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Advanced Composites recalls about 40 Wound Up tandem forks

Published June 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Advanced Composites Inc. is recalling about 40 Wound Up carbon fiber tandem forks that were sold in 2015. The fork leg can crack, the company said. 

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The company, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has received one report of a cracked fork leg. 

Consumers can contact Advanced Composites at 800-417-1597 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or go to woundupcomposites.com and click on "Recall Alert" for more information.

The recall involves select Wound Up Tandem Duo Disc bicycle forks manufactured between June 2015 and December 2015. The forks have a carbon crown and legs and the words "Wound Up" printed on the legs. Serial numbers included in the recall are: AC662, BJ573, CD758, CE779, CE789, CE800, CE805, CE806, CF830, CF831, CG843, CG845, CG848, CG851, CG852, CG853, CG862, CG863, CG865, CH913, CH914, CH915, CH916, CI925, CI926, CI928, CI929, CI931, CI932, CI933, CI973, CI974, CI975, CI976, CK008, CK009, CL056 and CL062. The serial number is engraved on the bottom of the disc brake tab mounted on the fork leg.

Consumers are being told to immediately stop using the recalled forks and send them back to Advanced Composites for an inspection. Advanced Composites will inspect the forks and provide a free replacement for defective forks including shipping costs.

More information: CPSC recall notice | Advanced Composites recall alert.

 

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