SRAM (RockShox) Lyrik and Yari front suspension forks for bicycles recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
July 2, 2019
Posting date:
July 2, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70173

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: SRAM (RockShox) Lyrik and Yari front suspension forks for bicycles
  • Issue: The bicycle forks can fatigue prematurely and break, which may cause the rider to lose control and fall.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled bicycle forks and contact the dealer.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and SRAM

Affected products

SRAM (RockShox) Lyrik and Yari front suspension forks for bicycles

Product description

This recall involves SRAM (RockShox) Lyrik and Yari front suspension forks for 29” bicycle wheels.  Forks within the serial number range of 02T95514009 to 08T96214665 and having a fork lower with a casting code of "18" and "O" or "19" and "A" are affected.  The serial number can be found on the rear of the fork crown.  The casting code can be seen inside the webbing of the arch as shown.

Hazard identified

The bicycle forks can fatigue prematurely and break, which may cause the rider to lose control and fall.

As of June 04, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 79 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 841 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold at Live To Play Sports and Norco Bicycles from January 2019 to April 2019 as aftermarket parts or as part of a complete bicycle.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Live to Play Sports Group, Inc.
Port Coquitlam
British Columbia
CANADA
Manufacturer
SRAM, LLC
Chicago
Illinois
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle forks and contact the dealer where the forks were purchased to schedule a free replacement of the lower fork legs.

For additional information, consumers may contact:

  • Live To Play Sports

1-604-552-2930, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST Monday to Friday

Website

  • HLC

1-888-522-2453, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST Monday to Friday

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.

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.