Surly Bikes Recalls Bicycle Racks Due to Crash and Injury Hazards



This recall involves all Surly 8-Pack Racks and Surly 24-Pack front bicycle racks and Pack Rat Bicycles equipped with these racks. The racks were sold in black and silver finishes, are made of tubular chromoly steel and are intended for use on the front of a bicycle.
Product:
Surly front bicycle racksAbout 5,139
Retailer:
Bicycle stores nationwide and online at various websites from December 2015 through September 2019 for $110 and $150 for the 8-Pack Rack and 24-Pack Rack, respectively, and $1,350 for the Pack Rat complete bicycle with rack.
Recall Date:    Dec 6, 2019
Injury:
Surly has received 15 reports of racks failing, including three reports of minor injuries including sprains and lacerations, and seven reports of serious injuries including a fractured vertebra.
Mfg Country:
Taiwan
Importer:
Surly Bikes, a wholly-owned brand of Quality Bicycle Products Inc., of Bloomington, Minn.
Recall ID:    8712
Last Published:    Dec 6, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    20036
Emert Status:    Announced