Yamaha MT-07 missing sticker

Yamaha recall bikes over missing sticker

Yamaha Motor Australia has recalled 1193 MT-07 and XSR700 models for a missing exhaust noise compliance sticker.  The official notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says correct Stationary Noise Data labels were not fitted to these motorcycles in production. It is a requirement of the Australian Design Rule ADR 83 for the …

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Braaap motorcycles faces federal charges

Tasmanian motorcycle company Braaap is facing new federal charges over vehicle dentification plates. Founder Brad Smith and general manager Toby Wilkins are already facing fraud charges in NSW. The charges relate to selling up to 85 “rebirthed” vehicles. Brad and Toby have denied and are defending the charges. Federal charges Now the Federal Department of …

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Warning on LED lights for motorcycles

Riders should be careful about buying aftermarket LED lights for their bike as they may not meet Australian standards and may render their bike non-compliant. Rider advocate Wayne Carruthers says buyers should check that the lights meet Australian Design Rules and warns against buying online from overseas agents. LED lights may also require a resistor to ensure they have …

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Feds should step in on helmet laws

The Federal Government needs to resolve the issue of states having different interpretations of helmet laws, says an industry spokesman. Rhys Griffiths, Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries motorcycle spokesman, welcomes the recent commitment by the Federal Government to harmonise Australian Design Rules (ADRs) with UN vehicle regulations and hopes it can be extended to helmet …

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