Felt Bicycles Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Feb 22, 2011, 12:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of product: 2011 Felt Adult bicycles

Units: About 1,550 units

Importer: Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, Calif.

Manufacturer: ADK Technology Limited of Guang Dong, China

Hazard: The bicycle's fork can break, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes all 2011 Felt F3, F4, F5 and F75 bicycles with carbon fiber frames and carbon fiber forks.  

  • 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.

"Felt" is written across the down tube of the bicycle frame.

Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from July 2010 through November 2010 for between about $1,400 and $5,000 per bicycle.

Manufactured in: China

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

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Felt Bicycles toll-free at (866) 433-5887 or (866) 4-FELT-US between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT or visit the firm's website at www.feltracing.com.

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CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.  Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 433-5887

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission