FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2011
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 433-5887
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Felt Bicycles Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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.
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
2011 F5 – Satin Carbon/Satin Red
2011 F5 – Matte Black with Diamond Shape Design
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 www.saferproducts.gov