Tag Archives: BikeRecall

1.3 Million Bicycles from 17 Brands Recalled

According to reports, nearly 1.3 million bicycles in the United States are being recalled for a defect that could cause riders to get into accidents. KMSP-TV reports that the recall extends to 17 different bike brands from 13 companies, with price ranges from $200 to $10,000. The bicycles reportedly have quick lever releases on their front wheels, which can encounter disc brake rotors, causing a wheel to suddenly stop or separate from the bike. One man who was injured on a recalled bicycle reportedly broke his finger and suffered wrist and shoulder injuries because of a crash. Two other crashes have also been reported because of the defect. A list of recalled vehicles is available on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. Bicycle manufacturers and brands involved in the recall include: Accell North America (Raleigh, Diamondback) Advanced Sports International (Breezer, Fuji, SE) Cycling Sports Group (Cannondale, GT) Felt Racing LLC…
Read More »

Posted in Bicycle Accidents | Tagged | Leave a comment