Recall: Bicycle forks
On 2017-06-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bicycle forks due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $575.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 9th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 220 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The fork leg can crack or become damaged, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves select Wound Up Tandem Duo Disc bicycle forks manufactured between June 2015 and December 2015. The forks have a carbon crown and legs and the words "Wound Up" printed on the legs. Serial numbers included in the recall are: AC662, BJ573, CD758, CE779, CE789, CE800, CE805, CE806, CF830, CF831, CG843, CG845, CG848, CG851, CG852, CG853, CG862, CG863, CG865, CH913, CH914, CH915, CH916, CI925, CI926, CI928, CI929, CI931, CI932, CI933, CI973, CI974, CI975, CI976, CK008, CK009, CL056 and CL062. The serial number is engraved on the bottom of the disc brake tab mounted on the fork leg.
These items were sold new+ at Independent bicycle frame builders from June 2015 through December 2015 for about $575 for the fork
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle forks and send them back to Advanced Composites for an inspection. Advanced Composites will inspect the forks and provide a free replacement for defective forks including shipping costs.
Advanced Composites at 800-417-1597 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.woundupcomposites.com and click on Recall Information for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of a crack in a fork leg next to the disc brake tab. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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