announce: 2016 will officially go down in the record books as the best year of retail sales for Triumph Dealers in North America in Hinckley Triumph history! For the month of December, Triumph dealers literally smashed the previous sales record with retails up a stunning 39% over the previous December record and up a jaw-dropping…

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How To Get Your Bike Fixed After a Hurricane

Hurricane Flood Damaged Motorcycles

People whose motorcycles were damaged or destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Matthew may be eligible for help to repair or replace their bikes. The first step should be to check their insurance policy or contact their insurance agent, as some policies cover vehicle damage. Vehicle owners may also be eligible for federal assistance in one of the 27 eastern and central North Carolina counties. Vehicle Buyers should beware of Flood Water…

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Triumph Unveils New 2017 Bobber T120 Lineup

New Triumph T120 Bobbers

When Triumph introduced an entirely new Bonneville line up earlier this year, the rumor was that the next model to join it would be a Scrambler. Triumph has taken a different path, though, by announcing the addition of a bobber to the Bonneville mix. Current Bonneville owners might be aghast, but old school chopper and bobber builders – dead or alive – might be smiling at the irony since Triumph…

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2017 Star Motorcycles Bolt R-Spec

Suzuki Motorcycle VIN Check

Introduced as “performance bobbers” for 2014, the Bolt and Bolt R-Spec became best-sellers in Yamaha’s Star cruiser line. (Quick note: Yamaha and Star Motorcycles were treated as separate brands from 2005-2016, but Star is now considered one of several lines under the Yamaha umbrella, which includes Supersport, Supersport Touring, Sport, Adventure Touring/Dual Sport, Cruiser/Touring and Sport Heritage.) Offered at an entry-level price point and ripe for customization with metal fenders…

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