Harley Recalls 174k Motorcycles for Brake Issues

Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Brake Recall Notice

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling all 2008-2011 Touring, CVO Touring and VSRC motorcycles equipped with anti-lock brakes (ABS), including Road King (FLHR), Road King Police (EFI) (FLHP), Road King Police (EFI) (FLHPE), Electra Glide Standard Police (EFI) (FLHTP), Electra Glide Classic (EFI) (FLHTC), Electra Glide Ultra Classic (EFI) (FLHTCU) and Street Glide (EFI) (FLHX), 2008 VROD (VRSCAWA), CVO Road King 4 (FLHRSE4), Night Rod (VRSCDA), CVO Ultra Classic 3…

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Laverty Not Hurt After His Aprilia Explodes

Eugene Laverty Unharmed after 160 MPH Crash on his RSV4 Aprilia

Eugene Laverty says he is feeling okay and been given the all clear by the World Superbike medical team after his scary fall which caused the red flag stoppage of race one at Imola. On lap 13 Milwaukee Aprilia’s Laverty and Alex Lowes on the Pata Yamaha collided in the run down to the Rivazza double left-hander which broke the brake lines on Laverty’s bike. Travelling at approximately 160mph Laverty…

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2017 Zero Motorcycles ABS System Recall

Zero Motorcycles ABS System Recall

Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain 2017 S, DS, and FXS motorcycles. The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) may have the wrong vehicle model information, possibly causing the ABS to function improperly. CONSEQUENCE: If the ABS does not function properly in a braking event, there is an increased risk of a crash. REMEDY: Zero will notify owners and dealers will reconfigure the HCU, or replace it…

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CSC Cyclone Motorcycle Brake Reservoir Recall

CSC Cyclone Motorcycle Recall Alert

CSC Motorcycles, LLC (CSC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Cyclone motorcycles manufactured April 4, 2015, to November 10, 2016. The affected vehicles may not be equipped with a supplemental label that reminds the user to clean the brake reservoir before adding brake fluid and to use DOT 4 brake fluid from a sealed container. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety…

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Aprilia Tuono & Caponord Front Brake Recall

Piaggio Aprilia Tuono V4 Caponord 1000 1100 1200 ABS Recall

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Aprilia Tuono V4 1000, 2016 Tuono V4 1100, 2015 Caponord 1200 ABS/ADD, and 2016 Caponord Rally motorcycles manufactured June 18, 2013, to June 13, 2016. The affected motorcycles have a front brake master cylinder that may allow air into the hydraulic circuit, causing a longer than expected braking distance. CONSEQUENCE: If an abnormal distance is required to stop the…

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Harley-Davidson Brake Investigation

Harley-Davidson Brake Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into Harley-Davidson motorcycles after receiving 43 complaints that riders’ brakes had failed without warning. The inquiry covers 430,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles, model years spanning from 2008 to 2011, that feature an anti-lock braking system, which is designed to prevent riders from losing grip if circumstances (like getting suddenly cut off by a driver) call for a hard brake. According to NHTSA’s report,…

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