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Öhlins Steering Damper Bracket Recall Expanded

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Öhlins Racing AB has expanded its recall of aftermarket steering damper kits, which was first announced in June 2013. Öhlins discovered that the safety issue of the possibility of cracks occurring in the brackets of the kits effects more model numbers than originally listed in the previous recall notice for BMW steering damper kits SD 033, SD 037 and SD ...

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Öhlins Steering Damper Bracket Recall

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Öhlins Racing AB has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in the aftermarket steering dampers SD033/SD038 for the BMW S 1000 RR, and SD037 for the BMW R 1200 R. Öhlins Racing AB is recalling all affected aftermarket steering damper brackets of these models to rectify the issue. The cause is material being machined in ...

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MSF Basic eCourse Offers Online Training for Potential and Current Motorcyclists

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The new Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic eCourse is now available for $19.99 on MSF’s homepage and is designed to promote lifelong learning in a convenient, informative online format. The interactive three-hour MSF Basic eCourse incorporates photos, graphics, video and more to provide participants with the basics of motorcycling with emphasis on personal safety and responsibility. The MSF Basic eCourse can ...

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BMW Motorrad and Dainese Partner to Develop Motorcycle Safety Clothing

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BMW Motorrad and Dainese recently announced that they will be working together to develop motorcycle safety clothing for BMW Motorrad that includes the Dainese D-Air Protect System with fully integrated inflatable protectors. The first product, the DoubleR RaceAir one-piece leather suit with D-Air racing protectors, is being designed exclusively for use on the track. It is scheduled to be presented ...

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Motorcycle Safety Foundation Hosts Awareness Event

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The Motorcycle Safety Foundation hosted media and guests at a special event on May 23, 2013, spotlighting the millions of dollars it has invested in research and providing an update on the MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study. The front parking lot of the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, was filled with a staged intersection, complete with a working prop ...

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Third Motorcycle Safety Foundation iBook Targets Prospective Motorcyclists, Their Friends and Families

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The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has launched its third iBook on Apple’s iTunes as part of an ongoing effort to promote motorcyclist safety on the roadways to a broader riding and non-riding audience. Released exclusively for iPads, Rider Choices specifically addresses the questions and concerns of prospective motorcyclists, their families and friends. The interactive 32-page Rider Choices iBook is priced at ...

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Allstate Aims to Improve Motorcycle Safety with Interactive Rider Risk Map

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Allstate says that three motorcyclists are killed at intersections every day in this country. Last year, Allstate Motorcycle asked its Facebook fans to help spread the message by identifying dangerous intersections for riders. More than 1,500 people answered the call, giving Allstate a wealth of useful information to help prevent motorcycle crashes. Allstate used those responses to create the Rider ...

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SLCC Offers Free Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Event in May

Salt Lake Community College has launched a motorcycle rider training program for Motorcycle Awareness & Safety month. The College is hosting a free event at their Ogden training site on Saturday, May 11, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Washington Heights Church, 1770 East 6200 South, in South Ogden, Utah. Beginner, intermediate and advanced rider sample courses will ...

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Dunlop Sponsors Riding Schools and Track Day Providers



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For 2013, Dunlop has renewed its efforts to support the sport of motorcycling at all levels, specifically in this case by supplying sponsorship support to 25 top-quality riding schools and track day providers all around the USA. Acquiring professional riding instruction makes for better and safer motorcyclists, and it’s also exhilarating to enjoy running in a controlled track environment where ...

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Reg Pridmore's CLASS 2013 is Underway

Reg Pridmore’s CLASS Motorcycle Schools 2013 season is underway and just finished up a special day last week at Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca, with special guest rider and instructor World Champion Kevin Schwantz. It was a special lo:ratio day with a lot of CLASS instructors and a limited number of riders. Pre-qualification was that you had to have been ...

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