Advance Traders (Australia) Pty Ltd—Merida S-Presso bicycle

Identifying features

Merdia S-Presso model bicycles

What are the defects?

In some circumstances, the fork of the bicycle may break at the lower part of the steering tube.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs while the bicycle is in use, serious injury or death could occur.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the bicycle immediately and contact their local Merida retailer to have a replacement fork fitted free of charge.

Traders who sold this product

New South Wales:
Bicycle Garage Pty Ltd, Bicycles Plus, Bike Depot, BikeBar Bondi, BikeBar Sydney City, Blackmans Paramatta Merida, Blackmans Penrith Merida, Cell Bikes, Chain Reaction Bicycles, Darryl Grant Cycles, Frasers Cycles Sport and Toys, Gilberts Cyclery, Gordon Street Cycles, Hornsby Cycles, Jet Cycles, Lespit Cyclery, Pedals Plus Monavale, Push Bicycles, The Bicycle Store, The Bike Shed, Two Wheel Industries, Xtreme Cycles.

Queensland:
99 Bikes Chermside, 99 Bikes Fortitude Valley, 99 Bikes Milton, 99 Bikes Newmarket, 99 Bikes Underwood, Bicycle World Southport, BNG Sports, Chain Gang, Goldcross Fortitude Valley, Goldcross Riders MacGregor, Goldcross Victor Cycles, In 2 Cycles, Innisfail Cycles and Sport, Port Douglas Bike Hire, Trinity Cycle Works, Uni Cycle Shop, Victor Cycles.

Victoria:
Action Bike & Ski, Bayswater Cycles, Bike Force Docklands, BikeBar ACR, Bikeforce Richmond, Bikeland Warragul, Bikes Direct, Brunswick Street Cycle Fitzroy, Goldcross Camberwell, Goldcross Epping, Goldcross Moonee Ponds, Goldcross Richmond, Gran Prix Bicycles, Matthew Cycles, Melbourne Bicycle Centre, Melbourne Bikes Clifton Hill, My Mountain, North Road Cyclery, Oakleigh Cycles, O'Mara Cycles, Rapido Cycles, Ray Larkin Bicycles, Ray's Bicycles Brunswick, Sealy's Cycles & Fitness, Trailmix, Velo Cycles.

Australian Capital Territory:
Cycle City, Cycle City Warehouse, Onya Bike Tuggeranong, Onya Bike Phillip, Ride Shop

South Australia:
Bernie Jones Cycles Pty Ltd, Bikes Because, Bike Bug Pty Ltd, Trak Cycles Norwood

Western Australia:
Ace Cyclery, Balmoral Cycles, Bike Force Geraldton, Bike Force Subiaco, Bike Force Success, Bike Force Woodvale, Bike Shed Dunsborough, Glen Parker Cycles, Greg Stoyles Cycles, Mercer Cycles International, Riders Choice

Northern Territory:
K9 Cycles, Ultimate Ride

Tasmania:
Ken Self Ride Cycle Centre, Ulverstone Bicycles

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 2008 - 6 October 2010

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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