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Trek recalls 2013 Madone bicycles

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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SRAM recalls 1,700 derailleurs

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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Salsa recalling faulty bike forks

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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Surly recalls faulty Pugsley forks

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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Yuba Mundo cargo bikes 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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Specialized recalls 12,200 Tarmac, Crux and Secteur bicycles

A faulty steering tube has prompted Specialized Bicycle Components to recall 12,200 complete bicycles and frame sets in the Tarmac, Crux and Seceur model lines.

The Morgan Hill, California-based company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission urges owners to stop riding the bikes and bring them in to local dealers for a free inspection and …

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2 bicycle recalls: Wilier Triestina and Norco

Faulty steering tubes on Wilier Triestina Izoard XP bikes and frames on Norco Havoc bikes are the subject of Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls announced today. Owners should stop using the bikes immediately.

Wilier Triestina USA recalled about 200 Izoard XP road bikes because the bike’s steering tube with carbon/alloy forks can break. The Atlanta-based …

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Bike Friday recalls tikit folding bicycles

The maker of Bike Friday folding bicycles is recalling 3,800 tikit brand bikes because the handlebar stem can break, causing a fall and injury.

The Eugene, Oregon folding bike maker is urging all tikit owners to stop riding the bicycles and to contact dealers or the manufacturer to schedule a free repair.

Parent company Green …

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Specialized recalling 12,000 Globe model bicycles

Specialized is warning consumers to stop riding Globe bicycles they might have bought over the past five years because the front fork steering tube can break.

The Morgan Hill, California-based company has received four reports of front forks breaking, causing face, head and shoulder injuries.

The Specialized 2008 and 2009 Globe bicycles use Kinesis aluminum …

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Trike recalled that poses fall hazard

As unlikely as it might seem, Currie Technologies is recalling 2,100 Tricruiser Electric-Powered Adult Tricycles because they pose a fall hazard.

If you’re like me, you probably thought that 3-wheeled vehicles are extremely stable.

The problem with the eZip or iZip brand trikes is that there have been six reports of the rear axle breaking, …

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