What’s the Problem?
September 21, 2017 – This recall affects all Gen 1 and Gen 2 motorcycle clip-on aluminum handlebars for motorcycles distributed or sold for use on non-public roads, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC).
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 1 model numbers include:
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 2 model numbers include:
“One of the World’s largest handlebar manufacturers has identified the potential of ‘Stress Corrosion Cracking’ in two models (Gen 1 and Gen 2 versions) of its Clip-on Handlebars,” Renthal said in a press release. “In total Renthal have received 22 reports of cracking, with no injuries reported.”
The recalled products were sold at Renthal motorcycle dealers across the U.S. from April 2009 through July 2017 for about $215.
If you purchased a set of recalled handlebars, you should contact Renthal for free replacement handlebars.
Do I Have a Renthal Handlebars Recall Class Action Lawsuit?
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