Surly Bikes recalls Pugsley bicycle forks
By Josh Patterson | Wednesday, May 8, 2013 8.33pm
The recall applies to Surly Pugsley forks with 100mm and 135mm front axle spacing Courtesy
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.
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.
For more information visit http://surlybikes.com/surlyforkrecall
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