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Why are motorcycle parts so expensive?

Have you ever found genuine motorcycle parts are much more expensive than generic parts, even though they may be of the same quality? The problem is that non-genuine parts can sometimes void warranties, so riders are pressed into spending more than they should on high-priced factory parts. However, parts may become cheaper under an Australian …

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2016 Triumph Bonneville family recalled over fire risk

Triumph Bonnevilles recalled over fire risk

A fire risk has sparked the recall of the new water-cooled Triumph Bonneville motorcycles thanks to a fault in the fuel tank wiring. Models affected are the 900cc Triumph Street Twin, Bonneville T100 and Bonneville T100 Black, as well as the 1200cc Bonneville T120 Black, Thruxton 1200 and Thruxton 1200R models. The Australian Consumer and …

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Biggest selling postie bike recalled

The biggest-selling bike in Australia, the Honda NBC110 or postie bike, has been recalled over a defective fuel pump which could cause a breakdown. To check whether your postie bike is affect ted, check these VIN numbers: NBC110UY (MY 2013): LTMJA23U*D5000201 to LTMJA23U*D5003983 NBC110UY (MY 2015): LTLJA23U*F3000003 to LTLJA23U*F3002038 Let’s hope the recall doesn’t affect …

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Honda recalls PCX scooters

Honda Australia has issued a safety recall on their PCX 125 and PCX 150 scooters over an issue with the top box falling off. In the recall issued through the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission, Honda says the rear locking hook on the top box mounting kit “may deteriorate due to general road usage and constant bumping, …

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BMW K 1300 S involved in worldwide safety recall

Motorcycle safety recalls roll in slowly

The year has started off slowly with few voluntary motorcycle safety recalls. So far, there have been recalls for Indian Scout, Victory cruisers, Can Am Spyders and Yamaha NXC125 scooters. There has also been a worldwide recall of 300,000 BMW R and K series models with overtightened brake disc bolts or wheel nuts causing rear …

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