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Quality Bicycle Products Recalls Bicycles Due To Injury Hazard

NOTE: This recall was previously announced independently on January 15, 2019 by the firm due to the government furlough.

  • Recalled Salsa Warbird Carbon series bicycle, Ultegra Di2 700 pictured.
  • Recalled Vaya frameset.
  • Recalled Vaya 105 bicycle.
  • Recalled Salsa Warbird Carbon frames
Name of Product:
Salsa Warbird and Vaya bicycles
Hazard:

The bicycle’s fork legs can break, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
April 03, 2019
Units:
About 1,900
Consumer Contact

Quality Bicycle Products toll-free at 877-774-6208 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or visit www.salsacycles.com click on “Safety and Support” then “Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon series bicycles and framesets, including Ultegra Di2, Force 1, 105, Apex 1, and Tiagra bicycles and all 2019 Salsa Vaya 105 bicycles and framesets. The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycles. The bicycles are sold in a variety of different colors and sizes.

Item Number Range Product Name
BK0465 - BK0471 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Ultegra Di2
BK0472 - BK0478 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Force 1
BK0479 -BK0485 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon 105
BK0486 - BK0492 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Apex 1
BK0493 - BK0499 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Tiagra
FM7480 - FM7486
2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Frameset
BK6926 – BK6937 2019 Salsa Vaya 105
FM1016 – FM1018 2019 Salsa Vaya Frameset

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles, contact Quality Bicycle Products, and return the recalled Salsa Warbird or Vaya bicycles to the retailer where purchased for free installation of a replacement fork.

Incidents/Injuries:

Quality Bicycle Products has received two reports of forks breaking with one injury of minor scratches reported.

Sold At

Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2018 through November 2018. The Salsa Warbird sold between $2,000 and $5,400 and the Vaya sold between $1,000 and $2,000.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Quality Bicycle Products, Bloomington, Minn.

Recall number:
19-097
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov