Wilton, Conn.-based Cycling Sports Group is recalling its 2015 model GT Fury Elite and Fury Expert downhill mountain bikes because of a faulty hub.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the front wheel hub can break, causing the disc brake to fail. Two such failures have been reported, with no injuries.
The company is urging …
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Bike maker Trek is recalling quick-release levers that, when not secured, can get tangled in front disc brakes.
The faulty quick-release lever design has caused at least three injury accidents. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that one accident victim is now a quadriplegic.
The Waterloo, Wisc.-based bike maker urges anyone who owns a bike …
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If you bought a vertical bike hook from Home Depot to hang your bicycle in your garage, then you should remove your ride from it immediately.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall of 105,000 Husky Securelock Vertical Bike Hooks that are used in conjunction with the Husky Trackwall storage system. The items …
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Faulty mounting hardware on aero handlebars made for Specialized Bicycle Components has prompted a recall of 8,300 units.
The Morgan Hill-based bicycle maker says a bolt that attaches the aero handlebars to the bike can loosen, possibly causing a fall. The company said it has received four reports of bolts loosening, but no injuries.
Specialized and …
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Bicycle component maker SRAM is recalling 12,000 Zipp 88 bicycle wheel hubs after two reports that the aluminum front hubs had failed, causing injuries to the rider when the front wheel collapsed.
SRAM learned that the retaining ring on its first generation Zipp 88 front hubs could fail, resulting “in the ejection of all the …
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Germany-based helmet maker UVEX is recalling 46,800 bicycle helmets because the chinstrap can fail. Also, the helmet does not comply with impact guidelines of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
No incident or injuries have been reported, but the CPSC says the anchor for the chinstrip can break, causing the helmet to slide off a user’s head. The …
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Bicycle distributor Felt is urging owners of F65X and F85X model cyclo-cross bikes to have the aluminum frames checked for possible replacement.
The Irvine, Calif.-based company says the aluminum frames could potentially break, although no incident or injuries have been reported. About 150 bicycles are recalled, the company says it already has located 127 of them.
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Incorrectly worded instructions has prompted Fletcher, N.C.-based Cane Creek Cycling Components to recall 5,000 of its DBINLINE rear bicycle shock absorbers.
The shock absorbers are marked with graphics that mislabel the adjustments for “high speed rebound” damping — the plus (+) and minus (-) symbols are switched. Following the instructions could cause the bike to respond …
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Bicycle helmet importer Louis Garneau is recalling 1,180 aerodynamic styled bicycle helmets because they don’t protect the user in cold temperatures.
Users are urged to stop using the helmets immediately and return them to Garneau USA for a refund or replacement.
The recall is for Louis Garneau P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmets with model number 1405362. The helmets …
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Little Rock, Arkansas-based Orbea is recalling 715 Avant road bikes after determining that the carbon front fork can break.
Users should stop riding them and go to an Orbea dealer for a free replacement fork.
Although no incident or injuries have been reported, Orbea issued the recall for the carbon framesets sold with hydraulic disc brakes or capable of …
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