Surly Bikes Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall Hazard

Surly Pugsley bike forks can bend above the disc brake mount.

Fecha del retiro: mayo 08, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-185
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    Surly 100mm non-offset bicycle fork

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    Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

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    Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

  • Surly bicycle fork date code

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    Surly bicycle fork date code

Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Surly Pugsley Bicycle Forks

Riesgo:

The bicycle fork can bend above the disc brake mount, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Surly Bikes; toll-free at (877) 946-9333 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.surlybikes.com and click on the Safety Recall button for more information.

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 975

Descripción

This recall involves Surly Pugsley 100mm and 135mm bicycle forks made of tubular chromoly steel.  “Surly” is printed on both legs of the fork. “Pugsley” is printed on the fork’s packaging and on the frame of bikes with the recalled forks.  Surly Pugsley 100mm bicycle forks were sold individually only. They are black, have triple water bottle mounts on each side, rack/fender mounts on the top and bottom and have date code 2012 03 20 stamped on the steerer tube.  Surly Pugsley 135mm bicycle forks were sold individually and as part of 2013 model year complete bicycles. The 135mm forks are black, yellow or red and are stamped with date code 2012 06 19 on the steerer tube. Model number FK3175, FK3181 or FK0706 is printed on the packaging for forks sold individually. Surly Pugsley bicycle models FM3110-3114, FM3175-79, BK3110-14 and BK3175-79 were sold with the recalled forks as original equipment. The bicycle’s model number is printed on the bicycle’s packaging.  

Incidentes/Lesiones

Surly Bikes has received one report of a fork bending above the disc brake mount. No injuries have been reported.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled Surly bicycle fork and contact a Surly dealer for a free inspection and replacement or a full refund.

Vendido en

Bicycle stores nationwide and on various websites from May 2012 through February 2013 for about $100 individually or on Surly Pugsley bicycles for about $1,750.

Importado por

Surly Bikes, of Bloomington, Minn., a wholly-owned brand of Quality Bicycle Products, Inc.

Fabricado por

Aprebic Industry Co. Ltd., of Taiwan

Fabricación en

Taiwan

  • Surly 100mm non-offset bicycle fork

  • Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

  • Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

  • Surly bicycle fork date code