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Sep 22, 2017

Recall: Renthal Clip-On Handlebars

A Renthal clip-on handlebar.

Renthal Recalls Motorcycle Clip-on Handlebars Due to Crash Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall

Recall Date: September 21, 2017

Recall Number: 17-230

Renthal Recalls Motorcycle Clip-on Handlebars Due to Crash Hazard

Name of Product: Gen1 and Gen 2 motorcycle clip-on handlebars

Hazard: The handlebar clamp can crack and fail, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Replace

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

Recall Details

Units: 3,000

Description: 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.
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Incidents/Injuries: Renthal has received 22 reports of handlebars cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Renthal motorcycle dealers nationwide from April 2009 through July 2017 for about $215.

Importers/Distributors: Tucker Rocky Corporation, Inc., of Ft. Worth, Texas and LeMans Corporation, of Janesville, Wis.

Manufacturer: Renthal, of Cheshire, United Kingdom

Manufactured in: United Kingdom

About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. 4

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:

800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

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