Focus Bicycles Recalls Izalco Max Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The headset could cause the carbon-fiber fork steer tube to crack, posing a fall hazard.

Recall date: December 17, 2015
Recall number: 16-061
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  • Focus Izalco Max Bicycle

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    Focus Izalco Max Bicycle

  • Acros Logo on Headset

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    Acros Logo on Headset

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Focus Izalco Max Bicycles

Hazard:

The headset could cause the carbon-fiber fork steer tube to crack, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Focus Bicycles USA toll-free at 877-753-4480 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.focus-bikes.com and click on “Izalco Max Recall” for more information. 

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 470 (an additional 31 sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves the 2014-2015 Focus Izalco Max bicycles with Acros-brand upper headsets. The headsets are black with the word “Acros” printed in white on the upper headset.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 11 reports of incidents outside the United States, including one reported injury in France. No incidents have been reported in the United States. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Focus Bicycles to schedule a free repair.

Sold at

Independent bicycle retailers nationwide,  and online at www.bikebling.com and carbonconnection.com from January 2014 through August 2015 for between $1,800 and $9,500.

Importer(s)

Focus Bicycles USA, Inc., of Carlsbad, Calif.

Manufactured in

Germany or Taiwan

  • Focus Izalco Max Bicycle

  • Acros Logo on Headset