Product Recall: 2011 Adult Felt Bicycles recalled by CPSC for Injury Hazards
02/22/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley
Irvine, CA—Felt Bicycles and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have voluntarily recalled about 1,550 2011 Felt adult bicycles for fall injuries. The CPSC announced the product recall on February 22, 2011.
The product recall was enacted after discovering that the bicycles fork can break, which can cause the rider to lose control and fall, which can cause injuries.
The CPSC reported, The recall includes all 2011 Felt F3, F4, F5 and F75 bicycles with carbon fiber frames and carbon fiber forks. “Felt” is written across the down tube of the bicycle frame.
The following bicycles are involved in this recall:
• 2011 F3 – These bicycles are satin carbon/satin white with red decals.
• 2011 F4 – These bicycles are satin carbon/satin white with grey decals.
• 2011 F5 – These bicycles are satin carbon/satin red or matte black with diamond shape design.
• 2011 F75 – These bicycles are gloss navy.
Consumers are advised to contact their local Felt Bicycles dealer to receive a free inspection and repair.
For further information concerning the recall consumers can contact Felt Bicycles toll-free at (866) 433-5887 or (866) 4-FELT-US between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT or visit their website at www.feltracing.com.
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