Renthal clipon handlebar

Renthal issues stop-riding recall notice

Renthal Ltd has advised riders to stop riding their bike if fitted with their motorcycle handlebar clip-ons over concerns about “stress corrosion cracking”. The bars affected are Renthal Gen 1 and Gen 2 Clip-ons with part numbers: CL100, CL101, CL102, CL103, CL104, CL105, CL106, CL107, CL108, CL109. The official recall notice, posted by the Australian …

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BMW stops sales of R nineT recall over swingarm bolt issue

Swingarm recall for BMW R nineT

BMW Motorrad is issuing a worldwide recall on its popular R nineT models from 2014 to 2017 after six bikes were defected with loose swingarm bolts. They say they have no reports of any accidents or injuries resulting from the defect. UPDATE: The official recall notice has been issued on September 21, 2017. Click here …

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Kawasaki Versys-X 300 available light bulb

Baby adventurer recall on light bulb

Kawasaki Australia has recalled their baby adventurer, the Versys-X 300 over a possibility the rear tail/brake light bulb could fall out. Apparently the globe socket assembly can become loose, especially if the adventure bike is used on rough roads. You can check whether your bike is affected by scanning the VIN number list attached to …

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2006 Honda Gold Wing Airbag plea

Honda’s plea over airbag recall

A recent fatal Sydney car crash has prompted Honda Australia Motorcycle to make an unprecedented third plea for Goldwing owners to check whether their bike is included in a safety recall over faulty airbags. A 58-year-old man died on July 13 when his Honda CRV crashed and the driver was “struck in the neck by …

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Hazard light recall for Triumph Street Cup

The new water-cooled 900cc Triumph Bonneville Street Cup has been recalled over a hazard lights fault. Australian distributors PS Importers have recalled all Street Cup models with a vehicle identification number (VIN) with the last six digits between 795308 and 836082. The official Australian Competition and Conusmer notice says the wires to the hazard warning …

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The recent 2016 BMW GS Safari was a huge success with 200 riders traversing the glorious off-roads of the Great Dividing Range around the NSW-Queensland border and hinterland. joins recall

BMW Australia joins R 1200 GS & GSA recall

BMW Motorrad Australia today officially joins a worldwide recall of all water-cooled R 1200 GS and GS Adventure models over a potential fork fault. The recall affects 185,000 bikes worldwide and 2500 in Australia where 1000 have already been inspected. “We are not finding a huge number that are faulty,” a BMW Motorrad Australia spokesperson …

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Parents warned on mini bike safety

Parents warned on mini bike safety

Parents are warned about buying a mini bike for their kids with the third safety recall in recent weeks from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. We asked the ACCC if this amounted to a crackdown or a special investigation, but they replied with a curt “no”. However, it seems more than a coincidence that …

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New styles for BMW R 1200 GS forks

BMW recalls R 1200 GS & GSA over forks issue

BMW Motorrad has been inspecting the forks of all water-cooled R 1200 GS and GS Adventure models when bikes came in for a service but has now issued a worldwide recall. Germany’s federal motor vehicle office was the first to officially post a recall notice and we expect other countries will follow, including Australia, in …

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Safety recall for Monsterpro mini bike warned

Safety recall for Monsterpro mini bike

A safety recall has been issued for the Monsterpro Z50 replica motorcycle because it does not have a kill switch, prompting an industry warning to parents. The official recall notice was issued through the federal Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development (DIRD), Vehicle Safety Standards division (VSS), and posted by the Australian Consumer and Competition …

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Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber brake issue

Moto Guzzi recall over brake issue

Moto Guzzi Australia is about to recall 80 V7-III Racer, Stone and Special motorcycles and 97 V9 Bobber (pictured above) and Roamer models over a brake issue. The front ABS brake hose may rub against the engine’s secondary air system connection, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak. The recall over the brake issue has already …

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