Quality Bicycle Products Recalls Civia Bicycle Racks Due to Fall Hazard

The bicycle rack’s mounting bracket can crack or break.

Recall date: June 08, 2011
Recall number: 11-241
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Carrier rack for mounting over front bicycle wheel

Hazard:

The bicycle rack’s mounting bracket can crack or break. When this happens, the rack can fall onto the bicycle’s front wheel, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Quality Bicycle Products toll-free at (877) 311-7686 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at http://civiacycles.com/aftermarketloringfrontrackrecall/

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Recall Details

Units

About 100

Description

This recall involves Civia Loring bicycle racks. They have black aluminum tubing with bamboo panels and mount to the bicycle’s front fork. The word “Civia” is printed on the rack’s side panels.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received one report of a rack mounting bracket breaking while the rider was on the bicycle, resulting in minor cuts.

Remedy

Consumers should remove this rack from their bicycles immediately and contact the store where purchased for a full refund or replacement.

Sold at

Independent bicycle stores nationwide from December 2009 through February 2011 for about $175.

Importer(s)

Quality Bicycle Products of Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

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