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Quality Bicycle Products Recalls Bicycles Due To Injury Hazard

Vanessa McDonnell
 

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1. Quality Bicycle Products Recalls Bicycles Due To Injury Hazard
Recall Date: April 3, 2019
Recall Number: 19-097
 
Recall Summary
Name of product:
Salsa Warbird and Vaya bicycles

Hazard:
The bicycle’s fork legs can break, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles, contact Quality Bicycle Products, and return the recalled Salsa Warbird or Vaya bicycles to the retailer where purchased for free installation of a replacement fork.
 
Consumer Contact: 
Quality Bicycle Products toll-free at 877-774-6208 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or visit www.salsacycles.com click on “Safety and Support” then “Recall” for more information.

 
Pictures available here: 
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Quality-Bicycle-Products-Recalls-Bicycles-Due-To-Injury-Hazard


Recall Details
Units: 
About 1,550
 
Description:

This recall involves all 2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon series bicycles and framesets, including Ultegra Di2, Force 1, 105, Apex 1, and Tiagra bicycles and all 2019 Salsa Vaya 105 bicycles and framesets. The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycles. The bicycles are sold in a variety of different colors and sizes.

Item Number Range
Product Name
BK0465 - BK0471
2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Ultegra Di2
BK0472 - BK0478
2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Force 1
BK0479 -BK0485
2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon 105
BK0486 - BK0492
2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Apex 1
BK0493 - BK0499
2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Tiagra
FM7480 - FM7486
2019 Salsa Warbird Carbon Frameset
BK6926 – BK6937
2019 Salsa Vaya 105
FM1016 – FM1018
2019 Salsa Vaya Frameset

Incidents/Injuries:
Quality Bicycle Products has received two reports of forks breaking with one injury of minor scratches reported.

Sold At:
Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2018 through November 2018. The Salsa Warbird sold between $2,000 and $5,400 and the Vaya sold between $1,000 and $2,000.

Importer(s):
Quality Bicycle Products, Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan