If your bike has Continental tires on it, listen up: The company is recalling 9,000 tires sold in the U.S.
The recall affects Conti SportAttack, RaceAttack or RoadAttack tires. There are concerns with loss of air pressure and tread separation.
No accidents are reported yet, and we want to keep it that way.
The tires were manufactured between the 19th week of 2007 and the 26th week of 2014 and sold to both original equipment and replacement customers, Conti says.
The recalled tires have these serial numbers:
• 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL ContiSportAttack, CP8B B5MV 1008 to 2614;
• 120.70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL ContiSportAttack2, CP8B B5M4 4811 to 2614;
• 120/70 R 17 M/C (58H) TL ContiAttack SM, CP8B BXM9 1011 to 2614;
• 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft, CP8B B5M1 1907 to 2614;
• 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Medium, CP8B B5M1 2307 to 2614;
• 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Endurance, CP8B 918B 3011 to 2614; and
• 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58w) TL ContiRoadAttack 2 GTW, CP8B 91ES 2513 to 2614.
The U.S. recall is part of a worldwide motorcycle tire recall encompassing about 170,000 tires total, according to Conti. The company says it is notifying highway safety authorities around the world of the issue.