Advance Traders (Australia) Pty Ltd — Various 2017 Merida Scultura bicycles
What are the defects?
The affected carbon fork steer tube has insufficient strength which might lead to cracks below the stem or spacers. This can lead to a full crack of the tube.
What are the hazards?
If the fork steer tube cracks while the bicycle is in use it may cause a loss of control of the bicycle, posing a serious risk of injury or death to the rider.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should stop using the bicycle and return it to a Merida dealer to have a replacement fork fitted.
For further information consumers can contact Advance Traders on 1300 361 686 or go to www.advancetraders.com.au.
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.