WASHINGTON, March 9, 2021 – According to a press release from PRNewswire and a product recall warning from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Haro Bicycles has initiated a recall of its Gran Corsa and Masi Evoluzione Bicycles due to a defect causing a potential hazard and risk of injury. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the affected bicycles’ fork-steerer tube might break, making the bicycle’s rider lose control, fall from the bike, and sustain injuries. Haro Bicycles has received five incident reports that state the bicycle forks broke. Three of the incident reports involve the rider sustaining injuries.
The fork-steerer tube defect affects some 2017-2020 Haro Bicycles “Masi Evoluzione” and “Gran Corsa” bicycles. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall alert, the following is a list of the recalled bikes.
- 2017 Masi Evoluzione Dura Ace (gloss UD carbon/blue/red)
- 2017 Masi Evoluzione Ultegra (gloss white/blue/red)
- 2017 Masi Evoluzione Ultegra Di2 (gloss black/charcoal/white)
- 2017 Masi Evoluzione 105 (gloss black/blue)
- 2017 Masi Gran Corsa (gloss black/blue/red)
- 2018 Masi Evoluzione Dura Ace (gloss TeXtreme carbon/solar chrome)
- 2018 Masi Evoluzione Ultegra (gloss grey/red-orange (Roarange))
- 2018 Masi Evoluzione Ultegra Di2 (gloss TeXtreme carbon/cyan)
- 2018 Masi Evoluzione 105 (gloss Limpet blue/black)
- 2018 Masi Gran Corsa (brushed alloy/black)
- 2019 Masi Evoluzione Dura Ace Disc (chrome/black)
- 2019 Masi Evoluzione Ultegra Disc (teal/fluorescent fade/carbon)
- 2019 Masi Evoluzione 105 Disc (satin black/gloss red)
- 2019 Masi Gran Corsa SL (brushed alloy/black)
- 2020 Masi Evoluzione Ultegra Disc (Antracite/copper)
- 2020 Masi Evoluzione 105 Disc (matte TeXtreme/gloss black)
- 2020 Masi Gran Corsa SL (brushed alloy/black)
The recalled Haro Bicycles have carbon fiber steering tubes and carbon fiber frames with carbon fiber forks. The “Masi” logo is located on the bike’s frame and forks. The bicycle’s model name is printed on the front section of the top tube and on the bicycle’s frame.
The bicycles were sold in bicycle specialty stores, including Erik’s Bikes and Fitness stores, and Sun and Ski from December 2016 through February 2021 at a price between $1,400 and $6,200.
Those who purchased the recalled bike should immediately stop riding the affected bicycles, contact a local Haro Bicycles dealer to receive a free bike inspection, and receive a free repair or free fork and compression plug replacement. Purchasers may also contact Haro Bicycles online at www.harobikes.com, and then click the “Helpful Links” link, and then click on the “Recall” link for additional recall information. The nationwide recall affects about 510 bicycles. The bicycles were imported by Haro Bicycles, of Vista, California, and were manufactured by a plant in China.
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