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You Won’t Believe Which Brand Received The Worst “Reliability” Rating

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Consumer Reports surveyed 4680 subscribers who are motorcycle owners about the reliability of their motorcycles.  Out of those who responded to the survey, BMW touring and dual sport owners reported more problems with their motorcycles than owners of other brands.… Continue Reading

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BMW Recalls Small Number of GS R1200 for Suspension Problem

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BMW is recalling less than 2 dozen 2013 R1200 GS motorcycles manufactured January 9, 2013, through February 8, 2013.  The manufacturer says because of an insufficient torque of a locking bolt, the front fork tube may loosen.  If the fork… Continue Reading

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BMW Recalls S 1000 Models

BMW is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 S 1000 RR motorcycles manufactured September 2011, through December 2012. Due to a manufacturing fault, the side-stand attachment bolts could start to loosen. The loosening of the side-stand bolts could cause the stand… Continue Reading

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BMW RECALLS K1200 MODELS FOR BRAKE ISSUE

2007-2008 BMW K series sport models, R, R- Sport, and S are being recalled to fix a potential foaming issue with the front brake reservoir.

BMW is recalling 2,062 K1200 sport motorcycles for an issue with the front brake fluid reservoir.  According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Department, BMW says model year 2007-2008 K1200S, K1200R and K1200R Sport models… Continue Reading

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AMA and BMW Motorrad USA announce winner of BMW F 800 GS

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) member Chuck Aughinbaugh of Denver, Pa., is a fan of nearly every type of riding: off-road racing, long-distance touring, and dual-sport riding. Now, thanks to his dedication to adventure riding in 2010, he… Continue Reading

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BMW Recalls F650GS

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BMW is recalling a certain number (1,835) of F650GS motorcycles model year 2007 through 2010 manufactured from November 2006 through January 2010. A washer may interfere with the front disc brake fasteners’ torque. As a result, over time, a fastener… Continue Reading

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Triumph “Leaks” More Pictures of Adventure Bikes

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Adventure touring isn’t a huge piece of the motorcycle industry.   And, until recently, British motorcycle maker, Triumph, was content to sit on the sidelines and allow German rival BMW to own the segment.   Now the Brits are jumping… Continue Reading