Turn Signal Jackets with Sewn in Turn Signals

Turn Signal Jacket powered by the LilyPad Arduino

Here’s a project just waiting for someone to develop a motorcycle jacket version, shown here as a turn signal jacket for bicyclists, there isn’t any reason why this couldn’t be adapted to either a leather or textile jacket by some enterprising person or small company looking for an opportunity. The jacket has sewn in directional […]

2010 Can Am Spyder RT Wiring Harness Recall

2010 Can Am Spyder RT recall

Bombardier has issued a recall for a some 2010 Can Am Spyder Roadsters for a problem related to a wiring connector improperly fastened. Please read the details below. Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Models affected: 2010 CAN-AM / Roadster Spyder RT SE5 2010 CAN-AM / Roadster Spyder RT SM5 NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V473000 Potential Units […]

Ducati 1098R, 1198S, F1098 Streetfighter Fuel Hose Connection Recall

Ducati has issued a recall for 2009 1098R and 1198S and 2010 F1098 Streetfighter motorcycles for a problem with a fuel hose connection. Please read the details below. Manufacturer: Ducati North America Models affected: 2009 1098R 2009 1198S 2010 F1098 Streetfighter NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V381000 Potential Units Affected: 753 Problem: Ducati is recalling certain model […]

Triumph Sprint ST 1050 Rear Suspension Recall

Triumph Sprint ST 1050 rear suspension recall

Triumph is recalling Sprint ST 1050 motorcycles for a problem with corrosion of the rear drag link assembly. Please read the details below. Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America Ltd Models affected: Sprint ST 1050 Model Years: 2005-2009 NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V378000 Potential Units Affected: 2849 Problem: Triumph is recalling certain model year 2005 through 2009 Sprint […]

Texting Drivers and Other Motorcycle Road Hazards

Yesterday there was a lot of news about the dangers of texting while driving. I know, you’re shocked. Amid all of the stories about how dangerous it is to ride a motorcycle you never read “Motorcyclist Crashes While Texting” or “Motorcyclist Rides into Crowd While on Cellphone.” You don’t see it because it doesn’t happen. […]

2010 Ducati F1098S Streetfighter Recall

Ducati has issued a recall for 2010 F1098S Streetfighters for a problem with a loose ground screw in the ECU. Please read the details below. Manufacturer: Ducati North America Models affected: 2010 Ducati F1098S Streetfighter NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V365000 Potential Units Affected: 247 Problem: Ducati is recalling model year 2010 F1098S Streetfighter motorcycles. The electronic […]