Fall Hazard Prompts Cycling Sports Group to Recall GT Mountain Bicycles
The bikes' handlebars may crack, causing the rider to fall
Cycling Sports Group has recalled 1,000 GT mountain bikes—in addition to 240 sold in Canada—due to a fall hazard.
The bikes' handlebars may crack, causing the rider to fall and injure themselves.
The following 2017 GT mountain bike models are included in this recall: Karakoram Sport, Karakoram Comp, Aggressor Sport, Aggressor Comp and Aggressor Expert. They were sold in several colors, including black, blue, gunmetal grey, and neon yellow. Only those models with a solid black GT logo on the bike's downtube and a stem marked Ø31.8 9-10N.m are affected.
The bikes were sold across the country at bicycle stores from June 2016 until August 2017. They cost between $440 and $800.
For the full list of recalled bicycles, see the company's official website.
Although no incidents or injuries have been reported in connection with this recall, consumers are urged to stop using the bikes immediately and to contact either Cycling Sports Group or an authorized GT dealer to schedule a free repair.
For more information, consumers can contact Cycling Sports Group at (800) 726-2453.