Michelin Pilot Power 3 Rear Tire Recall

Michelin Pilot Power 3 Motorcycle Tire Recall

Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin) is recalling certain Pilot Power 3 replacement sport motorcycle tires, size 180/55ZR17 (73W), manufactured between April 17, 2016 and May 7, 2016. These tires are missing the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information on the sidewall. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars.” CONSEQUENCE: Without…

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Yamaha to Recall 900cc Motorcycle Models

Yamaha 900cc Models Under Recall

Multiple 900cc three-cylinder motorcycle models from Yamaha are about to be recalled for a safety issue. The recall concerns the lower handlebar, which may have been improperly painted, and as a result the stud bolt threads may not have had enough thread-locking agent applied. This means that if the handlebar is struck hard enough, the paint on the handlebar holder might be damaged, which in-turn could cause there to be enough of…

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Bosch Receives 3 Motorcycle Innovation Awards

Bosch Wins 3 2017 CES Innovation Awards for Motorcycle Technology

Enhanced safety and more infotainment for powered two-wheelers was Bosch’s formula for success at the CES 2017 Innovation Awards. On November 10, 2016, the judges honored the company’s motorcycle systems with a total of three awards. A rider information system that replaces a traditional instrument cluster with a display impressed the judges twice, becoming a winner in the In-Vehicle Audio/Video category and an honoree in the Vehicle Intelligence category. In…

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Yanmar’s New Six Seat Yamaha UTV

Yanmar Yamaha Bull Longhorn

Adairsville, Georgia-based YANMAR America has introduced its all-new YANMAR Bull Series UTVs, which will be available in two designs. The standard “Bull” model has three seats in a single row, and the Longhorn edition has two rows and six individual seats. Featuring a powerful 700cc class gas engine and premium design, the new UTVs will be sold exclusively through the company’s extensive North American compact construction equipment and agriculture tractor…

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