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Kona Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

  • Recalled Kona Wo bicycle
Name of Product:
Kona Wo bicycles
Hazard:
The bicycle fork can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
November 17, 2015
Units:
About 530
Consumer Contact

Kona at 800-566-2872 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, online at www.konaworld.com and click on the 2014 Kona Wo Recall link under the Support tab for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all 2014 Kona Wo bicycles with a charcoal black frame and silver decals. The word "Wo" is on the top tube of the frame and the word "Kona" is on the down tube of the frame and on the side of the seat.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Kona or an authorized Kona dealer for a free replacement and installation of the bicycle fork. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Kona has received one report of the bicycle fork breaking at the junction of the crown. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Authorized Kona dealers nationwide from September 2013 through July 2014 for about $1,700.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Distributor(s):

Kona Bicycle Company, of Ferndale, Wash.

Recall number:
16-037
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