Bicycles Recalled by Wilier Triestina Due to Fall Hazard; Bicycle Fork’s Steerer Tube Can Break
Name of Product:
Izoard XP Bicycles
The bicycle fork's steerer tube can break while in use, posing a fall hazard.
December 18, 2012
This recall involves Wilier Triestina model Izoard XP bicycles or framesets that were sold with carbon/alloy forks with serial numbers between LH0001 and LH4000. The serial number is located on the steerer tube of the fork, around six inches from the crown. Bicycles purchased before January 2012 are not included in this recall.
Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and have an authorized Wilier bicycle dealer check for the serial number on the fork and, if it is included in the recall, the dealer will install a new Izoard replacement fork at no charge.
Bicycle retailers nationwide from January 2012 through October 2012 for about $2,600 for the bicycle.
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