Felt Fork Recall

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steevo
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Felt Bicycles recalls road bikes due to aluminum steerer tube failures

The recall affects 2009 Felt model B12, B16 and S32 road bikes. The company sold about 2,100 of the models.

Not to be mistaken for the NON recall of the Trek Madone forks that keep snapping.

http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/06/news/steered-wrong-racers-concerned-about-broken-carbon-steerer-tubes_121389


andreaboykowycz
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Another recall: Campus Cruisers. Such a small number of bikes, it’s hard to imagine anyone here would have one, but just in case — here’s the post from CPSC:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 7, 2010

Release #10-293

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 260-2721

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Campus Cruisers Recalls Bicycles Due to Front Fork Failure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Eastside Fix Bicycle Forks

Units: About 100

Distributor: Campus Cruisers LLC, of Boulder, Colo.

Hazard: The bicycle’s front fork can crack or break, causing a sudden loss of steering control and posing a fall hazard to bicyclists.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of lateral cracks beneath the front fork’s crown. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Campus Cruisers’ Eastside Fix model bicycles. The single speed bicycle has an aluminum frame and fork. The bicycles were sold in royal blue with a white leather seat and white gel grips on the handlebars.

Sold at: Independent bicycle dealers nationwide from March 2010 through May 2010 for about $450.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding bicycles with the recalled front forks. Consumers can contact their local Campus Cruisers dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers who are not near an authorized dealer should contact Campus Cruisers for assistance.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Campus Cruisers toll-free at (877) 260-2721 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at http://www.campuscruisers.com. Consumers can also email the firm at info@campuscruisers.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10293.html

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