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Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles

  • Orbea Avant Bicycle
  • Orbea Avant Bicycle Label
Name of Product:
Avant Bicycles
Hazard:
The bicycle front fork can crack, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
September 03, 2014
Units:
715
Consumer Contact

Contact Orbea toll-free at (888) 466-7232 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.avantsupport.com and click on the "Support" tab located on the upper right section of the home page or e-mail at avantsupport.us@orbea.com for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets sold with hydraulic disk brakes and all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets that are capable of being configured with hydraulic disc brakes. The model numbers are not marked on the bicycles and there is also no color or gender designation. The word Avant is in black or white on the top and head tube of the frameset and the word Orbea is in white on the top and down tube of the frameset.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Orbea for a free replacement and installation of the bicycle front fork.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Authorized Orbea bicycle retailers nationwide from August 2013 to June 2014 for between $1,200 and $9,000.

Importer:

Orbea USA, LLC., of Little Rock, Ark.

Importer

Orbea USA, LLC., of Little Rock, Ark.

Manufactured In:
China and Spain
Recall number:
14-266
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