SR Suntour—Bicycle Front Suspension Forks Assorted Models

Identifying features

Please see the attached list for affected forks, including fork model, manufacturing date and serial number range.

What are the defects?

A small percentage of the Products may have fixing bolts affected by hydrogen embrittlement.

What are the hazards?

If the fixing bolt is affected by hydrogen embrittlement it may break and the fork may separate, causing a fall hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using bicycles which incorporate fork models M3010, M3020, M3030, NEX and XCT which have serial date codes between K#141101 to K#150127 and return them to the store where they were purchased for inspection and possible repair.

If further information is required, retailers/customers are invited to contact SR
Suntour ‘s local distributor: Mr. Alan Bethel, Adventure Brands Pty Ltd, 5 Capital Place, Carrum Downs VIC 3201 on (03) 9770 8912 or

SR Suntour Machinery (Kunshan) Co. Ltd. (‘SR Suntour’)
Traders who sold this product

Nationally (the Products were sold to bicycle manufacturers in China and incorporated as a component in bicycles then sold in Australia). Retailers include Trek, Giant, Merida, GT and Scott brand bicycles.

Dates available for sale
  • 1 November 2014 - 30 May 2015

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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