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BMC recalls Stromer electric bicycles

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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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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

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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/

SRAM recalls 1,700 derailleurs

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Chicago-based bicycle component maker SRAM is recalling 1,700 derailleurs because of a fall hazard. SRAM asks owners to stop riding bikes with that equipment and return them for free replacement.

According to SRAM and the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a pivot pin can come loose on the SRAM RED WiFLi Rear Derailleur and cause it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/12/04/sram-recalls-1700-derailleurs/

Salsa recalling faulty bike forks

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Salsa Cycles issued a recall for 1,700 black La Cruz bicycle forks because they have a history of bending above the disc brake mount.

The bike forks were sold individually and on Salsa Vaya brand bicycles and framesets.

The company and the Consumer Protection Safety Commission recommends that owners stop riding the bicycles immediately and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/06/12/salsa-recalling-faulty-bike-forks/

Surly recalls faulty Pugsley forks

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Surly Bikes is recalling about 975 Pugsley bicycle forks because they can bend right above the mount for the disc  brake.

There has been one report of a faulty tubular cromoly steel fork bending above the brake mount; no injuries were reported.

Users should stop riding bicycles with those forks installed and contact a Surly …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/05/08/surly-recalls-faulty-pugsley-forks/

Yuba Mundo cargo bikes recalled

Yuba Mundo recalled

Sausalito, California-based Yuba Bicycles is recalling about 1,000 Mundo brand cargo bikes because passengers’ feet can get caught in the rear wheel.

The company and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission are urging owners to stop using the bicycle and to get them fitted with free wheel covers or wheel skirts installed at no charge.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/03/21/yuba-mundo-cargo-bikes-recalled/

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