Cycling Sports Group, Inc. recalls 2014 MY GT Fury Team and Expert Bicycles
- Starting date:
- July 17, 2014
- Posting date:
- July 17, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Physical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Cycling Sports Group, Inc.
2014 MY GT Fury Team and Expert Bicycles
This recall involves two 2014 GT brand downhill mountain bikes.
|Bicycle Models||Bicycle Codes|
|2014 GT Fury Team||GM0046|
|2014 GT Fury Expert||GM0211|
The 2014 GT Fury Team is a black downhill mountain bike with lime green accents. The brand GT and the name Fury are in blue. The name Team is in smaller lime green letters and placed just above the name Fury.
The 2014 GT Fury Expert is a blue downhill mountain bike with red accents. The brand GT and the name Fury are in white. The name Expert is in smaller red letters and placed just above the name Fury.
The wheel hubs can break and cause the brake system to fail, posing crash and injury hazards to the consumer.
Cycling Sports Group, Inc. has received five reports of hub failure, including one with injury, involving these bicycles worldwide. No incidents were reported from Canada.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these bicycles.
Approximately 32 units of the recalled bicycle were sold by authorized GT Dealers across Canada and approximately 120 units distributed in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled 2014 MY GT Fury Team and Expert bikes were sold from February 2014 to June 2014 in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Taiwan.
Cycling Sports Group, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using 2014 MY GT Fury Team and Expert bicycles. Consumers should contact a GT authorized dealer for free replacement of both the front and rear complete wheels at no charge.
For more information, including the location of their nearest authorized dealer consumers can contact the company by telephone at 1-800-843-2453 from Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET or visit the GT bicycles recall website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.