The CPSC, in cooperation Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, California, announced a voluntary recall of 1,550 2011 Felt Adult bicycles because the bicycle's fork can break, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer injuries.
Bicycle Recall Details
The recall includes all 2011 Felt F3, F4, F5 and F75 bicycles with carbon fiber frames and carbon fiber forks. o2011 F3 - These bicycles are satin carbon/satin white with red decals. o2011 F4 - These bicycles are satin carbon/satin white with grey decals. o2011 F5 - These bicycles are satin carbon/satin red or matte black with diamond shape design. o2011 F75 - These bicycles are gloss navy.
Bicycle Accidents & Product Liability
Product liability is an area of law that governs over the responsibility of manufacturers, sellers, and designers to create and sell safe products. If a product is not safe, or if a product can cause consumers harm, it is up to the designer, manufacturer, or seller to forewarn the consumers. If a consumer is injured by a defective product, or not forewarned about a product's defects, he/she may be allowed to file a lawsuit against the product's designers, manufacturers, or sellers.