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FOCUS Spine Bicycles Recall

Focus Bicycles USA is voluntarily recalling Spine bicycles due to fall hazard .

Hazard: The bicycle seatstay or linkage component parts used to connect the seat tube and rear axle dropouts can be incorrectly sized which can cause the frame to collapse, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Repair.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Focus Bicycles to schedule a free inspection and repair.

The firm has received one report of an incident in Switzerland. No injuries have been reported.

These bicycles were sold at Independent specialty bicycle stores nationwide from October 2015 through April 2016 for between $4,000 and $8,000.

In the US, this recall program is being managed under the auspices of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). (You can read the joint CPSC/Focus Bicycles voluntary recall notice here).

How to identify the Focus Spine bicycle: This recall involves four models of 2016 Focus Spine mountain bicycles. The Spine C (carbon) 0.0, Factory, Pro and SL were sold in three colors: black/white, grey/orange and green/light green/yellow. “Focus” is printed on the bicycle’s down tube and “Spine” is printed on the top tube.

Location of Focus Spine bicycle seatstay and linkage component parts

Who's affected: Customers who have purchased a Focus Spine should stop riding them at once and contact your local Focus Bicycles retailer to perform a safety check, and if your bike is affected, will repair the issue. You can find your closest local retailer via the Focus dealer search

Spine C (Carbon) 0.0

Spine C (Carbon) Factory

Spine C (Carbon) Pro

Spine C (Carbon) SL

Related information
US Consumer Product Safety Commission