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Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles

Avant Bike RecallOrbea recalls Avant bicycles due to possibility of front fork cracking, posing a fall hazard. No injuries have been reported. Contact Orbea directly at www.avantsupport.com for more information and for repair. 

 



Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Orbea-Recalls-Avant-Bicycles/

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Recall Date: September 3, 2014

Recall Number: 14-266

Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Avant Bicycles

Hazard: The bicycle front fork can crack, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Contact Orbea toll-free at (888) 466-7232 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.avantsupport.com and click on the “Support” tab located on the upper right section of the home page or e-mail at avantsupport.us@orbea.com for more information.

Recall Details

Units: 715

Description: This recall involves all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets sold with hydraulic disk brakes and all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets that are capable of being configured with hydraulic disc brakes. The model numbers are not marked on the bicycles and there is also no color or gender designation. The word Avant is in black or white on the top and head tube of the frameset and the word Orbea is in white on the top and down tube of the frameset.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Orbea for a free replacement and installation of the bicycle front fork.

Sold at: Authorized Orbea bicycle retailers nationwide from August 2013 to June 2014 for between $1,200 and $9,000.

Importer: Orbea USA, LLC., of Little Rock, Ark.

Manufactured in: China and Spain



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on 9/15/14
Categories: 
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