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Performance recalls 2,900 Forte pedals

Published January 4, 2012

CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance, Inc., is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 2,900 Forte Pro Carbon road pedals. The pedal body can break, causing the rider to lose control. The company has received reports of three pedals breaking; no injuries were reported.

The 2011 model year pedals have black bodies made of a carbon-injected thermoplastic. The front, top of the pedal has "Carbon" printed in red; the top middle has "EPS-R" embossed in the body with the "R" in red and on the top rear of the pedal the word "Forte" printed in white.

The pedals were sold on Performance's website, catalogs and Performance retail stores from February 2011 through October 2011 for about $100.

Consumers should immediately stop using these bicycles pedals and contact Performance to obtain a full refund. For additional information, consumers should contact Performance at (800) 553-8324 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at

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