GT, Giant and Trek Bicycles with SR Suntour Suspension Forks Recalled by SR Suntour Due to Fall Hazard

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.

Recall date: April 12, 2012
Recall number: 12149

Recall Summary

Name of product:

GT, Giant and Trek Bicycles with SR Suntour Suspension Forks


The suspension fork's internal support tubes can break and cause the rider to lose control, fall and crash.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, please contact SR Suntour toll-free at (855) 205-2453 anytime, or visit the firm's website at

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Recall Details


About 17,000

Description and Models

This recall involves the following GT, Giant and Trek bicycles with SR Suntour suspension forks. "SR Suntour" and the date code are printed on the back of the fork crown.

BicyclesModel YearsModel NameSR Suntour Suspension Fork
Date Codes
Giant 2011-2012 Revel 1
Revel 1W


GT 2012 Avalanche 4.0
Avalanche 4.0 GTW
Trek 2012 3700D



 SR Suntour has received 12 reports of incidents with the suspension forks, including two injuries involving a laceration and a chipped tooth.


Consumers should stop using bicycles with these forks immediately and return the bicycles to any authorized GT, Giant or Trek dealer for a free repair.

Sold at

Specialty bicycle stores nationwide from April 2011 through March 2012 for between $400 and $600.


SR Suntour, of Taiwan and Vancouver, Wash.

Manufactured in