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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, September 21, 2017 4:21 pm

Renthal recalls motorcycle clip-on handlebars

Renthal recalls motorcycle clip-on handlebars due to the handlebar clamp can crack and fail, posing a crash hazard.

This recall involves all Gen 1 and Gen 2 motorcycle clip-on 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.

Gen 1


Gen 2


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled handlebars and contact Renthal for free replacement handlebars.

Consumers can contact Renthal toll-free at 877-736-8425 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at and click "Clip-on Recall" in the middle of the page for more information.

The clips were sold at Renthal motorcycle dealers nationwide from April 2009 through July 2017 for about $215.