Friday, April 28, 2017

Gore Recalls Ride-On Bicycle Brake Cables Due to Fall Hazard

Cables Can Disconnect From Campy Road Brake Levers

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with W.L. Gore & Associates Inc., of Elkton, Md, today announced a voluntary recall of their Brake Cables for Road Bikes. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Dahon launches new website

Dahoon Promises continued Improvements

Duarte, CA – Folding bike manufacturer Dahon launches a newly revamped website. The company’s new official website, www.dahonbikes.com, focuses on simple navigation that interconnects the website and social media. The new site features a mesh of social media streams from popular platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

The website will be further developed in two subsequent steps that will include a customer support section, a password-protected distributor area and a global dealer locator. All areas of the website are set to be complete by Eurobike 2012.

Fuji Recalls Women's Cruiser Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Frame Could Break in Middle of Downtube

Washington, D.C – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Advanced Sports Inc. of Philadelphia, today announced a voluntary recall of the Fuji Saratoga Women's Bicycles. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Recalled Fuji
Recalled Fuji Saratoga

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Rabobank Giant Bicycles For Spring Classics

Rabobank's Classics Machine: Defy Advanced SL

The Belgian Classics season gets underway Saturday, and the riders of the Rabobank team will hit the pavé with newfound firepower. For the first time ever, the Rabobank team will race with a full fleet of Giant Defy Advanced SL bikes. The purpose of the bike, which Giant introduced in 2012, is simple—to deliver the ideal blend of endurance road complliance and pro race performance.   

Rabobank Giant bicycles

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Shimano Recalls PRO Atherton Mountain Bike Handlebar Stems

Front Bolts Can Pull Out of Stem While Riding

Washington, DC – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Shimano American Corporation, Irvine, Calif, today announced a voluntary recall of their mountain bicycle handlebar stem. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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