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Scott USA recalls bikes and framesets over seatpost concerns

Published May 19, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Scott USA is recalling several models of road and cyclocross bikes, along with some framesets, that were spec'd with its house-brand Syncros seatposts because the posts can break. The company has received 11 reports of broken seatposts outside of the U.S. No injuries have been reported.

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The company is recalling about 1,400 bikes in the U.S. and 170 in Canada. 

The recall involves model year 2016 Scott men's and women's road bicycles with Syncros FL 0.1 seat posts. Bike models included in the recall are: Addict CX 10 disc, Addict SL, Addict Team Issue, Addict 10, Addict 15, Addict 20, Addict Gravel disc, Solace Premium disc, and Solace 10 disc. Framesets being recalled are the Addict 10 (HMF), Addict CX 10 disc (HMX) mech/Di2.

Also being recalled is the aftermarket seatpost, model Syncros FL1.0 Carbon Offset in 27.2mm.

A complete list of serial numbers included in the recall can be found at scott-sports.com/global/en/company/safety-and-recalls. The serial number is printed on a white sticker and embossed on the underside of the frame near the bottom bracket, as shown in the photo below.

Consumers are being told to contact their local Scott dealer to arrange for a free replacement seatpost. They can also contact Scott USA toll-free at 888-607-8365 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at recall@scott-sports.com or online at www.SCOTT-Sports.com and click on "Safety" at the bottom of the page, then "Recalls" for more information.

More information: CPSC recall page

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