Recalls: Bicycles and Bicycle Accessories

March 13, 2014 BMC Recalls Stromer Electric Bicycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

This recall involves all 2013 Stromer ST1 women's and men's pedal-assist electric bicycles, models M33 Elite and P48 Platinum. The bikes were sold in three colors; black, red and white. They have an integrated lithium battery located inside the down tube, motor on the rear hub and a three-button LCD system display on the handlebars. "Stromer" is printed on the top tube of the bicycle frame and on the seat and chain guard. The fork's serial numbers for the recalled bikes start with: ST1S2F, ST1S2G, ST1S2H, ST1S2I, ST1S2J, ST1S3A, ST1S3B, ST1S3C, ST1S3D and ST1S3E. The serial number is etched at the bottom of the rear fork. Read more.

March 6, 2014 Tektro USA and TRP Recall Mechanical Disc Brake Calipers Due to Crash Hazard

This recall includes Spyre and Spyre SLC dual-piston mechanical disc brake calipers sold as original and aftermarket equipment in 2013. Spyre calipers have a black anodized caliper body and a silver actuator arm with "Spyre" on it. Spyre SLC calipers have a polished aluminum caliper body and a black composite actuator arm with "Spyre SLC" on it. Recalled calipers have a fastening screw with a hollow six-pointed star-shaped head with no markings on it and a 3-millimeter pad adjust screw on the outward side. The recalled calipers were also sold as original equipment on bicycles manufactured or distributed by BTI, Diamond Back Bicycles, Giant Bicycles, Hans Johnson Co (HJC), Kona, Marin Bikes, Quality Bicycle Products, Raleigh America Inc. and Volagi Cycles. Both models were sold with 140-millimeter or 160-millimeter rotors. Read more.

February 4, 2014 3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aduro Aero Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury

The recall includes 2012 and 2013 Cervélo P5 bicycles equipped with 3T Aduro aero handlebars. The bicycles are black with red and white stripes. "P5" is on the seat tube, "Cervélo" is on the top tube and a large "é" is on the down tube in white lettering. The handlebars consist of four major components: a base bar, which attaches to the bike; a forward extension mount, which attaches to the base bar; forearm rests and forward extension bars, which attach to the forward extension mount. The base bar is black with red and white stripes and has "3T" on the top and rear. The handlebars come with both a high and a low forward extension mount, one of which will be installed based on customer fit. Consumers can purchase an ultra-low forward extension mount separately. The words "Ultimate Performance" are on the forward extensions. The handlebars were manufactured between January 2012 and July 2012. Serial numbers for the handlebars are on a label inside the base bar under the stem cap on the rear wall. The serial number is the seven-digit number following "FM78-Basebar-." The manufacture date code is the first four digits of the serial number in the MMYY format. Date codes for the defective handlebars range from 1201 to 1207. P5 bicycles which have already been inspected and passed at retailers are distinguished by a green sticker with an "é" on the underside of the Aduro base bar. Read more.

January 30, 2014 West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall

This recall involves two models of folding bicycles, the Jetty Express 2 and the Port Runner 2, that are designed for use in and around docks and marinas. The Jetty Express 2 has a blue and white frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Jetty Express 2 is printed on the bike's frame. The Port Runner 2 has a red frame and folds at a hinge in the middle. Port Runner 2 is printed on the bike's frame. Read more.

January 14, 2014 SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

The recalled bicycle brake models include SB Red Hydraulic Road Disc, SB Red Hydraulic Road Rim, SB 700 Hydraulic Road Disc and SB 700 Hydraulic Road Rim, used as either front or rear brakes. The SB RED brake lever is labeled "RED" on the body of the lever assembly. The SB 700 brake lever is labeled "S-Series" on the body of the lever assembly. The serial numbers for the recalled brakes have the digit "3" as the fourth digit of the serial number. The serial number can be found on the bottom of the caliper body. The brakes were sold as aftermarket products and as original equipment on the following bicycle brands and models: Brand Name Model Name ASI Fuji Altamira CX 1.1 Cannondale Super X Hi-Mod Black Inc. Diamondback Steilacoom RCX Carbon Pro Disc Felt Bicycles F2x Z2 Red Z3 Red Jamis Supernova Team Kona Super Jake Norco Threshold C1 Threshold SL Orbea Avan M-LTD Specialized Bicycles Crux Elite Carbon Disc Rival Crux Elite Evo Carbon Disc Crux Expert Carbon Disc Red Crux Pro Race Carbon Disc Red Crux Sport E5 Disc Apex Roubaix SL4 Elite Rival HRR C2 Roubaix SL4 Sport Disc SRAM C2 Ruby Elite Rival HRR S-works Crux Carbon Disc Red S-works Roubaix SL4 Disc Red S-works Tarmac SL4 Red HRR X2 S-works Venge Red HRR X2 Tarmac SL4 Elite Rival HRR M2 Venge Elite Rival HRR M2 Volagi Liscio 2 Giant Bicycles Revolt 0 TCX ADV 0 TCX ADV 1 TCX SLR 1 BRAVA SLR 0 Trek Bicycles Crockett 7 Read more.

December 30, 2013 Specialized Recalls Source Eleven and Source Expert Disc Bicycles Due to a Fall Hazard

The recalled products are 2012 model year Source Eleven and Source Expert Disc bicycles with Supernova Switchable Dynamo Front Hubs as part of the original equipment. The name "Specialized" is printed on the bicycle's down tube and "Source Eleven" or "Source Expert" are printed on the top tube. The front hubs have "" and one of the following model numbers printed on them: 1207, 1208, 1226, 1227, 1228, 1241, 1254, 1263, 1284 and 1344. Read more.

December 18, 2013 Fox Factory Recalls Evolution Mountain Bike Suspension Forks Due to Fall Hazard

The recalled suspension forks are model year 2013, 32 and 34 Evolution Series with 120mm to 160mm of travel. The Evolution name and logo are on a sticker on the front fork with the FOX brand name logo. Recalled forks can be identified by the serial number, which is found on the underside of the crown after removing the front wheel. The forks were sold as original equipment on some of the following 2013 model year mountain bikes: BMC, Cannondale, Commencal, Diamondback, GT, Kona, Lapierre, Norco, Orbea, Raleigh, Rocky Mountain, Santa Cruz, Scott, Specialized and Trek. A small quantity of suspension forks were sold to retailers or distributors as aftermarket accessories. Read more.

December 12, 2013 Trek Recalls Madone Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard; Front Brake Can Fail

This recall involves model year 2013 Trek Madone bicycles with model numbers 5.2, 5.9, 6.2, 6.5, 7.7 or 7.9, and serial numbers starting with WTU and ending with G or H. A list of all serial numbers included in the recall is at Some of the recalled models are custom-ordered Project One Madones. The model number is printed on the bicycle frame. The serial number is printed on a sticker underneath the frame of the bicycle. The bicycles were sold in a variety of colors. Read more.

December 4, 2013 SRAM Recalls Derailleurs for Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The SRAM RED WiFLi Rear Derailleur is a device that moves a bicycle chain gears on the rear wheel. The name SRAM RED and the serial number of the derailleur are located on the back of the inner pulley wheel cage plate and visible when looking thru the spokes of the bicycle wheel. Serial numbers of affected products begin with one of the following four-digit codes: 31T2 37T2 43T2 49T2 03T3 09T3 32T2 38T2 44T2 50T2 04T3 10T3 33T2 39T2 45T2 51T2 05T3 11T3 34T2 40T2 46T2 52T2 06T3 35T2 41T2 47T2 01T3 07T3 36T2 42T2 78T2 02T3 08T3 The recalled derailleurs manufacturing dates are September 2012 through March 2013. Read more.

November 26, 2013 Burley Design Recalls Tailwind Racks for Trailercycles Due to Fall Hazard

The Tailwind Racks are used for hitching children's trailercycles to adult size bicycles. The aluminum racks were sold individually, in black or silver, or with Kazoo or Piccolo brand trailercycles in black only. The individual racks have stock code numbers 939001 for black and 939002 for silver, which was printed on the original packaging. The racks have double side rails. Burley is printed on the curved back plate of the rack. Read more.