Focus Bicycles Recalls Izalco Max Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves the 2014-2015 Focus Izalco Max bicycles with Acros-brand upper headsets. The headsets are black with the word “Acros” printed in white on the upper headset.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The headset could cause the carbon-fiber fork steer tube to crack, posing a fall hazard.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    The firm has received 11 reports of incidents outside the United States, including one reported injury in France. No incidents have been reported in the United States. 
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Focus Bicycles to schedule a free repair.
  • Sold At
    Independent bicycle retailers nationwide,  and online at www.bikebling.com andwww.carbonconnection.com from January 2014 through August 2015 for between $1,800 and $9,500.
 
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