WASHINGTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recall Summary
Name of Product: GT downhill mountain bicycles
Hazard: The front wheel hub can break and cause the disc brake system to fail, posing crash and injury hazards to the consumer.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to the nearest authorized GT dealer to have the complete front wheel replaced free of charge.
Consumer Contact: Cycling Sports Group at (800) 726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email email@example.com, or online at www.gtbicycles.com and click on Recalls under Recalls & Safety at the bottom of the page.
Units: About 160
Description: This recall involves all 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bicycles. The recalled 2015 Fury Elite model is white with blue and red accents. The recalled 2015 Fury Expert model is metallic grey with lime green accents. The bicycles have front and rear disc brakes and come with rear shock absorbers and front suspensions. "Fury" is printed on the top tube, the GT logo is on the down tube and the chain stay. The model names are printed in small letters on the top tube of the bicycles near the word Fury.
Incidents/Injuries: Cycling Sports Group has received two reports of broken hubs. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Authorized GT dealers from November 2014 to March 2015 for between $3200 and $4400.
Importer: Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission