Recall news

AP News
Posted: Jan 04, 2012 5:09 PM
Recall news

The following recall has been announced:



DETAILS: 2011 Forte Pro Carbon Road Pedals imported by Performance Inc. of Chapel Hill, N.C., and sold at Performance's website, catalogs and retail stores from February through October 2011. The bicycle pedals were sold in sets of two and attach to cycling shoes. The pedal body is black and made of lightweight carbon injected thermoplastic; the axle is black and made of chromium molybdenum steel with a black steel axle. The pedal has "Carbon" in red and "Forte" in white printed on it; "EPS-R" is embossed in the body. The bicycle pedals were manufactured in Taiwan.

WHY: The pedal body can break or crack during use and cause the rider to lose control, posing a fall hazard.

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INCIDENTS: Performance has received three reports of the pedals breaking. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,900.

FOR MORE: Contact Performance at 800-553-8324 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST, or visit the company's website at