Recall: Cycling Sports Group GT Mountain Bicycles
On 2017-06-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cycling Sports Group GT Mountain Bicycles due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2016 for about $440 to $800.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Cycling Sports Group mountain bicycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 8th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 200 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The handlebars can crack, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 2017 GT mountain bicycle models: Karakoram Sport, Karakoram Comp, Aggressor Sport, Aggressor Comp and Aggressor Expert. The bikes were sold in a variety of colors including, black, blue, gunmetal grey and neon yellow. Only models with 1) a solid black GT logo on the downtube and 2) a stem marked "031.8 9-10N.m" are included in the recall. For a complete list of GT Mountain bicycles included in this recall, visit the firm's website at http://www.gtbicycles.com/usa_en/recalls/.
These items were sold new+ at Bicycle stores nationwide from June 2016 to August 2017 for between $440 and $800.
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 bicycles and contact an authorized GT dealer or Cycling Sports Group to schedule a free repair of the handlebar and stem.
Cycling Sports Group at 800-726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.gtbicycles.com and click on Recalls under the Recalls& Safety tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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