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2008 Felt S22 and S32 Triathlon Bicycles and 2010 Felt S32, B12, B14 and B16 Triathlon Bicycles.
The steer tube on the bicycle fork can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
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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About 3,300 (2,100 additional units with the same steer tube were previously recalled in June 2010) in U.S. and about 190 in Canada
This recall includes all 2008 Felt S22 and S32 triathlon bicycles, and 2010 S32, B12, B14 and B16 triathlon bicycles. The bicycles have aluminum frames with carbon fiber forks and aluminum steer tubes. The Felt logo is on the seat, frame and tires. The model number is printed on the frame, next to the Felt logo. The 2008 S22 model was sold in gloss white and the 2008 S32 was sold in gloss red. The 2010 S32 model was sold in gloss black, the 2010 B12 was sold in gloss white, the 2010 B14 was sold in gloss pewter and the 2010 B16 was sold in matte black.
Felt Bicycles has received 18 reports of the bicycle forks breaking, including five reports of minor injuries.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact their local Felt Bicycles dealer for a free inspection and steer tube replacement.
Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from October 2007 through February 2014 for between $1,500 and $3,000.
Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, Calif.
ADK Technology Ltd., of China
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