Recall: Fuji bicycles
On 2017-03-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fuji bicycles due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2016 for about $2000 to $8000.
About 700 units are involved in this Advanced Sports International bicycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Bikes / Bicycles & Scooters category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The rear wheel freehub can slip while pedaling, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Advanced Sports International's 2017 Fuji bicycles with Oval Concepts Rear Wheels. The aluminum or carbon fiber bicycles come in a variety of colors. The bicycle model name is printed on the frame of the bicycle. The wheel model number is printed on the rim of the wheel. The hub model number is printed on the drive-side hub flange.
Recalled models include:
|Bike Model||Wheel Model||Hub Model|
|Fuji Altamira CX 1.1||Oval 950 Disc||3LLR|
|Fuji Altamira CX 1.3||Oval 723 Disc|
|Fuji Brevet 1.1 Disc|
|Fuji Cross 1.1|
|Fuji Gran Fondo 1.1 Disc|
|Fuji Gran Fondo 1.3 Disc|
|Fuji SL 1.3 Disc|
|Fuji Gran Fondo Elite Disc||Oval 924 Disc|
|Fuji SL 1.1 Disc|
|Fuji Norcom Straight 1.1||Oval 980||3NVR|
|Fuji Norcom Straight 1.3|
|Fuji SL 1.1||Oval 935|
|Fuji SL 1.3|
|Fuji Transonic Elite||Oval 950|
These items were sold new+ at Fuji Bicycle and Authorized Oval Concept dealers from April 2016 through October 2016 for between $2000 to $8000.
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 riding the recalled bicycles and contact Advanced Sports International to receive a free replacement freehub body.
Advanced Sports International toll-free at 888-286-6263 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at fujibikes.com or ovalconcepts.com and click on "Recall Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Advanced Sports International has received four reports of freehub slipping while pedaling. No crashes or 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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