Recall date: April 12, 2012
Recall number: 12-149

Recall Summary

Name of product:
GT, Giant and Trek Bicycles with SR Suntour Suspension Forks
Hazard:
The suspension fork's internal support tubes can break and cause the rider to lose control, fall and crash.
Remedy:
Repair
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, please contact SR Suntour toll-free at (855) 205-2453 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.srsuntour-cycling.com

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 17,000
Description and Models:

This recall involves the following GT, Giant and Trek bicycles with SR Suntour suspension forks. "SR Suntour" and the date code are printed on the back of the fork crown.

 

BicyclesModel YearsModel NameSR Suntour Suspension Fork
Date Codes
Giant 2011-2012 Revel 1
Revel 1W
CK110301

through

CK110731
GT 2012 Avalanche 4.0
Avalanche 4.0 GTW
Trek 2012 3700D
3900D

 

Incidents/Injuries:

 SR Suntour has received 12 reports of incidents with the suspension forks, including two injuries involving a laceration and a chipped tooth.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop using bicycles with these forks immediately and return the bicycles to any authorized GT, Giant or Trek dealer for a free repair.

Sold At:

Specialty bicycle stores nationwide from April 2011 through March 2012 for between $400 and $600.

Manufacturer(s):
SR Suntour, of Taiwan and Vancouver, Wash.
Manufactured In:
China