|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|December 23, 2008
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.Units:
Importer: Magura USA, of Olney, Ill.
Manufacturer: Gustav Magenwirth GmbH & Co. KH, of Germany
Hazard: The front bicycle suspension fork can break, causing the rider to crash.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the U.S. One reported overseas.
Description: The suspension fork is located on the bicycle's front wheel. They are white or black. "Magura" and "MD100R" or "MD80R" are printed on the forks.
Sold by: Magura USA, bicycle stores, and various Web sites including www.magura.com, from October 2007 through December 2008 for about $800.
Manufactured in: Germany
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled suspension forks and contact Magura or visit www.magura.com, to determine if your bicycle fork is included in the recall and, if it is, to receive a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Magura at (800) 448-3876 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, or visit the firm's Web site at www.magura.com