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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Motorcycle Theft Increases in Wabash Valley

Motorcycle Theft

Motorcycles are the focus of vehicle thefts ongoing in the Wabash Valley. Sgt. Michael Ellerman, property crimes supervisor of the Terre Haute Police Department, issued an alert Friday stating that detectives have seen “specific increases” in the theft of Harley Davidson motorcycles, as well as sport motorcycles such as Kawasaki Ninjas and Honda CBR. Surrounding counties are reporting similar thefts. Ellerman reports common factors in the thefts. They are occurring…

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Suzuki Files Small Displacement Motorcycle Patent

Suzuki GSX-R 250 Patent

Suzuki has registered a design patent for what appears to be a new small-displacement sportbike. The patent design, registered with Australia’s intellectual property agency, shares many styling cues with Suzuki’s larger sportbikes, and we expect the design will eventually become a GSX-R 250. The filing only patents the look of the bike and provides no technical details save what we can see. The engine appears to be a parallel-Twin, likely…

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