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Recall: Felt MTBs

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Felt Bicycles, today announced a voluntary recall of some MTBs for "brake failure." This is a USA-only recall.
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Name of Product: Felt Mountain Bicycles

Units: About 700

Importer: Felt Bicycles, of Lake Forest, Calif.

Manufacturer: Kinesis, Taiwan.

Hazard: The steel brake boss can detach from the frame, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Incidents/Injuries: Felt Bicycles has received three reports of the brake boss coming loose. No injuries reported.

Description: This recall involves all model year 2005 and 2006 Kinesis-made RXC bicycles. The frames on these bicycles are made with carbon fiber rear seat stays and are equipped with V-style brakes, and not

equipped with disk brakes from the factory. Frames affected by this recall were shipped to dealers between October 2004 and April 2006.

Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores nationwide from October 2004 through April 2006 for between $1,050 and $5,000.

Manufactured In: Taiwan

http://www.feltracing.com

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