2011 Harley-Davidson Softail Recall. Citing the possibility of a deadly crash, Harley Davidson urges owners of 2011 Softails to check their mail for a recall notice. 6,964 owners are affected by the latest recall regarding their Softail manufactured between June and October 2010 (whose motorcycles feature security system kits accessories) These particular motorcycles feature a defect of the body control modules that results in an incomplete seal. As a result, there is the possibility of water seepage into the modules, which in turn risks engine stalls. If the rider is operating the motorcycles when the stall occurs, a (potentially deadly) crash is possible.
Paul Teutul Senior Involved In Steroids Case? His personal information, name and address, appears on business records in connection with a Florida steroids case. The records show Teutul received thousands of dollars worth of steroids over a multi-year period. (AP) Paul Teutul Senior declined to comment when asked how his name appeared on a a dentist list of clients who pleaded guilty Friday to illegal distribution of steroids and human growth hormone. The case, prosecuted in South Florida, has ties to a steroids-distribution investigation launched four years ago in Albany (from a Times Union article)
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Sturgis city council approved a new ordinance limiting the time temporary structures can be in place before being open for business. The ordinance now allows vendors a seven-day period to set up their tents before they are selling their goods and four days to take them down. No vending can take place during the period outside the valid permit. Additional changes include language making the landowner subject to the enforcement of the ordinance. Under current city laws, vendors can purchase two 12-day vendor permits.
Royal Enfield Motors, manufacturer the iconic Bullet motorcycle line and the world’s oldest motorcycle brand, announced Tuesday the appointment of Dr. Venki Padmanabhan, a US citizen, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Padmanabhan first joined royal Enfield two years ago, acting as COO. During that time, the company posted a 21-percent growth in sales volume, 54-percent growth in sales turnover and a return to two digit profitability.
California Scooter Company will be in Booth 2033 at the upcoming Indianapolis Dealer Expo from February 18th to the 20th, looking for new motorcycle dealers. “We want all of our customers throughout the United States to have a place to see the California Scooter line in person,” said Steve Seidner California Scooter Company President and Chief Executive Officer. “The first reaction most people have when they see a California Scooter is that the quality is magnificent. It’s hard to convey that through a photograph. People want to see our bikes in person, and by expanding the dealer network, we’ll be able to meet this need.” CSC’s scooter-sized motorcycles take their design cues from the classic Mustangs manufactured in California from 1947 to 1963. The 150cc bikes attain 90+ mpg and offer an iconic American look. interested dealers call 909 445 0900.