Two Recalls issued for Yamaha YZF-R3

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Yamaha’s YZF-R3 has been hit with back to back recalls filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Both recalls affect certain model year 2015-2016 Yamaha YZ-R3 F/G motorcycles manufactured between January 1, 2015 and April 15, 2016. A total of 11,280 units are affected by the recalls. The first recall was issued on […]

Yamaha Recalls Select 2015 YZF-R3 due to weakened upper triple clamp

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Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain 2015 YZF-R3 motorcycles. In affected motorcycles, the handle crown (upper triple clamp) could be weakened due to improper casting temperatures during the manufacturing process. The handle crown could crack during operation, causing decreased handling stability that could […]

Can-Am Releases 2015 Spyder FS-3

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The Can-Am Spyder was released more than half a decade ago and the manufacturer behind this three-wheeled specimen has seen plenty of success. In fact, while it is technically an unconventional motorcycle, the Spyder is truly making its mark in the motorcycle industry. Now, Can-Am released its newest model, the 2015 Spyder F3-S, which continues […]

Yamaha Prepares For 24-Hour Endurance Season-Opener At Le Mans

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GMT94 Yamaha and the Monster Energy Yamaha Austria Racing Team (YART) are preparing their all-new 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1s for the 38th edition of the famous 24 Heures Motos at Le Mans this weekend, kicking off the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC). After seven months of waiting, reigning Endurance World Champion team GMT94 Yamaha is […]

Head to Head:  2015 Mid-Size (Engine) Sport Bikes

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Riding season is upon us, maybe it’s time for a new ride? Let’s have a look at a few of the mid-size sport bike offerings for 2015. CBR 650F Price: $8,999 Manufacturer: Honda Engine: 649cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder Bore x Stroke: 67mm x 46mm Transmission: Six-speed Fuel Delivery: PGM-FI Programmed automatic enrichment circuit, with 32mm […]

AMA Announces KTM RC 390 Cup Rules For MotoAmerica

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The American Motorcyclist Association has published the technical rules for the 2015 KTM RC 390 Cup class for MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Series. The technical rules cover motorcycle modifications, tire use and other class-specific regulations. The KTM RC 390 Cup is a spec class that features competition on KTM RC 390 […]

KTM Announces New Details Of 2015 MotoAmerica KTM RC Cup

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Championship Title, Grand Prize, Pre-order Extension KTM North America, Inc. is excited to announce new details of 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North America KTM RC Cup Championship including grand prizes for the top three in the series, race contingency and a pre-order deadline extension. MotoAmerica and KTM are providing a new generation of American racers the […]

Suzuki Unveils Its MotoGP Team Name As Team SUZUKI ECSTAR

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ECSTAR, the global umbrella brand of Suzuki genuine oil/ chemical products. Suzuki Motor Corporation has unveiled its MotoGP team name as Team SUZUKI ECSTAR. Suzuki will come back to the MotoGP class of the world’s top motorcycle racing series, the FIM* Road Racing Grand Prix (MotoGP), from 2015. The 2015 season will start from the […]

4 Great Starter Motorcycles Geared Toward First-Time Riders

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Every spring, motorcyclists in colder climates remove their bikes from storage and pull off the covers to get ready for another great riding season. Some riders might have spent last year getting their licenses but plan to make their first big purchases on a new bike this season. If you’re just getting started on your first […]

Will The 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Live Up To The Hype?

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One of the biggest announcements to come at the end of 2014 in the motorcycle industry was the release of the Kawasaki Ninja H2R streetbike, which is poised to be the fastest motorcycle ever built for the public. The announcement came at the EICMA expo in Milan, which was the biggest news story of the […]