Fox Factory, located in Watsonville, Calif., has recalled Evolution 2013 mountain bike suspension forks. Built for the model year 2013, the recalled suspension forks are for the series 32 and 34, with a 120 mm to 160 mm.
The suspension forks’ damper cylinder/pistons can separate and cause the front wheel to detach, which could be dangerous to riders. The Evolution name and logo are on the sticker on the front fork with the Fox brand name logo.
Bike retailers nationwide sold bikes that fit this recall between August 2012 and October 2013 as original equipment on the bikes.
According to the recall, the forks can be identified by a serial number found on the underside of the crown after removing the front wheel of the bike. The bike manufacturers with the recalled forks include:
These are fairly expensive bikes ranging in price from $2,000 to $4,400. Fox Factory has requested that individuals using these bikes should stop using them and bring them in to the place of purchase for a free repair. Bike owners who match the factory mountain bikes suspension forks should check their serial number at www.ridefox.com. The website will also provide information on how to return the recalled produce and receive the free repair.
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