Bicycles Recalled by Wilier Triestina Due to Fall Hazard; Bicycle Fork’s Steerer Tube Can Break

Wilier Triestina 2012 Izoard XP model bicycles are being recalled.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 18, 2012
Recall number: 13-075
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    Wilier Triestina Izoard XP bicycle

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    Wilier Triestina Izoard XP bicycle fork

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Izoard XP Bicycles

Hazard:

The bicycle fork’s steerer tube can break while in use, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Wilier USA; toll-free at (888) 849-7779 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.wilier-usa.com.

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Recall Details

Units

About 200

Description

This recall involves Wilier Triestina model Izoard XP bicycles or framesets that were sold with carbon/alloy forks with serial numbers between LH0001 and LH4000. The serial number is located on the steerer tube of the fork, around six inches from the crown. Bicycles purchased before January 2012 are not included in this recall.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and have an authorized Wilier bicycle dealer check for the serial number on the fork and, if it is included in the recall, the dealer will install a new Izoard replacement fork at no charge.

Sold at

Bicycle retailers nationwide from January 2012 through October 2012 for about $2,600 for the bicycle.

Importer

Wilier Triestina USA LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured in

China

  • Wilier Triestina Izoard XP bicycle

  • Wilier Triestina Izoard XP bicycle fork