3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars
Hazard: The bicycle’s handlebar clamps can detach during riding causing the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using their bicycles immediately and contact 3T Design to obtain a free repair kit that includes four replacement bolts and instructions. Consumers can follow the instructions to replace the handlebar’s bolts or take the bicycle to a Cervélo authorized dealer for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: 3T Design Ltd. at (800) 223-3207 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.3tcycling.com and click on Recall for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/3T-Design-Recalls-Cervelo-Bicycles-with-Aura-Pro-Handlebars/
Units: About 623 in the United States and 53 in Canada
Description: The Aura Pro custom bicycle handlebars are original equipment on the 2013 Cervélo P-Series bicycles which come in black, gray and red color combinations. The handlebars are finished in gloss black with “3T,” AURA-PRO,” and “ULTIMATE-PERFORMANCE” in white on the handlebar’s top surface. The recall includes the P3 with Shimano Ultegra and P5 Three with SRAM Red bicycle models. “Cervélo” and “P3” or “P5” appear on the bicycle’s frame.
Incidents/Injuries: 3T Design has received one report of an incident resulting in minor injuries.
Sold at: Cervélo bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2012 through January 2013 for about $3,600 for the P3 with Shimano Ultegra bicycle and about $6,000 for the P5 Three with SRAM Red bicycle with these handlebars.
Distributor: Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada
Manufacturer: 3T Design Ltd., of Hong Kong
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/26829r-eng.php.