GT Brand Mountain Bicycle Recall [US & Canada]


Canada CFIA Recall

US FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: 3928 - GTBrandMountainBicycleCycling Sports Group recalls some GT Brand Mountain Bicycles due to crash and injury hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/A9mOK; HCSC: http://ht.ly/A9puA

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Cycling-Sports-Group-Recalls-GT-Brand-Mountain-Bicycles/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/40617r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves all 2014 GT Fury Expert and 2014 GT Fury Team Downhill Mountain Bicycles.

The recalled Fury Expert model is blue with red and white accents. The recalled Fury Team model is black with lime green and blue accents. The Bicycles have front and rear disc brakes, rear shock absorbers and front suspension forks. “Fury” is printed on the top tube and the bottom of the chainstay, the GT logo is on the down tube and the top of the chainstay. The model names are printed in small letters on the top tube of the bicycles just above the word Fury.

According to the CPSC, the wheel hubs can break and cause the brake system to fail, posing crash and injury hazards to the consumer. Cycling Sports Group has received five reports of broken hubs. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and return them to the nearest authorized GT dealer to have the complete front and rear wheels replaced free of charge.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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CPSC recall number: 14-234
HCSC ID number: RA-40617
Recalls Direct RIN: 3928-2014
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