3T Design recalls Cervelo bikes for problem with handlebars
Name of product:
Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars
The bicycle’s handlebar clamps can detach during riding causing the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
About 623 in the United States and 53 in Canada
The Aura Pro custom bicycle handlebars are original equipment on the 2013 Cervélo P-Series bicycles which come in black, gray and red color combinations. The handlebars are finished in gloss black with “3T,” AURA-PRO,” and “ULTIMATE-PERFORMANCE” in white on the handlebar’s top surface. The recall includes the P3 with Shimano Ultegra and P5 Three with SRAM Red bicycle models. "Cervélo" and "P3” or “P5” appear on the bicycle’s frame.
3T Design has received one report of an incident resulting in minor injuries.
Consumers should stop using their bicycles immediately and contact 3T Design to obtain a free repair kit that includes four replacement bolts and instructions. Consumers can follow the instructions to replace the handlebar’s bolts or take the bicycle to a Cervélo authorized dealer for a free repair.
Cervélo bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2012 through January 2013 for about $3,600 for the P3 with Shimano Ultegra bicycle and about $6,000 for the P5 Three with SRAM Red bicycle with these handlebars.
Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada
3T Design Ltd., of Hong Kong
3T Design Ltd. at (800) 223-3207 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.3tcycling.com and click on Recall for more information.