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KTM Recalls LC4 Bikes for Braking Issues
KTM Recalls LC4 Bikes for Braking Issues

2 Apr 2015, 13:17 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / KTM issued a voluntary worldwide recall for certain 2014 and 2015 model year LC4 bikes, as testing revealed possible brake issues

 
2015 Indian Scout Recalled for Faulty Rear Brake Master
2015 Indian Scout Recalled for Faulty Rear Brake Master

16 Mar 2015, 16:42 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Indian Motorcycle faces the first recall for the Scout models. Some bikes may have been assembled with a faulty rear brake master

 
On Motorcycle Brakes which Are Not Affected by Rain or Heat
On Motorcycle Brakes which Are Not Affected by Rain or Heat

13 Mar 2015, 10:57 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / If anything, this front caliper-rotor combination is completely impervious to heat, moisture, freezing temperatures and all.

 
Goodyear Electricity-Generating Tire Could Be a Nice Upgrade for e-Motorcycles
Goodyear Electricity-Generating Tire Could Be a Nice Upgrade for e-Motorcycles

9 Mar 2015, 14:44 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Goodyear shows a new tire concept which can harness energy from the heat it builds up and deformation during operation, could work decently for bikes, too

 
Jack Daniel's-Themed Brake Fluid Reservoir Looks… Tasty
Jack Daniel's-Themed Brake Fluid Reservoir Looks… Tasty

25 Feb 2015, 14:28 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / One of the few occasions when Jack Daniel's and motorcycles go well together. Even though this design has certain flaws, it's awesomely cool

 
Harley-Davidson Dyna and Softail Models Recalled for Faulty Brake Components
Harley-Davidson Dyna and Softail Models Recalled for Faulty Brake Components

3 Jan 2015, 08:57 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / More than 19,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles are recalled by the NHTSA campaign number 14V794000 and are expected to visit the dealerships for upgrades to the front brake master cylinder. According ...

 
Parrot Takes Down Biker with Zero Braking Skills
Parrot Takes Down Biker with Zero Braking Skills

27 Aug 2014, 14:08 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It’s the second video involving motorized two-wheelers and parrots in several days and I am wondering whether this is going to become some sort of trend. However, while the blue macaw in our r...

 
How to Upgrade Motorcycle Brakes
How to Upgrade Motorcycle Brakes

1 Aug 2014, 15:30 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Brakes are probably the most important safety device when it comes to riding a motorcycle, and this goes without saying. Wherever you may roam, from running city errands and grocery shopping to off-...

 
Radial Brakes Explained
Radial Brakes Explained

25 Jul 2014, 14:44 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The idea for such a short guide came to me after one of my buddies, a guy who contemplates getting an A license asked me what all the fuss on radial brakes was about. I kind of disappointed him a bi...

 
Watch and Learn: Speed, Turn, Panic, Crash
Watch and Learn: Speed, Turn, Panic, Crash

11 Mar 2014, 14:02 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The mellow spring day could have easily turned into a nightmare for this rider, as he learned a very important lesson the rather easy way. Basically, as fun as motorcycling is with all the speed, wi...

 
Brembo Launches Brake Configurator
Brembo Launches Brake Configurator

26 Feb 2014, 14:47 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / World-famous brake systems and components manufacturer Brembo announces the launch of an innovative tool designed to help riders make more informed decisions as far as their aftermarket purchases ar...

 
Inoveli Surfaces New Throttle System
Inoveli Surfaces New Throttle System

24 Jan 2014, 13:12 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / French company Inoveli shows their new FV01 throttle system for motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, snowmobiles and waterfraft, alike. While the thumb-actuated throttle system is not exactly new, Inoveli&...

 
ADAC Presents Yellow Angel Award to Bosch for the MSC Motorcycle Stability System
ADAC Presents Yellow Angel Award to Bosch for the MSC Motorcycle Stability System

23 Jan 2014, 12:06 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The German automobile association ADAC presents Bosch with the Yellow Angel award in the "Innovation and Environment" category, for the Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC) system introduced...

 
How MotoGP Bikes Are Being Timed and the Flags' Meaning
How MotoGP Bikes Are Being Timed and the Flags' Meaning

21 Jan 2014, 15:51 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The fact that Dorna Sports is bent on adding as much more competitiveness to the MotoGP series is no secret, and it's been years since the rights holder for the championship has gradually imple...

 
Car with Good Brakes Saves the Life of Scooter Rider
Car with Good Brakes Saves the Life of Scooter Rider

9 Jan 2014, 17:06 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / This video is a textbook example of how important paying attention when driving is, and how big a difference good brakes and tires can make when the going gets tough. For the scooter rider, the f...

 
One Hilariously Silly Wipeout
One Hilariously Silly Wipeout

6 Dec 2013, 16:10 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / To be honest, I have watched the first half of this video expecting to see the guy behind to make a mistake and fly off the road. After I got bored, I decided to skip, and finally reached 04:10 w...

 
Rider Scrapes, Panics, Brakes. And Crashes.
Rider Scrapes, Panics, Brakes. And Crashes.

15 Nov 2013, 16:38 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The day ended better than it might have for this unlucky and inexperienced rider. While riding the (in)famous snake aboard his Honda CBR250R, this chap went a little bit too deep into a turn, and sc...

 
Excessive Front Braking Causes Front Flip
Excessive Front Braking Causes Front Flip

15 Nov 2013, 11:51 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Learning how to brake in emergency situations is indeed a life saver, even though many riders tend to overlook the importance of knowing how to brake hard as safely as possible. This video is one...

 
2014 Harley Trikes Recalled for Incorrect Steering Angle
2014 Harley Trikes Recalled for Incorrect Steering Angle

11 Nov 2013, 15:15 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The NHTSA announces that at least 436 Harley-Davidson MY 2014 trikes are subject to a recall because of an incorrectly-made parts which affects the steering angle. Namely, this part allows an exc...

 
Panic Brake and Hard Crash for Unhelmeted Rider
Panic Brake and Hard Crash for Unhelmeted Rider

30 Oct 2013, 17:29 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Panic brakes are one of the worst things a rider can think of when aboard a two-wheeler, as applying the "death grip" to the front lever is one of the easiest and fastest ways to come off ...