2017-2018 Suzuki GSX-R 1000 ECM Recall

2017-2018 Suzuki GSX-R 1000 ECM Recall Alert

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2017-2018 GSX-R 1000, GSX-R1000A, GSX-R1000RA, and GSX-R1000RZA motorcycles. When upshifting between first and second gear, if the rider fails to engage second gear, a neutral condition will exist and may cause very high engine RPM. If the rider then shifts into second gear without disengaging the clutch, the motorcycle’s chain may stretch or break. CONSEQUENCE: If the drive chain breaks, the…

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Thieves Steal Bikes from Rider Training School

Motorcycles Stolen from School Driving Education Program

Motorcycles and helmets were stolen from a driver’s educational program at a Rutherford County school property. Usually the bikes are locked up inside a large, metal storage unit at Oakland High School in Murfreesboro, but someone decided to break in. “They snipped it right here,” said Kelly Appleton. She said thieves then made off with three of the motorcycles along with nine helmets and a metal loading ramp. “People steal…

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Stolen Motorcycle Recovered in Lakeland, FL

Stolen Motorbike recovery by police in lakeland, fl

Christopher Beistline’s motorcycle is his prized possession. So, when he walked outside his Lakeland apartment complex Feb. 9 and realized his motorcycle was stolen, he was furious. “I look in the spot, and I’m like ‘you gotta be kidding me,’ and I just started freaking out,” Beistline said. Beistline called police and then started printing hundreds of flyers to blanket across Lakeland. He posted photos of his motorcycle on his…

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Anti-Theft Devices Save Money on Insurance

Insurance Approved GPS Tracking Device

Most states require motorcycle owners to have at least some motorcycle insurance coverage, and depending on the rider, bike and where someone lives, rates can be expensive. The good news is some carriers offer discounts on motorcycle premiums to owners that have anti-theft devices. Not all anti-theft devices for motorcycles (or mopeds and scooters covered under motorcycle policies) qualify for discounts. Generally, only location tracking and disabling systems can help…

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