Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The bicycle fork can crack, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Recall date: September 03, 2014
Recall number: 14-266
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Avant Bicycles

Hazard:

The bicycle front fork can crack, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Contact Orbea toll-free at (888) 466-7232 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.avantsupport.com and click on the “Support” tab located on the upper right section of the home page or e-mail at avantsupport.us@orbea.com for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

715

Description

This recall involves all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets sold with hydraulic disk brakes and all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets that are capable of being configured with hydraulic disc brakes. The model numbers are not marked on the bicycles and there is also no color or gender designation. The word Avant is in black or white on the top and head tube of the frameset and the word Orbea is in white on the top and down tube of the frameset.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Orbea for a free replacement and installation of the bicycle front fork.

Sold at

Authorized Orbea bicycle retailers nationwide from August 2013 to June 2014 for between $1,200 and $9,000.

Importer

Orbea USA, LLC., of Little Rock, Ark.

Manufactured in

China and Spain

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