Shimano—Front Wheel Quick Release System
What are the defects?
In certain cases, it is possible that after the subject 'quick release' is locked into position, the 'quick release' skewer could fail or break spontaneously. If this happens during cycling, the cyclist may lose control of the bicycle, which could lead to serious injuries.
What are the hazards?
What should consumers do?
If you discover, or are uncertain whether, your bicycle contains the affected 'quick release', you should stop riding the bicycle immediately and take it to a local bicycle shop. You may also contact Shimano Australia Pty Ltd at 1300 731 077 Mon-Fri. 8.30am-5.00pm for assistance.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.