Surly Bikes Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall Hazard

Surly Pugsley bike forks can bend above the disc brake mount.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: May 08, 2013
Recall number: 13-185
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  • Surly 100mm non-offset bicycle fork

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    Surly 100mm non-offset bicycle fork

  • Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

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    Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

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    Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

  • Surly bicycle fork date code

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    Surly bicycle fork date code

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Surly Pugsley Bicycle Forks

Hazard:

The bicycle fork can bend above the disc brake mount, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Consumer Contact:

Surly Bikes; toll-free at (877) 946-9333 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.surlybikes.com and click on the Safety Recall button for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 975

Description

This recall involves Surly Pugsley 100mm and 135mm bicycle forks made of tubular chromoly steel.  “Surly” is printed on both legs of the fork. “Pugsley” is printed on the fork’s packaging and on the frame of bikes with the recalled forks.  Surly Pugsley 100mm bicycle forks were sold individually only. They are black, have triple water bottle mounts on each side, rack/fender mounts on the top and bottom and have date code 2012 03 20 stamped on the steerer tube.  Surly Pugsley 135mm bicycle forks were sold individually and as part of 2013 model year complete bicycles. The 135mm forks are black, yellow or red and are stamped with date code 2012 06 19 on the steerer tube. Model number FK3175, FK3181 or FK0706 is printed on the packaging for forks sold individually. Surly Pugsley bicycle models FM3110-3114, FM3175-79, BK3110-14 and BK3175-79 were sold with the recalled forks as original equipment. The bicycle’s model number is printed on the bicycle’s packaging.  

Incidents/Injuries

Surly Bikes has received one report of a fork bending above the disc brake mount. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled Surly bicycle fork and contact a Surly dealer for a free inspection and replacement or a full refund.

Sold at

Bicycle stores nationwide and on various websites from May 2012 through February 2013 for about $100 individually or on Surly Pugsley bicycles for about $1,750.

Importer

Surly Bikes, of Bloomington, Minn., a wholly-owned brand of Quality Bicycle Products, Inc.

Manufacturer

Aprebic Industry Co. Ltd., of Taiwan

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • Surly 100mm non-offset bicycle fork

  • Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

  • Surly 135mm offset bicycle fork

  • Surly bicycle fork date code