Giant Bicycle Company is one of the largest bike manufacturers. Giant Bicycle Company recently recalled some 2,400 Giant Bicycle Forks due to their instability and risk of sudden malfunction. According to www.thebicycleplanet.com, the carbon-fiber forks were sold on the following models:
- 2001 model Giant TCR
- Team TCR 0
- TCR 1
- TCR 2
- and OCR 1 bicycles and framesets
It was reported these forks were sold from September 2000 through April 2001. Framesets were sold for between $500 and $1,000, while the bicycles were sold for between $1,000 and $4,500. Giant suggested these bicycles be taken to an authorized Giant dealer for inspection and replacement free of charge. Please contact Giant Bicycle at 800-874-4268 between 8:00am and 5:00pm Pacific Time, Monday-Friday to learn if your fork is part of this recall or for more information.
Recall information is provided as a public service by avid cyclist and Florida bicycle lawyer Jim Dodson. If you've experienced a bicycle component failure and have questions about a potential claim against a bicycle manufacturer, call 888-207-0905 and get your questions answered.