Kona recalls 2014 Wo fat bikes

Fork failure poses hazard to riders

Bicycle brand Kona has issued a recall for model year 2014 Wo fat bikes. The Ferndale, Washington-based company posted a notice on its website stating that the bicycle’s Kona Project Two Fat Disc Fork can crack or break at the fork crown/steer interface. 

Kona urges customers affected by this recall to immediately stop using the Wo and contact their local authorized Kona dealer for instructions on how to receive a replacement fork.

This recall applies to approximately 531 Wo fat bikes sold from September 2013 to July 2014.

Riders affected by this recall can contact Kona at (800) 566-2872 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time (Monday through Friday) or via email at wo-recall@konaworld.com.

For more information visit www.konaworld.com/wo_recall/.

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.
  • Discipline: Mountain, cyclocross, road
  • Preferred Terrain: Anywhere with rock- and root-infested technical singletrack. He also enjoys unnecessarily long gravel races.
  • Current Bikes: Trek Remedy 29 9.9, Yeti ASRc, Specialized CruX, Spot singlespeed, Trek District 9
  • Dream Bike: Evil The Following, a custom Moots 27.5+ for bikepacking adventures
  • Beer of Choice: PBR
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO, USA

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