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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KTM Australia joins global Brembo recall

KTM Australia has finally joined the global recall for the Brembo brake problem that has resulted in thousands of European bikes recalled around the world. The official Australian recall notice says bikes affected are 2015-17 model 690 Duke R, 1290 Super Duke R /SE and 1290 Super Duke GT. Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) of the 486 …

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Ducati and Husqvarna join Brembo recall

Australian recalls have finally been issued for Ducati and Husqvarna models in the global Brembo recall which also affects Aprilia, KTM and MV Agusta. Ducati Australia told us on January 20 that they would join the global recall of faulty Brembo front brake master cylinders. However, it has taken more than two weeks for the Department …

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KTM to join Australian Brembo recall

KTM to join global Brembo recall

KTM has confirmed it will join the worldwide recall for the Brembo brake problem that has seen thousands of European bikes recalled around the world. The Austrian manufacturer will commence a global recall in February of “street models” that could be affected by a possible defect with a part on the Brembo front radial master …

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Aprilia first with Brembo brake recall

Aprilia is the first manufacturer to issue an official safety recall in Australia over a Brembo brake failure that also affects some other European models. Australian company PS Importers issued the safety recall through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on certain 2015 to 2017 RSV4 1000 and Tuono 1100 (pictured above) models. The complete list …

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Update on Brembo brake safety recalls

Australia seems to be lagging behind the rest of the world with safety recalls on a Brembo brake fault, so we have provided this update on the status. The fault is possible caressing in the plastic piston inside Brembo PR16 radial master cylinder units. they are being replaced with aluminium pistons. Brembo statement Brembo has …

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Brembo recall puts brakes on bikes

A fault in a Brembo master brake cylinder could affect a number of European motorcycle brands’ though official recalls are so far confined to the USA. The only bikes affected are Aprilia and Ducati fitted with a PR16 radial master cylinder unit which is usually paired with Brembo M50 calipers. Other bikes from Triumph and …

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Honda Fireblade SP power boost

Honda has released Fireblade models in special livery before, but never a one-off special edition with so many performance as well as cosmetic upgrades. The CBR1000RR SP Fireblade features special “factory engine internals” which surely means a boost in power and torque, although they are giving away few details and no power figures. It also …

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KTM steers to road motorcycles

KTM is steering more and more toward the road with its latest releases. Instead of unveiling a swag of dirt bikes at the Milan motorcycle show this week, the Austrian motorcycle company displayed mainly road bikes. While everyone was waiting to get their first live view of the hotly anticipated SuperDuke 1290 R, it was …

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MV Agusta Rivale 800 preview

The MV Agusta Rivale 800 is the answer to the question: “What do sportsbike manufacturers do when sportsbike sales falter?” The Rivale 800 is the company’s belated entry into the hypermotard category which has been dominated by Italian rival Ducati with their Hypermotard 820. These are basically sportsbikes with the fairings taken off and an …

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