berger wrote: Is that supposed to be two pieces welded together anyway?
Nuttymopar wrote:Just stinks so far away, no dealers in VT. I may end up buying a trailer hitch for the car, just to rent a trailer to bring it them. Only have about 3300 kms on the bike.
BlackRussian wrote:That is a very serious failure and you are very fortunate not to have been injured or even killed had that happened at speed. I personally would demand complete replacement of the entire FD, swingarm, shocks, driveshafts, and anything related. If they are not tripping over themselves to help you out I would take up the issue with NHTSA or a consumer protection agency. I don't like being a dickhead about most issues but this is beyond an acceptable typical warranty problem, this was a life threatning situation IMHO. You have to wonder about the quality control here and who's bike is next?
I just checked mine and the paint around those welds is cracked and chipping off indicating movement or flexing in the weld joints, I will be watching this closely.
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