Surly Bikes recalls Pugsley bicycle forks

Forks may fail above the disc brake mount

Surly Bikes is recalling approximately 975 Pugsley forks. The bicycle fork can bend above the disc brake mount. This recall applies to both 100mm and 135mm-spaced forks.

"Surly" is printed on both legs of the fork. "Pugsley" is printed on the fork's packaging and on the frame of bikes with the recalled forks. Surly Pugsley 100mm bicycle forks were sold individually only. They are black, have triple water bottle mounts on each side, rack and fender mounts on the top and bottom and have date code 2012 03 20 stamped on the steerer tube. 

Surly Pugsley 135mm bicycle forks were sold individually and as part of 2013 model year complete bicycles. The 135mm forks are black, yellow or red and are stamped with date code 2012 06 19 on the steerer tube. Model number FK3175, FK3181 or FK0706 is printed on the packaging for forks sold individually. Surly Pugsley bicycle models FM3110-3114, FM3175-79, BK3110-14 and BK3175-79 were sold with the recalled forks as original equipment. The bicycle's model number is printed on the bicycle's packaging.

Forks impacted by this recall have serial numbers stamped into their steerer tubes:
Forks impacted by this recall have serial numbers stamped into their steerer tubes:
The lot code for the affected forks is stamped into the steerer tube

Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles equipped with the recalled Surly bicycle fork and contact a Surly dealer for a free inspection and replacement or a full refund.

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Josh Patterson

Tech Editor, US
Josh has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1998. Being stubborn, endurance racing was a natural fit. Josh bankrolled his two-wheeled addiction by wrenching at various bike shops across the US for 10 years and even tried his hand at frame building. These days Josh spends most of his time riding the trails around his home in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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