Felt Bicycles Recalls Mountain Bikes with OEM Carbon Fiber Seatposts Due to Risk of Injury, Fall Hazards

The carbon seat post originally sold with the bicycle can crack and break, posing injury and fall hazards to the rider.

Recall date: December 02, 2015
Recall number: 16-049
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  • 2015 Felt Double Double 30 Bicycle

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    2015 Felt Double Double 30 Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2015 Felt NINEe 20 Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2015 Felt NINEe 20 Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2015 Felt Edict 1 Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2015 Felt Edict 1 Bicycle

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Mountain Bicycles

Hazard:

The carbon seat post originally sold with the bicycle can crack and break, posing injury and fall hazards to the rider.

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 www.feltracing.com and click on “Notices” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

645

Description

This recall involves all model year 2015 Felt Double Double 30, NINEe 20 and Edict 1 mountain bicycles. The bicycles were sold with carbon fiber seat posts. The model name is printed on the top tube of the bicycles. The Felt logo is on the down tube of the Double Double 30 and the NINEe20, and on the top tube of the Edict 1. The Double Double 30 was sold in the color blue. The NINEe 20 was sold in a gray and orange color scheme. The Edict 1 was sold in a black and blue color scheme.

Incidents/Injuries

Felt has received 10 reports of the seat post cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact their local Felt Bicycles dealer for a free inspection and seat post replacement.

Sold at

Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from August 2014 through September 2015 for between $2,000 and $5,500.

Distributor(s)

Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, Calif.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • 2015 Felt Double Double 30 Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2015 Felt NINEe 20 Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2015 Felt Edict 1 Bicycle