About 975 Surly Pugsley Bicycle Forks have been recalled by Surly Bikes, of Bloomington, Minn., a wholly owned brand of Quality Bicycle Products, Inc. The bicycle fork can bend above the disc brake mount, posing a fall hazard to the rider. This recall involves Surly Pugsley 100mm and 135mm bicycle forks made of tubular chromoly steel. “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/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.
Surly Bikes says it has received one report of a fork bending above the disc brake mount. It says no injuries have been reported. Bicycle stores nationwide and various websites sold the bikes from May 2012 through February 2013 for about $100 individually or on Surly Pugsley bicycles for about $1,750. 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. Contact Surly Bikes toll-free at 1-877-946-9333 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.surlybikes.com; click on the Safety Recall button for more information. Photos are available at www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Surly-Bikes-Recalls-Bicycle-Forks/
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