Skip to main content

Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Performance Inc. Due to Fall Hazard

Name of Product:
2011 Forté Pro Carbon Road Pedals
Hazard:
The pedal body can break or crack during use, causing the rider to lose control and posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 04, 2012
Units:
About 2,900
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Performance at (800) 553-8324 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.performancebike.com

Recall Details

Description:

Forté Pro Carbon Road Pedals are sold in sets of two bicycle pedals that attach to cycling shoes. The pedal body is black and is made of lightweight carbon injected thermoplastic. The axle is a black and made of chromium molybdenum steel with a black steel axle. The front, top of the pedal has "Carbon" printed in red; the top middle has "EPS-R" embossed in the body with the "R" in red and on the top rear of the pedal the word "Forté" printed in white. The outer edge of the pedal has the Forté logos, crossed F's, in white. The catalog number, 50-8128, is used in all catalogs.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these bicycle pedals and contact Performance to obtain a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Performance has received three reports of the pedals breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Performance's website, catalogs and Performance retail stores from February 2011 through October 2011 for about $100.
Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
12-078
Choose Your Recall Emails Get Notified About Each Recall via Email.
About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.

For lifesaving information:
Report an unsafe product