Cycling Sports Group Recalls 2017 model year GT Karakoram Sport, Comp and Aggressor Comp, Expert and Sport
- Starting date:
- June 8, 2017
- Posting date:
- June 8, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fall Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Cycling Sports Group, Inc.
2017 model year GT Karakoram Sport, Comp and Aggressor Comp, Expert and Sport
This recall involves This recall involves 2017 GT mountain bicycle models: Karakoram Sport, Karakoram Comp, Aggressor Sport, Aggressor Comp, and Aggressor Expert. The bikes were sold in a variety of colors including black, blue, gunmetal grey, and neon yellow.
|2017||G27427M10||GT 29 M Karakoram Sport||Black with green lettering|
|2017||G27337M20||GT 29 M Karakoram Sport||Navy blue with red lettering|
|2017||G28317M10||GT 27.5 M Aggressor Sport||Black with green lettering|
|2017||G28217M10||GT 27.5 M Aggressor Comp||Navy blue with red lettering|
|2017||G28117M70||GT 27.5 M Aggressor Expert||Yellow with black lettering|
The bicycle's handlebars can develop fatigue cracks before reaching the required number of cycles, posing a fall hazard.
As of June 8, Cycling Sports Group has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.
Approximately 243 units of the affected bicycles were sold by authorized GT dealers across Canada, and about 1000 units were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected bicycles were sold from June 2016 to June 2017 in Canada and from June 2016 to August 2017 in the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Cycling Sports Group, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take them to the nearest authorized GT dealer for a free repair or a replacement free of charge.
For more information, consumers may contact GT at 203-845-8498 from 9am to 6pm ET Monday through Friday, by email, or online and click on Safety Notices and Recalls at the bottom right-hand corner of the main page for more information.
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.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.