Photo Credits

Mountain Biking the Annapurna Circuit

Passing a stupa on Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit at an altitude
>11,500’. The base of Annapurna III (24,790’) in the background.

© Alexander Fortelny

Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 7/2/15

Omersub Scuba Mask



Recall: Omersub Scuba Mask

Technosport recalls Omersub Zero Cube scuba diving mask. Non-conforming glass was used for the lens, which can shatter, posing injury hazard. Consumers should stop using the mask and contact Technosport for replacement.

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By

OSI Staff

on 5/28/15

GT Fury Bike



Recall: GT Fury Bike

Cycling Sports Group recalls GT Fury Mountain Bicycles. The front wheel hub can break and cause disk brake system failure, posing crash and injury hazards. Consumers should stop using the bikes and bring them to an authorized GT dealer for free front wheel replacement.

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By

OSI Staff

on 4/21/15

Trek Quick Release Lever Caught in Front Disc



Recall: Trek Bikes Disc Brakes

Trek recalls bicycles with front disc brakes to replace quick release lever due to crash hazard. An open lever on the front hub can contact the front disc brake assembly, causing the front wheel to stop or separate from the bike.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 4/1/15

Ortovox S1+ Transceiver



Recall: Ortovox S1+ Transceivers UPDATED

Ortovox announces precautionary recall of S1+ Avalance Tranceivers. A disturbance can occur in the transmission function due to a component that can fail at any time. Customers should stop using the device, and the faulty component should be replaced only through an Ortovox service point.


RECALL UPDATE June 2, 2105: All 3000 beacons with S1+ technology have been officially recalled. The S1+ hardware can fail, resulting in an inability to transmit a discoverable signal during an emergency situation, even as the unit appears to be powered on and functioning properly. Devices should be returned for replacement.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 3/8/15

Flow Sports Bindings



Recall: Flow Snowboard Bindings

Flow Sports recalls snowboard bindings. A pin can disengage and cause the binding to open, posing a fall hazard. Consumers stop using the bindings and contact Snow Sports for free repair, replacement, or refund.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 2/16/15

SCOTTEvoBicycleHelmet



Recall: SCOTT Bike Helmet

SCOTT Recalls Vanish Evo Bicycle Helmets due to head injury hazard. The helmets do not comply with impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards. No injuries have been reported. Helmets should be returned for a refund.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 2/5/15

Scarpa F1 Evo Ski Book



Scarpa F1 Evo Ski Boot Recall

Scarpa recalls F1 Evo Ski Boots due to potential accidental switch from SKI to WALK mode in their TRONIC mechanism. No injuries have been reported. This is a voluntary recall by Scarpa.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 12/17/14

UVEX Bicycle Helmet Recall



UVEX Bike Helmet Recall

UVEX Sports recalls bicycle helmets due to risk of head injury. The chinstrap can fail, causing the helmet to slide off, and the helmets also do not comply with impact requirements of CPSC safety standards. Helmets should be returned to UVEX Sports for refund or replacement. 

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 12/1/14

Goal Zero Sherpa Battery



Goal Zero Solar Battery Pack Recall

Goal Zero recalls Sherpa 50 and Sherpa 120 rechargebale power packs. The solar-chargeable batteries often used for devices on outdoor trips can overheat, causing fire hazard. Power packs should not be used and can be replaced via Goal Zero.

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