Felt Bicycles Recalls Cruiser Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard

The bicycle's brakes can fail, posing a crash hazard.

Recall date: May 01, 2015
Recall number: 15-128
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  • Felt Deep Six model bicycle

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    Felt Deep Six model bicycle

  • Felt El Guapo model bicycle

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    Felt El Guapo model bicycle

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Felt Cruiser bicycles

Hazard:

The bicycle’s brakes can fail, posing a crash hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Felt Bicycles toll-free at (866) 433-5887 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at http://www.feltbicycles.com/ and click on “Notices” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 200

Description

This recall involves beach cruiser style Felt Deep Six and El Guapo model bicycles with one speed and coaster brakes.  “Felt” and “Deep Six” or “El Guapo” are printed on the bicycle’s frame. The Deep Six was sold in black cherry with white sidewall tires and the El Guapo was sold in matte black with white tires. The Deep Six has a serial number between YI31106188 and YI31106287. The El Guapo has a serial number between YI31106288 and YI31106387. The serial number is printed on the bicycle’s bottom bracket.

Incidents/Injuries

Felt Bicycles has received 26 reports of incidents with the recalled bicycles. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact your local Felt bicycle dealer for a free inspection and replacement of the rear hub cog/driver.

Sold at

Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from June 2014 through March 2015 for between $600 and $750.

Distributor(s)

Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, Calif.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • Felt Deep Six model bicycle

  • Felt El Guapo model bicycle