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Civia Cycles Recalls Hyland Bicycles, Aluminum Civia Fenders

  • Recalled Civia fender set
  • Civia Hyland bicycle with recalled fenders
  • Steel L-bracket that can break
Name of Product:
Hyland Bicycles and Aluminum Fenders
Hazard:
The fender mounting bracket can break or bend, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 16, 2015
Units:
About 1,000
Consumer Contact

Civia Cycles toll-free at (877) 311-7686 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.civiacycles.com and click on Safety Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall includes all Civia aluminum fenders sold separately as aftermarket sets and all Civia Hyland bicycles sold with the fenders as original equipment. The recalled fenders are round, designed for use with 700c wheels and tires and have the Civia logo on the front and rear sides of each fender.  Fender sets came in black, blue, green, olive, red and silver. Hyland bicycles came in blue, green, olive and red. The bikes have "Hyland" on the top tube, "Civia" on the down tube and the Civia logo on the seat tube.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop riding bicycles with the recalled fenders and contact an authorized Civia Cycles dealer to receive a $60 credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

Civia has received one report in which a consumer stated that a bracket broke and resulted in the consumer suffering a cervical spine injury and nerve damage.

Sold At
Independent bicycle retailers nationwide and online from April 2008 through March 2013 for about $60 per Civia fender set and between $1,200 and $4,500 for Civia Hyland bicycles.
Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Civia Cycles, of Bloomington, Minn.

Recall number:
15-114
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