Felt Bicycles Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

The bicycle's fork can break.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2011
Release #11-139
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 433-5887
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Felt Bicycles Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: 2011 Felt Adult bicycles

Units: About 1,550 units

Importer: Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, Calif.

Manufacturer: ADK Technology Limited of Guang Dong, China

Hazard: The bicycle's fork can break, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes all 2011 Felt F3, F4, F5 and F75 bicycles with carbon fiber frames and carbon fiber forks.

- 2011 F3 - These bicycles are satin carbon/satin white with red decals.

- 2011 F4 - These bicycles are satin carbon/satin white with grey decals.

- 2011 F5 - These bicycles are satin carbon/satin red or matte black with diamond shape design.

- 2011 F75 - These bicycles are gloss navy.

"Felt" is written across the down tube of the bicycle frame.

Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from July 2010 through November 2010 for between about $1,400 and $5,000 per bicycle.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact their local Felt Bicycles dealer to receive a free inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Felt Bicycles toll-free at (866) 433-5887 or (866) 4-FELT-US between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT or visit the firm's website at www.feltracing.com

Picture of recalled 2011 F3 bicycle

2011 F3

Picture of recalled 2011 F4 bicycle

2011 F4


Picture of recalled 2011 F5 bicycle

2011 F5 - Satin Carbon/Satin Red

Picture of recalled 2011 F5 bicycle

2011 F5 - Matte Black with Diamond Shape Design

Picture of recalled 2011 F75 bicycle

2011 F75