Brembo second brake recall

Brembo in second major safety recall

Italian brake manufacturer Brembo has been stopped in its tracks with a second major product safety recall on its products this year. In January, Brembo issued a global safety recall on radial master cylinder pistons in 15mm and 16mm diameters produced between 2015 and 2017. The recall affected thousands of motorcycles from manufacturers such as …

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BMW recalls G 310 models over side stand

Several weeks after the rest of the world recalled the BMW G 310 models over faulty side stands, BMW Motorrad Australia has recalled more than 780 bikes. The official Australian Competition and Consumer Commission notice says the side stand connection might bend or break. “The motorcycle side stand connection might bend or break and cause the …

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Kawasaki Z300 recalled over clutch issue

Kawasaki Australia has recalled the learner-approved 2018 Z300 over an issue with the clutch cable that could spark a fire. The official notice lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says “a deformed clutch cable clamp may contact the bottom plate of the fuel tank”. “Contact of the clutch cable clamp and bottom plate …

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Ducati joins worldwide Supersport S recall

Ducati Australia has joined the worldwide recall of the 2017-2018 Supersport S over melting fuel tank overfill hoses which may be too close to the horizontal exhaust manifold. The recall started in Canada, after the country was the first to recall the Panigale V4 after a Canadian rider’s new bike burst into flame. The bike was …

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Suzuki GSX-R1000 discounts

Suzuki kick-starts July sale discounts

July is typically a great time for motorcycle discounts after the half-year sales reports, with Suzuki Australia leading the price war. The 2018 GSX-R1000 ABS is being offered at $19,990 ride away with 12-months rego and an optional Suzuki Bi-Directional Quickshifter thrown in.  It is normally $21,990 without the shifter, while the GSX-R1000R with the …

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Urgent check on Indian Scout brakes

Indian Scout owners should do an urgent pre-ride inspection to ensure the brakes are working properly then take their bike straight to their dealership for an inspection. Indian Motorcycle Australia has issued an urgent recall through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of all 2017-2018 Indian Scout, Scout 60 and Scout Bobber models with Anti-Lock …

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Failed switches prompt Triumph Street Triple recall

Switches for headlights and indicators could fail if water gets into the controls of the Triumph Street Triple R, RS and R (low seat) models, prompting Triumph Motorcycle Australia to issue a recall. The recall notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says the electrical circuits in the left-hand switch cube may not …

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Ducati Supersport S

Ducati recalls ‘hot’ Supersport S

Ducati has recalled the 2017-2018 Supersport S over melting fuel tank overfill hoses which may be too close to the horizontal exhaust manifold. The recall has so far only affected Canada, but it could extend worldwide. Canada was recently the first to recall the Panigale V4 after a Canadian rider’s new bike burst into flame. The …

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Ducati Panigale V4 catches fire Canada safety recall

Hot Ducati Panigale V4 recalled after fire

After a Canadian rider’s new Ducati Panigale V4 spontaneously burst into flame last month, the bike has now been official recalled throughout the world. The official recall notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says “a fuel leak may occur from the filler plug when opening it or from the area under the …

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Suzuki GSX learners recalled on frame issue

Suzuki Australia has recalled their learner-approved GSX-R125 sports bike and GSX-S125 naked bike (pictured above) over the possibility of frame breakages. The official notice was issued through the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission. “Due to improper paint application, the torque specification of the front engine bolts may cause the paint to wear down with heat …

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