Somebody said they had this happen recently. To keep it from happening to me, I used a 3/8 bolt (with a couple washers to keep from loosening), then cut the bolt leaving enough threads, to tighten down to the hood a nice finished knob. I run the freeway's, and have riden all over the arizona desert trails, with no problems yet. If you have any question's, feel free to message me. John G.