Felt Bicycles Recalls Triathlon Bicycles Due to Risk of Injury

THE S22 AND S32 MODEL ROAD BIKES HAVE FORKS THAT CAN BREAK.

Recall date: Tháng Tư 24, 2014
Recall number: 14-159
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  • Felt Bicycles 2008 S22 Triathlon Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2008 S22 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2008 S32 Triathlon Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2008 S32 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 S32 Triathlon Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2010 S32 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 B12 Triathlon Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2010 B12 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 B14 Triathlon Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2010 B14 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 B16 Triathlon Bicycle

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    Felt Bicycles 2010 B16 Triathlon Bicycle

Recall Summary

Name of product:

2008 Felt S22 and S32 Triathlon Bicycles and 2010 Felt S32, B12, B14 and B16 Triathlon Bicycles.

Hazard:

The steer tube on the bicycle fork can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.

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

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Units

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

Description

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.

Incidents/Injuries

Felt Bicycles has received 18 reports of the bicycle forks breaking, including five reports of minor injuries.

Remedy

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

Sold at

Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from October 2007 through February 2014 for between $1,500 and $3,000.

Distributor

Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, Calif.

Manufacturer

ADK Technology Ltd., of China

Manufactured in

China

  • Felt Bicycles 2008 S22 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2008 S32 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 S32 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 B12 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 B14 Triathlon Bicycle

  • Felt Bicycles 2010 B16 Triathlon Bicycle