Renthal announced a recall of its Gen 1 and Gen 2 motorcycle clip-on aluminum handlebars, when it was found that the handlebar clamp may crack and fail, posing a crash hazard.
This recall affects approximately 3,000 Gen 1 and Gen aluminum handlebars for motorcycles distributed or sold for use on non-public roads. Gen 1 handlebars have a golden 40 mm tube with a black clamp and texturized gray end cover. Renthal and adjustability markings are etched on the tube and on the clamp. Gen 2 handlebars have a silver 20 mm tube with a black tip on one end and a two-screw clamp on the other end. Renthal is printed on the clamp.
Renthal has received 22 reports of handlebars cracking; no injuries have been reported. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled handlebars and contact Renthal for free replacement handlebars.