PhotoRenthal of Cheshire, United Kingdom, is recalling about 3,000 Gen1 and Gen 2 motorcycle clip-on handlebars.

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

The firm has received 22 reports of handlebars cracking. No injuries have been reported.

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

Gen 2












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.

The clip-ons, manufactured in the U.K., were sold at Renthal motorcycle dealers nationwide from April 2009, through July 2017, for about $215.

What to do

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

Consumers may 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 “Recall Information” in the middle of the page for more information.

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