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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. One in every three BMW owners (33%)  said they’ve had an issue with their motorcycle […]

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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 loosens it may hinder the rider’s ability to control the motorcycle, increasing the risk of […]

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Four Rings On Two Wheels; Audi Concept Bike

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When Audi bought Italian motorcycle maker Ducati last April, the motorcycle press speculated the auto maker might release a sportbike under the Audi four ring logo.  Now autoevolution is reporting the brand has released design sketches and photos of a clay model of The Audi Motorrad.  A concept of  French designers Thibault Devauze and his brother Marc […]

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BMW Recalls S 1000 Models

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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 to separate from the frame of the motorcycle.   A separation of the side-stand could cause […]

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BMW RECALLS K1200 MODELS FOR BRAKE ISSUE

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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 need to be retrofitted with a screen insert in the front brake fluid reservoir to […]

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