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CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM is recalling nearly 57,000 Zipp front hubs sold in the U.S. and Canada because a flange can fail. Separately, the company is recalling about 6,400 quick release levers because they can fail to engage in the closed position.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve is recalling some 600 of its carbon fiber road disc forks because the left leg of the fork can crack above the disc brake mount. So far Enve has received five reports of the left leg of the fork cracking with no reported injuries.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — About 29,000 Chillafish childrens balance bikes are being recalled because overinflated tires can cause the wheel rims to crack and send pieces of the plastic rim flying.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — QBP is recalling about 1,000 Stolen BMX bikes because the front wheel can detach due to improperly fitting retention washers. Because of the improper washers, the bikes do not meet federal bicycle standards.

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Origin8 has received 13 reports of welds on the frame cracking or failing. No injuries have been reported.
The Origin8 F7 model.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — J&B Importers is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 1,600 Origin8 folding bikes because welds on the bikes' frames can break.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Focus is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision and Health Canada to recall about 510 road bikes because the carbon fiber steerer can fail. 

The Felt DoubleDouble 30.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles is recalling 645 mountain bikes that came equipped with carbon fiber seatposts. The posts can crack and break, posing an injury risk. The company has received reports of 10 posts that cracked but no injury reports.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — QBP is recalling some BMX cranksets and complete bikes that were spec’d with the cranksets because the crank spindles can break.

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The recall is for trailers with a plastic — not aluminum —receiver.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Burley Design is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision and Canadian authorities to voluntarily recall some bike child trailers where the tow bar can separate from its receiver on the trailer.

Approximately 1.5 million bikes affected in North America.
Part of the recall poster (full poster is below).

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Thirteen companies representing 17 bike brands are part of a joint voluntary recall of certain bikes equipped with front-wheel quick releases and disc brakes.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Wishbone Design Studio is recalling about 400 balance bikes in the U.S. because the handlebar can pinch fingers at the frame. The firm company reports of four incidents, including two injuries. One required stitches and one required restorative surgery.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group is recalling certain Cannondale mountain bikes spec’d with OPI stem and steering tube assemblies.

In a recall that appears similar to Trek's, Huffy is replacing QR skewers that can contact a front brake rotor. Only 460 Huffy bikes are involved.
Huffy TR745.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Huffy is recalling about 460 bikes because the front quick release skewer, when open, can come in contact with the front disc brake rotor, causing an accident.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is recalling about 330 model year 2015 Trek 9.8 Superfly FS, SL, X1 and XT mountain bikes because the carbon fiber seatpost can crack and break. The company has received two reports of the seatposts cracking; neither resulted in injury.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — ASI's Breezer Bicycles is recalling about 1,700 Downtown models because the pedal can separate from its spindle.

The company has received 12 reports of the problem; none involved injury to the rider.

The bikes were sold from July 2014 through May 2015 for about $450 to $650.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Specialized is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Canadian consumer safety officials to recall about 6,500 pedal axle extenders, used for bike fits.

Forks were sold on $300-$400 bikes from Cannondale, Diamondback, GT, Schwinn, Giant, INA International, Scott and Trek.
The recall involves several fork models, including the M3010.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is working with U.S. and Canadian authorities to recall more than 100,000 of its suspension forks due to concerns that the bolt attaching the upper part of the fork to the lower part can break or separate, causing the front wheel to come off bicycles.

Suppliers invited to participate in industrywide group to address recall.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association this week sent a letter to its members informing them about efforts underway with the U.S.

The CF10 in red.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Colnago America is working with U.S. and Canadian consumer safety groups to recall about 434 road bikes and framesets because the front brakes can detach from the fork during use.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is recalling all of its 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bikes because of a concern about front hub failures.

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