Cycling Sports Group Recalls GT Mountain Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

 

1. Recall Date: June 8, 2017

Recall Number: 17-175                  

Cycling Sports Group Recalls GT Mountain Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: GT mountain bicycles

Hazard: The handlebars can crack, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized GT dealer or Cycling Sports Group to schedule a free repair of the handlebar and stem.

Consumer Contact: Cycling Sports Group at 800-726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at or online at www.gtbicycles.com and click on Recalls under the Recalls& Safety tab at the bottom of the page for more information.

Pictures available here:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Cycling-Sports-Group-Recalls-GT-Mountain-Bicycles

Recall Details

Units: About 1,000 (in addition, about 240 were sold in Canada)

Description: 

This recall involves 2017 GT mountain bicycle models: Karakoram Sport, Karakoram Comp, Aggressor Sport, Aggressor Comp and Aggressor Expert. The bikes were sold in a variety of colors including, black, blue, gunmetal grey and neon yellow. Only models with 1) a solid black GT logo on the downtube and 2) a stem marked “Ø31.8   9-10N.m” are included in the recall. For a complete list of GT Mountain bicycles included in this recall, visit the firm’s website athttp://www.gtbicycles.com/usa_en/recalls/.

Incidents/Injuries: 
None reported

Sold at: Bicycle stores nationwide from June 2016 to August 2017 for between $440 and $800.

Importer(s):

Cycling Sports Group Inc., of Wilton, Conn.

Manufactured In:

Taiwan