Recall date: December 17, 2015
Recall number: 16-061

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Focus Izalco Max Bicycles
Hazard:
The headset could cause the carbon-fiber fork steer tube to crack, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Consumer Contact:

Focus Bicycles USA toll-free at 877-753-4480 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.focus-bikes.com and click on "Izalco Max Recall" for more information. 

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 470 (an additional 31 sold in Canada)
Description:
The headset could cause the carbon-fiber fork steer tube to crack, posing a fall hazard.
Description:

This recall involves the 2014-2015 Focus Izalco Max bicycles with Acros-brand upper headsets. The headsets are black with the word "Acros" printed in white on the upper headset.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 11 reports of incidents outside the United States, including one reported injury in France. No incidents have been reported in the United States. 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Focus Bicycles to schedule a free repair.

Sold At:

Independent bicycle retailers nationwide,  and online at www.bikebling.com and carbonconnection.com from January 2014 through August 2015 for between $1,800 and $9,500.

Importer(s):

Focus Bicycles USA, Inc., of Carlsbad, Calif.

Manufactured In:
Germany or Taiwan