Category Archive: Bicycle Industry

Recall for Tern folding bikes

Tern folding bikes recalled

The U.S. distributor of Tern Folding Bicycles is recalling 650 of them because the frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube.

Lakewood, Calif.-based Stiles Products and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission recommend owners stop using the bicycles until they get the frames replaced. Although no accidents have been reported in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/06/25/recall-for-tern-folding-bikes/

SCOTT recalls some road bikes for faulty forks

SCOTT announces recall

Idaho-based SCOTT-USA is recalling about 2,000 bicycles after a report that a faulty steerer tube in the front fork can break. The 2014 SCOTT Speedster 30 and 40 and Contessa Speedster 25 and 35 road bikes are subject to the recall.

SCOTT and the US Consumer Protection Safety Commission are advising owners to stop riding the bikes. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/06/10/scott-recalls-some-road-bikes-for-faulty-forks/

Fork failure sparks BMC bike recall

BMC's Aprebic forks recalled

BMC issued a recall notice for 160 Alpenchallenge, Masschallenge and Urbanchallenge model bicycles with Aprebic forks this week.

The carbon fiber forks can crack or break above the brake mounts. No crashes or injuries have been reported.

BMC and the Consumer Product Safety Commission urges owners to stop using the bicycles and to contact a local …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/16/fork-failure-sparks-bmc-bike-recall/

Winners announced at North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Co-Motion tandem

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, usually a destination for NASCAR fans.

While the bicycle fans at the Charlotte Convention Center were less interested in horsepower, they showed a keen interest in the precision craftsmanship represented by some 150 exhibitors at the show.

Don …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/03/17/winners-announced-at-north-american-handmade-bicycle-show/

BMC recalls Stromer electric bicycles

Stromer_Schwarz_Side_Original_Legend_LARGE

Bicycle-distributor BMC warns owners of its Stromer electric bicycles to stop riding them immediately because the fork can break, causing an injury.

The company is recalling 1,300 of the electric bicycles sold in the U.S. between January 2012 and December 2013; 11 bicycles were sold in Canada. It received one report of a fork breaking, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/03/13/bmc-recalls-stromer-electric-bicycles/

Disc brake recall from Tektro USA/TRP

Spyre recall

Some 2,000 Spyre and Spyre SLC brand dual piston mechanical disc brake calipers are the target of a recall by Utah-based Tektro USA/TRP and the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Riders who own bicycles equipped with the faulty calipers are warned to stop using their bikes and contact the shop where they purchased them or Tektro …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/03/07/disc-brake-recall-from-tektro-usatrp/

Faulty handlebars prompts Cervelo time trial bike recall

Cervelo P5

A Hong Kong-based bike component maker is recalling 1,300 Cervelo P5 bicycles mounted with faulty 3T Aduro aero handlebars.

3T Design Ltd. and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission says the forward extension mounts can break away from the base bar during a ride. They urge owners to stop riding the bikes immediately and contact …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/05/faulty-handlebars-prompts-cervelo-time-trial-bike-recall/

SRAM recalls 25,000 hydraulic brake systems for road bicycles

Serial number location

A limited product recall of SRAM hydraulic brakes for road bicycles announced last fall has been expanded to include all of the Chicago-based company’s hydraulic brake systems for road bikes.

SRAM and the Consumer Product Safety Commission recommended that consumers immediately stop riding bikes with those brake systems and contact a local SRAM dealer. SRAM …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/01/14/sram-recalls-25000-hydraulic-brake-systems-for-road-bicycles/

Specialized recalls Source 11 and Source Expert Disc bicycles

Hub on recalled Specialized bikes

Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling 173 Source Eleven and Source Expert Disc bicycles with Supernova Switchable Dynamo Front Hubs after a problem with the front hub cropped up.

The Morgan Hill, California-based company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging owners to stop riding the bicycles and to return them to a Specialized dealer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/30/specialized-recalls-source-11-and-source-expert-disc-bicycles/

Trek recalls 2013 Madone bicycles

2013 Trek Madrone recall

Trek is recalling 6,800 Madone bicycles because of a faulty bolt on the front brake quick release. The bolt can come loose, causing the cable clamp to come off and make the brake inoperable.

The Waterloo, Wisconsin-based company received 5 reports of loose brake bolts, but no injuries from falls.

The company and US Consumer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/12/trek-recalls-2013-madone-bicycles/

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