NICB: National Motorcycle Thefts Increasing

National Motorcycle Thefts Increase according to the NICB

Motorcycle thefts rose slightly in 2016 compared to 2015, but the crime rate is still way down from where it was 10 years ago. So says the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), which just released its annual report on motorcycle thefts in the United States. In 2016, 46,467 motorcycles were reported stolen, compared to 45,555 in 2015 – an increase of 2 percent. “Although 2016 delivered another slight increase in…

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Recall Alert: 2016 Kymco K-Pipe Motorcycles

2016 Kymco K-Pipe Recall

SUMMARY: KYMCO (KYMCO USA) is recalling certain model year 2016 K-Pipe motorcycles manufactured March 1, 2016, to May 25, 2016. In the affected models, the gear shift pattern was assembled in a reverse sequence when compared to the standard setup. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 123, “Motorcycle Controls and Displays.” CONSEQUENCE: If the motorcycle shifts opposite of other motorcycles, a…

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Kymco USA Names National Sales Manager

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After distinguishing himself at every level of the powersports industry, from pre-delivery inspector, certified service technician, Service Manager, Sales and General Manager at retail level as well as District Sales Manager at OEM level. Mike Hancock has now assumed the position of National Sales Manager at KYMCO USA. A graduate of Ferris State University (Grand Rapids, MI), Hancock has spent 21 years in the powersports industry, the last 10 as KYMCO’S…

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