Federal agency investigates brake failures on Harley-Davidson motorcycles

MILWAUKEE — The U.S. government is investigating complaints from Harley-Davidson owners who say their motorcycle brakes failed without warning. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the investigation covers 430,000 motorcycles with model years from 2008 through 2011. The investigation stems from bikes with an anti-lock braking system, according to NHTSA. Riders reported that the brakes…

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