Box Components Recalls BMX Bicycle Forks

Recall Date: May 26, 2016

Recall Number: 16-176                  

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Bicycle forks

Hazard: The steer tube can become loose in the crown of the fork, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled forks and contact Box Components for a free replacement bicycle fork.

Consumer Contact: Box Components toll-free at (888) 279-9691 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.boxcomponents.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Photos Available At http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Box-Components-Recalls-BMX-Bicycle-Forks/

Units: About 4,100

Description: This recall involves Box Components’ carbon fiber BMX bicycle forks. The forks are black with “BOX” printed in white on the side. The model numbers are printed in white letters on the front face of fork crown. The affected models have one of the following three serial numbers printed above the crown: 140508, 140606 or 140702. The affected models include:

Model Numbers Specification
XE 20 inch, 10 mm
XE 24 inch, 10 mm
XL 20 inch, 10 mm
XL 24 inch, 10 mm
XS 20 inch, 10 mm

 

Incidents/Injuries: Box Components has received 242 reports of loosened tubes. No falls or injuries have been reported. 

Sold at: Independent bike shops and online at www.danscomp.com and www.jrbicycles.com from July 2013 through April 2015 for about $300.

Importer: Box Components Inc., of Anaheim, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

Health Canada’s press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/58564r-eng.php