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Felt Bicycles Announce Recall to Repair Mountain Bicycles for Brake Failure [07/31/2006]

Felt Bicycles Announce Recall to Repair Mountain Bicycles for Brake Failure

CPSC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Felt Mountain Bicycles

Units: About 700

Importer: Felt Bicycles, of Lake Forest, Calif.

Manufacturer: Kinesis, Taiwan.

Hazard: The steel brake boss can detach from the frame, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Incidents/Injuries: Felt Bicycles has received three reports of the brake boss coming loose. No injuries reported.

Description: This recall involves all model year 2005 and 2006 Kinesis made RXC bicycles. The frames on these bicycles are made with carbon fiber rear seat stays and are equipped with V-style brakes, and not equipped with disk brakes from the factory. Frames affected by this recall were shipped to dealers between October 2004 and April 2006.

Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from October 2004 through April 2006 for between $1,050 and $5,000.

Manufactured In: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately and contact your local Felt bicycle dealer to receive a free inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Felt Bicycles at (866) 433-5887 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.feltracing.com

To view this recall online, please visit our website at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06206.html






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