About Felt, Kinesis RXC Mountain Bicycles with V-style brakes

Recall Date: 7/7/2006

Felt Bicycles Announce Recall to Repair Mountain Bicycles for Brake Failure NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2006 Release #06-206 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 433-5887 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Felt Bicycles Announce Recall to Repair Mountain Bicycles for Brake Failure 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: Felt Mountain Bicycles Units: About 700 Importer: Felt Bicycles, of Lake Forest, Calif. Manufacturer: Kinesis, Taiwan. Hazard: The steel brake boss can detach from the frame, causing the rider to lose control and fall. Incidents/Injuries: Felt Bicycles has received three reports of the brake boss coming loose. No injuries reported. Description: This recall involves all model year 2005 and 2006 Kinesis made RXC bicycles. The frames on these bicycles are made with carbon fiber rear seat stays and are equipped with V-style brakes, and not equipped with disk brakes from the factory. Frames affected by this recall were shipped to dealers between October 2004 and April 2006. Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from October 2004 through April 2006 for between $1,050 and $5,000. Manufactured In: Taiwan Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately and contact your local Felt bicycle dealer to receive a free inspection and repair. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Felt Bicycles at (866) 433-5887 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.feltracing.com

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Manufacturers

  • Felt Bicycles
  • Kinesis

Made In

  • Taiwan

Category ID: 1850

Hazards

  • Vehicle Accident

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2006/Felt-Bicycles-Announce-Recall-to-Repair-Mountain-Bicycles-for-Brake-Failure