CPSC: Salsa Warbird and Vaya Bicycles
On 2019-04-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Salsa Warbird and Vaya Bicycles due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2018 for about $1000 to $5400.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) bicycle recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 230 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The bicycle's fork legs can break, posing an injury hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon series bicycles and framesets, including Ultegra Di2, Force 1, 105, Apex 1, and Tiagra bicycles and all 2019 Salsa Vaya 105 bicycles and framesets. The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycles. The bicycles are sold in a variety of different colors and sizes.
|Item Number Range||Product Name|
|BK0465 - BK0471||2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Ultegra Di2|
|BK0472 - BK0478||2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Force 1|
|BK0479 -BK0485||2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon 105|
|BK0486 - BK0492||2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Apex 1|
|BK0493 - BK0499||2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Tiagra|
|FM7480 - FM7486||2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Frameset|
|BK6926 - BK6937||2019 Salsa Vaya 105|
|FM1016 - FM1018||2019 Salsa Vaya Frameset|
These items were sold new+ at Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2018 through November 2018. The Salsa Warbird sold between $2,000 and $5,400 and the Vaya sold between $1,000 and $2,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles, contact Quality Bicycle Products, and return the recalled Salsa Warbird or Vaya bicycles to the retailer where purchased for free installation of a replacement fork.
Quality Bicycle Products toll-free at 877-774-6208 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or visit www.salsacycles.com click on "Safety and Support" then "Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Quality Bicycle Products has received two reports of forks breaking with one injury of minor scratches 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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