CHENNAI, India – Numerous press notices are reporting the recall of certain model year 2021 Royal Enfield Classic 350 motorcycles to rectify an issue with the brake reaction bracket.

The reports indicated Classic 350 motorcycles with the brake-reaction bracket issue — isolated to motorcycles equipped with single-channel ABS and rear drum brakes — when presented with heavy braking loads could result in increased brake noise and deterioration of braking ability which could result in accidents.

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The remedy for the 26,300 motorcycles in the recall population (built between Sept. 1 and Dec. 5, 2021), is reinforcement of the brake-reactor bracket.

According to a company statement, “Issues like this can arise under specific, extreme riding conditions, and we are committed to resolving this at the soonest, with minimum inconvenience for our customers.”

The company also said, “At Royal Enfield, we have robust and rigorous testing and development protocols, and adhere to global validation standards of quality and durability. However, issues like this can arise under specific, extreme riding conditions, and we are committed to resolving this at the soonest, with minimum inconvenience for our customers.”