Recall: Wiliar, Izoard XP Bicycles
On 2012-12-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Wiliar, Izoard XP Bicycles due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2012 for about $2600.
About 200 units are involved in this Wilier Triestina bicycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 25th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 150 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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Phone: (888) 849-7779
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What is the problem?
The bicycle fork's steerer tube can break while in use, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Wilier Triestina model Izoard XP bicycles or framesets that were sold with carbon/alloy forks with serial numbers between LH0001 and LH4000. The serial number is located on the steerer tube of the fork, around six inches from the crown. Bicycles purchased before January 2012 are not included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at Bicycle retailers nationwide from January 2012 through October 2012 for about $2,600 for the bicycle.
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 stop using the recalled bicycles immediately and have an authorized Wilier bicycle dealer check for the serial number on the fork and, if it is included in the recall, the dealer will install a new Izoard replacement fork at no charge.
Wilier USA; toll-free at (888)849-7779 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.wilier-usa.com
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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