Company recalls mountain bikes

(WIVB) – A brand of mountain bicycle is being recalled because the front wheel hub can break and cause the disc brake system to fail which could cause the bike to crash and the rider to be injured.

The recall involves all 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bicycles. The recalled models were sold between November, 2014 and March, 2015 for $3,200 – $4,400.

The Fury Elite model is white with blue and red accents. The Fury Expert model is metallic grey with lime green accents.

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Both models have front and rear disc brakes and come with rear shock absorbers and front suspensions. “Fury” is printed on the top tube, the GT logo is on lower tube and the near the chair. The model names are printed in small letters on the top tube, near the word “Fury”.

Riders should immediately stop using the recalled bikes and return them to the nearest authorized GT dealer to have the complete front wheel replaced free of charge.

Consumer who own the bikes can get more information by calling Cycling Sports Group at (800) 726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. eastern Monday through Friday, emailing custserve@cyclingsportsgroup.com, or at GTbicycles.com.

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