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3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury

  • Aura Pro Handlebars
  • Recalled Cervélo P3 with Shimano Ultegra model with Aura Pro handlebars.
  • Recalled Cervélo P5 Three with SRAM Red model with Aura Pro handlebars.
Name of Product:
Cervélo Bicycles with<strong> </strong>Aura Pro<strong> </strong>Handlebars
Hazard:
The bicycle's handlebar clamps can detach during riding causing the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
April 25, 2013
Units:
About 623 in the United States and 53 in Canada
Consumer Contact

3T Design Ltd. at (800) 223-3207 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.3tcycling.com and click on Recall for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

The Aura Pro custom bicycle handlebars are original equipment on the 2013 Cervélo P-Series bicycles which come in black, gray and red color combinations. The handlebars are finished in gloss black with "3T," AURA-PRO," and "ULTIMATE-PERFORMANCE" in white on the handlebar's top surface. The recall includes the P3 with Shimano Ultegra and P5 Three with SRAM Red bicycle models. "Cervélo" and "P3" or "P5" appear on the bicycle's frame. 

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using their bicycles immediately and contact 3T Design to obtain a free repair kit that includes four replacement bolts and instructions. Consumers can follow the instructions to replace the handlebar's bolts or take the bicycle to a Cervélo authorized dealer for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

3T Design has received one report of an incident resulting in minor injuries.

Sold At

Cervélo bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2012 through January 2013 for about $3,600 for the P3 with Shimano Ultegra bicycle and about $6,000 for the P5 Three with SRAM Red bicycle with these handlebars. 

Importer:

Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada   

Distributor

Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada   

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-181
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product 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 deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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