Bell Sports of Scotts Valley, California, has recalled over 30,000 Bell Sports Exodus Full-Face Bicycle Motocross Helmets (Youth). The plastic buckle that connects the chin straps can fail, causing the helmet to come off the wearer’s head. If this happens during a fall or a collision, the rider could suffer head trauma and other injuries.
If this has happened to you, you may have product liability claims against Bell Sports. If this happened during a collision, you may also have claims against the at-fault driver.
For a free consultation regarding a Bell bicycle helmet recall lawsuit, call 1-888-377-8900 (toll free) or submit our free consultation form.
Products Included in the Bell Bicycle Helmet Recall
This recall involves the Bell Sports Exodus full-face bicycle motocross youth helmet, marketed for racing and downhill riding. The helmets come in two styles: black/red helmet with red interior padding, or blue/gray/black helmet with black interior padding. The helmet wraps over the front edge (around the chin) and has an adjustable visor. The helmet also has removable cheek pads.
Recalled helmets can be identified by UPC 0 35011 89802 x and 0-35011-91771-9. The helmets also come with a white sticker on the inside of the helmet that identifies them as “Exodus” with the weight and size also marked. The helmets have an angled visor and were sold in youth size. The model and part number can be found on a removable sticker located on the side of the helmet.
The recalled Bell helmets were sold at Walmart stores nationwide and Amazon.com between August 2009 and March 2011 for between $50 and $60. They were manufactured in Taiwan.
Our Minnesota bicycle accident lawyers are warning consumers of a Giant Bicycle recall of about 370 2011 Anthem Giant bicycles. The importer of the recalled bicycles is Giant Bicycle Inc., of Newbury Park, California. The manufacturer is Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd., of Taiwan.
The bicycles were recalled because the frame can crack at the junction of the seat post and top tube, posing a fall hazard to riders. No injuries or incidents have been reported.
This recall involves 2011 model year Giant Anthem X 29er 1, 2 and 3 model bicycles. The bicycles were sold in small, medium and large. “Giant” and the model name are printed on the bicycle.
The recalled bicycles were sold by authorized Giant Bicycle dealers nationwide during August 2010 for between $2,200 and $3,500.
Perigeum Development Inc., dba The Hive, of Petaluma, California, has recalled about 500 Revl carbon bicycle brakes. The recall involves black Revl carbon road bicycle brakes with date codes 41B, 44B, 45B, 53B, 13C and 16C printed on the underside of the carbon brake arms. “Revl” is printed on the brake.
This bicycle brake recall was issued because the cable clamping area of the bicycle brakes can crack over time, causing the brakes to fail. This could pose a fall or crash hazard to the cyclist.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has warned consumers to stop using their bicycles with these recalled brakes and contact The Hive for replacement parts and instruction to repair their brakes or contact their retailer to perform the repair free of charge.
If you have a bicycle with the recalled brakes and someone was in an accident with the bike, contact our Minnesota bicycle accident lawyers for a free consultation. Our toll-free number is 1-888-377-8900.
Defective bicycle forks have prompted a bicycle recall by Seattle Bike Supply of Kent, Washington, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The 2010 Redline Conquest Cyclocross Bikes and Framesets have forks that can develop a crack in the crown, causing the legs to separate. If this happens the rider could suddenly lose control, therefore increasing the risk of a bike accident injury. Seattle Bike Supply has received five reports of cracked forks.
Redline Conquest Cyclocross Bike Recall: Product Detail
The recalled bikes and framesets are yellow and black and have aluminum frames, forks and steering tubes. The word “Redline” is printed on the bike frame and the bikes come with 700C wheels and have frame sizes between 44-60cm. They were sold at bicycle specialty shops nationwide between July 2009 and May 2010.
Owners should NOT ride these bikes and contact their local Redline dealer for a free fork replacement.
A bike recall has been announced due to a defective fork and bike accident hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Boulder, Colorado-based Campus Cruisers is issuing the recall after four reports of cracks in the bikes’ aluminum front forks. Cracked forks can break, causing sudden loss of steering control to the cyclist and increasing the risk of a bike accident.
Campus Cruisers Bike Recall: Product Description
- Name: Eastside Fix Bicycle Aluminum Forks
- Sold as part of Campus Cruiser Eastside fixed gear bikes
- Color: Royal blue with white leather seats
- Sold at: Independent bike shops nationwide from March – May 2010
Owner should not ride the bikes with potentially defective forks; they may contact Campus Cruisers dealers for free repairs.
A bike recall has been issued by Felt Bicycles of Irvine, California, due to defects and reports of minor injuries, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.
The company has received seven reports of fork steer tubes breaking, one of which involved minor bumps and bruises to the rider when the rider lost control after the bike broke and fell. The company is recalling more than 2,000 model year 2009 road bikes in the following models:
- B12 gloss sliver and carbon bikes with carbon fiber frames and forks with aluminum steer tubes
- B16 matte black and red bikes with carbon fiber frames and forks with aluminum steer tubes
- S32 gloss white and red bikes with aluminum frames, carbon fiber forks and aluminum steer tubes
Manufactured from Oct. 2008 to May 2010, the potentially defective bikes were sold at specialty bike retail stores nationwide. Due to the bike accident injury hazard posed by this defect, consumers should stop riding the bikes and take them to a Felt bicycle dealer for inspection and repair.