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More Recalls - Wilier Izoard XP Road Cycling Bicycle & Shimano carbon bars Giant TCR Advanced


By GiantNut - Posted on 01 February 2013

While looking into my Tarmac recall found this one from last week - see a few of these around....

De Grandi Cycle & Sport P/L—Wilier Izoard XP Road Cycling Bicycle
PRA number: 2013/13454
Date published: 23rd January 2013

Product information
Product description
Wilier Izoard XP road cycling bicycle
Identifying features
Front fork has identifying alpha - numeric serial numbers.
Serial numbers LH0000 to LH4000 including.
What are the defects?
Reduced wall thickness on the front fork steerer tube may result in the steerer tube breaking during use.
What are the hazards?
If the front fork steerer tube breaks, this may lead to a loss of control of the bicycle and result in fall injuries.
Dates available for sale
1st January 2012 - 1st December 2012

http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/it...

Shimano Australia Pty Ltd—Pro Vibe (Carbon) Cycling Handlebars
PRA number: 2012/13165
Date published: 8th June 2012
Product information
Product description
The majority of the units were installed on Giant TCR Advanced SL Rabobank bicycles (MY2011 & MY2012 models).
Identifying features
Production codes: JE028ZG, JE101ZG, JE106ZG, JF081ZG, JF102ZG, JG48ZG, JH006ZG, JH077ZG
What are the defects?
Due to a manufacturing defect, some handlebars were constructed with carbon fibre that was laid at the wrong angle, which may cause them to break.
What are the hazards?
If the handlebar breaks, it could cause a serious accident.
Dates available for sale
1st December 2011 - 29th April 2012
Where the product was sold
Nationally
http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/it...

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