Felt Triathlon Bicycles Recalled Due to Risk of Injury
Felt Bicycles is recalling roughly 3,500 2008 Felt S22 and S32 Triathlon Bicycles and 2010 Felt S32, B12, B14 and B16 Triathlon Bicycles.
The steer tube on the bicycle fork can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury. 2,100 additional bicycles with the same steer tube were previously recalled in June 2010.
The recalled bicycles have aluminum frames with carbon fiber forks and aluminum steer tubes. The Felt logo is on the seat, frame and tires. The model number is printed on the frame, next to the Felt logo. The 2008 S22 model was sold in gloss white and the 2008 S32 was sold in gloss red. The 2010 S32 model was sold in gloss black, the 2010 B12 was sold in gloss white, the 2010 B14 was sold in gloss pewter and the 2010 B16 was sold in matte black.
Felt Bicycles has received 18 reports of the bicycle forks breaking, including five reports of minor injuries. The bicycles included in this recall were sold at Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from October 2007 through February 2014.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact their local Felt Bicycles dealer for a free inspection and steer tube replacement.
For further details on this recall, contact Felt Bicycles toll-free at (866) 433-5887.